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Managing Parental Controls for the Contour 2 TV Receiver Apps

Solution

Use the Parental Controls to lock the access to the applications.

  • This limits access to all or individual applications within the specific Contour 2 receiver.
  • This restricts the ability to sign up for applications or Streaming Subscription services that qualify for Cox billing, such as Netflix or Ride TV.
  • Most of the applications have blocking functions that limit their own content built with in the app. For more information about parental controls available within a specific app, refer to the support site for the streaming service.
  • The Contour 2 receiver parental controls work with the parental controls available within select applications.
1

Have you set up your Parental Control PIN?

2

Choose one of the following to access the Parental Control menu.

  • Press the Contour button.
  •  Press the Mic button and say, "Parental Controls." Proceed to step 4.
3

Press the arrow buttons to highlight Settings, then press OK.

4

Press the down arrow button to highlight Parental Controls, then press OK.
 
Enter your four-digit PIN.

5

Press the down arrow to highlight Application Locks, then press OK.

6

Perform one of the following to either lock, unlock, or adjust lock settings for the apps.
 

If you are trying to... Then...
Lock all Contour 2 receiver applications
  1. Highlight Lock All, and then press OK.
  2. Press Save.

    Result: The apps display a Lock icon and cannot be accessed.

Image of locked apps display

Lock individual Contour 2 receiver applications
  1. Highlight the individual app title, and then press OK.
  2. Press Save.
     
    Result: The individual apps display a Lock icon and cannot be accessed.

Image of one locked app displayed

Unlock or adjust individual Contour 2 receiver applications

Scroll to highlight either Unlock All or the individual app, and then press OK.

Image of unlock all apps displayed

Unlock or adjust individual Contour 2 Streaming Subscription Service.

Scroll to highlight Lock, and then press OK.

Image of unlock steeaming service

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