TV Mode

How to set up and access TV Mode, adjust settings, and Enable/Disable using Quick Settings.


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When using TV Mode, the device will display in Landscape mode.

In this tutorial, you will learn how to:

• Set up and access TV Mode
• Change the default app
• Quickly enable/disable TV Mode.

Set up and access TV Mode

1. From the home screen, select the tv mode TV Mode app

Note: Alternately, from the lock screen, select and drag the TV mode icon TV Mode icon in any direction. You can use Split screen mode while using a TV Mode app.

2. Select Skip or Next to cycle through the Launch TV Mode prompts.

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3. HBO Max is the defaullt TV Mode app. To sign into your HBO Max account, select the Account icon then select Already subscribed? Sign in and follow the prompts. If you do not have an HBO Max accout already, select START YOUR FREE TRIAL and follow the prompts. 

Note: For new and existing customers, visit for more details.

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Change the default app

1. From the home screen, swipe down from the Notification bar then select the settings icon Settings icon.

2. Scroll to and select Advanced features.

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3. Select TV Mode.

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4. Select the desired app, then select the back arrow when finished.

Note: The TV mode switch must be in the on position to view TV mode options. If you do not see the desired app, from the TV Mode screen select Other downloaded apps then select the desired app.

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Quickly enable/disable TV Mode

From the home screen, swipe down from the Notification bar then select the tv TV MODE icon.

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