Will My YouView Box Work If I Leave BT?

Will BT replace my YouView box?

Re: I think my BT TV YouView box has died If you have a current BT TV contract then if the supplied box is faulty and requires replacement then it should be replaced..

Do I own my BT YouView box?

Re: “Return your youview box or you will be charged” If you have completed your initial BT YouView contract with your original box, then the box is yours to keep. Just ignore the messages.

Can I connect my BT YouView box wirelessly?

YouView boxes aren’t Wi-Fi enabled. They need a wired Ethernet connection to connect the internet, so that we can give you the best quality experience. We recommend using powerline adapters if your router is too far from your box. … Alternatively, you can use a Wi-Fi bridge to connect to your box.

Can I have 2/bt YouView boxes?

In answer to your post. you can use both boxes at the same time but only one of them will have the BT content. the othere will be youview only. but you can switch them around whenever you want without powering off.

Is YouView same as Freeview?

Currently Freeview Play only supports BBC iPlayer, ITV Player and All 4, with Demand 5 on the way. Conversely, YouView has all four services and also includes STV Player, Milkshake!, UKTV, S4C and Quest. If that wasn’t enough, YouView also supports Netflix, Now TV and Sky Store.

Will my YouView box still work if I leave BT?

It will work as a normal YouView box, without the BT content. You can record FreeView as normal. I have a retail YouView box, without any BT Vision account, and it works just fine. Apps and catchup are also fine.

Can I still use my YouView box without subscription?

A YouView Box FAQ The choice is yours. Buy a box from a retail store and you can use it subscription free. We have thousands of free On Demand programmes to watch but if you want a little more, we offer a range of subscription services, like Netflix, you can sign up to.

How do I connect my BT YouView box without Internet?

The only things you’ll be able to do would be to watch live TV through your aerial and view your recordings. YouView boxes do not use WiFi so if your router is too far from your YouView box, then you can use powerline adapters to connect to your box.

How do I connect my BT YouView box to my Smart TV?

Connect one end of the HDMI cable to the HDMI socket on your YouView+ box and the other end to one of the HDMI sockets on your TV. Now switch on your TV and choose the source that corresponds to the socket you connected to (e.g. HDMI1 if you connected the cable to the HDMI 1 socket).

Can you use a BT YouView box without an aerial?

BT TV boxes will work without a Freeview aerial connected, but you’ll be missing out on lots of channels and some On Demand services. … You’ll need to connect your aerial and scan your channels in order to receive all of your On Demand services.

Can I keep my YouView box if I leave TalkTalk?

You can keep your TalkTalk broadband router as long as your contract has ended, but if you have YouView TV, you should return the set-top-box within 21 days. A quick call to TalkTalk will get you a postage-paid returns bag.

Do I have to pay for YouView?

There is no monthly subscription charge. However, there are half the amount of TV channels available with YouView and even less choice in terms of pay-per-view content.