The Spectrum TV app for Xbox One® allows you to watch Live TV, browse Guide listings and view On Demand content.

Note: Programming availability may vary based on your location and TV subscription.

 

 

 

Xbox One Controller

Xbox One Controller Xbox One Controller Buttons

 

Live TV

Using your Xbox One Controller:

  1. Press the View button to view the Spectrum TV main menu.
  2. Scroll to Live TV and then press A.
Main Menu
 
  1. Press A again and then press up or down on the Directional Pad or Left Stick to change your program filter in the Guide (e.g. All Channnels, Recent Channels, Favorites, Movies, Sports, News, etc.).
Live TV
 
  1. Once you've selected a filter, press A again and then scroll left or right using the Directional Pad or Left Stick to browse available titles in the Guide.
  2. Press A to select a program and begin watching.
  3. Program information will display on the bottom of your screen. Scroll left using the Left Stick or Directional Pad to view the Network Schedule or scroll down to return to channel listings.

 

Guide Options

 

Guide Options

 

Using your Xbox One Controller:

  1. Press the View button to open the Spectrum TV main menu.
  2. Scroll to Live TV.
  3. Press A.
  4. Press up or down on the Directional Pad or Left Stick until you see Guide Options.
  5. Scroll left or right using the Left Stick or Directional Pad to select one of the following:
    • Search: Enter a person's name, sports program, movie title, etc.
    • Filters: Manage your program filters.
    • Favorites: Scroll to a network and then press A to add or remove it as a Favorite.
Favorites
 
  • Sort: View available programming in order of Channel Number (#) or Network Name.
  • Settings: Turn Closed Captions and Secondary Audio On or Off and manage your Parental Controls.
  1. Press B to exit.

My Library

 

My Library

 

View a list of Recently Watched programs, as well as those added to Watchlist. Select a recently watched program for additional information.

Using your Xbox One Controller:

  1. Press the View button to open the Spectrum TV main menu.
  2. Scroll to My Library.
  3. Press A.
  4. Use the Directional Pad or Left Stick to scroll to a title.
  5. Press A to select the title or X to view additional program details.

TV Shows

 

TV Shows

 

Using your Xbox One Controller:

  1. Press the View button to open the Spectrum TV main menu.
  2. Scroll to TV Shows.
  3. Press A.
  4. Use the Directional Pad or Left Stick to scroll through available programming.
  5. Press A to select a series.
  6. Scroll up or down using the Directional Pad or Left Stick to view available episodes.
  7. Press A to select an episode and begin watching, or scroll to and select one of the following:
    • Watchlist: Save the program to watch later.
    • Pin to Home: Save the program to the Xbox Home screen for easy access.
  8. To view additional program details, press X.
  9. While watching a program you can press A to display program information and playback controls. Scroll to highlight a desired function (play, pause, rewind, fast-forward, closed captioning or display mode) and then press A to select.

Movies

 

Movies

 

Using your Xbox One Controller:

  1. Press the View button to open the Spectrum TV main menu.
  2. Scroll to Movies.
  3. Press A.
  4. Use the Directional Pad or Left Stick to scroll through available titles.
  5. Press A to select a movie.
  6. From the program information screen, select:
    • Play or Resume to begin watching.
    • Watchlist to save the program to watch later.
    • Pin to Home
    • to save the movie to the Xbox Home screen for easy access.
  7. To view additional program details, press X.
  8. While watching a program you can press A to display program information and playback controls. Scroll to highlight a desired function (play, pause, rewind, fast-forward, closed captioning or display mode) and then press A to select.

Search

 

Search

 

Using your Xbox One Controller:

  1. Press the View button to open the Spectrum TV main menu.
  2. Scroll to Search.
  3. Press A.
  4. Using the onscreen keyboard, enter a person's name, sports program, movie title, etc. in the search box. Use the following buttons on your Xbox One controller to edit your search:
  • X: Backspace
  • Y: Clear
  • B: Exit search and return to previous screen
  1. Programs matching your search will display. Scroll to a title using the Left Stick or Directional Pad and then press A.

Settings

 

Xbox Spectrum TV app settings menu

 

Using your Xbox One Controller:

  1. Press the View button to open the Spectrum TV main menu.
  2. Scroll to Settings.
  3. Press A and then choose from the following:
    • Help: View information about the Spectrum TV app, as well as ways to contact us for additional support.
    • Sign Out: Exit the Spectrum TV app to sign in using a different Spectrum username and password. (Note: This allows you to sign in using a username with specific parental controls assigned to it.)
    • Unpin from Home: Remove a saved title from the Xbox Home screen.
    • Switch User: Sign in with a different username associated to your Spectrum account.
    • Closed Captions: Turn Closed Captions On or Off.
    • Secondary Audio: Turn Secondary Audio On or Off.
    • Parental Controls: Block programs on selected networks.
Note: Parental control settings for the Spectrum TV app on Xbox One can also be managed through the Xbox One Privacy & Online Safety settings. Learn more.