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Spectrum TV App: Settings

The Spectrum TV App lets you:

  • Manage your Parental Control settings. 
  • See the devices registered to your Spectrum account.
  • Clear your On Demand history using the Spectrum TV App.


To get started:

  1. Open the Spectrum TV App.
  2. Select My Library.
  3. Select Settings icon (top left of screen).

Note: Please download the latest version of the Spectrum TV App from your device's app store.




You can view a list of devices registered to your account:

  1. Go to Settings.
  2. Tap Devices.
  3. Select your default Spectrum Receiver (cable box) or DVR. A blue checkmark will appear next to the default device.

Programs will automatically be sent to your default device when you select Watch on TV or save a recording.

Rename Your Device

You can easily differentiate between multiple devices registered on your account by creating nicknames.

  1. Go to Settings.
  2. Tap Devices.
  3. Tap and briefly hold the device you want to rename.
  4. Enter the new name and then select Save.




Watching Game of Thones or Westworld? Add HBO to your Favorites list for easy access on the Guide. 

Note: Screenshots may vary depending on device.

To add or delete Favorite channels:

  1. Go to Settings.
  2. Tap Favorites.
  3. Select the heart icon to add a Favorite channel. The icon will appear blue.

    Favorites screen shot

To remove a Favorite, tap the heart icon again.

To filter the Guide by your Favorites:

  1. Go to Guide.
  2. Select Filter icon from the upper right corner.  
  3. Under the Filter section, tap the Favorites label for a blue check mark icon to appear.


Helpful Tip: You can sort the list alphabetically by tapping the Network A-Z label within the same section.



Parental Controls

Manage what programs your children can watch:

Note: When using Parental Controls for the first time, you'll be prompted to enter your Spectrum account password and create a four-digit PIN.
  1. Go to Settings.
  2. Select Parental Controls.
  3. Toggle the setting On and then enter your password.

  4. Once you choose from the following, you will be prompted to enter your four-digit security code again:
    • Block by Rating: Use the slider to lock specific TV or Movie ratings, as shown in the image below.
    • Block by Channel: Tap the Padlock icon next to the channel you'd like to block.

Spectrum TV app Parental Controls



Privacy/Legal Info

  1. Go to Settings and then tap Privacy/Legal Info.
  2. Select Privacy Policy and/or Terms and Conditions.




Get some tips on using the Spectrum TV App and learn more about new features:

  1. Go to Settings.
  2. Select Tips.
  3. Choose Tips to review the features available in the app or What's New to learn about new options.



Clear History

  1. Go to Settings.
  2. Select Clear History.
  3. Choose from the following options:
    • On Demand History
    • Live TV History
    • Search History
  4. Select Clear History. A confirmation banner will appear at the top of your screen.







You can send us feedback on your experience using the Spectrum TV App:

  1. Go to Settings.
  2. Tap Feedback.
  3. Select the category of your feedback and then leave a comment in the text box.




My Account

Go to Settings and select My Account to launch the My Spectrum App to manage your account information and pay your bill.

Learn more about downloading and signing in to the My Spectrum App.



Sign Out

  1. Go to Settings.
  2. Select Sign Out.
  3. A dialog box will appear to confirm that you want to sign out of the app.
  4. Choose Cancel or Confirm.
Note: Changes made to your Settings in the Spectrum TV App are associated with your Spectrum account and will therefore apply to all your devices.