Can I use my Sky card in a different box
Your Sky viewing card is linked to your account and allows your Sky box to access your subscription channels. To use your viewing card, it must be activated and paired with your Sky box, even if it’s an old card you previously used for another box.
How do I pair my sky card to a new box
Make sure your Viewing Card is in your Sky box.
- Go to sky.com/activate and sign in using your Sky ID.
- Enter card/box details.
- Select Pair Card.
Can I transfer my sky recordings to a new box
You can also download recordings from your set-top box and take them with you on a long journey. There is no way to transfer recordings from your Sky+ HD set-top box to the new Sky Q hardware.
Can I get Freeview through my Sky 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.
Will my Sky box work in another house
Assuming that your girlfriends Sky is fully operational there is no reason why yours won’t work. Your box/card will work with any working sky satellite feeds – if you were to move house that already had a dish set up you would be able to take your existing box and card attach it to that and you’d be fine.
Can you reuse a sky 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).
How do you reboot sky box
How do I reset my SKY box?
- Press and hold down the button on the front of the box (far left).
- Hold this down for approx.
- All the lights will turn off and the box will go through a reboot.
- The reboot should take approx. 30-60 seconds and will return you back to the channel you last viewed.
How do I find my Sky Q viewing card number
Sky HD or SkyHD+ boxes
- On the Sky remote control, press Services.
- Choose the Settings tab from the top menu (spanner icon), then press Select.
- The “Picture” menu will now be highlighted.
- Press the right arrow button twice to highlight the “System Details” tab.
- You’ll then see “Viewing card number” in a list.
How do I find out my Sky viewing card number
Customers can find their Sky viewing card number by going to the System Information / System Details page within the Settings menu.
What is the USB port on a sky box for
What is the USB port on the SKY box used for? The USB port is designed to support an external modem only (which we have not implemented) and cannot be used to transfer data from the hard drive.
Can you transfer Sky+ recordings to Sky Q
That way, they’ll be able to bring what you need when they come to install Sky TV. Unless it’s Buy & Keep, you won’t be able to transfer any recordings on your Sky+ box to your Sky Q box. Make a note of your series links so that you can set them up on your new Sky Q box.
Do they make DVD recorders anymore
Many manufacturers are no longer making new DVD Recorders for the U.S. market. Some that still do are selling the same models that they introduced two, or more, years ago.