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About DIRECTV Parental Controls

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With DIRECTV Parental Controls, it's easy to limit or block any programming you consider inappropriate for children. Every show has a parental ratings tab on its information page which details the show’s overall message and contents (sexual content, violence, commercialism, etc.) to help parents determine whether programs are appropriate for their children.

The DIRECTV Parental Controls feature, available with every DIRECTV receiver, mobile subscription, and dotcom account, lets you restrict unsupervised TV viewing based on rating, block specific channels, limit viewing times, and set spending limits for DIRECTV CINEMA movies or live Pay Per View events.

Just follow these quick tips to set up DIRECTV Parental Controls:

How to set Parental Controls on receivers
How to set Parental Controls on tablets

Other Frequently Asked Questions:

How do I find cast/crew, parental ratings, and other details for a movie or show online?
Will the new channel additions affect my pre-set parental controls?
Why are my parental controls disabled and how do I re-set?
How do I use Parental Ratings?

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