Parental Control Options

To Lock Specific Channels:
Press the Menu button on your ATMC remote twice. Use the ARROW keys to scroll down to the Parental Control option. Press the OK button to choose the Parental Control option. Use the ARROW keys to scroll to Lock Channels and choose the specific channel(s) you would like to lock. A "Locked Icon" will appear beside the channel when you have successfully blocked the channel. All locked channels will be unavailable for viewing. These channels may be unblocked temporarily by entering your 4 digit PIN number.

To Lock by Rating:
Press the Menu button on your ATMC remote twice. Use the ARROW keys to scroll down to the Parental Control option. Press the OK button to choose the Parental Control option. Use the ARROW keys to scroll to the Lock Rating option and choose the specific rating(s) you would like to lock. Any show on any channel with the rating locked will be unavailable for viewing.

To Set or Change your PIN:
Press the Menu button on your ATMC remote twice. Use the ARROW keys to scroll down to the Parental Control option. Press the OK button to choose the Parental Control option. Use the ARROW keys to scroll to the Change Pin option. Follow the on-screen instructions to choose a four digit pin number. Remember your pin number for future use.

To Enable or Disable Locking:
Press the Menu button on your ATMC remote twice. Use the ARROW keys to scroll down to the Parental Control option. Press the OK button to choose the Parental Control option. Use the ARROW keys to scroll to Locked Status. Choose ON by pressing the OK button. You may also disable the lock feature by choosing OFF/Disable.

To Hide Adult Titles:
Press the Menu button on your ATMC remote twice. Use the ARROW keys to scroll down to the Parental Control option. Press the OK button to choose the Parental Control option. Use the ARROW keys to scroll to Hide Adult Titles. Choose Enable or Disable by pressing the OK button.


When tuning to a channel or show that has been locked, you will receive the following message "Viewing is blocked due to Parental Control". You must then enter your PIN number to view the show or channel or you may turn off Parental Controls.

Parental Control Options for IPTV:
Block Purchases: To block all Video On Demand and Pay-Per-View purchases you must use the ‘Block Purchasing’ option in the Settings menu. Here’s how:
  1. Press the menu button to display the Main Menu. Scroll to ‘Settings’ using the Right Arrow button on your remote.
  2. Scroll down to ‘Parental Controls’ and press the OK button to select.
  3. Select ‘Parental Locking’.
  4. Enter 4 digit PIN code. (you will be asked to establish a 4 digit PIN code the first time you access these options)
  5. You must now enable the lock feature by selecting ‘Lock’ on the left side of screen.
  6. Select ‘Change’ next to ‘Rentals’ and OK to ‘Lock Renting’. Select ‘Save’. This will block all Video On Demand and Pay-Per-View purchases.
Block by Channel/Movie Ratings/Adult Content: There are several options for blocking undesired content. To activate these options you must use the ‘Parental Controls’ option in the Settings menu. Here’s how:
  1. Press the menu button to display the main menu. Scroll to ‘Settings’ using the right arrow button on your remote.
  2. Scroll down to ‘Parental Controls’ and press the OK button to select.
  3. Select ‘Parental Locking’.
  4. Enter 4 digit PIN code. (you will be asked to establish a 4 digit PIN code the first time you access these options)
  5. Select whether you want to block Rentals or if you want to block by Channel, Movie Ratings or Adult Content. Select ‘Save’ to activate the setting. You may use multiple blocking options together.
  6. Select ‘Lock’ to save all Parental Control settings and return to the Main menu.
These steps must be performed on each digital cable box.