Using your television remote turn the TV on. Select “Menu”, then select “Settings”, then select “Channel Setup.” Now select “Antenna” or “Air” do not select cable. Now that your TV knows it should scan what is available over the air to your antenna select “Channel Search”, or “Channel Scan” or “Auto Program” the exact wording varies depending on your TV. After the scan is complete you can hit the “Menu” button again to make the menu box disappear if it hasn’t done so automatically. This is the general process. Directions specific to your particular make and model of television can be found in the owners manual that cam with your television