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YuppTV Internet TV Box
User Manual
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Contents
1. Introduction ............................................................................................ 9
1.1
About the Product.......................................................................................................... 9
1.2
Document Conventions ............................................................................................... 11
2. The Complete YuppTV Package ......................................................... 12
3. Installation ............................................................................................ 14
3.1
Requirements for Getting Started................................................................................ 14
3.2
Connecting the YuppTV Internet TV Box .................................................................... 14
3.2.1
Using RCA Cable .................................................................................................................. 15
3.2.2
Using S-Video Cable( Applicable for Model # : YuppTV1000 HD Only) ............................... 15
3.2.3
Using HDMI Cable (Applicable for Model # : YuppTV1000HD Only) .................................. 16
3.3
Broadband Connection................................................................................................ 17
3.3.1
Wired Connection .................................................................................................................. 17
3.3.2
Wireless Connection ............................................................................................................. 17
4. YuppTV Internet TV Box At A Glance .................................................. 18
4.1
YuppTV Internet TV Box LED Displays ....................................................................... 18
4.2
YuppTV Internet TV Box Remote Control ................................................................... 19
5. YuppTV Internet TV Box Displays ....................................................... 21
5.1
Video List Display ........................................................................................................ 21
5.2
Video Playback Options / Info Options ........................................................................ 22
5.2.1
Playback Options While Playing Videos ............................................................................... 22
5.2.2
Video Playback Options When a Video Stops Playing ......................................................... 23
5.3
Soft Keypad ................................................................................................................. 24
6. YuppTV Internet TV Box Home Page .................................................. 26
7. My Collection ....................................................................................... 27
7.1
Browse USB Disk ........................................................................................................ 28
7.2
Rented Videos ............................................................................................................. 30
7.3
Home Network............................................................................................................. 31
7.3.1
To Share Videos using Windows Media Player .................................................................... 32
7.3.2
Music ..................................................................................................................................... 33
7.3.2.1
7.3.3
Video ..................................................................................................................................... 34
7.3.3.1
7.3.4
Watching Videos ........................................................................................................... 35
Pictures.................................................................................................................................. 35
7.3.4.1
7.4
Listening to Music ......................................................................................................... 33
Viewing Slideshows ...................................................................................................... 35
My Channels ............................................................................................................... 36
7.4.1
To add a channel to My Channels ........................................................................................ 36
7.4.1.1
7.5
To Remove channels .................................................................................................... 36
Bookmarks .................................................................................................................. 36
7.5.1
To Bookmark a Video ............................................................................................................ 36
7.5.1.1
7.6
To Delete a Bookmark .................................................................................................. 37
Recently Played .......................................................................................................... 37
7.6.1
Recently Played Menu Options ............................................................................................. 37
8. YouTube .............................................................................................. 38
8.1
To Play a Video from Video Option ............................................................................. 39
8.2
YouTube Playback ...................................................................................................... 40
8.2.1
8.3
YouTube playback Menu Options ......................................................................................... 40
Searching for YouTube Videos ................................................................................... 41
8.3.1
To Search a Video in YouTube ............................................................................................. 41
8.3.1.1
8.4
YouTube Search Menu Options ................................................................................... 41
YouTube Login ............................................................................................................ 42
8.4.1
Adding an Account ................................................................................................................ 42
8.4.2
Removing an Account ........................................................................................................... 43
8.4.3
Log in to an Existing User Account ....................................................................................... 43
8.4.4
Changing YouTube User Account ......................................................................................... 44
8.4.5
Logging out of YouTube ........................................................................................................ 44
8.5
YouTube Channels...................................................................................................... 45
8.6
YouTube Settings ........................................................................................................ 46
9. Popular Websites ................................................................................. 47
10. Video Search ....................................................................................... 48
10.1
Search for a Video....................................................................................................... 48
10.1.1
Searched Video Menu Options ......................................................................................... 49
11. Movies.................................................................................................. 50
11.1
Video on Demand........................................................................................................ 50
11.1.1.1
Rent (Download) Videos ............................................................................................... 50
11.1.1.2
Video Renting Options .................................................................................................. 50
11.1.1.3
Watching Videos ........................................................................................................... 50
11.1.2
11.2
Channel Video Menu Options ........................................................................................... 52
CinemaNow ................................................................................................................. 52
11.2.1
To Create your CinemaNow Account: ............................................................................. 52
11.2.2
Register CinemaNow Account from YuppTV Internet TV Box: ........................................ 53
11.2.3
Purchase/Rent Videos from the CinemaNow account (Using PC) ................................... 54
11.2.4
Playing your chosen content on the YuppTV Internet TV Box.......................................... 55
11.2.5
Purchase/Rent Videos directly using YuppTV Internet TV Box ........................................ 56
11.3
Searching for Videos ................................................................................................... 56
11.3.1
To search a video.............................................................................................................. 57
11.3.2
Search Video Menu Options ............................................................................................. 57
12. Live Internet TV.................................................................................... 58
13. Settings ................................................................................................ 59
13.1
Network ....................................................................................................................... 60
13.1.1
13.2
Configuring the YuppTV Internet TV Box using Network Wizard ..................................... 60
13.1.1.1
Wired Network Connection ........................................................................................... 61
13.1.1.2
Wireless Network Connection ...................................................................................... 61
Configuring the YuppTV Internet TV Box using Network Wizard ................................ 63
13.2.1
Advanced Wired Mode ...................................................................................................... 63
13.2.2
Advanced Wireless Mode ................................................................................................. 65
13.3
Box Control.................................................................................................................. 66
13.3.1
Enable Box Control ........................................................................................................... 66
13.3.2
Disable Box Control .......................................................................................................... 66
13.3.3
Change PIN....................................................................................................................... 67
13.3.4
Forgot PIN ......................................................................................................................... 67
13.4
YuppTV Account ......................................................................................................... 67
13.5
Upgrading the YuppTV Internet TV Box from the YuppTV Server .............................. 68
14. Glossary ............................................................................................... 69
Table of Figures
Figure 1 Connection using RCA Cable ....................................................................................................... 15
Figure 2 Connection using the S-Video Cable ............................................................................................ 15
Figure 3 Connection using the HDMI Cable ............................................................................................... 16
Figure 4 Connection using the Wired Ethernet ........................................................................................... 17
Figure 5 Wireless Connection ..................................................................................................................... 17
Figure 6 YuppTV Internet TV Box ............................................................................................................... 18
Figure 7 YuppTV Internet TV Box Remote ................................................................................................. 19
Figure 8 Video List Display ......................................................................................................................... 21
Figure 9 Video Playback Options ................................................................................................................ 23
Figure 10 Soft Keypad ................................................................................................................................ 24
Figure 11 YuppTV Internet TV Box Home Page ......................................................................................... 26
Figure 12 Media Content Folders on USB Disk .......................................................................................... 28
Figure 13 Viewing a video saved on to a USB disk ................................................................................... 29
Figure 14 Rented Videos ............................................................................................................................ 30
Figure 15 Home Network ............................................................................................................................ 31
Figure 16 Media Sharing ............................................................................................................................. 32
Figure 17 Share My Media ......................................................................................................................... 32
Figure 18 YouTube Features ...................................................................................................................... 38
Figure 19 Login - Add Account ................................................................................................................... 43
Figure 20 YouTube - Channels ................................................................................................................... 45
Figure 21 YouTube - Settings ..................................................................................................................... 46
Figure 22 Popular Websites ........................................................................................................................ 47
Figure 23 Video Search .............................................................................................................................. 48
Figure 24 Watch Now.................................................................................................................................. 51
Figure 25 CinemaNow Account creation using PC ..................................................................................... 53
Figure 26 CinemaNow on YuppTV Internet TV Box ................................................................................... 54
Figure 27 CinemaNow videos using PC ..................................................................................................... 55
Figure 28 Rented Videos ............................................................................................................................ 56
Figure 29 Channel Classification ................................................................................................................ 58
Figure 30 Settings ....................................................................................................................................... 59
Figure 31 Wired Network Connections ....................................................................................................... 61
Figure 32 Wireless Network Connections ................................................................................................... 62
Figure 33 Network Setting Confirmations ................................................................................................... 63
Figure 34 Advanced Wired Network Connections ...................................................................................... 64
Figure 35 Advanced Wireless Network Connection ................................................................................... 66
Figure 36 My Account Page ........................................................................................................................ 67
List of Tables
Table 1 Availability of Videos ...................................................................................................................... 10
Table 2 YuppTV Internet TV Box Package - Supplied Accessories ........................................................... 12
Table 3 YuppTV Internet TV Box Package - Optional Accessories ........................................................... 13
Table 4 Interpreting the YuppTV Internet TV Box Indicators ...................................................................... 18
Table 5 Remote Control Functions ............................................................................................................. 20
Table 6 Video playback Options Table ....................................................................................................... 23
Table 7 Description of Soft Keypad ............................................................................................................ 25
Table 8 Music File Formats Supported by YuppTV Internet TV Box .......................................................... 33
Table 9 Video File Formats YuppTV Internet TV Box Support ................................................................... 34
Table 10 Bookmarked Video options .......................................................................................................... 36
Table 11 Bookmarked Video options .......................................................................................................... 37
Table 12 Recently Played Menu Options................................................................................................... 38
Table 12 Video Features ............................................................................................................................. 39
Table 13 YouTube Playback Menu Options ............................................................................................... 40
Table 14 YouTube Search options ............................................................................................................. 41
Table 16 Search for Video Menu Options ................................................................................................... 49
Table 17 Rented Videos Menu Options ..................................................................................................... 50
Table 18 Channel Menu Options ................................................................................................................ 52
Table 19 Channel Search Menu Options .................................................................................................... 57
Table 20 Network Options........................................................................................................................... 65
YuppTV Internet Box
1.
Introduction
1.1
About the Product
Congratulations! You are now the proud owner of The YuppTV Internet TV Box! Your YuppTV
Internet TV Box delivers video content via broadband to television set (TV) without the use of a
personal computer (PC). The YuppTV Internet TV Box enables you to view programs of your
choice on your TV. Thus YuppTV Internet TV Box provides an ultimate experience that allows
you to view, download, and store your favorite videos on the YuppTV Internet TV Box. To
subscribe to the YuppTV service you need to have access to a broadband connection.
The YuppTV Internet TV Box allows you to:

