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Setting a Purchase PIN on DVRs and Contour 2 Receivers

Solution

A Purchase PIN give you the ability to control purchases made directly from the Contour 2 receiver, watchtv.cox.com and the Contour app. The following are impacted when a four-digit PIN is created and turned on:

  • On Demand from Cox
  • Pay-Per-View Events
  • Network Subscriptions Upgrade

Use the following steps below to create and turn on or off a Purchase PIN.

Note: The Parental Control PIN may need to be established before a Purchase PIN can be set, refer to Setting a Parental Control PIN with Contour 2.

1

Press the CONTOUR button on the Cox remote.

2

Use the right arrow button to select the Settings gear icon, then press OK.

3

Press the down arrow to select Purchase PIN, then press OK.

4

From the Purchase PIN window, press OK.

  1. If the Purchase PIN is turned ON, enter the established Purchase PIN.

    Result: The Purchase PIN is turned off. All steps complete.

  2. If the Purchase PIN is Off, then continue to the next step. 
5

Use the number keys (0-9) set a four-digit PIN.

6

Re-enter the four-digit PIN to verify.

7

Press EXIT to return to live TV.

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