To turn on the Parental Controls feature;
- While watching a live TV program, press the OK button.
- Navigate down to "TV Options", and select.
- Navigate right, to "Settings", and select.
- Navigate down to "Parental Controls", and select.
- Use the number buttons on the remote control and enter your 4 digit PIN.
- 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'.
Please 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.)
Please 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.