Access Internet video content via broadband Internet connection directly on your TV

Support for wired or wireless Internet connectivity

Direct Access to Popular websites and Live Internet TV channels

Access premium channels like CinemaNow

Watch YouTube videos by categories

Rapidly search for Internet videos using the built-in Video Search Engine

Share media contents from a computer or a NAS device over a network using Digital Living
Network Alliance (DLNA) compliant Media Server including Windows Media Player (WMP)

Play personal content like music, videos, and photos stored on any PC on the Local Area
Network (LAN) connection

Use a USB memory for storage to download rented videos

Play personal content directly from the USB memory

Bookmark a library of your favorite videos
YuppTV Internet TV Box is capable of connecting directly to the Internet and includes state-ofthe-art Digital Rights Management (DRM) technology. Using the DRM technology, YuppTV
Internet TV Box ensures full protection of content provided by content providers.
Apart from the Internet videos, YuppTV Internet TV Box provides access to YouTube, the most
popular video sharing Website on the Internet. YouTube on YuppTV Internet TV Box enables you
to access the most preferred features such as Most Viewed, Most Recent, Top Rated, and Top
Favorites. YuppTV Internet TV Box enables you to log in to your YouTube account, allowing you
to access the customized options on the YouTube Internet site.
YuppTV Internet TV Box also enables you to share your personal videos, music, and photos
stored on your computer with your family and friends. YuppTV Internet TV Box facilitates playing
your favorite music in the background while watching a slideshow.
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The YuppTV Service provides access to a wide variety of videos. These videos are available for
Rent or for viewing (Watch). Availability of videos for Rent or for Watch is displayed on the
screen, when a video is selected.
A video available for Rent can be downloaded on your YuppTV Internet TV Box for future play
whereas Watch allows you to stream and play the video directly on your TV.
The table below lists the availability of videos with their description:
Availability of
Videos
Rent
Video On
Demand
Watch
Now
Live TV
Description
Allows you to
download and store
videos for future play.
Allows you to play
streaming videos.
Allows you to play
streaming videos.
Internet Videos
Allows you to stream
Internet videos from
sites such as
Dailymotion, BBC etc.
YouTube
Allows you to access
YouTube Website on
TV.
Search For Video
Allows you to search
for free videos on the
Internet.
CinemaNow
Allows you to access
all premium contents
available on
CinemaNow
Table 1 Availability of Videos
YuppTV Internet TV Box supports USB memory which can be used to play the stored media
contents and also used as storage to download rented videos. You can select and rent the Video
of your choice.
Using YuppTV Internet TV Box you can access the complete rent collection supported by the
premium video site CinemaNow. You can select and rent the Video of your choice. If you use the
PC to access the CinemaNow website you can push your rented or purchased content to the
YuppTV Internet TV Box.
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1.2
Document Conventions
The document conventions used in this user manual are as listed below:

Important information is given under note.
Example:
Note: Power off the YuppTV Internet TV Box while connecting it to TV.

The keys on the remote as well as all menu options that appear on the YuppTV Internet
TV Box screen are written in bold font.
Example1:
Press INFO key available on the remote to get the progress bar.
Example 2:
From home page, select Channels.

The messages that appear on the TV, while using the YuppTV Internet TV Box, are
written in bold font.
Example: A ‘Not ready to watch’ message appears along with the video title if a video is
yet to be downloaded.

Hyperlink is highlighted with underlined blue text.
Example: (To know more about Soft keypad refer section 5.3)
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2.
The Complete YuppTV Package
Before installing the YuppTV Internet TV Box, ensure that you have received all the supplied
accessories listed below. If any item is damaged or missing, kindly contact place of purchase
immediately.
The following table displays accessories supplied by default when you buy the YuppTV Internet
TV Box.
Supplied Accessories
Accessory
Description
Printed copy of YuppTV Easy Setup Guide
YuppTV Internet TV Box (HD )
YuppTV Internet TV Box Power adaptor with power cord
Ethernet cable
RCA (analog composite) cable
YuppTV Internet TV Box Remote
HDMI Cable
Table 2 YuppTV Internet TV Box Package - Supplied Accessories
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The following table displays optional accessories that need to be purchased separately.
Optional Accessories
Accessory
Description
YuppTV USB Wireless
adapter
Table 3 YuppTV Internet TV Box Package - Optional Accessories
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3.
Installation
This section covers the prerequisites for connecting the YuppTV Internet TV Box and procedures
of connecting the YuppTV Internet TV Box.
3.1
Requirements for Getting Started
Before connecting the YuppTV Internet TV Box, ensure that you have:

The complete YuppTV package.

