Updating system software sky

Press and hold the back up button of the Sky box while re connecting the electrical supply.

Keep holding the back up button (up to around 20 seconds) until the screen goes black with white text ‘Updating system software. Wait 10-15 minutes until the text disappears, at this point the box has gone into standby mode. Visit our online shop for the best products at the best prices and unbeatable service. Our emergency service is available from 8am until 10pm 7 days a week, 365 days a year.

If you have a My Sky HDi or My Sky decoder, then the update will be done via satellite.

This will then allow you to connect online wirelessly or via an ethernet cable.

If you can’t see the light illuminated after thirty seconds, repeat the above steps.

Reconnect other connected devices with your Sky HD box and turn them “ON”.

The headline feature that the update brings is for Sky Q Silver boxes only.

As they have had the correct HDMI configuration to output Ultra HD video, they will be the only devices to get 4K UHD content.

Turn off other devices which are connected to the box either by unplugging from the mains or switching them “off”.Sky TV plans to release devices that plug into your box that will give it wireless capability.The company says the update is for the operating software only, and will not delete any shows or movies from your hard-drive.Wait a minute or so and then, using your remote control, switch the box on. If your Sky box has an old software / EPG version you might need to update your system.If you have an old digital set-top box, then the company will exchange it for free for a new decoder which will have the function.

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