Prism remote control overview

Let's introduce you to a few of the basic features and commands you'll find on your Prism remote control.

POWER

The POWER button turns modes and corresponding devices on and off.

Mode keys that control devices are across the top row of the remote control. Press the corresponding mode key to operate a device. Press the STB mode key to control the set-top box.

MENU

The MENU key activates the main menu or deactivates it when pressed a second time. Arrow keys are used to navigate menus and lists.

The GUIDE

The GUIDE key launches the Prism Program Guide, which lists scheduled programming up to 14 days in advance. Press it a second time to return to live TV. Pressing the UP or DOWN ARROW keys during live TV launches the PIP, or Picture-in-Picture, browser.

INFO

The INFO key activates the program info screen for the program you're watching or have selected in the program guide. 

OK

The OK key is used to select highlighted items. Arrow keys navigate menus and screens.

BACK

Press the BACK key to return to the previous screen you were viewing or press EXIT TO TV to return to watching live TV full screen.

RECORDED TV

The RECORDED TV key launches a list of programs recorded on your DVR. You can view recorded programs by date, title or series. You can also add recordings and view programs scheduled to be recorded.

ON DEMAND

Use the ON DEMAND key to access On Demand shows, events, Help videos and more.

RECORD

The RECORD key records live TV with one click. You can also use it to set up a recording from the program guide.

PAUSE

The PAUSE key pauses live TV or a recorded program. Pressing PAUSE a second time resumes the program. A program can remain in PAUSE for up to 90 minutes. After 90 minutes, the program will automatically resume from the point at which it was paused.

STOP

The STOP key stops playback when you're watching recorded or On Demand programs. STOP also stops a recording in progress when you're viewing that program.

PLAY

The PLAY key resumes normal playback from PAUSE, FAST FORWARD or REWIND. 

FAST FORWARD and REWIND

FAST FORWARD advances quickly through a program, and REWIND moves backward. Pressing FAST FORWARD or REWIND twice or three times will increase the speed of the function. A progress bar at the bottom of the screen indicates forward and rewind limits.FAST FORWARD and REWIND keys can also be used to skip ahead or back by 24-hour intervals in the program guide.

FWD

The FORWARD (FWD) key advances a recorded program by 30-second intervals.

REPLAY

REPLAY replays the last seven seconds of a recorded program.

CHANNELS/PAGE

Use the CHANNELS/PAGE key to change channels or to move through the program guide a page at a time. To go directly to a specific channel, enter a channel number on the keypad and press OK or ENTER. You can also press the ENTER key to add the channel you are currently watching to your Favorites list.

LAST

Press the LAST button to return to the previous channel and also choose from the last 5 channels you were watching.

VOLUME

The VOLUME key controls the volume of the set-top box. It also controls the volume of other programmed devices when their modes are selected.  If your set-top box isn't responding when you use your remote control, press the STB button in the upper left corner of your remote to ensure you're in the correct mode.

MUTE

Pressing the MUTE key turns off the sound; press it again to restore the sound.

1, 2, 3, ETC

In addition to entering channels by number, the number keys are also used to enter PIN numbers and other numbers on selected screens.

DELETE

The DELETE key clears entries in text fields such as SEARCH.

SETUP

The SETUP key is used to program your remote to control other devices like your TV or DVD player.

ZOOM

Pressing the ZOOM key changes screen dimensions for viewing a variety of formats including standard, letterboxed and high def programming. Options include Normal, Stretch, Zoom 1, Zoom 2 and Zoom 3.

GO INTERACTIVE

Press the GO INTERACTIVE key to launch an interactive dashboard with apps for Facebook, Picasa, Yahoo Fantasy Sports, and the Weather Channel.

Refer to your Remote Control User Guide for additional information including setup instructions.