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NOTICE: Maintenance outage tonight, 10:00-12:00 midnight PDT

We are performing system maintenance tonight. If you're already connected to your Slingbox when the maintenance begins, you'll likely have no trouble. If you try to establish a new connection to your Slingbox, you may not be able to. Try again later.

We apologize for this inconvenience. We'll post updates as needed.

Adding a Slingbox using its Slingbox ID

The Slingbox ID is a code that uniquely identifies each Slingbox.

To add a Slingbox to your directory using its Slingbox ID:

  1. Make sure you've logged into your Sling Account.
    If you see your Sling Account user name (in blue type) in the upper right corner of the viewing window, then you're logged in. If you see Log In in blue type, then you're not logged in. Click Log In to open the login window.
  2. Select Slingbox Directory from the Connect menu.
    The Slingbox Directory opens.
  3. Click Add.
    The New Slingbox Entry Properties dialog box opens.
  4. Enter the Name of this Slingbox (whatever you like). Then, in the Slingbox ID field, enter the Slingbox ID of the new Slingbox.
  5. Click OK to add this Slingbox to your directory. A confirmation dialog box appears.

Related Information

Where can I find the Slingbox ID for my Slingbox?
Setting up SlingPlayer on a remote computer and can't figure out how to connect to your Slingbox? What you need is the Slingbox ID for the Slingbox.

What's a Slingbox ID? (Also known as "Finder ID" or "Slingbox Finder ID")
Here's what the Slingbox ID is, and how you can find yours.

Affected Products
  • SlingPlayer
Affected Countries
  • United States
  • Canada
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