Will I Lose My Sky Recordings When I Move?

Can I watch recordings on old sky box?

Many people call us hoping there is a way that they can still gain access to their recordings on their old Sky+ HD box after they upgraded to Sky Q.

Double click to remove card and insert into Sky +HD box.

Go to sky One and a message appears say ” Your viewing card needs to be paired”.

Press select and pair your card..

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).

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

A spokesperson for Sky confirmed that recordings from existing Sky+ hardware could not be transferred to the new Sky Q equipment. Instead customers can use the vast array of on-demand facilities bundled with Sky in order to replace any recordings lost in transition to Sky Q.

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 copy recordings from a sky box?

The USB sockets on Sky boxes are non-functional and you can’t copy off recorded programmes from Sky+ onto a USB stick, or stream off content as data to a PC. If you want to get your recordings transferred from your Sky+ box, here are your options: Connect via SCART to a stand-alone DVD recorder –

How do I reset my Sky box without losing recordings?

Press and hold the buttons either side of the select button on your Sky box while you plug the socket back into the mains. After 20-30 seconds the box light will change colour, wait around 20 minutes until it goes back to red.