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Parental Controls

Parental locks allow you to restrict viewing and purchases of TV programming based on viewing preferences. Set a personalized four digit pin and you can place locks on selected ratings, channels and titles, and even hide adult titles from being displayed on-screen.

Creating a Parental Control PIN
  1. Press the GUIDE button and then the SETTINGS button on the remote.
  2. Use the UP/DOWN, LEFT/RIGHT arrow buttons to highlight Block: PIN and then press the OK/SEL button.
  3. Highlight Enable and press the OK/SEL button.
  4. Choose a four-digit PIN that you will remember.

Note: Follow steps 1 and 2 to change your PIN. Confirm the change by entering your new PIN a second time.

Turning Parental Control On
  1. While watching TV, press the SETTINGS button.
  2. Use the UP/DOWN, LEFT/RIGHT arrow buttons to highlight Turn Off/On Parental Control.
  3. Press the OK/SEL button to change settings ON or OFF. Then enter your Parental Control PIN.
Setting Parental Controls – Block Channels
  1. Press the GUIDE button and then the SETTINGS button on the remote.
  2. Use the UP/DOWN, LEFT/RIGHT arrow buttons to highlight Block: Channels and press the OK/SEL button on the remote.
  3. If you set up a Parental Control PIN, you will be required to enter it at this time.
  4. Use the UP/DOWN, LEFT/RIGHT arrow buttons to choose the channels to block. When your selection is highlighted, press the OK/SEL button.
  5. Press the A button to accept blocked channel. Then press the EXIT button to return to watching TV.
Setting Parental Controls – Block Ratings
  1. Press the GUIDE button and then the SETTINGS button on the remote.
  2. Use the UP/DOWN, LEFT/RIGHT arrow buttons to highlight "Block: Ratings" and press the OK/SEL button on the remote.
  3. If you set up a Parental Control PIN, you will be required to enter it at this time.
  4. Use the UP/DOWN, LEFT/RIGHT arrow buttons to choose the rating to block.
  5. Press the OK/SEL button or the B button to block the rating. You will have to select each rating separately that you wish to block.
  6. Press the A button to accept.

Note: Blocks do not take effect until Parental Control is turned on.