How do I use Watch Together on Portal TV?

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From a Messenger call or Rooms, you can viewFacebook Watch, Watch Together limited series and licensed studio content including movies and TV shows. Other callers do not need a Portal TV to watch with you. They can join Watch Together from Messenger on their computer, Portal or mobile device

To watch together

  1. From a group call, press the Select button view call controls.
  2. Scroll down to view apps.
  3. On the left menu, select Watch Together.
  4. Select a category, then browse and search together using the menu on the top of your screen.

To play, pause, fast forward or rewind:

  1. Press Play/Pause .
  2. Press right or left around the select button to fast forward and rewind.

To add closed captions:

  1. From your streaming content, press the select button.
  2. Select .
  3. Select Closed Captioning.

To report content:

  1. From your streaming content, press the select button.
  2. Select .
  3. Select Find support or report video.
  4. Select a problem, then select Next.

Choose which content ratings are offered:

  1. From Home, tap Settings .
  2. Tap Profile, tap your profile.
  3. Below Content Access, tap Watch Together video content.
  4. Tap to choose what content people with access to your Portal can view when shared use is on.

When you choose a setting it changes what FB Mature Content, MPAA and TV ratings are allowed on Watch Together.

Portal Setting

FB Mature Content, MPAA and TV ratings allowed

G & PG

Unset, Suitable for all, unrated, not rated, G, PG, TV_Y, TV_Y7, TV_Y7_FV, TV_G, TV_PG

G & PG & 13-17 (default)

Unset, Suitable for all, 14+, unrated, not rated, G, PG, PG_13, R, TV_Y, TV_Y7, TV_Y7_FV, TV_G, TV_PG, TV_14

All contents

Unset, Suitable for all, 14+, 18+, unrated, not rated, G, PG, PG_13, R, NC_17, TV_Y, TV_Y7, TV_Y7_FV, TV_G, TV_PG, TV_14, TV_MA, unrated, not rated, G, PG, PG_13, R, NC_17, TV_Y, TV_Y7, TV_Y7_FV, TV_G, TV_PG, TV_14, TV_MA

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