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Setup Videos

Here are some short video walk-throughs describing the setup of your Slingbox 350 or Slingbox 500.

Click on the setup video for your Sling model

Getting started with your Slingbox 500
Watch this step-by-step guide to help you with the setup of your Slingbox 500!
Getting started with your Slingbox 350
Watch this step-by-step guide to help you with the setup of your Slingbox 350!

Need More Help? Try these support articles.

Using an HDMI video source with the Slingbox 500
For the best possible viewing experience, we recommend that you configure an additional input instead of using HDMI as your primary placeshifting video source.

How to reset your Slingbox to factory settings
Certain situations may require you to restore your Slingbox to the factory settings. This article shows you how to zap your Slingbox back to its "out-of-the-box" state.

What browsers and systems are supported by Watch on Slingbox.com?
Confused about which browsers or computer platforms are supported by Watch on Slingbox.com and Setup on Slingbox.com? Here's a helpful guide to compatibility.

Which SlingPlayer software works with my Slingbox?
Confused about which versions of the SlingPlayer software work with your Slingbox? Here's a helpful guide to compatibility.

How to change the name of your Slingbox 350 or 500
If you want to change the name of your Slingbox from My Slingbox to something more unique, here's what you need to do.

Cable and Connector Glossary
Confused by all of the ports and cables on the back of your TV or Slingbox? Here's an illustrated glossary.

Click on these links to download the printed Quick Start Guide.

Slingbox 500 Quick Start Guide
PDF Version of the Slingbox 500 Quick Start Guide.

Slingbox 350 Quick Start Guide
PDF Version of the Slingbox 350 Quick Start Guide.

Affected Products
  • Slingbox 500
  • Slingbox 350
Affected Countries
  • United States
  • Canada
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