IPTV Middleware iPad™ ManageMyTVs Application User Guide

IPTV Middleware iPad™ ManageMyTVs Application User Guide
IPTV Middleware
iPad™ ManageMyTVs Application
User Guide
Version 1.0
The information presented in this document is written for the default settings of the system. The IPTV
Middleware iPad™ ManageMyTVs Application User Guide may be reformatted to fit your company
needs. All screen captures used in this guide are available as individual .png images.
This guide is a working document. The information and screen captures represented in this document
may change frequently and without notice.
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ManageMyTVs Application
1. To use the ManageMyTVs application, select the MyTVs icon from the screen. The
ManageMyTVs Sign-In screen will appear.
2. Enter your URL in the URL field.
3. Enter your username in the Username field.
4. Enter your password in the Password field.
5. Select the Sign In button.
Figure 1-1 ManageMyTVs Sign-In
Screen
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Select an Action Screen
The following sections provide details for accessing the program guide, searching for a specific
program, showing existing recordings or scheduled recordings, using your iPad™ as a working
remote control with the set top box, and customizing the settings:
Figure 1-2 ManageMyTVs Menu
 Guide
The Program Guide allows the user to view up to twelve days of guide information.
Programs may be selected from within the guide to view program information and
schedule future recordings. Users may tune their TV to a channel by selecting that
channel.
 Search
This action allows the user to search by keyword or phrase for a specific program. Search
results may be selected to view program information and schedule future recordings.
 What’s Hot
The What’s Hot app provides the user with real time information about the most popular
watched programs in the user’s area as well as the most popular recordings and most
popular series. Programs may be selected from within the What’s Hot app to view
program information and schedule future recordings. Users may tune their TV to a
program by selecting “Watch” next to that program.
 Recordings
All existing and scheduled recordings may be viewed within the Recordings action. Users
may select a DVR from within their home and view either Current or Future recordings.
 Remote
This action allows the user to use their iPad™ as a functional remote control.
 Settings
Users can customize the Guide by setting how many hours of guide information are
displayed, determine sign in information, view admin log and sign out.
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Program Guide
1. To view the program guide data for any given channel and date, select the Guide button
from the Menu on the bottom of the screen. Users can view up to twelve days of guide
information and filter the guide by All Channels, Subscribed Channels or Favorites
(indicated by the red heart).
Figure 1-3 Program Guide Action Screen
2. Select the desired channel within the channel list on the left side of the screen to tune to
that particular channel.
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3. To view program information, select a program and a Program Information window will
appear with the program description, the air date and time, and the channel number the
program will be aired on.
4. From this Program Information window, users can also Search for more air times of this
program and/or set a recording of this program.
Figure 1-4 Program Information Screen
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Program Search
To search for a specific program, select the Search button.
1. Enter the desired phrase or keywords into the Search Text field. Select the Search button.
2. Results for the search will appear below the Search Text field. These results may be for
an entire show, or for specific episodes within a show.
Figure 1-5 Program Search Action Screen
3. The user can select the program (episode) to view by clicking on the title.
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4. A Program Information screen will appear with the program description, the air date and
time, and the channel number the program will be aired on.
Figure 1-6 Program Information Screen
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What’s Hot App
1. To show the What’s Hot App, select the What’s Hot button from the Menu on the bottom
of the screen.
2. To view program information, select a program and a Program Information window will
appear with the program description, the air date and time, and the channel number the
program will be aired on.
3. From this Program Information window, users can also Search for more air times of this
program and/or set a recording of this program.
Figure 1-7 What’s Hot App Screen
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Show Recordings
4. To show existing recordings and scheduled future recordings, select the Recordings
button from the Menu on the bottom of the screen.
Figure 1-8 All Recordings Screen
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Figure 1-9 Recordings Menu
The following sections provide details of the different Recordings lists provided:
 All Recorded
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This list contains all recorded programs. If the user chooses a program from this list, a Manage
Recording window (shown in Figure 1-9) will appear where the user can assign the recording to a
folder, protect the recording, and delete the recording.
One-Time Recorded
This list contains all recordings that were set as a one-time recording. If the user chooses a
program from this list, a Manage Recording window will appear where the user can assign the
recording to a folder, protect the recording, and delete the recording.
All Future
This list is all future recordings that are currently scheduled. This list includes one-time
recordings and series recordings.
One-Time Future
This list shows all future one-time recordings. If the user chooses a program from this list, a
Manage Recording window will appear where the user can assign the recording to a folder,
protect the recording, and delete the recording.
Series
This list shows all future series recordings. If the user chooses a program from this list, a Manage
Series Recording window (shown in Figure 1-9) will appear where the user can change the
following series recording details: STB, start time, stop time, folder, number of episodes to keep,
auto tune, and record new only. The user can also delete the series rule or just delete the episode.
Figure 1-10 Manage Recording or Manage Series Rule Windows
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Remote Control
This action allows your iPad™ to function as a remote control.
Figure 1-11 Remote Control Action Screen
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