A TV set and a broadband connection

Identify a suitable location to place the YuppTV Internet TV Box — within the proximity of
your TV and the home router.
Note: A broadband speed of 1.2 Mbps or more is recommended.
3.2
Connecting the YuppTV Internet TV Box
The YuppTV Internet TV Box can be connected to your TV in two ways as mentioned below:

Using RCA cable

Using S – Video cable*

Using HDMI Cable
* S- video cable is optional.
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3.2.1 Using RCA Cable
Figure 1 Connection using RCA Cable
Note: Before starting the connection, switch off the YuppTV Internet TV Box but the TV may
remain switched on.
1. Connect the RCA Cable as follows:
I. Connect the black connector of the RCA cable to the “AV Out” port on the YuppTV
Internet TV Box, and the yellow connector to the “Video In” port on your TV.
II. Connect the red and white connectors to the “Audio In” port on your TV.
2. Locate the power socket on the back of your YuppTV Internet TV Box.
3. Insert one end of the power adapter cord into the YuppTV Internet TV Box power socket.
Plug in the other end of the power adapter cord to the wall socket.
4. Power on the YuppTV Internet TV Box. YuppTV home page appears on the screen.
3.2.2 Using S-Video Cable
Figure 2 Connection using the S-Video Cable
1. Connect the RCA Cable as follows:
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I. Connect the black connector of the RCA cable to the “AV Out” port on the YuppTV
Internet TV Box.
II. Connect the red and white connectors to the “Audio In” port on your TV.
2. Connect one end of the S-Video Cable to the socket on the YuppTV Internet TV Box and the
other end to the socket on the TV.
3. Locate the power socket on the back of your YuppTV Internet TV Box.
4. Insert one end of the power adapter cord into the YuppTV Internet TV Box power socket.
Plug in the other end of the power adapter cord to the wall socket.
5. Power on the YuppTV Internet TV Box. YuppTV home page appears on the screen.
3.2.3 Using HDMI Cable
Figure 3 Connection using the HDMI Cable
Note: Before starting the connection, switch off the YuppTV Internet TV Box and disconnect the
power connection from the Internet TV Box.
1. First connect one end of the HDMI Cable to the socket on the YuppTV Internet TV Box and
the other end to socket on the TV.
2. Locate the power socket on the back of your YuppTV Internet TV Box.
3. Insert one end of the power adapter cord into the power socket. Plug in the other end of the
power adapter cord to the wall socket.
4. Power on the YuppTV Internet TV Box. YuppTV home page appears on the screen*.
*If the network is not established you will receive an error message.
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3.3
Broadband Connection
YuppTV Internet TV Box can be connected to broadband in two ways as mentioned below:

Wired connection

Wireless connection
3.3.1 Wired Connection
This section provides steps to establish a wired connection
Figure 4 Connection using the Wired Ethernet
1. Before starting the connection, switch off the YuppTV Internet TV Box.
2. Locate the Ethernet socket at the back panel of the YuppTV Internet TV Box.
3. Connect one end of the Ethernet connector to the Ethernet socket on the YuppTV Internet
TV Box and the other end of the connector to the socket on the home router.
4. Power on the YuppTV Internet TV Box. The YuppTV home page appears on the screen.
3.3.2 Wireless Connection
This section provides steps to establish a Wireless connection
Figure 5 Wireless Connection
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1. Before starting the connection, switch off the YuppTV Internet TV Box.
2. Connect the USB wireless device to any one of the USB slots on the YuppTV
Internet TV Box.
3. Refer to the section Wireless Network Connection for establishing the network.
4. Power on the YuppTV Internet TV Box. The YuppTV home page appears on the
screen.
4.
YuppTV Internet TV Box At A Glance
This section helps you to understand all the features of YuppTV Internet TV Box and efficiently
use it for maximum enjoyment.
4.1
YuppTV Internet TV Box LED Displays
YuppTV Internet TV Box LEDs are the indicators used to show the connection status. The display
indications are explained in the table below:
Figure 6 YuppTV Internet TV Box
YuppTV
Internet TV
Box Label
Power
Display Indication
Turns Green when in operation, slow green
blinking when YuppTV Internet TV Box
boots up and amber when not connected to
the Internet. Turns off when the YuppTV
Internet TV Box is in the standby mode
Table 4 Interpreting the YuppTV Internet TV Box Indicators
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4.2
YuppTV Internet TV Box Remote Control
This section explains the functions of the keys on the remote control. Each key on the remote
control has an associated image for quick recognition and ease of use.
Figure 7 YuppTV Internet TV Box Remote
Functions of each YuppTV Internet TV Box Remote keys are explained in the table given
below:
Key No
Remote Key Name
1
HOME
2/4
UP/Down
Navigate up or down on the screen
3/12
Right/Left
Navigate to the left or right on the
screen
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Return to home page.
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Key No
Remote Key Name
5
MENU
6
INFO
7/8
+ / - Page/Zoom
9
SEARCH
Functions
Display menu options for the current
screen.
Playback options (Navigate to
previous/next video, fast-forward,
rewind, pause/play, zoom in/zoom out)
for the currently playing media title.
Used to zoom in /zoom out in playback
mode. In other pages used as Page
up/Page down keys.
Provide a context sensitive relevant
search for a media title.
Switch on /off the YuppTV Internet TV
Box. You can power cycle the Internet
TV Box by pressing this button for 8
seconds
10
Power
11
OK/Select key
13
STOP
Stop the current activity.
14
BACK
Returns to the previously displayed
screen. To go to the Home page, keep
this key pressed for a few seconds.
15/16
+/- (VOLUME)
Increase/decrease volume.
17
MUTE
Enable/disable the sound.
Select an option or a media title.
Table 5 Remote Control Functions
Note: Key 13 of the remote is mentioned as OK or Select key in the whole document.
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5.
YuppTV Internet TV Box Displays
This section elaborates how to watch videos listed under various categories and what options are
available while viewing these videos.
5.1
Video List Display
This section will assist you to identify and understand the various regions in the Video List. Each
region and its screen location are shown in figure below:
Figure 8 Video List Display

Page title - Displays the title of the page.

Categories - Displays various available featured categories. To view additional categories
that are not displayed, select the displayed arrowheads.

Video list - Lists videos available in the selected page. Each video title in the list is placed
in a box along with details, for example, duration of the video, number of views, rating on 5
counts and the source of the video. To view to more videos that are not displayed on the
screen, use arrowheads located in vertical track left and related information region on the
right.

Image - Displays an image of the selected video.

Related information - Displays information related to the selected video.
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
5.2
Message display - Displays messages relevant to an action or selection. And also displays
the error and the help messages generated while using the YuppTV Internet TV Box.
Video Playback Options / Info Options
The Video Playback option allows you to play a video at your convenience. The Video Playback
option provides the flexibility to view a video at your pace.
5.2.1 Playback Options While Playing Videos
While viewing a video, video playback option allows you to:

Go back to previous video in the list

Rewind the Video

Pause / Play the video

Fast forward the video

Jumps to next video in the list

Resize the video using zoom in and zoom out
To use the playback options follow the steps given below:
1. Play a video of your choice.
2. While playing the video, press INFO key available on the remote. A progress bar is shown at
the bottom of the screen. You will get a playback options screen as shown in the figure 9.
3. Using navigation keys on the remote, navigate to the task you want to perform.
4. Press OK to select the task. The selected task will be performed. E.g. Jump to previous
video in the list.
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Figure 9 Video Playback Options
5.2.2 Video Playback Options When a Video Stops Playing
If a video stops abruptly while viewing, the UI window displays the options shown in the following
table. Navigate to the option of your choice and press OK.
Options
Description
Resumes playing the video from the point it
paused.
Resume
Play from Beginning
Plays the video from the beginning.
Table 6 Video playback Options Table
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5.3
Soft Keypad
While searching for a video you will see the soft keypad as shown in figure below. This is an
example of a video search in progress. Based on the selection the screen may change
accordingly.
Figure 10 Soft Keypad
The table below lists keys and uses of soft keypad
Key Name
Alphanumeric
Keypad
Uses
To enter a search string.
DEL
To delete the last character entered in
the search box.
CLR
To clear the search string entered in the
search box.
Space
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To insert a space (blank character) in
the search box.
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Key Name
Uses
To display more symbols needed to
enter a string.
MORE
Alphabet keys
To enter letters from the alphabet
Numeric Keys
To enter numbers from the numeric keys
alphabet
Special Keys
To enter special characters such as @,
&,%, etc.
Table 7 Description of Soft Keypad
Note: The number of videos searched is displayed below the search box. The list of videos
searched is displayed on the right side of the Soft Keypad.
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6.
YuppTV Internet TV Box Home Page
When powered on, the YuppTV Internet TV Box Home page is displayed with various features
and options
Figure 11 YuppTV Internet TV Box Home Page
As shown in the above figure, the features available on home page are as follows:

