The Shaw FreeRange TV app includes the ability to set parental controls which allow you to limit the types of content available for streaming and download through the app. If you have the FreeRange TV app installed on multiple devices, please be aware that parental controls must be set up individually on each device as they are not account based, and are separate from the parental controls you can set up through your Digital Box.
To set up parental controls in the FreeRange TV app, you will first need to create a PIN. To set up a PIN for the first time, you will need to:
This PIN will be required to access parental control options in the future, so please ensure that you remember it for future reference. Once a PIN has been set you can set your parental control preferences which include enabling safe browse, setting movie and TV ratings and locking networks and titles.
Safe Browse prevents the display of adult titles and descriptions. Safe Browse does not prevent the playback of content. To lock content with a Parental Controls PIN, be sure to set restrictions based on ratings and more.
Lock movies based on their ratings.
Adult - Adult audiences only
No one under 17 years old is admitted
Restricted. Under 17 years old requires accompanying parent or guardian
Parents strongly cautioned. Some material might be inappropriate for children under 13
Parental guidance suggested. Some material may be inappropriate for children under 13
General audiences. Contains nothing that would offend parents for viewing by their children
Lock television shows based on their rating.
These programs are specifically designed to be viewed by adults and therefore may be unsuitable for children under 17
These programs contain some material that many parents would find unsuitable for children under 14 years of age.
These programs contain material that parents may find unsuitable for younger children.
Most parents would find these programs suitable for all ages.
These programs are designed for children age 7 and above.
These programs are designed to be appropriate for all children.
This setting allows you to lock all networks and channels, or lock specific networks based on your preference.
Manage parental control locks on specific shows and movies. Titles added to this section of the app have been added to the list via the "Lock" option that is present while viewing a television show or movie page. To lock individual tiles, navigate to the Info page for that tile and tap "Lock"
Reset any ratings, channels, and more. The Parental Controls PIN will not be reset.