Will I Lose My Sky Recordings When I Move?

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

The recordings will remain stored on the hard drive of the box but you will be unable to watch them due to a change of equipment on the dish that is needed before your Sky Q box can be used..

Do you take your sky box when you move?

When you move, you need to take all your Sky equipment with you to your new home, except the satellite dish and the cables running from it to your Sky box (or boxes). Your Sky engineer will not do this.

What can I do with an 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).

How many recordings can sky Q do?

Schedule two recordings at the same time. With a Sky Q 1TB box, you can record three shows and watch another on live TV, all at the same time. With a Sky Q 2TB box, you can record six shows at the same time while watching a seventh.

Can I still watch recordings on my old Sky box?

When you want to watch a recording on your Sky+HD box remove card from Sky Q box located on the side of your Sky Q box. … Return your card to Sky Q box and do the same and pair your viewing card back to your Sky Q box. You now have access to all your Sky Q recordings.

Can you copy from Sky Q to USB?

You can copy it off, but you won’t be able to play it on another device, though can copy it back on at a later date. It was possible to get Sky+HD boxes with eSATA ports to use eSATA hard drives IF you removed the internal hard drive ISTR, which made this a bit easier.

Why does Sky Q delete my recordings?

Re: Sky q Keep deleting my recordings This is usually when a particular Box Set series had expired, but can apply to other content too, although generally not to material recorded live from the satellite signal.

What happens to my recordings when 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.

Can you transfer recordings from Sky Q?

There is no way of transferring recordings from one SKYQ box to another!

Can I move my sky to a new house?

Moving with Sky is just as simple. Simply go onto the Sky website and get in touch with Sky dedicated Moving Team via messaging or phone. All you need is your Sky ID, your current address, your new address and your moving date. Note that Sky TV, Sky Broadband and Sky Talk customers will need 2 weeks’ notice.

Do you take your satellite dish when you move house?

Please do not remove the dish off of your current home. At your new address, plug the cables into the correct connections on the back of your Sky box and TV. If the new address does not have a dish, or you’re unable to successfully connect the box, contact us so we can arrange for a crew member to come out.

Can you still record on Sky Box without subscription?

Sky boxes can now record without a sky channel subscription, previously £120 a year just enable recording.

Why do my recordings on Sky q keep disappearing?

Recordings made off sir do not get deleted. If the disc is full the box will delete watched recordings for new content if there is no other space available but it takes the oldest first so its also possibly why you lost a partially watched recording but unlikely.

How long do Sky Recordings last?

30 daysHow do you know when a Sky Q recording will expire? If there’s no visible expiry/deletion date on the screen, you’ll have at least 31 days’ grace to cram in your viewing. Sky Q should notify you on-screen when you’re down to 30 days or less.

Is Sky moving free dish?

Re: Need to move my sky dish Dish relocates can be done free if there’s technical issues but not due to cosmetic reasons or extensions.

What is the USB for on Sky Q?

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.

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. Sky Boosters (if you don’t have or aren’t keeping Sky Broadband).

What channels do you still get when you cancel sky?

When you cancel your subscription your Sky+ box will still work and using your now deactivated viewing card you will still be able to receive a handful of unencrypted free-to-view (FTV) channels, including BBC1, 2, ITV1, C4 and C5.