My Collection

YouTube

Popular Websites

Video Search

Movies

Live Internet TV

Settings
Each of the above features on the home page is described in detail in the following sections.
Note: The home page features may vary based on the YuppTV service offerings.
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7.
My Collection
My Collection lists videos that you have recently accessed, Bookmarked, downloaded, or rented
through your YuppTV Internet TV Box. The videos listed are in the descending order with the last
accessed or bookmarked video appearing at the top of the list. The options in My Collection are
listed below:

Browse USB Disk

Rented Videos

Home Network

My Channels

Bookmarks

Recently Played
Note: These options may vary based on the YuppTV service offerings.
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7.1
Browse USB Disk
The YuppTV Internet TV Box enables media contents on your USB disk to be watched on your
wide screen TV. The USB disk also acts as storage to download and store the rented videos
from YuppTV service and CinemaNow videos.
To view the contents of a USB disk:
1. Insert the USB disk into one of the USB slots provided on your YuppTV Internet TV Box.
2. You will receive a pop up message asking for direct access to these media contents; please
select “YES” option to view the media files on the disk.
3. If the disk is already connected, click on the My Collection option. Select Browse USB
Disk. Contents of the USB Disk will be displayed as shown in the following figure.
Figure 12 Media Content Folders on USB Disk
4. Select and play a video of your choice.
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Figure 13 Viewing a video saved on to a USB disk
Note: Users can view only the media file formats that the YuppTV Internet TV Box supports.
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7.2
Rented Videos
This option displays all the videos that are downloaded or accessed on the YuppTV Internet TV
Box. The videos listed in Rented Videos are downloaded or streamed from movie channels upon
completion of payment. Videos are automatically deleted from the list upon expiration.
Renting of videos allows you to download and store your favorite videos on the external USB disk
connected to YuppTV Internet TV Box. These videos can be viewed at your convenience until the
expiration period. The rented videos are listed under Rented Videos in My Collection menu.
The Following steps describe how to watch/play rented videos on YuppTV Internet TV Box:
1. From home page, select My Collection.
2. From the options that appear on the screen, select Rented Videos. A list of available
videos is displayed.
Figure 14 Rented Videos
3. Select the video of your choice and press OK to watch it.
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7.3
Home Network
This is a key feature of YuppTV Internet TV Box that enables you to share and enjoy the digital
media stored in your PC on a wide screen TV. The digital media includes Music, Video, and
Photos. You can also set and play music during photo slideshows.
Figure 15 Home Network
You can use any Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) compliant Media Server like Windows
Media Player to serve the digital contents to the YuppTV Internet TV Box.
Features available under Home network are as follows:

Music - Enables you to listen to your personal music collection. You can run the tracks in the
background while viewing slideshows.

Video - Enables you to view videos stored in your PC on the wide screen TV.

