Hi, Got an email from the nice folks at Sky today telling me that I could have 4 Sky Go devices rather than 2. Pocket-lint Check your Wi-Fi quality Sky Q uses Wi-Fi to communicate between all the Sky Q devices in your home, whether that's the Sky Q Hub, the Sky Q box, or the Sky Q Mini boxes. Sadly, there are no plans for a Netflix app or integration for the older Sky+ box Sky hopes it will encourage Sky+ subscribers to upgrade. However, if I have got it wrong then shout as that would be the simpliest way forward. Some features may take up to 5 minutes to return. That's why we've put together this list of many that we've been told about or found. Sign out from the App Store Signing out from the App Store and signing back in can solve the problem.
For a stable system, you have to use the default settings. How to stop watching a recording Press the Dismiss button and you'll go back to the the information page of the show or movie that you were watching. How to see your Facebook pictures on Sky Q You can view all your Facebook pictures on your Sky Q box if you connect the box to your Facebook account. You can have multiple locations as well as set which city you want to be your default. How to change the picture resolution To change the picture resolution press the Home button on your remote, go to Settings and then Audio Visual.
What you need to do is navigate to Settings, turn the Airplane mode on, wait 15-20 seconds and turn it back off. You will need to be on the same Wi-Fi network to access your box. How to navigate around Sky Q quicker With the Sky Q Touch Remote you can use the touchpad to swipe up, down, left and right through the menus. Press the button a third time and you remove the record request altogether. The device has to be on the same network as the Sky Q box, but you can stream to either one Sky Q box or all of them. How to watch your recorded shows from your Sky Q box on your iPad or Android tablet Start the Sky Q app, go to recordings, and chose what you want to watch.
You can delete the apps you are not using, photos, videos, or music. Pocket-lint Bonus tip If you hear the Sky engineer refer to a guy named Ethan, that's because Sky Q's codename internally was Project Ethan, after Tom Cruise's character Ethan Hunt. Text search on Sky Q will also include results found on Netflix. Any drop-outs or issues here will come purely down to the quality of your network connection and your network speed. Swipe right or left to find the App Store app, and then swipe up to close it. There are two ways to get inspiration. The Sky Q app allows you to set up new recordings, so you can watch them on your return.
Reset settings While attempting to download On Demand content, you may not be able to start the download for the selected programme. How to update your Sky Q box software Sky Q is still really new and new software updates are coming out thick and fast. Additionally, if you've found any we've not listed below, let us know in the comments and we'll check them out. Your Sky Q Silver box connects to your router via 2. All Netflix accounts can access content through Sky, but depending on your package you get different benefits: Existing or new Netflix account through Netflix itself or another provider If you use a separate Netflix account you will be able to use the dedicated Netflix app on the Sky Q platform.
In the future the Sky Q devices will be able to connect to each other using Powerline, but at the moment that feature isn't turned on. Find the show then select Cancel download. Moving back to Virgin Media. Rather than wait for them to unpack the box and plug it in, you might as well get the process started. This is a simple enough fix as it just requires you to re-pair the two devices. You click on them and they will instantly open the relevant section on Netflix and play. To check which shows or movies you can download or have downloaded, on the app go to Recordings and then Download.
Tap Erase iPhone or Erase iPad to confirm your action. A useful recovery feature helps you track down the wayward remote whenever it goes missing. At the moment that's just Sky-powered apps, but there is promise that the choice will grow over time. As robust as this system is, problems start to occur if you want to make changes. Read more: See also: See also: Why is my app stuck on waiting? You might not have noticed but you can now select the progress icon on the playbar and move it forward and backwards in one-minute increments just by tapping left and right.
How to block YouTube on Sky Q Endless Stampee videos getting you down? Restart your router Connection issues can be responsible for the problem. How to see what scheduled recordings you have on Sky Q Press the Sky button on the remote. Before we get into the real details, it's worth explaining how the system works, as in my experience, and from seeing advice on forum threads, the problems are largely caused by the wrong changes being made to a system. Related: However, be warned: you can only watch content on a maximum of two tablets at any one time with the Sky Q Silver package. Tried signing out of iTunes and back in.
This is the same whether you sign up for Netflix for the first time through Sky or if you switch your existing account over. Only picked Nexus 7 as it definitely support Miracast Does anyone know if Sky App for Android has been designed to prevent this solution from working by blocking Miracast? Edit: There's always Movie Box though. How to listen to non-stop Vevo Sky Q comes with music video channel Vevo. Thankfully Sky has been working hard to roll out updates for Sky Q, to make sure every issue is dealt with. That should help to fix the issue. Once the update has finished put the Sky Q box into standby for the update to take affect. Sky Q customers can use their next-generation satellite set-top box as a Google ChromeCast.
Delete the apps you are not using, photos, videos, music, etc. Watch a movie trailer before downloading any film It only works for the films where trailers are available, but you can the trailer before you watch the movie to see if you can be bothered to continue. Why is my iPhone mobile device not finding my Phonak Audéo B-Direct Bluetooth hearing aids? That sends out a signal to the Touch Remote which will then beep until you find it. You can record individual shows, but you can't Series link. You can still use the touch pad like an old school directional pad by tapping the top, bottom or sides. Phone extensions sockets can be used.