Can I Still Watch Recordings On My Old Sky Box?

Can you transfer recordings from Sky box to Sky Q?

Unless it’s Buy & Keep, you won’t be able to transfer any recordings on your Sky+ box to your Sky Q box.

Some shows might be available on Catch Up TV, Sky Box Sets and on demand movies, but we’d advise you watch any recordings you’d like to see before your Sky Q install date..

Can you copy recordings from a sky box?

Sky recordings are encrypted on the disk, its not possible to decrypt them, except using their equipment and a valid card, so you can’t just copy the recording to your laptop and view it.

Can you still use your Sky box to record 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.

Can I throw away my old skybox?

A: Old Sky equipment can be reused or recycled, and the good news is that it’s really easy to do.

Can Sky Box work without dish?

Receiving Sky TV Without A Sky Dish. … If you have been unable to subscribe to Sky TV but have been unable for whatever reason to have a satellite dish, you will be able to soon be able to receive Sky TV without a satellite dish over your broadband connection.

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.

Can you transfer recordings from Sky Box to external hard drive?

It is not possible to transfer the content of your Sky+HD box to a computer or external hard drive. You can however transfer the content to a video/DVD recorder.

Can I still use my old Sky Plus box?

Our answer; You can of course use your sky box to receive free to air TV channels if you so decide. The most common instances of this is where your yearly subscription is due and you decide that I want to cancel sky tv.

Can I use my old sky box for Freeview?

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.

What can I do with an old 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).

Can you record from sky box to USB?

No. Recordings on the Sky box and most other pay TV boxes are encrypted so that they can only ever be played on the device that recorded them because a process called pairing.

Do I have to return sky box?

If you’re leaving Sky Q, changing your subscription, or need a new box, you’ll need to return the equipment you leased from us when you first joined Sky Q. If you don’t return this equipment within the time frame given, you’ll have to pay a Non-Return charge.

Can I sell my old 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!