Posts Tagged Sky Player

13. The Home Page (Menu)

To access the 3view Home page or Menu, press the Home button on the remote control. Every area of the 3view unit can be accessed from here. The current channel is displayed in a window on the right hand side of the Menu list.

The 3view Menu page

Recordings Icon and title

Selecting Recordings from the Home page takes you to the Recordings Screen so that you can access any of your recordings and scheduled timers.

TV Guide with Button

The TV Guide takes you to the Guide so that you can set up your recordings and/or watch a current program.

3View Button and Title

Selecting the 3view button takes you to the 3View portal where you can access BBC iPlayer, YouTube and other Websites and services.

Sky Player Button

The Sky Player will be accessed from this button when it becomes available on the 3View unit.

My Photos Title and icon

This button in the Menu list allows you to access and view your Photos on your 3view unit streamed from your PC.

My Music plus icon

The My Music button gives you access to your music files, either streamed from your PC or saved to your 3View unit.

My Videos with icon

Selecting the My Videos tab gives you access to your Videos either streamed from your PC or saved to your Media on the 3view unit.

Settings Icon

The settings tab gives you access to the Settings page where you can scan for channels and adjust other settings.

In the next pages of this User Guide we’ll work through all of these choices available from the Home page one by one.

The first Home page choice of Recordings takes you to the Recordings Screen where you can manage all of your recordings and scheduled timers and has already been covered in the previous chapters 8. Setting your Recordings 9. Managing your Recordings and 10. Deleting Recordings and Timers.  


 

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16. The 3View Portal. Other Services.

 

youtube

Choice once you select a video

 

The YouTube tab in the 3View portal gives access to YouTube videos which are divided into different categories on the left hand side of the screen.  As you select each category on the left using the direction keys and then pressing OK, the list of available videos on the right hand side will change in content.  In order to select  a video to watch move over to the list of Videos under your chosen Category, scroll down the list and press OK.  

 

 

DSC02306You will be shown two choices, Play Video or Add to Favourites. Select Play Video. If you select Add to Favourites that video will then be added to those found under the My Favourites tab. You can clear your Favourites once you have watched them all by using the Clear Favourites tab at the bottom.

The Search Tab when selected will display the familiar on screen Keyboard where you can enter the title of a YouTube video and then search the whole of  YouTube to find it.  Under the 3view tab you can watch lot’s of videos to help you get the best out of using your 3View unit.

 

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The Sky Player service has not been implemented at the time of constructing this User Guide. Once implemented the User Guide will be updated with the details of how to use the service.

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The 3view service has not been implemented at the time of writing this User Guide. Once implemented the User Guide will be updated with details of how to use the service.

bing

Selecting the Bing tab gives you access to the Bing home page where you can conduct a search using either an attached USB keyboard and mouse or by using the remote control in order to access the on screen keyboard.  Press  the Sub button on the remote control to bring up the keyboard, to cycle through upper case, lower case or numeric/punctuation press the Info button. To remove the on screen keyboard press Back. To return to the live broadcast screen, press Exit.

The Broadcasters Websites.

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The remaining services available in the 3View portal at this time  consist of the major broadcasters websites.  Navigate to each one using the directions buttons and  press OK on any of the tabs to access the broadcasters home page. In order to navigate around the page you can either choose to use an attached USB keyboard and mouse or alternatively the remote control which uses the following buttons in order to move around the pages and access the different areas.

Press Action
Rewind Move left to the next link
Fast Forward Move right to the next link
P + Move up through links
P – Move down through links
OK Activate a link
Up direction arrow Scroll the page up
Down direction arrow Scroll the page down
Left direction arrow Scroll the page left
Right direction arrow Scroll the page right
Back Move back to the previously viewed page
Sub Display the on screen keyboard
Back Remove the on screen keyboard
Exit Exit the website and return to viewing a live broadcast

 


 

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