Can Sky boxes be repaired?
Can Sky boxes be repaired?
If you have a Sky Protect policy you can get as many repairs or replacements as you need for the devices you have covered under the plan. For repairs, there is no charge for parts, labour or call-outs and you can schedule a repair at a time that suits you.
What can I do with an old Sky HD box?
You can also send us old equipment to recycle. We reuse most parts of your old products and recycle the rest. If your Sky Q or broadband kit has been loaned to you as part of your subscription, you’ll need to return it to us when you leave. If you hang on to it, you’ll pay a non-return fee.
Will a Sky box work without a card?
Re: Using sky+HD box without dish or viewing card 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 you use Sky HD box without subscription?
Some of the free to air channels do require a viewing card to present in the Sky box even without a TV subscription, so it’s best to leave the viewing card in the box if possible to maintain access to these channels just in case you choose to watch them.
Can I sell my old Sky HD box?
Sell it! 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.
Can you still use an old Sky box?
Unfortunately, you cannot use your old Sky box if you have had a Sky Q box fitted in your home. While prior models of Sky boxes all operated on a similar system, Sky Q was a completely new adventure for the company, and because of this, it operates independently of the older systems.
How can I watch Sky without a viewing card?
free-to-AIR channels are ones that can be received without needing a viewing card or subscription. The free-to-AIR satelite service backed by the BBC and ITV is called Freesat. The free-to-VIEW service operated by Sky is called fSfS or Freesat from Sky.
Will my Sky box still work if I cancel Sky?
Can I still use my Sky box if I cancel Sky? 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.
Will Sky HD be discontinued?
TIL that Sky are no longer supplying Sky plus boxes, which means thay will only supply the new ‘Sky Q’ boxes.