Customize the on-screen guide

This article applies to customers who have the new version of Fiber TV. If you have the older version of our user interface, please view this article on how to create custom guides.

Find the content you're looking for more quickly and easily by customizing the on-screen program guide:

  • Create custom guides: You can create personal on-screen guides that include only you channels they want. For example, create guides based on content, such as news, sports, or kids shows. Your custom guides appear on every Fiber-connected TV in your home and in the Fiber TV mobile app for Android or iOS. In fact, you can also create custom guides using the Fiber TV app.

  • Change font size: Select a larger font size.

  • Change channel visibility: Display all channels or only channels you subscribe to.

  • Show or hide color categories: Display different colors for different types of program listings (TV shows, movies, and sports events). Or turn off this setting to display all program listings with the same background color.

To display guide settings:

  1. Press  on the remote control, select Settings, and press ok.

  2. Select Guide and press ok to display the Guide Settings page.

    Display custom guides on legacy Fiber TV

To create a custom guide
  1. On the Guide Settings page, select Custom Guides and press ok.

  2. Select Create Custom Guide and press ok.

    Create custom guide on Google Fiber TV

  3. Enter a name for your custom guide, using the remote to navigate the on-screen keyboard. Then select Next and press ok.

    Name custom guide on Google Fiber TV

  4. Select a channel you want to include in your guide and press ok.

    A checkmark  indicates that the channel is included in your guide. Continue selecting channels for your guide.

    Add channels to guide on Google Fiber TV

  5. To remove a channel that you added to guide, select it and press ok. Or, to remove all channels, select Clear Channels and press ok.

  6. When you finish selecting channels, select Create Guide and press ok.

  7. Choose whether you want to start using your new guide now. You can switch to a custom guide or the default guide at any time.

Shortcut to custom guide settings: Press   twice to display the guide selector. Then select Create Guide and press ok.

To switch to a custom guide: After you create one or more custom guides, you can view them by pressing   twice to display guide selector. Then select a guide and press ok.

To change a custom guide
  1. On the Guide Settings page, select Custom Guides and press ok.

  2. On the Custom Guides Settings page, select Edit Custom Guide.

    Edit custom guide on Google Fiber TV

  3. On the Select Guide page, select the guide you want to edit and press ok.

    Select specific guide on Google Fiber TV

  4. Optionally, change the name of the guide, using the on-screen keyboard.

    Change the name of guide on Google Fiber TV

  5. Select Next and press ok.

  6. Add or remove channels, just as you did when creating the guide.

  7. When you finish editing your guide, select Save Guide and press ok.

To delete a custom guide
  1. On the Guide Settings page, select Custom Guides and press ok

  2. On the Custom Guides Settings page, select Delete Custom Guide and press ok.

    Custom guides settings pane on Fiber TV

  3. On the Select Guide page, select the guide you want to delete and press ok.

    Select guide to edit on Google Fiber TV

  4. In the confirmation message, select Delete and press ok.

To change the font size of the guide
  1. On the Guide Settings page, select Font Size and press ok.

  2. Select either Standard or Large and press ok.

    Set font size in guide setting on Fiber TV

To set channel visibility
  1. On the Guide Settings page, select Channel Visibility and press ok.

  2. Select either All or Subscribed and press ok.

    Set channel visibility in guide setting on Fiber TV

To show color categories in guides
  1. On the Guide Settings page, select Show Color Categories and press ok.

  2. Select Enabled or Disabled and press ok.

    Show color categories in guides on Fiber TV

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