How do I authorize my Shaw cable box?


How do I authorize my Shaw cable box?


  1. Install the equipment with the steps included in your HD Digital Box instructions.
  2. Log into My Shaw.
  3. Click the TV option from My Services from the top navigation, and select Self-Install TV Equipment.
  4. Click Activate.

How do I authorize my cable box?

Call 1-855-OK-BEGIN (1-855-652-3446). Enter the requested numbers when prompted, including the telephone number associated with the account. Wait for your cable box to activate. This may take up to 20 minutes.

How do I reset my Shaw cable box?

How to reset your digital box

  1. Locate and unplug the power cable on your Digital Box.
  2. Wait 30 seconds.
  3. Plug the power back into the Digital Box.
  4. Wait approximately 1-2 minutes for the Interactive Guide functions to be fully restored.

How do I activate my setup box?

How to Activate a Set Top Box

  1. Turn on your television and set-top box. Find the pertinent information needed for your set-top box activation.
  2. Visit the website for your set-top box’s cable company, and select the “Activate” option.
  3. Enter the necessary information for activation.

Why does my Comcast channels say not authorized?

If someone’s having the “access not authorized” problem, it’s probably because of mismatched info for the same account confusing the system (different emails for the same phone numbers, or different phone numbers for the same email). Going through will allow you to link the accounts.

How do I manually update my Comcast cable box?

Click the Update Now button in the email provided or navigate to You will be prompted to login using your Xfinity ID and password. Click the Get Started button. Review the details in the What You Have and What You’ll Get fields to make sure the equipment listed is correct.

What does it mean when it says you are not authorized to view this content?

A message saying that you are not authorized, need to re-authenticate, or that there was an authentication error, comes directly from your TV provider. This usually indicates that your package with that provider does not include the required TV channel subscriptions.

What does need to re-authenticate mean?

Definition(s): The process of confirming the subscriber’s continued presence and intent to be authenticated during an extended usage session.

Why is my Shaw box not working?

Try power cycling your digital box by unplugging its power cord from the wall or power bar. Wait 30 seconds while it resets, then plug it back in. If that doesn’t solve the issue, you’ll find more solutions in the article Digital Box will not Power On. My TV box doesn’t respond to my Shaw remote.

How do I connect my Shaw TV to my cable box?

Press the red CABLE power button to turn on the digital box on your Shaw remote control device (on older Shaw remotes, press CBL and then PWR, located in the top-right corner of the remote.) If the digital box turns on while the TV turns off, or vice versa, press the POWER button on your TV to make sure they are both…

Why is my Shaw TV box not responding to my Remote?

My TV box doesn’t respond to my Shaw remote. There are a few things you can try. Press the power button on the digital box to turn it on. If it turns on and you can see programming on your TV: ensure that nothing is physically blocking your remote’s signal from reaching the TV,

What should I do if my Shaw digital box has no IP?

The first thing to check is for power on the digital box. If you have no signal on your TV screen, you may have a power issue. If your digital box displays NO IP then skip to the Reset Digital Box section. How to check for power: Check if your Shaw digital box has power. Look for a Power light or an On light, like you see below.

Why can’t I view channels on SHAW TV?

You might be trying to view a channel that is not included with your subscription. If you know which package you are subscribed to (as shown on your Shaw bill) you can confirm which channels are included in that package at the Channel Listings page. Under My Services, click Manage TV.