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About the Contour 2 App
Last Updated: Tue, 17 Jan 2017 > Related Articles
Learn about the in-home Contour 2 App features, technical requirements, and device compatibility.
The Contour 2 app works with the Cox home network and Contour 2 TV guide to offer even more ways to watch live TV, search and watch favorite shows via On Demand, listen to music, browse TV listings, and more!
Use the links below to quickly access information for:
To watch TV using the Contour 2 app you need the following minimum services and credentials.
- Any level of Cox High Speed Internet when in home
- Any connection can be used to view TVGO channels out of home
- Starter TV
- Cox user ID and password
- WiFi home network behind a DOCSIS modem, eMTA, or gateway
- A phone or tablet with a supported operating system
See operating system and device requirements for the Contour 2 app, and how to watch TV online in the table below.
The Contour 2 app is not available for Windows phones or tablets.
|Type||Operating System(s)||How to watch|
|Apple||iOS 9.0 or higher||Watch on your iPhone, iPad and iPod touch.|
|Android||Watch on any phone or tablet with a supported operating system|
|PC / MAC|
Go to watchtv.cox.com using one of the following browsers.
With the Contour 2 app, stream on five devices at the same time with access to the following elements.
- Live TV - Stream any national channel in the channel lineup live while connected to in-home Cox Internet.
Note: Some local channels may not be available at this time.
- On Demand - View shows and movies from the Contour 2 On Demand library in-home using Cox in-home WiFi.
- Pay-per-view - Eventually, these events and subscription adult channels will be available with Contour 2.
With the Contour 2 App a variety of features are available in and out of the home. Use the table below to see which features are available in both locations.
|Feature||Available In-Home||Available Out-Of-Home||Category / Location||Notes|
|Guide and On Demand streaming, including On Demand library.||Yes||No|
|Browsing all guide listings and On Demand libraries.||Yes||Yes||Based on customer service level and out of home based on market availability|
|Additional information on TV shows, movies, or TV Series, including the ability to view a list of upcoming TV shows.||Yes||Yes|
|Use Parental Control Locks to control On Demand shows and movie availability.||Yes||Yes||On Demand|
|Use the More Like This feature||Yes||Yes||On Demand|
|Review the Rotten Tomatoes ratings for On Demand content||Yes||Yes||On Demand|
|Turn SAP and DVS on and off.||Yes||Yes||Settings - Accessibility|
|Parental Control PIN features including the ability to enter, turn on / off, and modify the Parental control PIN.||Yes||Yes||Settings - Parental Controls|
|Manage, reset, or modify the Parental Control features, Safe Browse Settings, Movie and TV Ratings Locks.||Yes||Yes||Settings - Parental Controls|
|Ability to search for programs||Yes||Yes||Accessed via the menu icon that is depicted with 3 small horizontal bars|
|Schedule and access your DVR remotely||No||No||Not currently available with the Contour 2 app||Coming soon|
When viewing channels outside of the home the you may use cellular data. There may be fees from your cellular provider associated with data usage.
Channels that can be accessed out of home will be on a separate stream than the standard or high definition channel. The channel will appear with a TVGO logo next to or under neath the name of the channel.
Expand this section to view possible out of home icons and messaging.
Expand this section to view in home channel messaging.