RECKON you've mastered the Sky TV remote? Don't count on it.
There are plenty of Sky Q remote control tricks you may have missed.
One common complaint is that it's impossible to turn off your TV using the Sky Q remote.
But that's simply not true – it just takes a bit of know-how.
It's correct that pressing the Sky Q remote power button will turn off your Sky box.
However, you can also turn off your TV with a simple tweak.
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Instead of doing a quick press, hold the power button on the Sky Q remote for several seconds.
This will turn off your Sky Q box and put the TV in standby too.
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That's not the only Sky TV remote control trick you need to know about.
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If you've ever used the Sky TV guide, it can sometimes feel like a pain to find exactly what you want.
Thankfully there are a few remote control tricks that let you skip around quickly.
If you hit the Fast Forward button on a Sky Q remote, this will let you skip forward 24 hours on the guide.
That means you can easily see what's going on tomorrow (and beyond) in seconds.
Similarly, if you hit Rewind then you'll be transported back 24 hours.
If you get deep into the guide and what to return to what's on right now, just hit the Play button.
This could shave minutes off your daily browsing, if you remember to use the shortcuts.
Hiding in plain sight
And here's one more trick.
Your Sky TV remote has a secret button that you probably didn't know about.
It serves a very helpful purpose: bringing up your recorded TV shows and movies.
It saves you trawling through your box's various menus to find the content you've saved for later.
We're talking about the Sky logo – yes, it's a button!
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Press it to bring up your recordings, which is anything that you have chosen to download and save for later.
It's a simple trick but one that many people don't know – even if they've had Sky Q for years.
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