Can BT Vision box be used as a Freeview?
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 won’t be able to watch or record any Freeview channels like BBC, ITV, Channel 4 or Channel 5.
Can you record on BT Vision?
To record the programme you’re currently watching, press the record [R] button on your remote control. You can also set a recording now, or in the future, within the TV guide. Use the arrow keys to locate and highlight the programme you want to record, and then press the record [R] button on your remote control.
What happened to HD channels on Freeview?
Freeview has announced that it will no longer license the Freeview HD brand to new TVs manufactured from 2021 onwards. In 2022 this will be extended to new set top boxes.
What number are the HD channels on Freeview?
You’ll find HD content from channel 101 in the TV Guide. It’s not available on any of the other players yet, but we’ll let you know if this changes.
Can I still use my BT YouView box without subscription?
Re: Youview box work after cancelled tv subscription? All YouView standard features work on all boxes at all times, regardless of who sold you your box and whether you’re in or out of contract.
What do I do with my old BT Vision box?
Re: recycling BT vision box You can still use as a Freeview recorder with the apps or if you have no use, either just send back to BT or your local recycling centre.
Why is my BT box not letting me record?
Check your equipment cabling is connected securely. Make sure you don’t switch off your BT TV box or BT Hub when you have a scheduled recording. Check any series recordings have been set up correctly, by going to the ‘Scheduled’ section of ‘My TV’
Can you record on a BT YouView box without subscription?
However, in a surprise twist, the TV platform developer has today confirmed that BT will be “opening up” the remote record functionality within their own app for all YouView users to use (no subscription required).
Why have I lost my HD channels on BT?
Try re-tuning your box and scanning for channels: Press the Home (or YouView) button. Go to Settings > Signal & Connection > TV Channels > Retune Channels.
Why is my TV not picking up HD channels?
First check that your TV is set to the correct Source or Input, try changing the Source or Input to AV, TV, Digital TV or DTV if you haven’t already. If your “No Signal” message is not due to incorrect Source or Input being selected, then it’s most likely caused by a set up or antenna fault.
How do I find hidden channels on Freeview?
Press the YouView button on your remote, and choose Settings. Go to the Signal & Connection area and select TV Channels. Select Restore hidden channels. If you unhide hidden channels, you won’t be able to re-hide them until we enable this feature in a future software update.
What is the difference between Freeview and YouView?
As Freeview Play is an open platform, TV and set-top box manufacturers can shape the service to offer what they like. Our advice: check before you get your credit card out. YouView, on the other hand, has the Netflix app on its platform by default, along with Now TV and (for those with a BT TV subscription) BT Player.