How to Set Up Time Warner Cable Power on a Timer

Time Warner Cable, like most cable companies, distributes cable boxes to their customers to allow for the viewing of digital cable programs. Like televisions, these cable boxes allow a sleep timer to be programmed so the device will turn itself off after a certain period of time. If you wish to program your cable box in this manner, you can do so easily.

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How to Set Up Time Warner Cable Power on a Timer
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Press the "Settings" button on your cable box remote to open your settings menu.

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Highlight the "Set Sleep Timer" option in the settings menu.

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Use the "Left" and "Right" arrow keys to set your sleep timer. After the amount of time you have set on your sleep timer elapses, the device will turn off.

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Press the "Settings" button twice to exit the settings menu.