Parental Locks allow you to restrict viewing and purchases of TV programming based on your viewing preferences. With this feature, you can set a personalized 4-digit PIN to place locks on selected ratings, channels and titles.
San Francisco and Penninsula customers:
Set up and change your Parental Locks PIN and Purchase PIN in PIN Setup. Your Parental Locks PIN allows you to restrict viewing of programs. Your Purchase PIN is used to restrict pay programming purchases.
Set Locks anytime in the guide or while watching television. Just press the LOCK button on your remote (if available), or use the Lock icon on an information screen. Enter your 4-digit Parental Locks PIN and Lock the channel, title or rating using the on-screen prompts.
You can also set Locks from the Setup Menu. From the Main Menu select Setup, then Locks Setup. Use the arrow buttons to make your selections, including title, rating or channel and then press OK to confirm each setting.
To view programs and channels you have locked, tune to the program or select it from the listings. Enter your PIN when prompted.
Temporarily open or clear all Locks for easier viewing. Select Master Locks from the Locks Setup screen and change the option from No to Yes.
Locks may be restored in any of the following ways:
Concord and Walnut Creek customers:
Highlight the Parental Control preference. Press the "down arrow" button to highlight what you want to block. Options include:
Press the "right arrow" button to enter the blocked preference option under the Parental Control preference, and highlight Yes to block.