Updating sky software
Although there's an all-new Sky Q box on its way it seems loyal customers who don't upgrade won't miss out."Sky remains at the heart of our offer for millions of customers," the company announced during its quarterly earnings call."From next month, customers in the UK and Ireland will receive the latest software update to their EPG (Electronic Program Guide), giving them an even easier way to enjoy their favourite box sets as a full series can be downloaded into their planner in one go."The UK firm then added: "Later in the year we will launch a brand new homepage, showcasing more of our best content and providing customers with an easy place to continue watching programmes they have yet to finish." Alongside this new-look Sky HD service Sky is launching its revolutionary Sky Q system.The new piece of tech comes complete with a updated 4K-ready set-top box, wireless multi-room Sky Q Mini receivers, the ability to pause and resume video on different screens across your home, and a touchpad remote.To do this yourself, press 'services' on your Sky plus remote, then select option 4.Next press 0, 1, select - you should now see the engineer's menu. The box will now take a few minutes to reset itself.
Their HD set-top boxes support surround sound technology.Sky Q's homepage has a bright, modern feel and offers plenty of ways to catch up on your favourite shows.Daily Star Online has had an exclusive play on Sky Q and have been impressed by what we've seen.I see this is possible but how do I actually make the change?Do I just wait till the contract expires and the free sat channels will stay and I can watch as normal? Sky) you will need to have the LNB on the dish changed as a Sky Q LNB is not usable for anything other than Sky Q box, plus you will need a Freesat box.
Continue holding the buttons in for about 20 seconds, and when the ring of light on the front comes on, press the 'select' button on the front of the digibox (between the left and right buttons you were holding).