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Contour 1: Parental Controls

We make it easy for you to protect your kids from specific channels or programming with your Contour.

Important Information

Once you unlock a channel or program, ALL blocked channels and programs are unlocked until you:

Power receiver off, then on again


Manually turn Parental Controls back on:

  1. Select Settings
  2. Select Parental Controls
  3. Select Parental Locks
  4. Select On and enter PIN. After you enter your PIN, all blocks will be restored.

Helpful Hint:

You can also set up a Purchase PIN that will allow you to control access to On Demand℠ and Pay-Per-View. To set up a Purchase PIN, select Set Purchase PIN from the Parental Controls Menu. Previously set up PINs will remain the same. If you have not previously set up a PIN, there may be a default PIN of 0000.

See Contour TV service details. See also Contour TV Purchased Content details. Netflix is available in select countries. Streaming membership required. More information at www.netflix.com. See important information in the Residential Customer Service Agreement for full coverage details. See Annual Notice information for related information and your privacy rights as a Cox customer. See also the Annual Customer Notices. See important Cox Digital Telephone Power Outage usage information. For all Cox Communication policies regarding our services and business practices visit www.cox.com/aboutus/policies.html.
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