What’s new with Sky Q

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Sky Store Buy & Keep

 

New ways to Buy & Keep

Fancy watching something but don’t want the DVD? Now you can purchase a HD Digital version straight to your Sky Q box to watch on your TV and your devices. Or you can choose to add the DVD or Blu-ray for even better picture quality.

 

Interested in getting Sky Q? Take a look at the latest offers. 

 

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Pre-order and digital release

Pre-order the latest titles while they’re still in the cinema and watch them on the day of digital release. If the price changes after you’ve pre-ordered, you’ll always pay the lowest price we offer.

 

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Finding special offers

It’s even easier to find what’s on offer and how much you’ll be saving.

 

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Order tracking

With the improved order tracking on skystore.com, you’ll be able to track your DVD or Blu-ray order from the moment you make your purchase.

 

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Red Bull TV app

 

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Want to access the very best in action sports? With the Red Bull TV app, you can find live events and thrilling videos from world adventures. Whether it’s an upcoming or past event, you’ll find it in the Red Bull TV app.

 

Discover featured, trending and best of live highlights or browse and watch specific channels such as Bike, Cliff Diving and Go Pro.

 

You can also browse by format, making it easier to find events, shows, films or clips.

 

Using the Red Bull TV app

  1. Press Home on your Sky Q remote and select Online Video.
  2. Select Apps, then Red Bull TV.
  3. Press the down arrow twice to access the menu and select from the options.
  4. When you’re finished with the app, press Dismiss on your Sky Q remote and select CLOSE APPLICATION.

 

Parental lock on playback

 

To PIN protect playback of your recordings (including downloads, purchases and rentals), select Lock from the programme options. To play the recording or remove the lock, enter your Sky TV PIN.

 

If you're new to Sky Q you can find out more here. 

 

 

10 Comments
New Viewer

All sky needs to do now to really be up to date with everything is offer blue rays in 4k 

Sound Designer

All sky needs to do now to really be up to date with everything is offer blue rays in 4k......& UHD with HDR Digital versions......and with Atmos Sound. Sky are losing a lot of money becuase their Buy & Keep or Rent section is so far behind the game. I for one don't hire or purchase any movies from Sky. Instead I'll purchase or hire them from another source to watch through my Xbox One S so that I can get HDR pictures with Dolby Atmos Sound. If Sky were offering this I'd buy from them, buy they aren't so I won't. Shame really!!

Runner

Also if Sky could make an option for auto switch between 4K and 1080p recongnizing what’s been streamed rather having to keep changing manually 

Runner

Still waiting for updates to improve usability. Not being able to switch the led blue light off, no highlighter on HD channels, no option to turn off the mini screen whilst on the menu. And also not a massive issue but still. Ff or rewind button being depressed to go straight to end or the beginning of a programme. All of these functions were available on old sky+HD boxes!!??

Runner

 

Unfortunately i have had an illness which restricts  my  movments;' i am confined to one room and have discovered 

that is possible to have another tv operating using one dish and one sky box.

Please tell me if this true or  not or some way ,to achieve ths

Thanks  Bruce

 

Community Manager

Hi @david+bruce - Sky Q allows you to view on multiple TVs from one dish. You can find out more about Sky Q here:- http://www.sky.com/shop/tv/sky-q and how to order.

 

If you have specialist requirements please get in touch with our accessiblity team here:- https://accessibility.sky.com/contact-us/ and they'll be happy to assist.

Runner

This is great

New Viewer

Just an idea, but when you download films etc it would be handy if you could put them into folders if they are watched on more than one occaison. For instance my daughter loves Moana/polar express/beauty and the beast. So we have downloaded them on Sky Q but they are in our downloaded screen amongst everything else we have downloaded. Would just be handy if they are all in the same section.


Just an idea.

Runner

Really good idea 

Runner

Had Q box for two weeks, hard drive very noisy, disappointed. Have asked installer to return with different box, Is this s common occursnce