Set Parental Controls to System Default with X1

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This article provides details on the system default settings of Parental Controls with XFINITY X1.

Prior to making any Parental Control settings changes, your X1 TV box will default to Parental Controls being turned off. These steps will assist you if, after turning Parental Controls on, you wish to revert back to the default settings.

Changing Parental Controls: System Default Settings

  1. Press the xfinity button on your remote control to access the Main Menu.
  2. Use the left arrow or right arrow button to highlight Settings. Press OK.
    X1 Guide: Selecting Settings (Gear icon) from the Main Menu.  This is the last option in the horizontal menu.
     
  3. Use down arrow button to highlight Parental Controls. Press OK.
    Settings Screen.  Parental Controls option reads: "Parental Controls: Limit access to certain features and restrict viewing based on ratings, networks and more."
     
  4. You may be prompted to enter your Locks PIN. Use the number pad on the remote control to enter your Locks PIN in the Enter PIN field.
    Screen reads: "Enter Your Parental Control PIN" with an "Enter PIN" section at the bottom.
     
  5. Use the down arrow button to highlight Reset Parental Controls. Press OK.
    The Reset Parental Controls option is the second option from the top and reads: "Reset Parental Controls: All settings and PINs will be removed and Parental Controls will be unlocked."
     
  6. Use the right arrow button to highlight Confirm. Press OK to reset your Parental Controls.
    Reset screen reads: "Reset Parental Controls: All settings and PINs will be removed and Parental Controls will be unlocked."  The option to Cancel is underneath the message on the left, and the option to Confirm is next to it on the right.
     
  7. Press Exit to return to standard TV viewing. Or, press the left arrow button and then press Last to return to the Settings menu.
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