Get to Know Your Passport Guide


On Screen Program Guide

Quickly access program information and easily find your favorite shows with just a few clicks of your remote.

Time Grid

The easy-to-use Time Grid lets you find programming information at a glance.
Press GUIDE to view 2-1/2 hours of programming for up to seven channels at a time. Use the up and down   left and rightto navigate the grid.

Press EXIT to return to exit the Time Grid. Press SELECT/OK for options to view the channel, schedule a recording or reminder or list upcoming episodes. Press EXIT to return to exit the Time Grid.



Quick info/browse

While watching TV, press INFO to get program info including time and rating.  Press INFO again for brief description and to browse other channels and times without leaving the program you’re watching. Use up and down    left and righton your remote to browse and press SELECT/OK for options.


Sort Channels

Sorting channels makes it easy for your to personalize your guide views. You can choose to List Channels by Favorites, HD or create up to 3 Custom Lists and the guide view will automatically show only those channels. You can also select Sort Channels to list alphabetically or numerically. From the guide, Press A to sort and display channels your way.


Cast & Credits

It’s easy to discover more programs and movies featuring your favorite actors. From the guide, press INFO to view the Plot Summary and Cast & Credits. From the Cast & Credits list, select an actor to schedule an auto-recording or see upcoming shows and continue discovery of related programs.


General Settings

Set Favorite Channels, Timers, Parental Controls and more.  Watch TV the way you want.  Press MENU twice on your remote to access General Settings.


My Preferences

From General Settings, select My Preferences to select Favorite Channels, Skipped Channels, Quick Tips and more.


Favorites

Quickly access channels you’ve designated as your Favorites.  From My Preferences, select Favorite Channels and follow the on-screen prompts to add or remove channels to your list.  A star appears next to channels that are in your list.  Browse only your Favorites by pressing FAV on your remote.


Parental Control

Now you have the tools to decide what your family watches. With Parental Control, you can block viewings and purchases of programs and movies as well as recorded shows based on your viewing preferences.

Press MENU twice and select Parental Control.  Enter your personalized 4-digit PIN to customize options and lock programs by:

  • Channel
  • TV or movie rating
  • Content rating
  • Time
  • Hide adult titles

Select Locking Status to turn on locks.


Purchase Pins

To manage PPV and On Demand purchases, select Purchasing from the General Settings menu.   Create, or change, your Purchase PIN and select Locking Status to enable.  You will be prompted to enter your Purchase PIN before PPV or On Demand purchases can be completed.


Find Shows

Press GUIDE twice to Find Shows by Themes, Keyword, Title or Channel or to view a list of your recorded shows.

Find Shows

It’s easy to find shows and quickly search for exactly what you want.  Just press GUIDE on your remote twice to find shows by title, keyword, theme or channel and even access a list of your recorded shows.


Channel List View

It’s easy to view listings for your favorite channel. Press GUIDE twice and select Channel List.  Use the Up and Down Arrows  on your remote to select a channel, then Right Arrow Icon to list programs for today, future days or recorded on your DVR.

Themes

Find shows by Themes like Series and Specials, Movies, Sports, Lifestyle, News and Family. Press GUIDE twice and select Themes. Use the up and down arrows to scroll through the list. Press SELECT/OK to choose a specific genre such as “4-star”” or “Action-Adventure” Movies. Use the arrow right to navigate the list and press SELECT/OK for options to schedule a recording or reminder or view upcoming listings.  Press A to List Channels by Favorites, HD or a Custom list.


Title Search

Title Search displays a virtual keyboard so you can quickly search for a specific program.  Press GUIDE twice and select Title Search and use the arrow keys to spell out a program title.  The Intelligent Keyboard makes it easy to navigate by bolding only viable letters.  Select from the options in the center column to refine your title search.

All – results for both TV Listings and On Demand

TV Listings – results for TV Listings only

On Demand – results for On Demand only

Use the arrow rightto navigate the list and press SELECT/OK to view options to set a recording or reminder or view other listings.


Keyword Search

Search for specific actors, directors or topics. Select Keyword Search and use the up and down    left and right to spell out your keyword.  Continue to enter more letters to spell your keyword and narrow down the results.  Press arrow rightto navigate to the results list.  Press the REC button to schedule an auto-recording of your keyword.  Select from the options in the center column to refine your title search.

