Standard “Legacy” Cable at GW

GW offers students living in on campus housing access to Philo, a next generation TV solution, as well as standard cable TV service.

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Connect to Standard "Legacy" Cable

Follow these instructions to learn how to connect your TV to the standard cable service. (Comptaible with QAM-tuner enabled televisions)

After you plug in your TV to the cable jack located in your room, you'll need to scan for channels. 

To scan for channels, follow the instructions below: 

  1. Press “Menu” on the TV screen. Multiple tabs should appear.
  2. Go to “Setup” or “Settings”.
  3. There should be an option called “Channels” (Other TV sets might say “System”)
  4. Go to “Scan Channels”. (Other TV sets might say “Program Channels”, “Autoscan”, “Autoprogram”, or “Autotuning”.)
  5. Press either “Select”, “Enter” or “OK” to start the scan.

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