Setting up VodafoneTV standalone

Step by step guide on how to plug in, set up and activate VodafoneTV standalone.

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Setting up your VodafoneTV box is simple, meaning you can dive into your new VodafoneTV in just a few minutes.

What you'll need:

  • The VodafoneTV box
  • An HDMI cable
  • An Ethernet (LAN) cable (optional)
  • The VodafoneTV power supply
  • VodafoneTV Remote

1. Plug in your VodafoneTV box

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2. Connect your VodafoneTV box to the internet

On the Get Connected screen, select how you are connecting your VodafoneTV box to your modem:
 
Ethernet cable

  1. Connect the Ethernet cable into the Ethernet ports at the back of your VodafoneTV box and modem
  2. Continue to Activate your service

Wi-Fi
(note Wi-Fi connectivity is 5GHz only, so you will need a modem that is 5GHz capable) 

  1. Select your Wi-Fi network name
  2. Enter your Wi-Fi password

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    The Wi-Fi Connecting screen appears

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  3. When you reach the Connected screen, select Continue

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  4. Continue to Activate your service

3. Activate your service

  1. Using your mobile, tablet or computer, go to www.vtv.nz
  2. Click Register & Activate

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  3. Enter your details and click Register

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    The Activate screen appears and presents a 10 digit code

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  4. Using your VodafoneTV remote control, enter the activation code and select Activate

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    Your VodafoneTV box will process the activation. After the activation is complete, the Privacy Notice screen appears.

  5. Select Continue

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  6. Select either Agree or Disagree

    The Privacy Policy can be found at www.vtv.nz/privacy

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  7. Select Start Watching

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A confirmation message appears to let you know that y​​​​​​our VodafoneTV service is now activated and you can start watching Freeview channels. You'll also be given the option to add SKY.

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