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The latest Tablo news along with tips to maximize your free TV experience. 

How to run a new channel scan in the Tablo app interface

Tablo Q&A – How often should I run a fresh channel scan?

Outside of adjusting your TV antenna setup, we recommend running and saving a new channel scan with your Tablo at least once every three months.
How to run a new channel scan in the Tablo app interface
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8 Great Shows You Can Watch For Free This April

Over-the-air (OTA) TV viewers will get to enjoy an abundance of new and returning shows this spring — for free. Here are just a few of our favorites that we recommend checking out.
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What’s New In TV – March 15, 2024

Our roundup of TV industry news and insights including Roku in hot water, FCC forcing cablecos to disclose fees, and more.
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Tablo Q&A – How often should I replace my streaming TV devices?

In general, you should plan to replace your streaming TV devices every 5 years. This will ensure that your streaming sticks and boxes get regular updates and have enough memory and horsepower to run your favorite streaming TV apps, including
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What’s New In TV – March 1, 2024

Our roundup of TV industry news and insights including why TV viewers are gravitating towards procedurals, a new home screen for Google TV, and more.
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Tablo Q&A – What does the ‘update guide’ button do?

Pressing the ‘update guide’ button will trigger the TV guide update process outside of your Tablo's maintenance window.

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How to restart your phone/tablet

Sometimes, just restarting your smartphone or tablet can clear up issues with apps. The links below will provide detailed instructions on how to force close your Tablo app. 

Apple iPhone

Android smartphones 

Most Android smartphones and tablets can be restarted by holding the POWER button and then selecting RESTART or POWER OFF and RESTART from the POWER OPTIONS menu.

NOTE: Newer Samsung devices require you to hold the POWER/SIDE button and VOLUME DOWN to make the POWER OPTIONS menu appear. On the Google Pixel 6, hold the POWER and VOLUME UP buttons.

How to force close your Tablo app?

Sometimes, just restarting the app can fix things. The links below will provide detailed instructions on how to force close your Tablo app. 

Apple iPhone/iPad

Android smartphones/tablets 

Need help with the final steps?

Don’t worry, we’ve got you covered.  Follow the steps in the video below for a full walkthrough of the remaining parts of the Tablo setup process.

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