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Parental and Purchase Controls

Parental Controls feature allows you to:

  • Use ratings to block what content can be viewed
  • Use age preferences to block content for a particular age group
  • Control the display of programming and information
  • Block specific channels

Purchase Controls allow you to:

  • Set up and PIN to prevent unwanted purchases through your set-top box

Setting up Parental and Purchase Controls

Setting up Parental and/or Purchase Controls is easy. You can always make changes if you need to adjust your settings later. Below are the different ways in which you can set up controls:

  • To set up Parental and/or Purchase Controls using your Fios TV remote control press:
    • Menu Settings System Parental/Purchase Controls > Follow the TV prompts to create your PIN
  • To set up Parental Controls with the Fios TV Mobile app select:
    • Settings Preferences > Parental Control > Set Parental PIN

Don’t have the Fios TV Mobile app?


  • In the app, only Parental Controls can be managed, not Purchase Controls
  • Each STB and eligible device must be set up for Parental/Purchase controls
  • You can use the same PIN number on multiple devices and for both Parental and Purchase settings.

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