Enjoying TV with HTC One

Enjoying TV with HTC One

The TV app puts HTC One at the center of your living room experience. With an intelligent electronic program guide (EPG) and the HTC remote, the TV app gives you full control of your TV entertainment.

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.

Note: The TV app is only available in selected 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. Select your location, and then tap Next.
    Note: Depending on your location, you may be asked to enter your postal code or select your region.
  3. Choose your cable provider, and then tap Next.
    Note: Your cable or service provider may not be supported by the TV app.
  4. Select the channels included in your cable package, and then tap Next. Otherwise, let TV select the channels and tap Skip.
  5. Select your video on demand services, and then tap Next.
    Note: The available video on demand services depend on your location.
  6. 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 .
  7. 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.

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. 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).
Important:
  • 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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