DIRECTV makes it easy for you to limit or block any programming you consider to be inappropriate for your children. Our powerful Parental Controls feature, available with every DIRECTV receiver, lets you restrict unsupervised TV viewing, block specific channels, limit viewing times and set spending limits for DIRECTV CINEMA™ movies or live Pay Per View events
To set up Parental Controls on your SD receiver or a DVR:
To set up Parental Controls on your HD receiver or an HD DVR:
If you want to watch a restricted channel or program, just enter your PIN when requested.
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*To access DIRECTV HD programming, HD equipment required. Number of HD channels based on package selection. Limited movie titles available in 1080p. To view programs in 1080p, the following are required: a DIRECTV Plus HD DVR Receiver (model HR20 or later), an HDMI cable connecting the receiver and the television, and a high-definition 1080p24 television. Not all models are compatible.