Channels can automatically start up to the same section every time. It can even start up to one of your favorite channels.
Start Up Section
Do you want Channels to show the Guide every time you open it? Would you like your favorite channel playing every time it’s opened? You can do that! ` Visit Settings > General > Start Up to set the section you want Channels to always start with.
Choose Live TV to have it start with Live TV every time.
Start Up Options
There are a few options and defaults for Start Up. Here’s their explanation:
Start Up Section: This is the section that will show every time Channels launches. Choose
Live TVto have TV playing every time. Choose
Defaultto prefer the original behavior, loading the last section you were on.
Start Up Channel: If you have chosen
Live TVas the Start Up Section, choose which of your favorite channels should automatically play. Set it to
Defaultto have it play the last channel you watched.
Set Section on: Choose
App Launchto only show the Start Up Section when the app is first loaded. Choose
App Launch & Resumeto have it show the Start Up Section when the app is first loaded AND when the app resumes from being backgrounded.
Note: When set to
App Launch & Resume, the start up section will only show on resume after Channels has been backgrounded for longer than 60 seconds. This prevents unpleasant interactions when leaving the app for a short moment before coming back to it.