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Find your shows on Sky Q

Using the TV Guide and listening to radio

Using the TV Guide

The Sky Q TV Guide can be accessed via the Home screen. You can select a specific channel type as well as Box Office events, Radio shows and New Series that are available to you. 

  • Browsing

    Scroll up or down to see more channels, and scroll left and right to browse shows. If using a Sky Q touch remote, keep your finger on the touchpad whilst browsing to move through the listings at a faster rate.

    Press Channel Up or Channel Down to scroll through channels by page. Select a show on now and it'll play in the Mini TV as well as in full screen.

    To find out information about a show, press i

  • Jumping to other days

    Tap Rewind or Fast forward to jump forward or backward 24 hours. Pressing Play/pause will bring you back to shows on now.

  • No TV listings on your Sky Q box or Sky Q Mini box

    If you’re unable to see TV listings on your Sky Q box, you’ll need to restart it:

    1. Switch your Sky Q box off at the mains.
    2. Check that both ends of all cables are securely connected.
    3. Switch your Sky Q box back on at the mains.
    4. Wait for the onscreen instructions to disappear then press Home on your Sky Q remote.

    Please note: After a restart, you may need to wait up to 5 minutes for all features in the TV Guide and Mini guide to become available.

    If you're experiencing the same problem on your Sky Q Mini box, follow the instructions above to restart your Sky Q Mini box before repeating them again on your Sky Q box.  


Getting the most from radio

  • Browsing

    1. Press Home and select TV Guide.
    2. Select Radio and choose a show that's on now to start listening.

    You can also select Music from the Home screen, then select Radio to find shows playing now.

  • Recording a radio show

    Press on your Sky Q remote when a radio show is highlighted in the TV Guide or the Mini Guide.

    If you're in Radio under the Music section of the Home screen, choose a show, scroll right and select Record.

    Please note: You can't use the Sky Q app to play back radio shows.

  • Listening to your recordings

    Press sky on your Sky Q remote, or select Recordings from the Home screen then select a radio show.

    Tips on playing back recorded shows:

    • Tap Rewind or Fast forward repeatedly or slide your thumb left or right along the Sky Q touch remote slider to increase or decrease the speed of rewinding or fast forwarding up to 30x.
    • Swipe or press up to bring up the progress bar while listening to a recorded or downloaded show, or live show that's been paused.

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