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Thursday, May 1st, 2014 1:41 AM

Disable Press Ok To Watch



I am new to the att u-verse, and i am curious is here a way to disable this menu, i find it whoever decide that menu should get seriously fired. Why would i power on my tv just to be ask if i wanna watch tv? like how does that make any sense there not even a logic behind it.


People tell me to just switch to TV and when im done watching to just turn the tv off leaving the box on, which i have done but my box automatically turns off after some point in the day. Now it not the fact that it just 1 menu, i watch the same channel everyday and the probability of me changing to a different channel is close to .01%


The provider which i had before is TWC is was pretty much turn on and done, i switch to ATT cause it was cheaper. I mean unless ATT is trying to tell us "well you get what you pay for". My grandpa is like 89 years old and for 40 years with twc all he had to do is push power and bam he on his channel. Switching to ATT is constantly nag me about what the stupid menu "Press Ok to watch tv". He even says there is no logic behind having a screen that ask to watch tv when obviously i hit power on the remote to watch tv.


He old and has no idea what he doing 99% of the time, He just wanna watch tv, everytime that menu comes up he think the tv down or something and doesnt even bother watching which is a waste of money.


People pay for the service to use the service. 


So i am suggesting 3 option which i know ATT doesn't probably give a rats butt about us.


1: Allow us to leave the box on 24/7

2: Get Rid of the "Press Ok to watch TV" 




3: Leave the stupid screensaver up but have it automatically closed after 3 sec


I wanna know if the CEO of ATT ever wonder why he or she is told to watch tv press ok, when technically speaking if someone picks up a remote especially the remote for the cable box to turn it on they obvously wanna watch tv. It would make more sense if the tv was turned on by the TV remote not by the u-verse box and it was asked that.



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11 months ago

We recently switched to AT&T for our WiFi/internet as Comcast couldn't provide it until the end of August. However, we are already experiencing multiple issues, and one of them is causing significant disruption to my sleep. I suffer from anxiety, and the only thing that helps me sleep at night is having the TV on low. Despite trying every alternative method, this is the only way I can get a peaceful night's sleep. Unfortunately, with AT&T, I have to wake up in the middle of the night to prompt the TV to continue playing, as it appears to stop after just four hours of inactivity. This constant interruption is extremely exhausting and detrimental to my sleep schedule, and I'm finding it hard to cope. I'm looking for a solution to this problem to ensure that I can get a good night's sleep.

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11 months ago


Either you are using a streaming service which turns off after 4 hours, or your TV set has a power saver mode set which determines that if there's been no activity in 4 hours it automatically shuts off to save electricity.  Likely the later.  Check your settings

This is not a feature of internet service. Not AT&t's internet service. Not anyone's internet service.

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