How can I personalise the EE TV app on my tablet or phone?

     
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Create your own personal TV Guide on your tablet or phone and get instant access to your favourite shows, channels and recordings. You can view all your personal photos and videos on your TV too.

Change your My TV name

Change your My TV name

  1. 1

    Open your EE TV app menu (tap the screen and select Home if you're watching telly on the app (or tap the More button in the top right corner of your phone screen)

  2. 2

    Select TOOLS & HELP > SETTINGS

  3. 3

    Tap My TV name (it may be called something different if you've already changed the name)

  4. 4

    Type the new name, then tap SAVE

Good to know

You can give a different name to each device you have the EE TV app on.

Add favourite programmes

Add favourite programmes

Everybody in your home can set up their personal favourites menu on their own device. There are four ways to add your favourites:

From Programme Details
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    While watching TV (or Recorded or Replay content), tap your screen to open the information bar

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    Tap the information icon, then tap MORE INFO

  3. 3

    Press the star button

From your Recordings and Replay menu
  1. 1

    Tap ALL RECORDINGS or ALL REPLAY then choose your programme to open PROGRAMME DETAILS

  2. 2

    Press the star button

From Search
  1. 1

    Tap the Search button (on a phone, first tap Options in the top right corner) 

  2. 2

    Type the name of your programme and select it when it appears

  3. 3

    Press the star button

From your companion screen
  1. 1

    Tap the companion button or Flick content to your TV

  2. 2

    Tap the information icon (on a phone, then select MORE INFO)

  3. 3

    Press the star button

Good to know

The first time you add a favourite, you'll be asked if you'd like to set a name.

> Change your My TV name 

 

Add favourite channels

Add favourite channels

Pick your favourites so you can go straight to the channels you want to watch. Everyone in your home can set up their personal My Channels on their own device.

There are two ways to add favourites to My Channels:

MY TV menu
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    While watching TV (or Recorded or Replay content), tap your screen and select the Home button

  2. 2

    From your TV menu, select MY CHANNELS

  3. 3

    Tap the plus (+) button next to My Channels and select the channels you want to add

  4. 4

    Tap anywhere off the menu to add your favourite channels 

Good to know

If you have lots of favourite channels, you can choose to show All, HD or Restart channels. Or you can sort your channels by channel number, category or most popular.

Channel list
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    Tap on the screen while watching TV on your app

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    Tap on the left or right of your screen to open the channel list

  3. 3

    In All Channels, find the channel you want and press on its logo for a couple of seconds until a star appears

  4. 4

    To view your favourite channels, tap My Channels

  5. 5

    To remove a channel, long press until the star disappears

My Photos and Videos

My Photos and Videos

Share pics and videos from your phone with your friends and family by flicking them to your TV. 

  1. 1

    Tap on the screen while watching TV on your app and select the Home button 

  2. 2

    Tap or swipe to open My TV and choose MY PHOTOS & VIDEOS

  3. 3

    Tap to select the photo or video to see a preview of it on your device

  4. 4

    Move the content to your TV screen with a flick of your finger or use the Flick button

  5. 5

    To stop displaying a picture or video on your TV, press the stop display icon

Automatically display pictures on your TV

If you prefer, you can change settings so your photos and videos are automatically displayed on your TV:

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    Tap to select the Settings button

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    Select Automatic display on TV

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    Now, when you open a new photo or video it will automatically display on your TV

     

Sorting your photos and videos

MY PHOTOS & VIDEOS shows all content available on your device. You can choose to display photos or videos using the show menu.

Using the Sorted by menu, you can display your photos and videos by date, by albums on your device or alphabetically.

Unable to see content (iPhone or iPad only)

If you chose not to allow the EE TV app to use photos when you first downloaded the app on an iPhone or iPad, you won't be able to see any photos or videos in My TV.

To change this:

  1. 1

    Open Settings and move down until you find the EE TV app

  2. 2

    Tap to open and choose Allow EE TV to 

 
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