Prism® TV: Temporarily turn off Parental Controls

You can temporarily disable your Parental Control settings to watch your full range of channels. Parental Controls can be enabled again when you are finished. If you have On Demand rentals locked using Parental Controls, you will still have to enter your PIN to view or purchase a program.

Temporarily Disabling Parental Locks

  1. To temporarily turn off your Parental Locking settings, press the MENU key to bring up the main menu.
  2. Use the DOWN ARROW key navigate to the SETTINGS option and press OK.
  3. Use the DOWN ARROW to navigate to CONTROL CONTENT and press OK.
  4. Press OK again to select PARENTAL LOCKING.
    • If you already have a PIN, enter it using the NUMBER keys. The Parental Locking settings screen will appear.
    • If you do not have a pin, use the NUMBER keys to enter a PIN.
  5. The Parental Locking settings screen will appear.
  6. Use the DOWN ARROW key to select TURN OFF LOCKING and press OK.
  7. Select UNLOCK ALL TV FOR 4 HOURS and press OK.

After 4 hours of viewing, parental control settings will automatically turn back on.

Restoring Parental Locks

If you turn the set-top box off before the 4 hours have passed, the parental locks will be turned on the next time you turn on the set top box.

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  1. Use the DOWN ARROW key navigate to the SETTINGS option and press OK.
  2. Use the DOWN ARROW to navigate to CONTROL CONTENT and press OK.
  3. Press OK again to select PARENTAL LOCKING.
    • If you already have a PIN, enter it using the NUMBER keys. The Parental Locking settings screen will appear.
    • If you do not have a pin, use the NUMBER keys to enter a PIN.
  4. The Parental Locking settings screen will appear.
  5. Use the ARROW keys to select LOCK and Press OK.

Press EXIT TO TV to return to watching live TV full screen.

For more information on using your Parental Controls, watch the Help On Demand videos on locking channels, locking shows by rating and locking On Demand rentals.