Be in control with DISH Network’s Parental Locks
Now you can have peace of mind – make sure you approve of the programming
being watched in your home. At DISH Network, we continue to offer the Parental
Controls and System Locks feature on off of our satellite receivers. Easily
manage your family’s TV viewing by enabling this feature – at no
DISH Network Parental Locks by Ratings
Based on Motion Picture Association of America ratings.
You have the option to select additional protection based on expanded ratings
such as violence, language, nudity and sexual content.
DISH Network Parental Locks by Channel
Prevent anyone from viewing selected channels unless they enter the correct
Lock any channel, including movie channels, Pay-Per-View and local
To set channel locks, press the MENU button on your remote, select LOCKS then
choose the locks appropriate for your family. Once you’ve made your
selection, lock the system to set a password which will ensure you have control
over the programming you want and don’t want.
The user is allowed to restrict viewing of certain programs and channels based on
a password protected lock. This can be selected by the specific ratings of a
program (based on the Motion Picture Association of America ratings) with the
option to select additional protection that is based on expanded ratings such as
violence, language, nudity and sexual content. A second way to restrict viewing
is by selecting a specific channel. If a channel is chosen, the user will have
to the correct password in order to view the channel. Any channel, including
movie channels, pay-per-view and local channels can be locked. The Parental
control lock option is simple and easy to use. It can be accessed from the Menu
button on your remote. The parental controls and system locks can be deactivated
from the main menu.