Review from Gavin Booth
Champion Very good app but every update takes up more storage on the phone
worst app I've used If I didn't have a problem misplacing my remote I'd delete this app. It crashes multiple times a day, I says it will download programmes and fails to do so and the remote feature is so oversensative you breathe near it and it changes channel or pauses it. They know there is no other option so continue to let this app be awful. It really shows how much it cares for its customers. Unless you need it don't bother as it will do nothing but drain your battery.
As others have stated, the 'searching for Sky+HD boxes on network' just doesn't work so cannot use the app to schedule recordings on the fly. The freesat app is much better (if only it would work with sky..). BTW I've tried manually updating the sky box firmware as described but that makes no difference. Are there settings in the router that need to be changed?
It looks very good. I can set things to record and not miss any of my favourite program's. The format is exactly the same as the tv so nothing new to learn
Great! It's come along light years since i used it last. Love it. My sky remote broke and this app allowed me to control the box sufficiently for ages. Love how you can get real time TV guide and planner organisation that links up with the box. Very handy. Keep it up. You just need a way to record shows without looking them up the the guide almond with fast forward and rewind abilities and then you could replace the remote completely.
Latest update is worse! Catchup programmes are no longer there. Just empty lists. Please put it back the way it was. It worked. The link to my sky box worked for a while. However, it lost it. Re-installed, same again. New phone, updated OS, same problem! I rate it ** because the program list works. It also sends record requests to my Sky box. Shame the link to the planner fails. If it worked it would be Five Stars.
Slow, crashy, reconnects all the time The concept of this app is great, unfortunately it feels like the people who design it don't actually use it themselves. It takes forever to find the sky box, frequently losing the connection, all I want to do is turn the bloody box on, why the constant waiting?
Sync exclusive to Sky Mobile customers
Having trouble connecting to your Sky+HD at home? – We can help, email us firstname.lastname@example.org
Sky Q users can still send remote record and download requests when you’re out and about. Simply sign in with your SkyiD
Universal Remote control for TV, set-top box, DVD, Apple etc & TV guide listings