What is parental control?

All Freeview approved products offer a parental control feature to help you ensure only appropriate broadcast and recorded content is available for children in the home.

Parents and guardians can use the parental control feature to set a maximum rating (G, PGR, AO) - if a programme on air has an audience rating above your chosen level, a password is needed to view that show.

This password is set by the parent or guardian.

For example, if you set the maximum rating to G, then a password would need to be entered in order to view any programme that has a PGR and AO rating. 

As menus and settings can vary across devices and brands, please refer to the Device Manual for detailed instructions on how to set up or change parental control settings on your TV, set top box or recorder.  

If you need more help to set or use the parental control feature on your TV, set top box or recorder, it's best to contact manufacturer support.

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