Parental controls on Satellite TV

How to set up your PIN so you can lock channels, PPV and front panel

Parental locks allow you to control viewing of certain types of content on your TELUS Satellite TV. This content cannot be viewed unless the correct 4-digit PIN is entered.

Set up your personalized PIN for parental locks:

  1. Press Menu on your remote control
  2. Select option 5, Locks
  3. Select option 3, Lock System
  4. The System Lock Password displays
  5. Enter a 4-digit pin using the number pad on the remote, then press SELECT
  6. Confirm the 4-digit PIN, then press SELECT

Now that you have activated parental locks and set up a PIN, you must choose what type(s) of content to lock. See below.

Ratings lock

This locks content based on ratings information. For example, this is one way to block mature content if there are children in your home.

  1. Select option 1, Ratings Locks
  2. Use the arrows to select the type of content you want to lock
  3. Press SELECT. A green dot appears next to the selected content
  4. Repeat steps 2 and 3 until you select all of the content you want to lock
  5. Select Done, then press SELECT

Channel lock

Channel locks let you block a specific channel based on the channel number.

  1. Select option 2, Channel Locks
  2. Use the arrows to select the channel you want to lock
  3. Press SELECT. A green dot appears next to the selected content
  4. Repeat steps 2 and 3 until you select all of the content you want to lock
  5. Select Done, then press SELECT

Front panel lock

Locks the buttons on the front of the satellite receiver.

  1. Select Front Panel Lock
  2. The Confirmation screen will display. Select Yes, then press SELECT

Lock PPV

Locks all Pay-Per-View content.

  1. Select Lock PPV
  2. The Confirmation screen will display. Select Yes, then press SELECT

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