Can you watch recordings on an old sky box?
There is no way to transfer recordings from your Sky+ HD set-top box to the new Sky Q hardware.
So you’ll need to make your way through any leftover seasons you’ve got saved on your Sky+ HD box, and find time to watch that year-old film, before your Sky Q engineer knocks on the door..
What if Sky has no satellite signal?
If you’ve got no signal strength try the following steps:Switch the Sky + HD box and TV to standby.Wait a few minutes and then switch off all connected items and unplug them from the mains.Disconnect and then reconnect the cables from the satellite to Dish Input 1 and Dish Input 2 at the back of your box.More items…
Will a sky box work without a satellite dish?
Sky without a satellite Although Sky’s dish-less service is still in the works, you can access Sky content without a satellite dish — or a Sky subscription.
What can I do with old Sky HD 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 watch recorded sky Programmes without dish?
Moderator. A Sky PVR will not play recordings unless it has a working connection to the satellite dish. It will then normally play them only if the card which is currently “paired” to it is inserted, and your card is presumably “paired” not to it, but to the new machine.
Can you still record on your Sky box 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.