Enjoying TV with HTC One
Turn your phone into a remote control and TV guide

Enjoying TV with HTC One

The TV app makes HTC One a key part of your entertainment experience. The TV app lets you easily tune into your preferred shows, get reminded when your favorite show is on, see what shows are coming up, and more.

Discover current and upcoming programs with the intelligent electronic program guide (EPG) that learns your viewing habits and suggests shows you might like. The TV app can also remember more than one EPG, so if you have more than one service provider, you can get reminders for any of them.

Note: EPG information is only available for some countries.

Setting up the TV app

Important: Make sure that you have an Internet connection before you set up the EPG.
  1. Open the TV app.
  2. Tap Next.
  3. Select your location, and then tap Next.

    Depending on your location, you may be asked to enter your postal code or select your region.

  4. Choose your TV service provider, and then tap Next.
    Note: Your cable or service provider may not be supported by the TV app.
  5. Select the channels included in your cable package, and then tap Next.
  6. Select your video on demand services, and then tap Next.
    Note: The available video on demand services depend on your location.
  7. Tap next to your favorite shows. If you don't find your favorite shows in the list, tap , enter the show's name, and then tap .
  8. Tap Finish.

Using the EPG

Use the TV app's EPG (electronic program guide) to check what's showing on your TV, view show details, or schedule TV reminders.
Important: The first time you tap a now showing program on the EPG, you'll be asked to set up HTC remote. See Setting up your remote control.
  1. Open the TV app. The Today tab displays your favorite shows and channels.
  2. On the Today tab, you can:
    • Tap a show thumbnail under the Now showing on TV section to watch it on your TV screen.
    • Tap below the show thumbnail to check the show's title, cast, and synopsis.
    • Swipe up to check your upcoming favorite shows.
    • Tap to change the type of shows you want to display on the EPG or to view the channel guide.

To add or remove favorite shows, show or hide channels, set reminders, and more, tap > Settings.

Adding another EPG

If you have more than one TV service provider, you can add additional EPGs to the TV app and easily switch between them on the HTC One. The TV app is designed on the concept of Rooms. For each Room you can add one EPG and one remote.
  • You can only set up another EPG for a TV service provider from the same location or country. When you change the location or country, previously created EPGs and remotes will be deleted.
  • There is a limit to the number of Rooms you can add. When you reach the maximum number, you'll need to remove one before you can add another.
  1. Open the TV app.
  2. On the TV app main screen, tap > Settings > Rooms.
  3. Tap and enter a name for the new Room.
  4. With Create a new room selected, tap Next.
    Tip: If you want to duplicate an existing EPG, select the Room with the EPG you want to copy.
  5. Follow the onscreen instructions to setup the EPG.

To switch between EPGs, tap on the main screen of the TV app.

Scheduling TV programs

Whether your favorite show is airing in the next hour or next weekend, you'll never miss it when you set a reminder in the TV app. The Calendar app will notify you when your favorite show is about to start.
  1. Open the TV app.
  2. Swipe up the Showing next on TV section or go to the This week tab. Or if you've selected Movies, TV Programs, or Sports to display on the EPG, go to the On later tab.
  3. Tap a show thumbnail, tap an episode under the Upcoming section, and then tap a show schedule that you want to be reminded of.
    Tip: If you want to receive reminders for future episodes of a favorite TV series, tap Add series.
    The reminder set icon appears.

Before the show starts, you'll receive an upcoming event notification. Open the notification and then tap the link to view the show details and watch the show as it starts.

Watching on demand videos

Do you want to see what shows are available on demand? The TV app keeps you updated on current and upcoming on-demand movies and TV shows. Instantly watch them on HTC One or on your TV using the HTC Media Link HD (sold separately).
  • You may need to download the on demand service app first from Google Play.
  • Most on-demand movies and TV shows can be purchased or rented from your video service provider.
  1. Open the TV app.
  2. On the Today tab, do any of the following:
    • Swipe up to the Available on demand section.
    • Tap , select Movies, TV Programs, or Sports, and then go to the On demand tab.
  3. Tap a show thumbnail, and then tap the video on demand service that you want use to watch the show.

To add or remove video on demand services, tap > Settings > Provider information.

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