Pictures - Enables you to view photos stored in your PC as slideshow on your TV.
Note: The YuppTV Internet TV Box display options will be dependent on the support provided by
the PC Media Server. The features and description in this section are indicative. To play the
digital contents, you have to enable the sharing option on the PC media server.
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7.3.1 To Share Videos using Windows Media Player
Sharing videos on Windows Media Player is explained in this section.
To turn on media sharing follow the steps below:
1. Run Windows Media Player on your PC.
2. Click the arrow below the Library tab, and then click Media Sharing.
Figure 16 Media Sharing
3. In the Media Sharing dialog box, select the Share my media check box as shown in the
following figure.
Figure 17 Share My Media
4. In the list of devices below the Share my media to check box, select the newly added
YuppTV Internet TV Box.
Note: The screen shots shown above are of Windows Media Player 11.
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7.3.2 Music
Music lists the choices to access the music tracks available in your PC. The options are listed
with the number of tracks available. You can search for a specific track stored in your PC. When
you navigate to a source of your choice, the UI displays a list of music tracks on the left side and
related details of the track on the right side. These musical tracks can be played in the
background while viewing a slideshow.
7.3.2.1 Listening to Music
Music file formats supported by YuppTV Internet TV Box are given in the following table.
File Type
MP2
MP3
WAV
LPCM
WMA
WMAPro
WMA Lossless
File
Extension
Sampling Rate in KHz
Bit rate in Kbps
.mp2
16 – 96 Khz in AV Mode, 32 – 96
Khz in HDMI mode.
24,32,56,64,80,96,112,12
8,160,192,224,256,320
.mp3
16 – 96 Khz in AV Mode, 32 – 96
Khz in HDMI mode.
24,32,56,64,80,96,112,12
8,160,192,224,256,320
.wav
16 – 96 Khz in AV Mode, 32 – 96
Khz in HDMI mode.
Not Applicable
.lpcm
16 – 96 Khz in AV Mode, 32 – 96
Khz in HDMI mode.
Not Applicable
.wma
16 – 96 Khz in AV Mode, 32 – 96
Khz in HDMI mode.
24,32,56,64,80,96,112,12
8,160,192,224,256,320
.wma
16 – 96 Khz in AV Mode, 32 – 96
Khz in HDMI mode.
Maximum 440 Kbps
.wma
16 – 96 Khz in AV Mode, 32 – 96
Khz in HDMI mode.
Maximum 922 Kbps
.aac
AAC
Premium codec
Maximum 247Kbps
.ogg
16 – 96 Khz in AV Mode,
32 – 96 Khz in HDMI
mode
Maximum
247Kbps
.m3u, .pls, wpl
_
_
Vorbis
Premium codec
Play lists
16 – 96 Khz in AV Mode, 32 – 96
Khz in HDMI mode.
Table 8 Music File Formats Supported by YuppTV Internet TV Box
This feature enables you to listen to music stored in your PC. While playing a track, the YuppTV
Internet TV Box displays Now Playing page indicating the server connection. This page also
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provides details about the track such as its category, album, title, the duration of the track and a
timer showing time lapsed. During music play, press MENU key of the remote to return to the
YuppTV Internet TV Box home page and to search for a track on your PC.
7.3.3 Video
Video lists the choices to access the videos available in your PC. The options are listed along
with the number of videos available. You can search for a specific video stored in your PC. When
you navigate to a source of your choice, the UI displays a list of videos on the left side and a
preview and related details of the video on the right side.
Video file formats supported by YuppTV Internet TV Box are given in the table shown below.
Note: Video formats supported depend on whether basic or premium codec packages selected.
Codec
Package type
File
Extension
Bit Rate
in Mbps
Maximum
Resolution
Standard Definition
WMV 7,8,9, VC1
Basic
.wmv
< 3 Mbps
720X576
H.263 Sorenson
Basic
.flv
<1 Mbps
640x480
H.264
Basic
.mov,.mp4, .avi
<1.5 Mbps
720X576
Premium
.mpg and .mpeg
< 4 Mbps
720x576
Premium
.mpg, .mpeg and
.vob
< 8 Mbps
1280x720
Premium
.mpg, .mpeg and
.vob
< 3 Mbps
720x576
XVID
Premium
.avi
<3 Mbps
720x576
ON2 VP6
Premium
.flv
<1 Mbps
720X576
File Type
Standard Definition
MPEG 1 Program
Stream
Standard Definition
MPEG 2 Program
Stream
Standard Definition
MPEG 4 Program
Stream
Table 9 Video File Formats YuppTV Internet TV Box Support
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7.3.3.1 Watching Videos
This feature enables you to view the videos stored in your PC. The videos can be viewed by
various options under Videos such as
Albums - Lists video albums available in your personal collection.
All Videos - Lists the videos available in your personal collection.
During the video play, press Menu key to return to YuppTV Internet TV Box home page or to
search for a video.
7.3.4 Pictures
Photos enable you to access and view the photos available on your PC. The options are listed
along with the number of photos available. One of the useful features of YuppTV Internet TV Box
is the option that enables you to view slideshows by dates photos were taken, if the date feature
has been enabled on the camera.
The photo file formats supported by YuppTV Internet TV Box are .jpg and .jpeg.
7.3.4.1 Viewing Slideshows
The slideshow viewing option in Home Network enables you to view the slideshow of photos
stored in your PC. The slideshow can be viewed through various options available under pictures.
To view a slideshow follow the steps given below:
1. From home page, select Home Network.
2. From the list, select the option of your choice.
3. Select the album which you want to view in slide show.
4. Select a desired photo to begin the slideshow and press OK key on the remote. Now you
can enjoy the slide show of your photo collection.
Note: Each picture remains on the screen for the duration that is defined under Playback
Options in Settings. However, to move to the next picture before it moves automatically, press
the down arrow key. To stop the slideshow you need to move to the previous page or the home
page since the slideshow automatically resumes once it reaches the last photo in the album.
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7.4
My Channels
This option displays videos added to My channels while using the Live Internet TV channels on
the YuppTV Internet TV Box. Listed videos provide details about the Channel title, date, time of
adding.
My Channels list channels in chronologically descending order. The channel with the recent date
and time appears at the top of the list. The list of channels appears on the left side of the UI
whereas the right side displays an image associated with the selected channel.
7.4.1 To add a channel to My Channels
You can add any Live Internet channel to this list.
To add a channel, follow the steps given below:
1. Select a channel of your choice in the Live Internet TV section.
2. Press MENU key available on the remote.
3. Using the YuppTV remote navigate and select Add to My Channels. Selected channel
gets added to the list
To play the Live Internet TV channel, select My Channels from My Collection.
7.4.1.1 To Remove channels
Press MENU key on the remote to delete the selected channel or to jump to page.
The options are displayed in the following table.
Options
Description
Remove from My Channels
Removes the selected channel
Jump To Page
Allows you to jump to a page if the entries are
more
Table 10 Bookmarked Video options
7.5
Bookmarks
This option displays videos added to bookmarks while using various features of YuppTV Internet
TV Box. Listed videos provide details about the video title, date, time of adding as bookmark, and
name of the channel from which YuppTV Internet TV Box accessed the video.
Bookmarks list videos in chronologically descending order. The video with the recent bookmark
date appears at the top of the list. The list of videos appears on the left side of the UI whereas the
right side displays an image associated with the selected video.
7.5.1 To Bookmark a Video
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You can create bookmarks anytime while using the features of YuppTV Internet TV Box. A
bookmark can also be created for the search string used for searching a video through YuppTV
Internet TV Box.
To bookmark a video, follow the steps given below:
4. Select a video of your choice.
5. Press MENU key available on the remote.
6. Using the YuppTV remote navigate and select Bookmark this video. Selected video
gets bookmarked.
To play the bookmarked video, select bookmarks from My Collection.
7.5.1.1 To Delete a Bookmark
Press MENU key on the remote to delete the selected bookmark or to return to home page.
The options are displayed in the following table.
Options
Description
Delete this Bookmark
Deletes the selected Bookmark
Jump To Page
Allows you to jump to a page if the entries are
more
Table 11 Bookmarked Video options
7.6
Recently Played
Recently Played lists recently viewed videos in descending order with the most recent one on
the top of the list. It records videos viewed through Bookmarks, Search for Video, YouTube,
Channels and CinemaNow features of the YuppTV Internet TV Box. This option helps you to
have instant access to the videos that you have already viewed but do not remember the details.
The list of videos appears on the left side of the UI whereas the right side displays an image
associated with the selected video.
7.6.1 Recently Played Menu Options
While viewing a recently played video, press MENU key available on the remote and select one
of the options to perform the required task. The options are displayed in the following table.
Options
Description
Bookmark this Video
Adds the selected video to Bookmarks
Clear Recently Played
Removes Recently Played list of videos
Jump To Page
Allows you to jump to a page if the entries are
more
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Table 12 Recently Played Menu Options
8.
YouTube
YouTube is the most popular video sharing Website on the Internet. It enables you to upload,
view, and share videos with other YouTube users. The YouTube feature available on YuppTV
Internet TV Box enables you to perform all the YouTube activities using your TV instead of using
the PC.
YuppTV Internet TV Box enables you to access your YouTube account and enjoy the options
provided by YouTube. YuppTV Internet TV Box allows you to track the latest trends in video
sharing on the Internet.
Figure 18 YouTube Features
Video features along with their functionalities are listed in the table below:
Video
Feature
Features
Featured
Featured lists the YouTube videos for the day. This includes a list of
videos suggested by the YouTube staff. The listed video displays
the title, duration of the video, number of views, rating on 5 counts
and the source of the video. On the right side of the Featured
screen you will see an image and related details for the selected
video.
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Video
Feature
Features
Most Viewed
Most Viewed displays the list of the most viewed videos on the
YouTube Website. This list is based on the number of views for a
video. The videos are listed in a descending order with the most
viewed video placed on the top of the list.
Most Recent
Most Recent lists the most recently uploaded videos to YouTube
Website. This enables you to view the latest entries available on
YouTube. You will see a list of recently viewed videos providing
details about the duration of the video, number of views for the
video, and the name of the album. The list is in a descending order
with the most recent video placed on the top of the list.
Top Favorites
Top Favorites list the videos that have maximum number of favorite
setting by the users. This enables you to view the top favorite video
on the YouTube Website. The videos are grouped under relevant
categories. The listed video displays the title, duration of the video,
number of views, rating on 5 counts and the source of the video.
The list is in a descending order with the top favorite video placed
on the top of the list.
Top Rated
Top Rated lists videos that have received top rating by the users.
The videos are available in various categories. This option enables
you to search a video among the YouTube’s Top Rated. The listed
video displays the title, duration of the video, number of views,
rating on 5 counts and the source of the video. The selected video
displays the statistics for number of views and rating on the right
side of the UI. The list is in the descending order with the top rated
video placed on top of the list.
Table 13 Video Features
8.1
To Play a Video from Video Option
To play a video from any of the video features, follow the steps given below:
1. From home page, select YouTube.
2. From the YouTube list, select the option of your choice.
Example: From the YouTube list, select Most Viewed.
3. Select the video from the list.
4. Press OK to view the video.
You can navigate to the category and the video of your choice. The selected video will be
streamed for your viewing.
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8.2
YouTube Playback
The Video Playback option allows you to play a YouTube video at your convenience. To view the
playback options while watching a video, press INFO on the remote. (To know more about
playback options refer section 5.2)
8.2.1 YouTube playback Menu Options
During YouTube playback, press MENU option available on the remote to perform the following
task.
Options
Description
Related Videos
Displays list of related videos on a video listing
page. Video options on Related Videos page are
Bookmark this video, Home, and Search.
Bookmark this Video
Bookmarks and lists the video under Bookmarks
in My Collection for future viewing. This enables
you to watch and then bookmark the video. This
action displays the message ‘Added to Bookmark’
on the screen.
Add to Favorites*
Adds to your customized option - My Favorites.
Rate this Video*
Enables you to rate the selected video.
Flag As Inappropriate*
Share this Video*
Jump To Page
Enables you to flag those videos that do not
belong to the listed category.
Enables you to share the video with your family
and friends
Allows you to jump to a page if the entries are
more
Table 14 YouTube Playback Menu Options
*These options will be available when you login to your personal YouTube account.
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8.3
Searching for YouTube Videos
This option enables you to search for a specific video on the YouTube Website. You can use this
option when you want to watch a YouTube video of your choice. It lists videos that match the
string of characters entered in the search box.
8.3.1 To Search a Video in YouTube
1. From home page, select YouTube.
2. From theYouTube list, select search. Soft key pad appears.
3. Using the soft keypad enter the search string. (To know more about soft key pad refer to
section 5.3)
4. Using Navigation keys, select the video of your choice.
5. Press OK to view the video.
8.3.1.1 YouTube Search Menu Options
During YouTube search, press MENU available on the remote to perform the following task.
Options
Description
Bookmark this video
Bookmarks and lists the video under
Bookmarks in My Collection for future
viewing. This enables you to watch and then
bookmark the video. This action displays the
message ‘Added to Bookmark’ on the screen.
Bookmark this Search
Jump To Page
Adds the search string to Bookmarks in My
Collection.
Allows you to jump to a page if the entries are
more
Table 15 YouTube Search options
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8.4
YouTube Login
This option enables you to access your existing YouTube user account. Before continuing to
access your YouTube account using YuppTV Internet TV Box, ensure that the account is created
using a PC. YuppTV Internet TV Box can remember up to 4 user names with the option to
remember the password(s). Using Login you can access your customized options on the
YouTube such as My Subscription, My Playlist, My Favorites, and My Uploads.
The Login feature allows you to:

