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The info banner on the Virgin TV box

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Virgin TV V6 Box

The Info Banner appears whenever you change channel, showing you what’s on now and next.

How to use the Info Banner:

  1. The Info Banner appears whenever you change channel. To see the full banner press Info on your remote
  2. To hide the banner press Left or Clear
  3. To see it again press Info
  4. Use Up and Down to scroll through the icons

Info Banner options

Recording

The top icon in the info banner shows what you are currently watching; this shows as a record icon that is solid red if you are recording the programme or transparent if nothing is recording.

You can change the options on your current channel by pressing OK or Record. Pressing Record will do nothing if you are watching an On Demand programme or a recording from My Shows.

By highlighting at the bottom of the info banner, this will show you what is playing or recording on the other tuners. Press Right on the four way control on your remote to select a tuner and then press OK to view the programme on that tuner.

You can only start or cancel recordings for the programme you are currently watching, not programmes on the other tuners, unless you change to that tuner first. If you are recording six programmes at the same time you can only watch either; one of the six programmes, one of your recordings from My Shows, or catch up with a programme from an app in Apps and Games on Virgin TV such as BBC iPlayer or Netflix.

Subtitles

Choose whether you want subtitles on or off. If subtitles aren’t available, the icon will be dimmed. To turn subtitles on permanently you can do this within Settings.

Audio

If more than one audio track is available, this icon will be lit. If one of the tracks available is a Dolby Digital track, you’ll be able to select it here.

Audio Description

For the blind and partially sighted some channels provide audio or audio descriptions of what’s happening on the show. If the icon is dimmed, there’s no audio track available.

Streaming

The Info Banner indicates that you’re watching an On Demand programme. Pressing OK on the streaming icon will do nothing.

TIVO

The Info Banner appears whenever you change channel, showing you what’s on now and next.

How to use the Info Banner:

  1. The Info Banner appears whenever you change channel. To see the full banner press Info on your remote
  2. To hide the banner press Left or Clear
  3. To see it again press Info
  4. Use Up and Down to scroll through the icons

Info Banner options

Recording

The icon in the info banner shows what you are currently watching; this shows as a record icon that is solid red if you are recording the programme or transparent if nothing is recording.

You can change the options on your current channel by pressing OK or Record. Pressing Record will do nothing if you are watching an On Demand programme or a recording from My Shows

If you are recording three programmes at the same time you can only watch either; one of the three programmes, one of your recordings from My Shows, or catch up with a programme from an app in Apps and Games on Virgin TV such as BBC iPlayer or Netflix.

Subtitles

Choose whether you want subtitles on or off. If subtitles aren’t available, the icon will be dimmed. To turn subtitles on permanently you can do this within Settings.

Audio

If more than one audio track is available, this icon will be lit. If one of the tracks available is a Dolby Digital track, you’ll be able to select it here.

Audio Description

For the blind and partially sighted some channels provide audio or audio descriptions of what’s happening on the show. If the icon is dimmed, there’s no audio track available.

Streaming

The Info Banner indicates that you’re watching an On Demand programme. Pressing OK on the streaming icon will do nothing.

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