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Using Interactive Features

BBC Red Button interactive services are accessed by pressing the red button on your remote control.  Other channels also provide interactive features that can be accessed by the red button.  Teletext services are also available from the BBC and other channels and are accessed by pressing the Text button.

Step 1

Whenever the Red Button logo or the words “Red Button” appears on the screen, press the red button on your remote control.

Step 2

A menu will appear on the screen displaying information categories and may include live television options such as selecting a particular sports event like a football match or athletics event.  Music festivals also use interactive services to enable viewers to select their favourite band to watch.

Step 3

Press the arrow keys on your remote control to highlight the option that you want and then press the OK button to select it.  To return to the normal television programme, press the Text button on the remote control.