Add an existing account to the YuppTV Internet TV Box

Remove an account from the YuppTV Internet TV Box

Access an account added to the YouTube

Logout of your personal YouTube account
8.4.1 Adding an Account
Add Account option under Login allows you to add your existing YouTube account to YuppTV
Internet TV Box. Thus this option enables you to access YouTube using YuppTV Internet TV Box.
To add an account, follow the steps given below:
1. From home page, select YouTube.
2. From the options that are displayed, select Login.
3. Select Add Account. Enter Your User Name screen appears with a soft key pad.
4. Using soft keypad enter the user name.
5. Press OK.
6. Using Soft Keypad, enter the Password.
7. Select Remember Password on to save password in the YuppTV Internet TV Box.
8. A screen as shown in the following figure appears.Navigate to your user name and press OK
to access your YouTube account.
Note: Maximum four user account names can be added.
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Figure 19 Login - Add Account
8.4.2 Removing an Account
Remove Account enables you to remove your YouTube user account from the YuppTV Internet
TV Box. However, you can login to these accounts through the PC.
The steps below help you to remove the user accounts that are neither required on the YuppTV
Internet TV Box nor valid on the YouTube Website:
1. From home page, select YouTube.
2. From the YouTube list, select Login.
3. Using navigation key, select Remove Account.
4. Press OK. Remove Account screen appears displaying the existing user names.
5. Navigate to the user account you want to remove from the YuppTV Internet TV Box.
6. Press OK. The user account gets deleted from the YuppTV Internet TV Box.
8.4.3 Log in to an Existing User Account
Login option allows you to access your YouTube account and view your customized options on a
wide screen TV at the click of a button. This enables you to search, view and bookmark the
selected video apart from enjoying other privileges such as viewing related videos, adding the
selected videos to your favorites list, rating videos, and flagging the selected video.
To access an existing user account:
1. From home page, select YouTube.
2. From YouTube list, select Login.
3. Using navigation key, select your user name and press OK.
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8.4.4 Changing YouTube User Account
Change User enables you to access multiple YouTube user accounts which are added on the
YuppTV Internet TV Box. This option thus enables more than one person to access their
YouTube accounts using YuppTV Internet TV Box. For example, through YuppTV Internet TV
Box every individual in your home can access their respective YouTube account.
To change the user, follow the steps given below:
1. From home page, select YouTube.
2. From YouTube list, select Change User.
3. Press OK. Change the user you want change.
4. Press OK. User name will be changed.
8.4.5 Logging out of YouTube
To log out from the YouTube follow the steps given below:
1. From home page, select YouTube.
2. Navigate to Change User.
3. Press OK, YouTube Login page appears.
4. Select Logout.
5. Press OK. You will be logged out.
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8.5
YouTube Channels
Channels option in YouTube enables you to access the popular content on YouTube Website
provided by YuppTV Service. The Channels page enables you to navigate to the video listing
page to access video content on YouTube.
Figure 20 YouTube - Channels
Each channel page provides various relevant categories. The videos are listed in the descending
order, the top rated video of the category placed on top of the list. Videos in this option are listed
on the left side under relevant categories. The right side of the screen (UI) displays associated
image and related information for the selected video.
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8.6
YouTube Settings
Settings allow you to choose the country specific youtube region. From the list of countries
displayed, select the country of your choice and the YuppTV Internet TV Box, will point to the
corresponding youtube site.
Figure 21 YouTube - Settings
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9.
Popular Websites
The Popular Websites feature enables you to enjoy the popular video sites available on the
Internet. Videos from various popular websites like CNN Video, ABC news, ESPN, and PGATour
etc. are available for viewing.
Figure 22 Popular Websites
To view a video under Popular Websites follow the steps given below:
1. From home page, select Popular Websites.
2. Navigate to the channel of your choice and press OK.
3. Navigate to the category of your choice and select the video of your choice.
4. Press OK to view the video.
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10. Video Search
The Video Search feature enables you to search any video available on the Internet. This search
using the YuppTV Internet TV Box is not specific to any Website. The search is based on the
string of characters entered in the search box. The search result will list the top level folders
available on the Internet. A search for a string of characters will list the available videos matching
the string on the Internet on that particular day.
Video Search helps you to:

