How To Update Sky HD Box Software?

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How Do I Update My Sky Hd Box Software?

You can update your Sky+HD box software by following the steps mentioned below:

STEP 1:

Power off your Sky+HD box by unplugging it from the mains.

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STEP 2:

Turn off other devices which are connected to the box either by unplugging from the mains or switching them “off”.

STEP 3:

Confirm if the Sky HD box and other connected devices are turned “off”.

STEP 4:

On the top panel of the box, press and hold the “backup” button.

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You may also get in touch with sky customer services over phone to discuss the issue further with their technical engineer.

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STEP 5:

You have to keep on pressing the “backup” button.

STEP 6:

Replug the Sky+HD box to the mains and continue holding the “backup” button.

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STEP 7:

Continue pressing and holding the “backup” button for up to thirty seconds until all the four lights on the front panel of the box are illuminated.

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STEP 8:

Now release the “backup” button and the box will go into the “download” mode.

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STEP 9:

If you can’t see the light illuminated after thirty seconds, repeat the above steps.

STEP 10:

Reconnect other connected devices with your Sky+HD box and turn them “ON”.

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STEP 11:

You will get an onscreen message “Updating System Software” on your TV.

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STEP 12:

The download will take up to 10 minutes to complete. You cannot use the box while the software is downloading.

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STEP 13:

After the software has been downloaded, the box will switch “off” automatically and the single red light will be illuminated.

STEP 14:

After three minutes, press the “sky” button on the remote to switch  “on” the Sky+HD box. A green light will be illuminated on the front panel of the box.

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