Question: Will My BT YouView Work Without Subscription?

How do I switch from YouView to Freeview?

The only way you can disable YouView is:Press [Home] button on the remote control.Go to ‘Settings’Go to ‘Channel Setup’Go to ‘YouView Setup’Select ‘Disable YouView’Select ‘Yes’ to confirm..

What channels do I get with YouView?

A basic YouView box gets you over 70 digital TV channels, including: BBC, ITV, Channel 4, Channel 5, and lots of entertainment, news, and radio channels. You can add on tons more with BT TV or TalkTalk TV too – such as Sky 1, Nat Geo, Comedy Central, and Disney Channel.

What does a BT YouView box do?

What is YouView? 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. You can pause and rewind live TV, and if you buy a YouView+ box you can record programmes as well.

Can I use a BT Vision 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).

Do you need a subscription for a YouView box?

A YouView Box FAQ 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.

Is YouView better than FreeView?

And Freeview might well be the kindest to your wallet. But for us, YouView is the best of three services. By some distance. With an easy-to-user interface and a great range of HD channels, it offers a great TV experience for a good price.

Do I own my BT YouView box?

Re: Ownership of BT TV box Once the box is sent, it’s your box, if you cancel during the initial contract you’ll be charged for it, however the box is still yours. You will lose some functionality without a subscription, updates being one of them.

What has happened to YouView?

The YouView platform, which develops hardware and software to support the broadband-based TV (IPTV) services supplied via UK ISPs BT and TalkTalk (as well as retail set-top-boxes), has announced that they’re “refocusing development away from ‘direct to consumer’ products.” Say goodbye to their mobile app!

Can you use a TalkTalk YouView box without Internet?

You can use YouView without an internet connection but you’ll be missing out on what makes YouView, YouView. Connecting to the internet gives you access to the backwards EPG, IP channels and On Demand content. Not having an internet connection will also inhibit your boxes ability to receive important software updates.

Can I buy a Freeview box?

A Freeview TV, box or recorder If you have a Freeview HD TV, you can enjoy up to 15 HD channels. And if you want to be able to pause, rewind and record live TV, you can upgrade to a Freeview HD or Freeview Play recorder – visit our Freeview products page to see the range available.

Will my YouView box still work if I leave 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.

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.