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Amino Set-Top Box On-Screen TV Guide Overview and Functions

Program Guide Overview and Functions

Use the guide to see what’s on live TV channels. 

  1. Press the Guide button on your remote control.

  2. Use the arrow buttons on the remote control to navigate through the programming guide. You can also use the CH+ or CH- buttons to scroll through many channels.

  3. To watch a program which is currently airing, select the program and click the middle OK button. Click once to see program details; click a second time to begin watching. 

  4. If the program is scheduled for later, Click OK button once to see program details and click a second time to schedule a recording.  Learn more about PVR recording here .

Add your Google Account to your TV account

It is not necessary to have a Google account to use your Distributel TV service. However, adding your Google account allows you to easily add Apps to your TV Set Top Box via the Google Play Store.
Add your Google account through the Settings option on your device.
  • Popular Apps such as YouTube, Crave, Amazon Prime Video, Twitch, Spotify are all available through the Play Store once an account is logged in. 

  • A credit card is not required for the creation of Google account. 

  • Please note the Netflix App is not currently supported on the Amino set top box. 

Pause and Rewind Live TV with Cloud PVR

Distributel TV service allows you to pause a live TV channel to watch later or rewind to when you began watching the channel just like having a local PVR. 

To pause live TV

  1. Using your remote, press Pause button  to pause your live TV.

  2. To resume watching press Play button  .

To rewind live TV

  1. If you want to rewind, press the Pause/Play button   twice.

  2. Press the rewind button   . This may take a second or two depending on how long the channel has been recording. You can increase the rewind speed by pressing multiple times on the rewind button.

  3. To resume watching press the Play button  .

Note: If you’ve scheduled a recording in advance, you can rewind to the beginning of the show. If you just started a recording on the live channel with the R button  , you may be unable to rewind if you tuned away from the channel.