Quick Answer: Can I Transfer My Sky Recordings To A New Box?

Can I watch recordings on old sky box?

They will look at your existing etc and replace if needed, They will however change the LNB which renders the + box unusable.

There will be no way to access it or recordings I’m afraid.

You can keep it however..

Can I connect a Freesat box to my Sky dish?

Each digital box must be connected to the satellite dish via a cable (or two if you are connecting a Freesat Smart TV Recorder). … Alternatively if you’re currently a Sky TV customer you can run Freesat boxes in other rooms off the same dish and enjoy satellite TV in additional rooms, without another subscription.

What can I do with old Sky HD box?

You can send us old equipment to recycle. We can reuse most parts of your old products and any we can’t reuse, we’ll recycle.

What happens to my recordings when I cancel sky?

Re: Cancelling sky subscription and keeping equipment 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.

Can you copy recorded programs from Sky Box to USB?

Sky hard disks and recordings use a proprietary encrypted format and cannot be copied. It is a way of protecting Digital Rights to anything broadcast. I believe the USB port is for engineer use for diagnostics.

What is the USB port on a sky box 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.

How long do recordings stay on Sky Box?

4 hoursAfter 4 hours of inactivity when auto-playing recordings and downloads, we’ll ask you to confirm you’re still watching by pressing any button on your Sky Q remote.

Can I transfer recordings from my Sky box?

You can copy content from a Sky+ box onto DVD by connecting the output of the Sky+HD box to a stand-alone DVD recorder. … Connect a SCART lead from the Sky+HD box to a spare SCART socket on a DVD recorder. Set the DVD recorder to the Line In feed (labelled AV, Line or Aux) Insert a formatted blank DVD into the recorder.

Will I lose my recordings if I change my Sky box?

Effectively, yes, you’ll lose access to them, as there’s no way to transfer them to your Sky Q box.

Can I use a USB stick on my Sky box?

Sky Box USB Sockets? Yes – sure enough – look on the back of your Sky+ or Sky+HD box, and you should see a free USB slot. These also one hidden under the flap on the front panel.

Can you connect external hard drive to Sky Box?

No. You can not connect an external hard drive to a Sky Q Box. It’s against Sky’s terms and conditions to copy content to another external device.

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.

What channels do you still get when you cancel sky?

The channels you still get You don’t get the Sky Movies channels but to be honest I’ve never subscribed to those. Music-wise you still get channels like Box Hits, Box, Kiss, Magic, Kerrang, all the Trace channels, Now 90s, Starz TV, Now 80s, Clubland and so on – just no MTV Channels.

Can I use my old Sky box without a dish?

Sky boxes have no functionality in the absence of a satellite signal: the card makes no difference. Without a dish, your choices are Freeview (digital terrestrial) via an external or internal aerial, or streaming television services such as NowTV.

Can I convert my Sky box to Freesat?

Can I Use My Sky Box For Freesat? The answer is yes and no here, it may sound the same but you can use your old Sky box for free to air(FTA) satellite TV, but not to receive “Freesat”. This is because Freesat specifically a trade name and a joint venture between BBC and ITV.