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  • Hi @Darren, Yes my Amazon firestick eventually got it today, but I had to push the app to install after two attempts. I think it would automatically install replace the itv hub app. Yes when are Youview going to have it? Don't be left behind. Good question. John L
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Hi @clairmark1 I agree with the other users Inc @zulu17 ref reception history. Have you checked your signal strength via Youview PVR menu plus also compared this with TV's own tuner menu signal strength? The big clue maybe your aerial reception to all devices? Are all your TV's having same problems? Maybe a simple fix…
  • Hi @clairmark1, Welcome to the Youview forum. That information from BT is not correct! The HD channels you are referring to, do you mean BBC1 HD on Channel 101, ITV HD on 103 etc not able to receive these and other HD channels? If so, then BT have given false information to you. Yes, the internet channels you will not get,…
  • Hi @YouviewJohn, My best advice is to look at the Seller's past feedback. Ideally you want to purchase items from a company that specializes in selling loads of the same items each day with hopefully a warranty of some sort. Most decent private sellers are honest (inc myself on ebay!), but yes it's worth checking feedback,…
  • Hi @YouviewJohn, Sadly this is a very old model, no longer supported by updates & not worth repairing if it can't be fixed as per instructions. Worth considering BT2100 & 4000 models now used/refurb. Many excellent deals out there online. John L
  • Hi @YouviewJohn, Welcome to Youview forum. I'm another user, just seen your query. Firstly I would try a soft reset: press the power button for 8-10 seconds & let the box reboot. If still a problem then have a good read through this link: Using Maintenance Mode - YouView Support Select your model & very carefully follow…
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Hi @abp, welcome to the forum. Why can't it be the hard drive? My guess would be the hard drive buffer has got corrupted. Yes, you can still play recordings, but there are several partitions on the hard drive: buffer, recordings, 7day guide data and a bit more. The buffer partition stays on continuously with 2 hour…
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Sorry, confusing you with another post with earlier with another user purchasing from gumtree. No problem. Hope you solve your problem. John L
  • Hi @user1, As mentioned before, this is not supported anymore. Why are you asking same question? You purchased the box from Gumtree & didn't know about the background to the Youview boxes. There were many variations in the early days. You are not going to solve your problem if TalkTalk can't help you. Technology is…
  • Hi @MitcheCA, Welcome (again) to the Youview forum. You asked the same question to ME on Humax forum! Same answer: Unlock BT TV - Humax 91-00438 « My Humax Forum You have the latest update, but if apps playing up/box slowing down, trying doing as I suggested? Worth a try. Best thing to do is read the Maintenance mode…
  • Hi @user1, 
The DN371 model is the only model as far as I know that retained the older
software. Hence why if you find a box online they tend to sell for a high price
due to being rare. Sorry, no, you can't swap software from other Talktalk &
other models. Have you used & seen the current Youview…
  • "Using Maintenance Mode - YouView Support" https://support.youview.com/youview-box/box-and-remote/using-maintenance-mode/ Hi @majd, welcome. Have you tried the above information found via top of webpage under help/support? There are various options that KEEP recordings. Option 2 is highly recommended, but also try doing a…
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Hi @user1, Welcome to the Youview forum. Interested in what you mention, but I'm afraid you should have done your research first! This model was discontinued a few years ago & still has the older (original version) of Youview software. Very rare to find online. It has been talked about many times in the past that it…
  • Roll on Amazon prime day! . . . Love my Firestick. You have the option of purchasing full price or wait until Amazon have a special deal or get some used ones for £10/20+ from high street retailer CEX or online. Plenty to choose from. Job done. John L
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I think the Youview error is more serious! . . . B)
  • Hi @zulu17, I think its another Youview menu glitch. Not another one! Normal reception will be restored soon . . . Still waiting for Youview to link/attach alternative programme times/channels to the search menu when the programme conflict pop-up menu appears. Wouldn't it be great to be able to simply select alternative…
  • @PeteB, How long have you been using the box? Could be hardware problems, but could be a simple problem with remote control. Have you checked batteries. If you have a battery checker, maybe worth checking battery condition. If the hard drive is getting older, it could cause problems. How full is your hard drive? With…
  • @roy, there should be another hdmi input slot for the "added entertainment" (@kodikid B) ). But why waste a slot? Loving my 4K Firestick, but I still record a lot of tv. Won't bin any of my pvrs inc Youview! Now got the best of both worlds. Streaming is ok, but call me old fashioned, still prefer watching recordings,…
  • I agree, I now use a Amazon Firestick & it is far superior compared to Youview + also Freesat. Freesat is always slow now and some apps discontinued inc. ITV Hub. BUT I agree with @roy with regards HDMI. Not everyone has tvs with enough HDMI sockets. My Cinema amp I have had to reconfigure/rearrange spaces as I have run…
  • Welcome to Youview forum John L
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Until you provide information, just typing "I have problem" is not going to really help. Totally agree with other regular forum members. @bronco, welcome to the forum. Hopefully we can help once you report back with more info. John L
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What a query since January?! I would have thought by now @ShelleyK you would have fixed problem? It would have frustrated me if I had a problem with my equipment, I would have wanted it fixed asap. I agree with @luke. If you ask a question on the forum, the volunteer users are trying to help you, but you need to…
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You can if you purchase another Youview PVR online. Might be used, but for £20/30/40+, you then have your own extra recorder in another room. John L
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Is that the code you use on your devices? Seems a strange default pin code. John L
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@Majortom, Welcome to the YOUVIEW forum. View 21 is nothing to do with Youview. Not sure if they still exist/support products. At a wild guess, try 0000 or 1234 and see if this unlocks code. If not, I would take your item back to the Charity shop for a refund if you are able to. Most charity shops offer refunds if…
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[email protected], I have the same Freesat PVR and it does the same thing from time to time. Youview sails along with minimum fuss, compared to the 1100s. I tend to find Youview are more reliable, software updated more regularly, so I use Youview more for using Apps. Have you got a Youview PVR to use? If not, can highly…
  • Hi @roy, I read somewhere that BBC4 HD is going to be moved to another multiplex & then it will be available again. Good news in some ways, but I miss QVC HD & also BBC News HD. At least they are available (if you want them in HD) on Freesat. Oh what fun! John L P.S. hope you are able to regain control when the powerful…
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It's been a "major drama" in our home trying to encourage elderly mother to simply turn over to Freesat pvr for missing HD channels or other option of using iPlayer. She won't do it/"too complicated"/too many menus to access etc. So she will only watch in SD now on BBC News channel. SD picture as we all know/also in…