Switching on for the first time
Let's get started
Your set top box will take a few minutes to start up. When it's ready for you to start setting up, you'll see the Let's get started screen shown above.
To get started, press.
Next you'll be asked to accept the YouView terms and conditions. Use the up and down arrows to scroll through the terms.
When you're ready to continue, press.
YouView is updating its software
Next, your set top box will check for and install any new software updates - this can take a few minutes.
If your set top box needs to restart to complete the update, it'll take you to the next step once it's turned back on.
Next you'll need to choose whether to activate Parental Controls on your set top box. If you're not sure about this you can read more about it in the YouView Guide.
Use the Arrows to select the option you want, then highlight continue and press.
Finally, you'll need to choose a Standby Mode setting.
- Energy Saver uses less power, but means your set top box will take longer to wake up from standby
- Smart Standby offers faster start-up times but will put your box into a deep sleep at night (1am to 5am) to save energy
- Always Ready offers faster start-up at all times, but will use more energy
Use the Arrows andto select what you want.
Tuning your channels
First, your box will search for channels available in your area. You'll need the aerial cable connected to find Freeview channels.
That's it! Time to start watching TV.