Sky customers are just realising their TV box has a secret Wi-Fi trick – and it could save you money | The Sun

IF you have any Sky Q mini boxes around your house they could be used to boost your Wi-Fi.

And you don't even need to be a Sky Broadband customer to set it up.

So give it a go before buying some Wi-Fi extenders, as it'll save you some money and space around the house.

All Sky Q boxes act as Wi-Fi hotspots automatically when using Sky Broadband.

But if you're using another provider, you'll need to make some changes for it to work.

The benefits will vary depending on the broadband service you have and the router you use.

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How to turn your Sky Q box into a Wi-Fi booster

Press the Home button on your Sky Q remote.

Go to Settings and find Setup.

Select Network, then Advanced Settings.

Go to WiFi hotspots and choose Turn on.

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You'll need to enter your TV PIN to confirm everything.

After that, you should see information screens about enabling Wi-Fi hotspots on your Sky Q boxes.

You'll need to click Continue to enable it.

Sky recommends you turn the feature off if you experience any connectivity issues with this setting.

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