Search

Access

View

Bookmark a video.
Figure 23 Video Search
10.1 Search for a Video
To search for a video in the Internet follow the steps given below:
1. From the home page, select Video Search. A soft keypad appears.
2. Using the soft keypad enter your search ( To know more about Soft keypad refer section 5.3)
3. Using the Navigation keys select the video from the search result list.
4.
Press OK to view the video.
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Note: As you key in the characters the search automatically starts and lists the videos that match
the string. This is helpful when you do not know the string of words or a complete word in the title
of the required video. Navigate to the video of your choice.
10.1.1 Searched Video Menu Options
During play of searched video, press MENU option available on the remote to perform any one of
the following tasks.
Options
Description
Bookmark this video
Bookmarks and lists the video under Bookmarks in
My Collection for future viewing. This enables you to
watch and then bookmark the video. This action
displays the message ‘Added to Bookmark’ on the
screen.
Bookmark this search
Adds the search string to Bookmarks in My
Collection.
Bookmark this folder
Adds the highlighted folder under Bookmarks in My
Collection for future viewing.
Table 16 Search for Video Menu Options
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11. Movies
Movies option enables you to access movies channels provided by YuppTV Service. Accessing
these channels helps you to watch the programs live or rent the video for future viewing. These
channels include the on demand video as well as the premium channels like CinemaNow.
11.1 Video on Demand
Video on Demand is one of the main features of YuppTV Internet TV Box. It enables you to Rent
or Watch your favorite videos. Watching videos live or by renting is defined by YuppTV Service.
11.1.1.1
Rent (Download) Videos
Videos can be rented from the Channels feature of the YuppTV Internet TV Box. The videos
available on Rent can be downloaded onto the YuppTV Internet TV Box. Thus you can create
your own collection of videos within the My Collection feature. To download videos, you need to
have a USB disk connected for storage.
11.1.1.2
Video Renting Options
While downloading the rented video, press MENU key available on the remote to perform the
following tasks.
Options
Delete this Download
Pause This Download
Pause All Downloads
Description
Deletes the selected download
While downloading Pauses the selected
download
While downloading Pauses all the downloads
in progress
Resume This Download*
Resumes the selected paused download
Resume All Downloads*
Resumes and queues all paused downloads
Home
Returns to the YuppTV Internet TV Box home
page
Table 17 Rented Videos Menu Options
Note: *These options will be available when you have paused at least one video download.
11.1.1.3
Watching Videos
The videos available for Watch can be streamed and played directly on your TV.
To watch a video follow the steps given below:
1. From home page, select Channels.
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2. The icons corresponding to the channels are displayed on the screen, select the channel of
your choice and press OK.
3. Select the category of your choice and press OK.
4. Navigate to the video of your choice and press OK. You will get a screen as shown in the
following figure.
5. Select Watch now and press OK.
Note: The Details Page that is displayed provides information about the video to be streamed.
Use the Page Down or the Page Up button to read the summary if it exceeds more than the
available screen space.
Figure 24 Watch Now
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11.1.2 Channel Video Menu Options
Options
Description
Add to Bookmark
Bookmarks and lists the video under Bookmarks in My
Collection for future viewing. This enables you to watch
and then bookmark the video. This action displays the
message ‘Added to Bookmark’ on the screen.
Table 18 Channel Menu Options
11.2 CinemaNow
CinemaNow is a Web-based digital video distribution company. The CinemaNow library contains
approximately 10,000 feature-length films, short films, music concerts and television.
With the most diverse range of content available on the internet, CinemaNow is a good choice for
viewers seeking wide and unique range of videos that are not available on network television,
cable, or at the local video store. YuppTV Internet TV Box allows the user to browse, select and
play this CinemaNow content directly on the TV.
You also have an option to use your personal computer to push your rented or purchased content
to your YuppTV Internet TV Box.
11.2.1 To Create your CinemaNow Account:
You need to have a CinemaNow account to use the CinemaNow feature of your YuppTV Internet
TV Box. You can access CinemaNow movies on your YuppTV Internet TV Box using an account
that is specifically created on this web site.
The following steps explain how to create a new CinemaNow account.
6. Using your personal computer open the URL www.cinemanow.com
7. Click on the REGISTER option that appears in the top right corner of the window.
8. Fill in the necessary information in the provided fields and click on the SUBMIT button.
9. An account will be created. You can use this account to access CinemaNow movies from the
YuppTV Internet TV Box.
10. If you want add the gift certificate by clicking “My account” gift certificate option on the home
page
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Figure 25 CinemaNow Account creation using PC
Note: Accounts created only on www.cinemanow.com can be accessed from your
YuppTV Internet TV Box.
11.2.2 Register CinemaNow Account from YuppTV Internet TV Box:
For you to use the YuppTV Internet TV Box to enjoy Cinemanow contents, the Internet TV Box
registration needs to happen once. The following steps help you achieve it.
11. Select Channels from home page.
12. Select Movies or All Channels from the displayed list of options.
13. Select CinemaNow channel. The list of options as shown in figure below appears on the
YuppTV Internet TV Box screen.
14. Select Log in and enter your user name and password to access your www.cinemanow.com
account.
15. Your YuppTV Internet TV Box is now registered with the CinemaNow account
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Figure 26 CinemaNow on YuppTV Internet TV Box
Note: This is a one time activity and not required again unless you explicitly logout from the
CinemaNow zone
11.2.3 Purchase/Rent Videos from the CinemaNow account (Using PC)
Your Cinemanow account at www.cinemanow.conm will be loaded with the gift certification
amount. This enables you to purchase or rent the video of your choice from the CinemaNow
listing using your personal computer.
16. Log into your cinemanow account at www.cinemanow.com on the personal computer
17. Select Video to be rented or purchased.
18. Ensure that the cost associated for this transaction is lesser than the amount balance
available in your account
19. Proceed to check out
20. Select the “Watch it On” option to match with your registered YuppTV Internet TV Box
(“registered user name-Internet TV Box”)
21. Click the download option
Please select the video of your choice to watch.
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Figure 27 CinemaNow videos using PC
11.2.4 Playing your chosen content on the YuppTV Internet TV Box
The selected video will be pushed to your YuppTV Internet TV Box. Ensure that you have the
USB disk connected to the YuppTV Internet TV Box.
22. Within 90 seconds of the video being pushed from the personal computer you will get a POP
up message about the availability of the title. Please select OK
23. The download of the video will start immediately
24. Select Rented Videos option from My Collection.
25. A list of available videos is displayed.
26. From the displayed list, select a video of your choice to watch to play.
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Figure 28 Rented Videos
11.2.5 Purchase/Rent Videos directly using YuppTV Internet TV Box
Note: This option needs the user to register at www.cinemanow.com with the credit card
information
27. Select Channels from home page.
28. Select Movies or All Channels from the displayed list of options.
29. Select CinemaNow channel.
30. Select Log in and enter user name and password to access your www.cinemanow.com
account.
31. Select the option of your choice. A wide array of movies classified in various categories is
displayed.
32. Select a video of your choice and click on it. A dialog box appears displaying the cost of rent.
Click on the Rent button. The video is then queued for download and is stored under Rented
Videos in My Collection.
11.3 Searching for Videos
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This option enables you to search for a specific video within a channel. You can use this option
when you want to watch the video of your choice. It lists videos matching the defined string.
11.3.1 To search a video
1. From home page, select Channels.
2. From the Channels list, select a channel of your choice.
3. Press SEARCH key available on the remote. A Soft key pad appears.
4. Using the soft keypad enter the search string. (To know about soft key pad refer to section
5.3.)
5. Using Navigation keys, select the video of your choice.
6. Press OK to view the video.
11.3.2 Search Video Menu Options
While searching for a video, press menu key available on the remote to perform the following
tasks.
Options
Bookmark this video
Bookmark this Search
Jump To Page
Descriptions
Bookmarks and lists the video under
Bookmarks in My Collection for future
viewing. This enables you to watch and then
bookmark the video. This action displays the
message ‘Added to Bookmark’ on the screen.
Adds the search string to Bookmarks in My
Collection.
Allows you to jump to a page if the entries are
more
Table 19 Channel Search Menu Options
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12. Live Internet TV
Live Internet TV makes it possible to view digital content live on your TV. The YuppTV Internet
TV Box provides you an option to view your favorite TV channels such as National Geographic,
BBC, or any other Sports channel. Thus you can watch your regular TV channels along with the
other popular sites and services provided by YuppTV.
Based on the service, you will see channels classification. One such classification is as shown
below:
Figure 29 Channel Classification
To view a channel under Movies category of the Live Internet TV, follow the steps given below:
1. From home page, select Live Internet TV.
2. Using navigation key, select Movies.
3. Press OK. The icons corresponding to the channels are displayed on the screen.
4. Navigate to the channel of your choice and press OK.
5. Press OK to view the Channel.
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13. Settings
Settings feature allows you to manually configure the settings of your YuppTV Internet TV Box.
By default the YuppTV Internet TV Box is set in the auto configuration mode. This mode
automatically configures the YuppTV Internet TV Box on the home network.
Figure 30 Settings
The Settings feature provides the following options:

Network - Helps you to configure the network settings.

Box Control - Enables you to create a four digit PIN for the parental lock. It helps you to
prevent misuse of the application.

Product Settings
•
TV Resolution - – This settings option is available only for the YUPPTV 1000HDmodel of
YuppTV Internet TV Box which has the HD capability. It allows you to manually select the
TV screen resolutions.
•
HDTV Auto Resize – This settings option is available only for the YUPPTV
1000HDmodel of YuppTV Internet TV Box which has the HD capability. You enable this
option if you see distortion in the user Interface on you high definition television.
•
Playback Options - Enables you to set the playback option while viewing personal digital
media. YuppTV Internet TV Box configuration details are displayed on the Settings page
below the static image.
•
Language - By default the language is set to English.
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•
Product Info - Provides you with the details about your YuppTV Internet TV Box such as
the current configuration; product ID; YuppTV Internet TV Box software version (Client
Version); latest software version available on the YuppTV Server (Server Version);
Service provider’s IP address; and Time Zone details.

Internet Speed Test - Enables you to check the downlink speed. It helps you to calculate
the time required for an intended download.

YuppTV Account - Provides details related to your personal subscription and billing
information. This option will read as Activate, till you register your YuppTV Internet TV Box.

Factory Defaults - This option allows you to take the box to the factory default state. It also
provides you the option to retain the video contents associated with the YuppTV Internet TV
Box.

Eject USB Disk - To protect the USB disk, it is recommended that you use this option
before removing the USB disk from the YuppTV Internet TV Box.

Third Party Applications – In future when applications are developed by our partners for
YuppTV Internet TV Box, you will have an option to install these on the Internet TV Box.
This setting will allow you to manage these applications when they are available.

