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    Swapping SKY boxes

    This is a discussion on Swapping SKY boxes within the Sky+ forums, part of the Sky & Sky+ TV category; Hi Everyone, My multiroom box is the 'old' Sky+ box. Around six months ago a friend gave me her Sky ...

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      Swapping SKY boxes

      Hi Everyone, My multiroom box is the 'old' Sky+ box.
      Around six months ago a friend gave me her Sky HD box (she switched to Virgin) which has a much larger capacity.
      Can I simply swap the boxes over and phone Sky to get the Sky+HD box enabled ?
      Regards..... Ted


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      Re: Swapping SKY boxes

      You can but if the new box is connected to the internet it should recognise that it has the wrong viewing card and give you the option to pair the box online.

      You can also log into "My Sky" and pair the box at:
      https://activatemychannels.sky.com/activate

      If the box hasn't been used for 6 months then it will not have the latest firmware so you should force a software download (see instructions in this post: http://www.skyuser.co.uk/forum/sky-h...tml#post397759 ) once you have checked that it is receiving a good satellite signal.
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      Re: Swapping SKY boxes

      Thanks for the reply, much appreciated.

     

     

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