Parental Controls for U-verse TV

Parental Controls can block specific stations, On Demand purchases, and limit access on U-verse TV. Learn how to establish and manage your Parental Controls.

Set up and manage Parental Controls, or change your PIN

Use your remote or U-verse app to manage Parental Controls

Set up TV Parental Controls
  1. Press Menu on your U-verse TV remote control.
  2. Select Options > System.
  3. Scroll to Parental Controls and press OK.
  4. Enter or establish your 4-digit Parental locking PIN.
  5. Select Locking Options.
  6. Scroll down to select the locking criteria and make your selections:
    • Adult
    • Channels
    • Purchases
    • TV ratings
    • Movie ratings
    • Time
  7. Select Save, Turn off locking, or Change PIN.

: Parental Controls must be set for each receiver individually.

Change your TV Parental Controls PIN
  1. Press Menu on your remote control.
  2. Select Options > System.
  3. Scroll to Parental Controls and press OK.
  4. Enter your 4-digit Parental locking PIN.
  5. Scroll down to Change PIN then press OK.
  6. Enter a new PIN.

Manage Parental Controls with the U-verse app

  1. Access the U-verse app on your mobile device.
  2. Tap Settings in the navigational area. 
  3. Tap Preferences > Parental Controls.
  4. Follow the on-screen prompts.

Note: The U-verse app can be found in Apple iTunes, Google Play, and Amazon app stores. It’s available at no additional charge with a qualifying U-verse TV package and a Wi-Fi or data connection. Streaming content may vary by device, TV plan, and viewing location. Also, the app user interface on various smart device screens may differ.

AT&T security tips

Learn more about how to keep your personal information and devices safe and secure on the AT&T Security Information page.
Last updated: December 7, 2022

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