Question: Do I Own My Sky HD Box?

Do I have to return Sky HD box?

You’ll need to return any: Sky boxes (including Sky Q 1TB box, Sky Q 1TB UHD box, Sky Q 2TB box) …

Sky Q remote(s), cables and any other accessories that were provided with your install.

Sky Boosters (if you don’t have or aren’t keeping Sky Broadband)..

Can I still use my Sky box if I cancel sky?

If you cancel your Sky subscription then you can keep the box as you own a Sky+ box and it will continue to receive the free channels but you will be unable to record them or watch any recordings back you might have made.

What channels are free on Sky Box?

Sky’s basic offering – Sky Entertainment – includes 250 free-to-air channels including all the familiar terrestrial TV favourites; BBC One, BBC Two, ITV, Channel 4 (including HD) are all available, as you’d expect. In addition, there’s a range of entertainment channels such as Dave, Yesterday and Challenge.

How long should a Sky HD box last?

The main draw of Sky’s TV boxes is that you can use them to pause, rewind, and record live TV – 185 hours of standard definition telly (or 60 hours of HD) on the regular Sky+ HD box, or a massive 1180 hours (350 hours of HD) on a 2TB one.

Can you use Sky HD box without subscription?

Re: Can i record now I have no subscription In addition, you won’t be able to play back any existing Recordings or access online services. Without a subscription, a Sky box becomes a basic Freesat decoder.

What’s wrong with my Sky box?

Press the standby button on your box. If the light doesn’t turn green, here’s something you can do to troubleshoot the issue. Restart your box: Press the standby button on your remote, then turn your box off at the mains. Wait a few moments, then turn your box back on.

Can I use my Sky box as a Freesat box?

Can I use my Sky box (or another receiver) to get Freesat? If you have a Sky box and dish, you’ll be able to receive around 200 free-to-air channels without a subscription.

Can I use my old Sky box as a Freeview box?

It is not possible to plug an aerial into a Sky Digibox to receive Freeview channels because the boxes have not been designed this way. You will continue to get the full Sky EPG listings; you just will not be able to watch subscription channels. … If you have an HD-Ready TV and a standard Sky box, this is a good option.

Can I use a sky box for Freesat without a card?

Yes. You can watch the Freesat channels without a Viewing Card.

Can I still watch recordings on my old Sky box?

There is no way to transfer recordings from your Sky+ HD set-top box to the new Sky Q hardware. So you’ll need to make your way through any leftover seasons you’ve got saved on your Sky+ HD box, and find time to watch that year-old film, before your Sky Q engineer knocks on the door.

Is Freesat better than sky?

Both services use the same satellites to deliver free TV channels to people’s homes. Freesat from Sky gives you access to all the channels available on Freesat, along with some additional networks. You get over 240 channels, but only 11 in HD, compared to over 20 available on Freesat.

Are Sky HD boxes still available?

Now Sky has announced that, from today, Sky+ HD will no longer be available to new customers. Instead, anyone wishing to join Sky will be given a state-of-the-art Sky Q box for the same price as the ageing Sky+ HD service.

What can I do with old Sky HD box?

Your old Sky box will still work as a Freesat from Sky box to receive free channels on it, but you won’t be able to pause, record or watch any old recordings on the box anymore. Alternately you can give it to friends or family who want a Freesat box, or sell it on eBay (don’t expect to get much for it).

What channels are left when you cancel sky?

When you cancel your subscription your Sky+ box will still work and using your now deactivated viewing card you will still be able to receive a handful of unencrypted free-to-view (FTV) channels, including BBC1, 2, ITV1, C4 and C5.

Can I sell my Sky HD box?

Provided you’re out of contract with Sky and the box is yours to sell, then you could consider selling it on eBay, where they can earn some decent money. If a Sky box breaks, they’re expensive to replace and many opt for a second-hand box as an alternative. Visit www.ebay.co.uk and see what Sky+ boxes are selling for!