HDMI – This settings option is available only for the YUPPTV 1000HD model of YuppTV
Internet TV Box which has the HD capability. It allows you to manually select the TV screen
resolutions and TV output.
Note: When you navigate to the desired options in the Settings page, the details about the
existing configuration get displayed on the right side of the UI. If you want to make further
changes to the settings you can select the option and make the necessary changes.
13.1 Network
YuppTV Internet TV Box can be connected to your home network. The network connection can
be established by using the Network Wizard or Advanced options available within YuppTV
Internet TV Box.
13.1.1 Configuring the YuppTV Internet TV Box using Network Wizard
It provides you with the option to select wired or wireless mode. Wired is the recommended mode
to be used while connecting YuppTV Internet TV Box to a network. This mode automatically
detects your network settings, both in the Wired and the Wireless mode.
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Figure 31 Wired Network Connections
13.1.1.1
Wired Network Connection
To establish a Wired network follow the steps given below:
1. From home page, select Settings.
2. From the Settings list, select Network and press OK.
3. Select Network Wizard and press OK.
4. Using the YuppTV remote navigate and select Wired [Preferred] as shown in figure below.
5. YuppTV Internet TV Box automatically detects your Home Network, Internet settings, and
YuppTV Internet TV Box Server settings and conducts a download speed test of the
connection.
6. You will get confirmation message for successful connection establishment.
Note: You will get a failure alert for unplugged network cable.
13.1.1.2
Wireless Network Connection
To establish a Wireless network Connection, follow the steps given below:
1. From home page, select Settings.
2. From the Settings list, select Network and press OK.
3. Select Network Wizard and press OK.
4. Using the YuppTV remote navigate and select Wireless. A list of Wireless networks within
the range of YuppTV Internet TV Box is listed as shown in figure 39.
5. Select your Wireless network and press OK.
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6. Enter the WEP key for the Wireless network using the Soft Keypad.
7. Press OK.
Figure 32 Wireless Network Connections
Note: YuppTV Internet TV Box automatically detects the Home network, settings, and YuppTV
Internet TV Box Server settings and conducts a download speed test of the connection. You
will get a confirmation for successful connection establishment as shown in the following figure.
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Figure 33 Network Setting Confirmations
13.2 Configuring the YuppTV Internet TV Box using Network Wizard
This option enables you to manually configure the YuppTV Internet TV Box on your home
network in the Wired and the Wireless mode. The Advanced option should be used only if you
want to customize the YuppTV Internet TV Box settings as per your requirement. Configuring
YuppTV Internet TV Box using the Advanced option is recommended only if you are aware of the
settings used for your home network.
13.2.1 Advanced Wired Mode
To use the advanced wired mode follow the steps given below:
1. From home page, select Settings.
2. From the settings list, select Network and press OK.
3. Select Advanced Wizard and press OK. A screen appears as shown in the following figure.
4. Select Wired.
5. Enter values for the different network settings using the Up/down navigation keys on the
Remote. Use the Left/Right navigation keys to move to the previous or the next box.
6. Select OK to establish a network.
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Figure 34 Advanced Wired Network Connections
The table below describes the options available on the page.
Option
Name
Option
Type
IP Settings
Auto
Static
Description
Choosing Auto would enable
DHCP Service or you can set
it to Static. By default, the Auto
option is set.
Following fields have to be set manually if the IP Settings
is set to Static
IP Address
IP address
The IP address of the YuppTV
Internet TV Box.
Subnet Mask
Subnet Mask
Subnet mask of your network.
Gateway
Gateway IP
address
IP address of the gateway.
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Option
Name
Option
Type
Description
DNS
DNS Server
IP address
IP address of the DNS Server.
Cancel
To exit Network.
Save
To accept the settings.
Table 20 Network Options
13.2.2 Advanced Wireless Mode
To use the Advanced Wireless Mode follow the steps given below:
1. From home page, select Settings.
2. From the Settings list, select Network and press OK.
3. Select Advanced Wizard and press OK.
4. Select Wireless.
5. Select IP Settings.
6. Navigate to Next. A screen appears as shown in the figure 35.
7. Select Scan.
8. Select Home Wireless (SSID) and press OK.
9. Navigate to Security, WEP, Input Mode, Key Index and Network Key.
10. Select OK to establish a network.
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Figure 35 Advanced Wireless Network Connection
13.3 Box Control
Box Control is access control feature available with YuppTV Internet TV Box. It enables you to
create a four digit PIN and helps to prevent misuse of the YuppTV Internet TV Box.
The following sections explain this feature in details.
13.3.1 Enable Box Control
To enable the Box Control, follow the steps given below:
1. From home page, select Settings.
2. From Settings, select Box Control.
3. From the list, select Enable and press OK.
4. Using navigation keys enter four digits number of your choice (PIN) and select Done.
5. You will get an information screen, select Yes and press OK. Your Box Control will be
enabled.
When you restart the YuppTV Internet TV Box, it will ask for the PIN, enter your four digits PIN to
access the YuppTV Internet TV Box.
13.3.2 Disable Box Control
Disable option allows you to disable the Box Control. Select disable and follow the displayed
instructions to disable Box control.
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13.3.3 Change PIN
Change Pin allows you to change the existing PIN to new PIN. Select Change PIN and follow
the displayed instructions to change your PIN.
13.3.4 Forgot PIN
If you have forgotten the PIN, please select the Forgot PIN option. This option helps you to
retrieve the PIN.
Note: You will get an E-mail providing your PIN details.
13.4 YuppTV Account
YuppTV Account displays information related to your billing status. It also provides subscription
details such as the name of the account holder, the e-mail address used during subscription,
subscription expiry date, cost of the subscription, subscription limit, and the download
limit left.
YuppTV Account also provides information about the YuppTV Internet TV Box account validity.
To register/update your account details, you can log on to the YuppTV Internet TV Box Server at
www.YuppTV.com.
Note: If the YuppTV Internet TV Box is not registered to the service, this option will read as
“Activate”.
YuppTV
Figure 36 My Account Page
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13.5 Upgrading the YuppTV Internet TV Box from the YuppTV Server
Once you have successfully connected the YuppTV Internet TV Box to the Internet, you may
receive a message to upgrade the YuppTV Service. This message appears if the YuppTV
Service has a software update for your YuppTV Internet TV Box. In case you receive this request
we recommend that you upgrade your YuppTV Service immediately.
Please follow the steps given below to upgrade your YuppTV Internet TV Box.
1. Please power cycle the box by unplugging the power cord from the box and reconnecting it.
Before the home page appears you will receive a message to upgrade to the YuppTV
Service. You will be presented with two options – Now and Later.
To perform the upgrade immediately:
1. Select Now on the screen and press OK key of the remote.
To perform the upgrade at a later time:
1. Select Later on the screen and press OK key of the remote.
2. If you do not get the Upgrade message, please go to Settings->Product Info and note
down the Box id, client version and server version. Email the data to the contact details
provided at support@YuppTV.com.
Note: It is recommended that you upgrade to the latest version to enjoy the new features
available. Other reasons for upgrading are to fix known security holes and bugs that have been
found and fixed.
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14. Glossary
These are the commonly used technical terms used within this document. These terms are listed
to provide you with additional information.

DHCP (Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol) - A protocol that lets one device on a local
network, known as a DHCP server, assign temporary IP addresses to the other network
devices, typically computers.

DRM (Digital Rights Management) - This is a technology to give content providers control
over redistribution and access to material.

DNS (Domain Name Server) - The IP address of your ISPs server, which translates the
names of Websites into IP addresses.

Ethernet - An IEEE standard network protocol that specifies how data is placed on and
retrieved from a common transmission medium.

IP (Protocol) - A protocol used to send data over a network.

IP Address – A unique address used to identify a computer or a device on a network.

Mbps (Megabits per Second) - One million bits per second; a unit of measurement for data
transmission.

Static IP Address - A fixed address assigned to a computer or device that is connected to a
network.

Subnet Mask - An address code that determines the size of the network.

UI – User interface.
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