What you need to know about the Optik TV Home Screen feature
is a feature that gives you quick access to the things you want to watch the moment you turn on your TV. When you turn on Optik, your Home Screen will appear. You can also access Home Screen any time by pressing the left arrow on your remote while watching live TV. Don’t have Optik TV?
This new feature is included with your Optik TV subscription at no extra cost
: Some content may require an additional purchase, such as On Demand movie rentals, Own on Optik purchases or channels you are not subscribed to. No transaction will be made without your consent, as there will always be a confirmation message before you make a transaction.
If you have parental controls active, they will be applied to your Home Screen
Not seeing Home Screen when you turn on Optik TV? Home Screen will only automatically launch for certain regions, but will soon be available to all Optik TV customers. In the meantime, all Optik TV customers can access the feature by pressing the left arrow while watching live TV.
We invite you to share feedback and get additional support on our community forum,
If you are seeing Home Screen launch automatically for the first time, you will receive an introduction screen that pops up. It is meant to provide information on your Home Screen. If you do not want to see the intro screen again, there is a checkbox that says "Don’t show again." Click that box to avoid seeing the introduction screen again.
Home Screen features
Your Home Screen gives you a quicker way to discover and access content you care about as soon as you turn on your Optik TV. Home Screen allows you to:
Continue watching an On Demand movie or TV series
Launch Netflix and other apps
See trending live TV content
Play your current and most recent recordings
Using Home Screen
You can access Home Screen in 2 ways:
Home Screen will automatically launch after you turn on Optik
Home Screen can be launched by pressing the left arrow while watching live TV
Disable Home Screen
While in Home Screen:
on your remote
Re-enable Home Screen
While Optik TV is turned on:
Press the left arrow on your remote while watching live TV to launch Home Screen