The new Spectrum Guide is being deployed to some customers with HD Spectrum receivers (cable boxes) in select markets, with more areas coming soon! If you live in or near Ft. Worth, TX, Spectrum Guide support can be found here   .

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Overview

The new Spectrum Guide offers a user-friendly navigation experience that makes finding something to watch easy and fun. With Spectrum TV, you can watch all of your favorite HD channels or choose from our robust On Demand library.

 

Spectrum Guide

Getting Started

Navigate the Spectrum Guide

You can navigate the Spectrum Guide using the following buttons on your remote control:

  • Menu: Press the Menu button to open the Spectrum Guide Main Menu and view all of the services available to you, including Search, Guide, My Library, On Demand TV Shows and Movies, a Video Store for On Demand rentals, and Settings & Support.
  • Guide: Press the Guide button to view available TV listings. Press the Guide button a second time to switch between the Standard Guide and the Video Guide.
  • Options: Press the Options button (or A, B, or C button) to display Guide Options.
  • Navigation Arrows: Use the up, down, left and right arrows to browse programming or scroll through menu options.

Spectrum Guide Main Menu

My Library

Spectrum Library

My Library saves all of your personalized programming for quick access to your DVR recordings, recently watched programs, favorite channels, recommendations and your Watchlist. Your Watchlist saves On Demand movies and shows you have selected to watch at a later time.

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Guide

Spectrum Guide

Standard Guide: View detailed programming information including date and time in a quick view format.

Video Guide: The Video Guide offers all the functionality of the Standard Guide, plus it allows you to view streaming video of each channel while searching for programming.

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TV Shows (On Demand)

TV Shows

You can search, browse and watch thousands of TV Shows On Demand. Programming is grouped by category, making it easy to find the titles you enjoy. Watch individual shows or entire seasons!

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Movies (On Demand)

Movies

The Movies menu displays On Demand movies included with your subscription. You can also sort the list to include movies available for rent and movies that are included in other subscription packages.

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Video Store (On Demand Rentals)

Video Store

The Video Store offers a large selection of new and popular movie releases available to rent. Prices are clearly shown below each release and during confirmation of your purchase.

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Search

Search

Search lets you find specific programs by entering the first few letters of a title, actor name or keyword. You can even save searches for easy access later!

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Settings & Support

Settings

The Settings & Support option allows you to manage your preferences and settings including: Audio, Video & Display, Closed Captioning, Parental Controls, Favorites and much more!

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Mini Guide

Mini Guide

Press OK/Select on the remote once to display information about the show you are watching. Press OK/Select on the remote again to display the Mini-Guide. This mini-guide offers all of the functionality of a standard guide, plus it allows you to view the channel you are watching while searching for other programming.

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To learn more about the new Spectrum Guide, please visit the new Spectrum Guide support page.

Frequently Asked Questions

Why does my guide look different?

Your guide was recently updated to the new Spectrum Guide. It's our new and improved on-screen interactive program guide that makes finding something to watch easy and fun.

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Is this guide update free?

Yes! The new Spectrum Guide update is provided to our customers free of charge.

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How do I use this guide?

The new Spectrum Guide makes finding something to watch easy and fun. When you press Menu on your remote, you'll have access to the following options:

  • Search: Find a specific program by entering the first few letters of a network, title, keyword or actor name.
  • Guide: Find program listings, view program descriptions and more.
  • My Library: See your recently viewed programs, favorite channels, Watchlist and more.
  • TV Shows: On Demand content is broken into TV Shows, Movies and the Video Store.
  • Movies: On Demand content is broken into TV Shows, Movies and the Video Store.
  • Video Store: On Demand content is broken into TV Shows, Movies and the Video Store.
  • Settings & Support: Manage closed captioning, parental controls, audio and video settings and more.

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How can I learn more about the new Spectrum Guide?

Use your remote control to watch helpful videos right on your TV. Simply press Menu and navigate to the support videos: Settings & Support > Support > Support Videos.

Have additional questions or need help? Visit our new Spectrum Guide support page.

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