Updating sky box software
If you have a Sky Q Silver box, you'll find it's freshly updated to output at 2160p UHD resolution. But you need to set that resolution manually, so head into Settings, across to Setup, then down to Audio Visual.
You'll see a Picture Resolution option, where you can take your step into the future – assuming you have a 4K TV with which to take advantage of this step up in picture quality.
There are some excellent new features like On Demand and series stacking – but there are still parts that can be improved.
We had some feedback that the new font was difficult to read, so we took that on board and have been working to improve that with this new release. We had some feedback that the font was hard to read. SKY customers can expect ongoing updates with new features, updates, improvements and tweaks to the look and navigation.
Sky is rolling out a new update for Sky Q that brings a host of new features to the service. Yesterday, Sky announced some new features for Sky , and now, those who signed up for the flagship Sky Q service are getting a new update of their own.
The latest refresh brings with it a host of new features, ahead of the launch of 4K content on August 13.
Continue holding the “Backup” button until you see the four LED lights on your Sky HD box is illuminated.
It is recommended that you do not turn “off” your Sky HD box or remove any cables during that time.
Some of you told us the new guide was difficult to read.
So over the next few weeks, we’re releasing an update that makes the text bigger, bolder and clearer.
So what exactly can your Sky Q box do now as a result of this first update? Related: Sky Q 4K UHD content guide If your Sky Q hasn't already updated to the latest software version, you can force the update.
From the main menu, head down to Settings and go into System Info.