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Vermithrax

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#311632 2-Feb-2024 20:16
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I've just purchased my first smart TV (Veon 55-inch) and I'm struggling to tune Sky onto it. Be kind as I'm an old codger wrestling a bit with the new tech. Any help or advice would be supremely welcome. Cheers. 


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  #3189716 2-Feb-2024 20:16
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  #3189721 2-Feb-2024 20:20
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Thank you, PeterReader. πŸ‘ 


  #3189723 2-Feb-2024 20:25
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what do you mean tune sky into it?

 

You either need one of the sky apps, ie skygo or sky sports now and an applicable subscription, or you need a sky box which you would generally connect to the TV with an HDMI Cable




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  #3189729 2-Feb-2024 20:38
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Thanks for replying Jase. I connected my Sky box to the TV with the appropriate cable but believe that perhaps there was something else I need to do as I found nothing on the menu ... I even had trouble finding the menu button on the TV remote. I quickly learned that it is well hidden πŸ˜… 


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  #3189731 2-Feb-2024 20:41
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So you have a white Android Sky box??





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  #3189732 2-Feb-2024 20:48
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No, it's more the old-style Sky box, Spyware. I'm likely missing something quite simple but I'm just not sure what it is.  πŸ˜’

 

 


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  #3189735 2-Feb-2024 20:55
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Maybe look for a source button on the TV remote and select relevant HDMI input.





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  #3189739 2-Feb-2024 20:59
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Thanks, Spyware. I'll give that a go tomorrow. I'm feeling a bit overwhelmed with it all at the moment. Thanks again. 😎


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  #3189746 2-Feb-2024 21:21
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Look for the “source” button on the remote.

 

or “input”.

 

 

 

if there’s no words in the remote then look for the picture on a button of “retangular box with an arrow pointing into it”

 

  • hit that once…it changes the input and if you keep pressing it you can select the other inputs.
  • just give it a few seconds between presses and make sure your sky decoder is on 

 


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  #3189747 2-Feb-2024 21:22
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I just had a look on the “The Warehouse” website and found a picture of a Veon smart TV remote. I don’t have a Veon TV, but try the following.

 

On the remote, below the arrow buttons is a “home” button (a house symbol). Below that is the “source” button (has a square on it with an arrow). Try pushing that. Either once to see what comes up on the screen, or multiple times until the picture from your sky decoder appears.

 

Hope this works for you.

 

Edit: I see Goosey has provided the same info while I was composing. Good luck.





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  #3189795 3-Feb-2024 08:50
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Thanks, Goosey and Dingbatt! I'll try the recommendations today and report back, with, I hope, a successful outcome.

 

Thanks, everyone. You folks are great.  πŸ˜


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  #3189827 3-Feb-2024 10:55
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Don't worry mate that source button gets the best of everyone especially bar managers


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