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Contour 2: Parental Controls

We make it easy for you to protect your kids from specific channels or programming with your Contour 2. Parental Controls allow you to limit the content viewable on your TV, including live TV, On DemandSM and recorded programs. Restrict access to content based on TV/Movie Ratings, Channels, Titles and Services, as well as custom times.

This section provides details on how to set up your Parental Controls Locks PIN and turn Parental Controls on or off using the Contour 2’s On-Screen Guide.

Setting PINs in Parental Controls

New Countour: Step 1
  1. Press the Contour button on your remote control. Using the Right Arrow button, scroll over to highlight Settings. Press the OK button.

New Countour: Step 2
  1. Use the Down Arrow button to highlight Parental Controls. Press OK.

    Use the Down Arrow button to highlight Parental Control PIN. Press OK to select On.

New Countour: Step 4
  1. Enter a four-digit Locks PIN of your choosing. Re-enter the Locks PIN to confirm.

New Countour: Step 4
  1. Press the Exit key to return to regular TV viewing.

Helpful Hint:

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.

Remote: Parental Control

Kids Zone

A zone of their own

With the Contour 2 Kid’s Zone, your home’s DVR recordings, Cox’s On Demand library, and live TV listings are gathered in one safe place. Parents can customize access to content based on their kids’ age, restrict recordings, and ensure younger viewers don’t wander out of Kids Zone.

See Contour TV service details. See also Contour TV Purchased Content details. 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. A subscription to any level of Cox Residential Internet service and Contour 2 is required. All streaming video usage counts towards Cox data plans. A Netflix streaming membership is required to access Netflix. Netflix is subject to the Netflix Terms of Use at www.netflix.com/TermsOfUse. YouTube is a registered trademark of Google LLC. A Prime membership or Prime Video subscription may be required in order to access certain content on Prime Video. Access to Prime Video is subject to the Prime Video Term of Use at www.amazon.com/videoterms. Amazon, Prime Video and all related logos are trademarks of Amazon.com, Inc. or its affiliates.
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