Quick Answer: Who Makes The BT YouView Box?

Which is the best BT YouView box?

Which YouView box is best.

Winner: BT offers the most advance YouView box with 500GB storage for recording TV shows, as well as HD and UHD compatibility.

It’s also provided free with any of BT’s TV packages, making BT the clear winner..

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.

What is a BT YouView box?

It’s essentially a set top box you for your TV that combines two over 70 channels of basic digital TV, and catch up and on demand services via a broadband connection. … YouView is available either as a standalone box, or as part of a TV package from BT or TalkTalk, which give you access to even more channels.

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.

Why is my BT TV box not turning on?

Turn off the power unit at the mains, and unplug the end that goes into the YouView box. Then turn the power unit back on, and leave it for about 30 seconds, do not turn it off. Then plug the other end into the back of the YouView box. See if it starts without any whining noise, and the startup completes.

Does BT box still work 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).

Does BT YouView box have Amazon Prime?

The Amazon Prime Video App can be found in the ‘Players & Apps’ section of the BT TV menu. Just press the blue Home button on your remote (or Youview button if you have an old remote) to get started.

Is YouView the same as Freeview?

Channels and streaming services Freeview offers 70 channels, as well as 15 HD channels if you’ve got an HD TV and a set top box with Freeview HD. … YouView has the same number of channels, with the option to get a lot more when you get with a pay TV service from BT or TalkTalk.

Will my YouView box work if I leave TalkTalk?

Re: Will Youview+ box work after leaving TalkTalk TV? The box would work with another provider, but would only receive subscription based channels if that provider supplied youview content. All the usual freeview and on demand services such as BBC Iplayer , ITV player etc would continue to work.

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 Amazon Prime free on BT TV?

BT customers can now get free Amazon Prime Video for the next six months – Mirror Online.

How do I add apps to my YouView box?

Re: Apps on TalkTalk YouView box No, it’s not possible to add apps to the box. Apps are fixed and are set by YouView and the ISP, so there can be variations sometimes between TalkTalk and BT for example as with BT having Netflix before TalkTalk boxes, but none have the Sounds app.

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.

What happens to my YouView box when I leave BT?

says Bt will send you a returns bag if you were a BT Tv customer and you inform them you are leaving.. That is BT adhereing to their responsibilities under the Electrical waste regulations. In your case as you intend to continue to use the Youview box you would not wish to send the box back for recycling.

Can you use a YouView box without BT?

You can buy BT boxes in the high street and use them without any connection to Bt. … You’ll be able to use the boxes as standard Youview boxes but you won’t have access to Bt subscription services such as sport.

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 much is a YouView box?

Standard Freeview boxes start from £20, Freeview+ (where you can record and rewind live TV) start at £99 and Freeview+HD prices start at £169. 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.

Why is my BT YouView box beeping?

The beeps suggest the problem is with the hard disk drive so if you are not able to enter any of the maintenance mode options then reporting tto BT support (for a probable engineer visit and box replacement) is likely to be the outcome.

Can I get Netflix on BT YouView?

Where is the Netflix app on my BT TV box? You’ll find the Netflix app in the ‘Players & Apps’ section of the YouView menu. Just press the blue Home button to get started.