All – results for both TV Listings and On Demand

TV Listings – results for TV Listings only

On Demand – results for On Demand only

Press arrow rightto view list of matching programs, and press SELECT/OK for options to set a recording or reminder or view other listings.

 


Channel List

Now it’s easy to view listings for your favorite channel. Press GUIDE twice and select Channel List.  Use the up and down on your remote to select a channel, then arrow right to list programs for today, future days or recorded on your DVR.


DVR

DVR puts you in control. Pause live TV. Rewind and replay programs in an instant. With DVR, you can build your own personal library of programs, movies, sports and more to watch on your schedule.

These programs will be erased after the first programs are erased (in about one to three days).These programs will be erased last (in about three to seven days; this icon is displayed only in the program description area of the Recorded Shows panel).

Control Live TV

With DVR you can control Live TV. When you tune to a channel, the DVR automatically begins making a temporary recording of the program in the DVR memory buffer so you can Pause, Rewind and Fast-Forward through the program all the way up to the present.

While watching a program, press INFO to view the recording buffer.


Playback Controls

Use these keys on your remote to control Live TV and playback of your recorded shows.


Recording Programs

It’s easy to create your own personal video library!

While watching TV – Press REC on your remote and follow the on-screen prompts to set a one-time or series recording.

From the Time Grid – Highlight the program you wish to record, then press SELECT/OK or REC and follow the on-screen prompts.

From Program Info – In the guide, press INFO and select Plot Summary.  Press arrow rightand then SELECT/OK for recording options.  Or, select Cast & Credits and press arrow right to select an actor. Press SELECT/OK to schedule an auto-recording of all matching movies or all matching shows.


Recorded Shows

Press LIST to access your Recorded Shows. Recorded shows are listed by day, with the most recent first. A color gauge indicates available DVR space and provides total number of recorded shows. Press SELECT/OK to play, erase or determine how long a title will be saved. Press A to Group Titles in order to play a marathon of episodes.


Recorded Show Icons

Icons on your Recorded Shows list help you manage your DVR space.

Marks programs you have specified to be saved until you manually erase them.
These programs will be erased first (in less than one day).


DVR Menu

The DVR Menu provides options to make it easy to manage your recordings, series recordings, and even view a list of deleted programs. Press LIST twice on your remote to access.

  • Lost & Found—recover DVR recordings and view a list of deleted or missed programs
  • Series Manager—manage series and prioritize series recordings
  • Recorded Shows—a list of recorded shows
  • Scheduled Recordings—a list future recordings

 


Lost & Found

With Lost & Found, you can view a list of missed and deleted recordings, see why a program didn’t record and if there’s available space on your DVR, even recover a deleted show.  Press LIST twice to access Lost & Found.


Series Manager

Series Manager lets you modify recording options for scheduled series recordings. Press LIST twice and select Series Manager. Highlight a series and press SELECT/OK to prioritize recordings and specify options.
Press A to sort the list by Priority or Title.


Scheduled Recordings

Select Scheduled Recordings from the DVR Menu to view a list of upcoming recordings.  Press A to Group Titles and to view a summary of recordings by title.


 

On Demand

Movie library. Home theater. Catch-up TV.  On Demand is more than a video store in your TV.  It’s a library of movies, shows and content you can watch whenever you want.  It’s like having a movie theater right in your living room.

Access On Demand

Access On Demand movies and shows anytime by pressing the On Demand button on your remote, or simply tune directly to the On Demand channel from your remote or from the Time Grid.

Press Guide to find On Demand shows by Title Search or Keyword Search.


On Demand Categories

From the main On Demand menu, select a category such as Movies, Premiums, or Free Programs. For example, from Movies, narrow your selection to New Releases for a list recently added titles.

Press Guide to find On Demand shows by Title Search or Keyword Search.


On Demand Programs

Continue to narrow your selection of types of movies or programs.  Use the to navigate genres or categories and to view titles.  Press INFO for more information.  Press to watch a preview, if available.  Press B to buy.  For free content, press the button on your remote to play the show.