A Purchase PIN allows you to restrict On Demand or Pay-Per-View purchases, as well as instant upgrade. You can create a Purchase PIN through your Spectrum receiver, using your remote.

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iGuide

Set Purchase PIN:

  1. Press the Menu button twice to display the General Settings menu, then scroll to and select Setup.
  2. Select Parental Control Setup and then use the number buttons to enter a four-digit Locks PIN.
  3. Enter the same PIN again to confirm.
  4. Open PINs Setup to clear your Locks PIN or enter a new Purchase PIN.

Learn more about managing your Parental Controls in the iGuide.

New Spectrum Guide

Set Purchase PIN:

  1. Press the Menu button on your remote, scroll to Settings & Support using the arrow buttons and then press OK/Select.
  2. Using the arrow buttons, scroll down to Parental Controls and then press OK/Select.
  3. Scroll over to highlight Purchase Controls and then press OK/Select.
  4. Highlight Set Purchase Controls PIN and then press OK/Select.
  5. Enter a 4-digit PIN to restrict purchases and then enter the same PIN again to confirm.
  6. Using the arrow buttons, scroll over to highlight Save and then press OK/Select.

After setting up your Purchase PIN, you can turn the feature on or off through the Settings & Support menu and set purchase limits. You'll be prompted to enter your PIN when making changes to your Purchase Controls settings.

Learn more about managing your Purchase PIN in the Spectrum Guide.

Passport Guide

Set Purchase PIN:

  1. Press the Menu button on your remote twice to open the Quick Settings menu.
  2. Press the A button to display General Settings, then scroll to Purchasing and press OK/Select.
  3. Press the Down arrow to highlight Locking Status and then press OK/Select to move to the Status column.
  4. Using the arrow buttons highlight ON and then press OK/Select.
  5. Press the A button and then use the number buttons to enter a 4-digit PIN to restrict purchases. Enter the same PIN again to confirm.
  6. Press the A button to confirm and then press Exit to return to live programming.

Learn more about managing Parental Controls on the Passport Guide.

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You can also set up a Purchase PIN for SpectrumTV.com to manage what programming your family can access online. Learn how.