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Setting Up a Purchase PIN for Pay-Per-View and On DEMAND

Last Updated: Mon, 06 Jul 2015 > Related Articles

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Summary

The Pay-Per-View and On DEMAND purchase PIN allows you to restrict the purchases of movies and events by requiring a PIN before a purchase is made.

Solution

 

The Purchase PIN allows you to restrict the purchases of movies and events, Pay-Per-View, and On DEMAND by requiring a PIN be entered before a purchase is made. Select your guide and equipment to learn how to create your Purchase PIN.


Keep in mind, the Pay-Per-View and On DEMAND purchase PIN is not the same as the Parental Control PIN. If you are interested in learning how to set and manage Parental Controls, refer to Using Parental Controls.

Setting a Purchase PIN on Contour  
 

A Purchase PIN lets you control purchases from On DEMAND and Pay-Per-View on your receiver. To set a Purchase PIN follow the steps here.

  1. Press the SETTINGS button on the remote.
  2. Press the UP or DOWN arrow to highlight the Parental Control option.
  3. Press SELECT button or the RIGHT arrow on the remote.
  4. Use the UP or DOWN arrow to highlight Set Purchase PIN.
  5. Press the RIGHT arrow or SELECT.
     
    Result: A dialog box will ask you to set up a Purchase PIN.
     
  6. Press the B button to begin the set-up process.
  7. Use the number keys (0-9) on the remote control to set a four-digit PIN.
  8. Re-enter the four-digit PIN to confirm that it was entered correctly.
  9. Press the A button when you are finished.

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Setting a Purchase PIN on a Non - Contour DVR  
 

A Purchase PIN lets you control purchases from On DEMAND or Pay-Per-View. To set a Purchase PIN follow the steps here.

  1. Press the SETTINGS button on the remote.
  2. Press the A or SETTINGS button to access the Quick Settings Menu.
  3. Press the UP or DOWN arrow on the remote to highlight Parental Control.
  4. Press SELECT button or the RIGHT arrow on the remote.
  5. Use the UP or DOWN arrow to highlight Set Purchase PIN.
  6. Press the RIGHT arrow or SELECT. A dialog box will ask you to set up a Purchase PIN.
  7. Use the number keys (0-9) on the remote control to set a four-digit PIN.
  8. Re-enter the four-digit PIN to confirm that it was entered correctly.
  9. Press the A button to confirm.

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Setting a Purchase PIN on a Non-Contour Receiver 
 

A Purchase PIN lets you control purchases from On DEMAND or Pay-Per-View. To set a Purchase PIN follow the steps here.

  1. Press the SETTINGS button on the remote.
  2. Press the A or SETTINGS button to access the Quick Settings Menu.
  3. Press the UP or DOWN arrow on the remote to highlight Parental Control.
  4. Press SELECT button or the RIGHT arrow on the remote.
  5. Use the UP or DOWN arrow to highlight Set Purchase PIN.
  6. Press the RIGHT arrow or SELECT.
     
    Result: A dialog box will ask you to set up a Purchase PIN.
     
  7. Use the number keys (0-9) on the remote control to set a four-digit PIN.
  8. Re-enter the four-digit PIN to confirm that it was entered correctly.
  9. Press the A button to confirm.

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