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Stop a Joey from changing channels on Hopper I am watching?

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#1 OFFLINE   Corwynder



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Posted 03 March 2013 - 09:27 PM

Well everything was working great until all of a sudden the channel I was watching changed to Dora the Explorer and I heard one my boys laughing. I understand they can join what I'm watching but it surprised me when they can not only join but change my channel. Is there a way to block that?

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#2 OFFLINE   Stewart Vernon

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Posted 03 March 2013 - 10:57 PM

I don't think so... I think the idea of joining in and sharing the viewing means either remote has equal control.

You could be on a different tuner than they are... but if they want to join in on that one, they can keep chasing you around I expect.

Any capability to lock-out that on a Joey would seem to essentially render that Joey useless.

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#3 OFFLINE   njk986


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Posted 04 March 2013 - 12:13 AM

The only way to that would be to go in there and take their remote so they can't change your channel anymore. :)

#4 OFFLINE   James Long

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Posted 04 March 2013 - 12:55 AM

If there is a tuner free their channel change would change to the free tuner ... but yes, a Joey can change a Hopper's channel and I'd love to see that not happen.

Pulling the cable on the Joey works. Let the gigglers learn some respect for their elders. :D

#5 OFFLINE   bmetelsky


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Posted 04 March 2013 - 08:45 AM

Or have a good laugh with them about it and let them know life isn't so serious.


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