Question: Can I Still Use My BT YouView Box Without Subscription?

Will my YouView box still work if I leave BT?

It will work as a normal YouView box, without the BT content.

You can record FreeView as normal.

I have a retail YouView box, without any BT Vision account, and it works just fine.

Apps and catchup are also fine..

Do you have to return your BT YouView box?

If you decide to leave us or you move to a new plan that includes a new BT Hub and/or BT TV box, you’ll need to return the old kit you loaned from us, or you may face charges. It’s totally free to send back – we’ll send you a jiffy bag with a returns label.

Is YouView better than Freeview?

Freeview Play is the standard for connected TVs, and YouView isn’t going to challenge it. However, YouView has the lead in the ISP TV set-top boxes, and is being aggressively developed by BT. Freeview Play, then, is our TV platform to watch. But YouView comes a close second.

What channels do you get on a BT YouView box?

What channels can I get? A basic YouView box gets you over 70 digital TV channels, including: BBC, ITV, Channel 4, Channel 5, and lots of entertainment, news, and radio channels. You can add on tons more with BT TV or TalkTalk TV too – such as Sky 1, Nat Geo, Comedy Central, and Disney Channel.

What do I do with my old BT router?

Customers will be sent a padded envelope to return their router to BT. They will also be able to drop off equipment at a BT and EE shop on the high street. The company said any previous customer who still has an old BT router lying around is welcome to return it.

Who makes BT YouView box?

HumaxBT YouView+ box (Humax DTR-T2100) full review BT’s YouView+ box is made by Humax, well-known for its Freeview and Freesat set-top boxes. It has the easy-to-use YouView interface, but in a much smaller, faster, quieter package than its predecessor.

Is YouView free?

YouView is an on demand TV service with over 70 live digital channels. … It is also available to buy subscription free from all major retailers and many independent electrical stores as well as integrated in a range of Sony Android TVs.

Can you use BT YouView box without subscription?

However, in a surprise twist, the TV platform developer has today confirmed that BT will be “opening up” the remote record functionality within their own app for all YouView users to use (no subscription required).

Can I have 2/bt YouView boxes?

In answer to your post. you can use both boxes at the same time but only one of them will have the BT content. the othere will be youview only. but you can switch them around whenever you want without powering off.

How do I switch from YouView to Freeview?

The only way you can disable YouView is:Press [Home] button on the remote control.Go to ‘Settings’Go to ‘Channel Setup’Go to ‘YouView Setup’Select ‘Disable YouView’Select ‘Yes’ to confirm.

Is Freeview play worth having?

If you’re buying a new TV, then it’s well worth having. The interface and features keep getting better and Freeview Play gives you so much more than the basic Freeview HD offering. You’ll appreciate how easy it is to get to catch-up TV and it’s a more flexible way to enjoy your favourite telly.