Is it possible to disable the parental controls on my V6 box? There are no children in my home and having to type in a password to watch "There's Something About Movies" every time is becoming annoying.
Being asked for your PIN depends on what program you are watching and what rating OFCOM have given it. Depending on the rating of the program, you will be asked for your PIN if you are trying to watch before the watershed (21:00 hours)
You can access your Parental Controls to hide adult channels, disable ask for a PIN to watch recordings, Lock Channels etc:
Home > Help & Settings > Parental Controls (you will be asked to input your PIN now) then be taken to the menu.
I only seem to encounter this problem when watching anything recorded on Sky MAX. Because Sky One is no more I had to change all my series links to any channel, so consiquently I have been getting duplicate recordings on Sky MAX and Sky Showcase with the same episode. When I watch the MAX recording I have put in my pin but on Showcase I don't just seems odd to me
Because Sky One is no more I had to change all my series links to any channel, so consiquently I have been getting duplicate recordings on Sky MAX and Sky Showcase with the same episode. When I watch the MAX recording I have put in my pin but on Showcase I don't just seems odd to me
This shouldn't happen - do you have any specific examples of where you get the same episode recorded twice?
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It's not happened since I changed the series link settings so it's not a problem
I have got to the bottom of the other issue though. If you look at the program information everything on Sky Max now has a rating (PG 15 etc like you get on films) which no other channel appears to have. Not even Film4 has ratings in the information This is what is making me have to enter my PIN to watch recordings. Regardless of what time they were recorded or when the program is on, if the rating is PG or higher you have enter the PIN in order to watch it either live or recorded. For example I just put on There's Something About Movies at like 6:40 PM which is way before the 9PM watershed but because for some reason it's rated 15 I had to enter my PIN
Can anybody please tell me why only Sky Max has ratings and no other channel ? Ideally just remove that and the problem goes away
Re: Has PIN requirement changed or my viewing habits?
I have been getting the same problem but only on Sky Max. Can't speak for anyone else but for me it's because the program information now includes a rating like you get on a film so regardless of what time of day you watch a recording or live TV before 9PM you have to enter a PIN but this doesn't happen on any other channel as there are no ratings in the program information