How to create a control PIN plus program blocking options
Parental controls allow you to block programs by channel, rating and content.
Parental controls must be set up on each of your digital boxes with your PIN.
You’ll also need this PIN to modify your settings, view blocked content or change your PIN.
Create a Parental Control PIN
on your remote control
using the number pad on your remote control
the 4-digit PIN by re-entering it
Block or unblock programs by channel or content rating
on your remote control
4-digit parental control PIN
with the number pad on your remote control
Use the arrows to highlight
next to the blocking option you want to use and press
: Refer to the section below to choose your preferred blocking option(s)
: You must lock the adult programs option to block adult rated content
Use the arrows to make your selection and press
Watch a blocked program
You can access blocked programs temporarily with your
Parental Control PIN
Navigate to the
parental control PIN
in the text box
Use the arrows (^/v) to select one of the following options and press
Unlock this program:
The program will be automatically locked again after 2 hours
Unlock all TV for 2 hours:
All blocked programs on this TV will be unlocked for 2 hours (this option is not available if there is blocked adult content)
If rental locking is enabled for an On Demand or PPV program, you must first enter your rental locking PIN to access the program. You will then need to enter your parental control PIN to watch the blocked program.
Allows you to block selected channels.
Allows you to block programs rated G, PG, 14A, 18A, R or A. When you choose to block by rating, all programs with higher ratings will also be blocked. To block Adult Movies you must set the adult program to locked.
Canadian TV classification:
Allows you to block programs rated E, C, C8+, G, PG, 14+ or 18+. When you choose to block by rating, all programs with higher ratings will also be blocked. To block Adult TV programs you must set the adult programs option to locked.
Allows you to block programs that are not rated, e.g. educational programs and movies released before 1960s.
Allows you to block programs rated A or AO. When you choose to block adult programs, the program title and information will be blocked from appearing in the guide. Other blocking options will not hide the adult titles or program information unless this setting is set to locked.