When accessing Sling TV, you will come across a feature named ‘My TV’. While experienced Sling TV users are familiar with ‘My TV’, but the ones who are using Sling TV for the first time will have no idea as to what ‘My TV’ is and what it is used for. If you too are not familiar with ‘My TV’ feature of Sling TV, then you need to go through the below-given information.
Sling’s ‘My TV’ is a feature that is customized as per the user preferences. If you have started to use Sling TV, then you can easily transform your viewing experience with the addition of your favorite channels to ‘My Channels’ ribbon. You can also go back to the show hours later by making use of the feature named ‘Continue Watching’, add TV shows or movies that you want to see into ‘Favorites’ ribbon. If you want to know more about My TV, and how to customize and get the most out of it, then continue reading the post.
Add channels that you really want to see into your ‘My Channels’ list
If you want to include more channels to ‘My Channels’, you will have to click on the ‘Add’ button.
After that, you can select your favorite channels. The channel you select is going to be determined by a green check mark that you can see in the upper corner of the logo.
You can easily add or remove your favorite channels by clicking on ‘Edit’ button that you can find at the end of ‘My Channels’ ribbon.
On select devices, if you add your favorite channel, then it is going to be automatically moved to the front of your channel guide.
How to watch and manage your cloud DVR recordings?
If you have already subscribed to cloud DVR and also using an eligible device, then you are going to see ‘Recordings’ option. The recordings you have done most recently will appear on your ‘My TV’ screen.
Scroll to the extreme right of the screen and then, select ‘My DVR’ to access and manage all the recordings.
Note: You can find this option at the beginning of the ribbon depending upon the device you are using.
Pick up from where you’ve left off with ‘Continue Watching’ option
In case you are watching an on-demand program or the channel you are watching has ‘Replay’ feature, then you can enjoy the benefits of ‘Continue Watching’ ribbon. If you have an urgent work to do, then you can pause the show you are watching, go and finish your work and when you are ready to watch your show again, simply go to ‘Continue Watching’ ribbon to resume the show.
You can easily pause the content in the middle of the show and pick up where you left off on your smartphone. There are a few devices in which you can scroll to the end of the ‘Continue Watching’ ribbon and select ‘Clear’ or ‘Clear All’. If you can find this button on the app, then the shows will disappear from the ribbon once they are no longer available.
Easily find your favorite shows with ‘Favorites’ ribbon
You can add all your favorite movies and TV shows by customizing ‘Favorites’ ribbon.
In order to add a show into the ‘Favorites’ ribbon, click on the thumbnail of the TV show followed by clicking ‘heart’ icon.
To remove the show from the ‘Favorites’ list, select the ‘heart’ icon again.
Find featured movies, shows, and sports
You may also see featured movies, shows, and sports depending upon the device you are using. These ribbons provide users with an easy way to find the most popular live games and PPV events, browse Sling TV library of on-demand content in order to find a new binge-worthy show or finding a classic movie from ‘My TV’ screen.