To turn on the Parental Controls feature follow the steps below:
- While watching a live TV program press the OK button.
- Navigate down to TV Options and select it.
- Navigate right, to Settings and select it.
- Navigate down to Parental Controls and select it.
- Use the number buttons on the remote control and enter your 4 digit PIN and if you have not previously set up a PIN, this is the time to enter the 4 digits of choice.
- Under Parental controls press the OK button and the On/Off switch will move to the right and change from gray to blue.
- You can now Block Channels, change the Program Restrictions or Change your PIN.
- If you'd like to set program restrictions, highlight Program Restrictions and press OK.
- Navigate down to Ratings and select it.
- You'll have a choice of 3 general levels or 6 more specific levels.
- 3 General levels to enable to block certain programs:
- Low Restrictions = TV-MA
- Medium Restrictions = TV-PG, TV-14, and TV-MA.
- High Restrictions = TV-Y7, TV-PG, TV-14, and TV-MA.
- Highlight and select the appropriate level.
- If you choose one of the 6 levels on the lower section of the screen, there could be additional options available to you.
- Select one of the 6 rating levels in the lower section of the screen.
- Some of the rating levels, have additional Sub-Ratings.
- Select the sub-rating options you'd like to enable.
- If you'd like to have all options of the rating enabled, navigate up to the main rating level, and select it.
- At that point, all of the padlocks will close and turn blue.
- When you are finished making your selections you can press the back button until you get back to live TV or you can let the screen time out.
NOTE: In order for the parental controls to function, the rating level must appear in the info banner for the program(PG, TV-Y, TV-G, etc.).
NOTE: Live Channels is a Google implementation, in collaboration with Channel Master. Channel Master is not responsible for Live Channels functions or issues. All Guide data, logos, and images are provided by Google. Any Guide data issues & questions, and bugs should be reported to Google.