The Freesat TV guide often serves as the initial destination when determining your evening entertainment. Needless to say, this indispensable feature enables seamless navigation through the platform's multitude of channels, assisting in the perusal of tonight's television offerings to identify content that aligns with your interests. Nevertheless, confronted with an extensive array of channels, sifting through the TV guide can become a daunting task in search of compelling viewing options. This underscores the value of tailoring your TV guide, a practice that not only economizes time but also streamlines the discovery of desired programs.

As of 28th June 2023, delve into the following systematic guide which will walk you through the process of personalizing your Freesat TV guide according to your specific preferences. By doing so, you'll effortlessly pinpoint your preferred shows, enhancing your overall Freesat experience and making the most of your television time.

Step 1: Go to the Settings Menu  

Head to the Settings menu on your Freesat TV Box, then select the Guide option. From here, you can start customising your TV Guide to suit your telly preferences. 

Step 2: Create a Favourite Channels List  

A great feature of the Freesat TV guide is the ability to create a Favourite Channels list. This allows you to add your favourite channels and programmes into one easy list so you can easily access them without having to scroll through the TV guide.  

To create a Favourite Channels list, press the Home button on your remote control and go to Settings.  

In Settings, select Freesat Channels and enter your PIN. Finally, choose Favourite Channels and simply select the channels or programmes you want to save to your favourites.  

You can access your Favourites List quickly by pressing the LIST button on your remote control.  

Step 3: Hide Channels You Don't Want  

As well as adding to your favourites list, you can also hide channels you don’t want to see, either because you want to keep the TV Guide family-friendly with some Parental Controls, or just because you’re not a fan of the channel. 

To hide a channel, go to Settings, then Freesat Channels and enter your PIN. Select Hide Channels, and then Edit Hidden Channels. You can then simply select the channels you want to hide and they’ll no longer appear in your TV Guide. Any recordings from these channels will also be hidden in the Recordings section.  

If you ever want to bring these channels back, head to the Edit Hidden Channels section again and click on the hidden channel to bring to re-add them to your TV Guide.  

Step 4: Find Channels by Genre 

You can also choose to filter the channels by category, such as Drama, Films, Sports and more. To give it a go, press LIST to see a menu of channel genres to speed up finding the channels that show the kind of telly you want to see. You may even find a hidden gem in the channels list you’ve never tried before!

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