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When you boot or restart your VCS it will check to see if there is a system or BIOS update, and if one is available, it will download and install automiatcially. You must wait for theis process to complete before logging into your profile. You can che...
If you do not remember your PIN code, you can reset it by following the next procedure: * After starting up, select your Atari account * On the ENTER PIN screen, select Reset PIN in the lower right corner of the screen * You will receive an email ...
Navigate to SYSTEMS > NETWORK > Wi-Fi. The screen will indicate if WiFi is on or off. Once WiFi is set to "on", you can select a network from the list that appears on the screen. If your WiFi network requires a password, you will be prompted to enter ...
Configure a new Ethernet connection on your VCS by going to SYSTEMS > NETWORK > Ethernet. Toggle Ethernet into the on position. If your VCS is connected to a network via an Ethernet cable, the VCS will automatically connect to it once Ethernet is toggled ...
The VCS offers two resolutions, HD and UHD. To check and change settings, go to SYSTEM > General Settings > Display. The resolution you are currently using will be indcated by black circle. * Full HD (1920 x 1080) * Ultra HD (3840 x 2180) To sele...
You can set the amount of time before your VCS enters sleep mode by going to SYSTEM > General Settings > Preferences. You may select from: * 15 Minutes * 20 Minutes * 30 Minutes * 1 Hour * Never
To see which controllers are connected to the VCS, navigate to SYSTEM > Devices > My Devices, and the VCS will show all controllers and joysticks connected to our VCS.
To see the storage capacity of internal and external hard drives attached to the Atari VCS, go to Storage under SYSTEM. Each connected drive will indicate available space, in both percentage and gigabytes.
The Atari VCS will periodically offer updates to the software for the Modern Controller and Classic Joystick. To check if your conrtoller needs to be updated, navigate in the Dashbopard to SYSTEM > Device > Update Controllers. If your controller has t...
We have tested cards from the following payment networks. Cards from other payment networks may or may not work. Additional payment options will be added in the future. If you have a card that does not work, please please visit https://atarivcs.com/suppor...
We have tested store transactions from the countries listed in the table below. If your country does not appear on our list, that does not mean we do not support transactions originating from your location, it only means we have not tested them yet. If yo...
The Atari VCS Companion app was created to make browsing within streaming services and within the browser easier. While you can navigate in these environments with the Modern Controller and Classic Joystick, it can be a bit tricky. The Companion App repli...
The companion app can be found in the Apple App Store [https://apps.apple.com/us/app/vcs-companion/id1527741743] and on Google Play [https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.atarivcs.companionapp]. The app is free, simply search for the app by na...
It is important that you enter the _SAME EMAIL ADDRESS AND PIN_ in the Companion App that you used to create your Atari VCS profile. You will only be able to use the Companion App if your login information matches exactly.
In order to use the Companion app, you must connect your mobile device to your WiFi network. Your mobile device and your Atari VCS must also be on the same network. If they are not on the same network, your mobile device will be unable to see your VCS. Yo...
The VCS Dashboard currently supports a maximum of 4 controllers (either via Bluetooth or USB). You can use any combination of Bluetooth and wired connections, but only (4) four will be active at any time. The underlying hardware can support more than 4 co...
The Atari VCS is a connected device, you need an internet connection to create your account, download updates, make purchases, and access streaming services.