Why does my Sky keep failing to record?

Why does my Sky keep failing to record?

Begin by simply rebooting your Sky box to see if this resolves the issue. Then, go ahead and perform a full reset on the top box. Make sure not to delete all of your saved recordings. You can also try a planner rebuild, which could have been causing the issue all along.

Why can’t I record on Sky and watch another channel?

Re: Can’t change channel while recording Looks like you may have Single Feed Mode turned on then, in your Sky box settings. Turn if off by keying Services,0,0,1. Select on your remote to enter the hidden Installer Menu, where you’ll find the setting. Toggle it off and save the new setting.

Why is Sky HD not working?

Reboot your Sky box Firstly, try resetting your sky box with a simple reboot. To do this switch off the Sky Box directly from the mains and do this for all connected devices (this may include your internet router). Ensure that the lights on your box has completely disappeared this is s signal the box has no power.

How do I fix my Sky HD box not working?

Carry out a System Reset

  1. Turn your box off at the mains, then press and hold the left and right arrow buttons on your box.
  2. While still holding the buttons, switch your box on at the mains.
  3. The box will take a few minutes to complete the System Reset and will then switch to standby.

How do I rebuild my Sky HD planner?

Planner Rebuild for SKY+ HD

  1. Press ‘Services’ on the remote.
  2. Press ‘right arrow’ to get to settings.
  3. Press ‘down arrow’ to highlight ‘picture’ in yellow.
  4. Press ‘0’ then ‘1’ then select.
  5. Scroll with ‘left arrow’ to the ‘Planner Rebuild’ tab and press select.

Why can’t I pause or record on Sky?

If you’re only seeing this on screen message on a specific programme or channel, there could be a temporary broadcast issue. Wait a few minutes, then try again.

Can record two things once Sky+?

With Sky+ you can record your favourite TV shows if you are going to be out or if there is a time clash with another programme. You can record two programmes at the same time, but if you are doing this then you will either have to watch a programme you have already recorded or switch to regular television.

How many things can you record on Sky HD?

Recording Limits With a Sky Q 1TB box, you can record three programmes at the same time whilst watching another. With a Sky Q 2TB and Sky Q 1TB UHD box, you can record up to six programmes while watching live TV.

How do you know if your Sky box is faulty?

The blue/green circle lights will move anti-clockwise and record/ play lights start flashing on/ off. As the lights go off, the box is rebooted. You will only see the red light on the box. Wait for 3 minutes before switching on the box using the remote to see if the problem has been resolved.

How long does a Sky HD box last?

The main draw of Sky’s TV boxes is that you can use them to pause, rewind, and record live TV – 185 hours of standard definition telly (or 60 hours of HD) on the regular Sky+ HD box, or a massive 1180 hours (350 hours of HD) on a 2TB one.