[access-uk] Re: Sky Plus

Hi Trace,

It is in My Sky, then Customer Services.

All the best

Steve

-----Original Message-----
From: access-uk@xxxxxxxxxxxxx [mailto:access-uk@xxxxxxxxxxxxx] On Behalf Of
Spring.flower
Sent: Saturday 22 November 2008 14:29
To: access-uk@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
Subject: [access-uk] Re: Sky Plus

Where is remote record or whatever you have to set up on the sky box any 
way? Mum was looking through the menu's on there earlier and couldn't find 
it anywhere.

Trace

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "martin wilsher" <m.wilsher@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
To: <access-uk@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Sent: Thursday, November 20, 2008 12:52 PM
Subject: [access-uk] Re: Sky Plus


> The phone is only an aditional way to control the plus box but you need to
> register one to activate the service I think.
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: access-uk@xxxxxxxxxxxxx [mailto:access-uk@xxxxxxxxxxxxx] On Behalf 
> Of
> Spring.flower
> Sent: 19 November 2008 21:01
> To: access-uk@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
> Subject: [access-uk] Re: Sky Plus
>
> Hi
>
> What do you need the phone for if you're using the website?
>
> Trace with thanks
>
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "martin wilsher" <m.wilsher@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> To: <access-uk@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> Sent: Wednesday, November 19, 2008 8:03 PM
> Subject: [access-uk] Re: Sky Plus
>
>
>> Setting up remote record via your sky plus box costs nothing, just get a
>> contract mobile phone, pay as you go can't work, according to sky.  I
>> don't
>> know the registration process on the box, but customer service can help
>> there.  To set up my sky, go to the www.sky.com site and click on my sky,
>> then go to register.  Warning! Graphical captor alert!  On the first
>> registration page, there is a graphical capture.  I recommend using
>> webvisum
>> from
>>
>> http://www.webvisum.com/you will need to download Firefox to use this
>> feature, you can sign up for sky using Firefox, then never use it again 
>> if
>> you want.  The command once you have the webvisum add on in Firefox is
>> control plus six when in the edit field.  This will render the graphic,
>> then
>> place it in the clipboard to paste.  This worked for me.  Then you will
>> need
>> your details like bank account, address etc, or your viewing card number
>> to
>> register the account.  Hth  access-uk@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
>> [mailto:access-uk@xxxxxxxxxxxxx] On Behalf Of Spring.flower
>> Sen t: 19 November 2008 19:41
>> To: access-uk@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
>> Subject: [access-uk] Re: Sky Plus
>>
>> How do you set it all up in the first place then?
>>
>> Does it cost to use this feature?
>>
>> Trace
>>
>> ----- Original Message -----
>> From: "martin wilsher" <m.wilsher@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
>> To: <access-uk@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
>> Sent: Tuesday, November 18, 2008 10:15 AM
>> Subject: [access-uk] Re: Sky Plus
>>
>>
>>> Hi will:
>>>
>>> You go to sky.com regiser with my sky, then set up the remote record on
>>> your
>>> sky plus box.  This process is not currently accessible.  Once 
>>> everything
>>> is
>>> set up however, log into my sky on sky.com and then go to tv listings as
>>> Terry detailed in another message.  There is a screen reader version of
>>> the
>>> listings, but due to a screwup on sky's behalf, the remote record 
>>> feature
>>> is
>>> busted down this route.  You need to use the less accessible flashy new
>>> tv
>>> guide.  As Terry said, it's doable, but it's a pain in the neck really.
>>> A
>>> case of sky revamping their site and then getting in a flap when it was
>>> pointed out they'd forgotten accessible listings.  In a panic, they put
>>> them
>>> back up, but the remote record feature got busted for that side of
>>> things.
>>> -----Original Message-----
>>> From: access-uk@xxxxxxxxxxxxx [mailto:access-uk@xxxxxxxxxxxxx] On Behalf
>>> Of
>>> Will Lomas
>>> Sent: 18 November 2008 10:06
>>> To: access-uk@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
>>> Subject: [access-uk] Re: Sky Plus
>>>
>>> what does this feature do?
>>> if i were to get sky plus when i get my own place to live can sighted
>>> people
>>> use the web to send a message to record when they want?
>>> so it is like having that freeview box from portset and setting it to
>>> record
>>> how do i then find the programs after recording them On 18 Nov 2008, at
>>> 09:53, Terry Clasper wrote:
>>>
>>>> Martin absolutely right it should be accessible and the fact that the
>>>> reemote record option doesn't work from the screenreader version is
>>>> crazy.
>>>> Good luck mate!
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>
>>>> ----- Original Message ----- From: "martin wilsher"
>>> <m.wilsher@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
>>>> >
>>>> To: <access-uk@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
>>>> Sent: Monday, November 17, 2008 9:56 PM
>>>> Subject: [access-uk] Re: Sky Plus
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>> Sky plus is a sky box with a hard drive so you can record
>>>>> prgrammes. Since
>>>>> terry's mail re left clicking etc, I have tried this, and it works
>>>>> well, but
>>>>> is clunky, so I won't be easing up on sky to fix the problem with the
>>>>> accessible tv listings on the sky website.-----Original Message-----
>>>>> From: access-uk@xxxxxxxxxxxxx [mailto:access-uk@xxxxxxxxxxxxx] On
>>>>> Behalf Of
>>>>> Spring.flower
>>>>> Sent: 17 November 2008 20:58
>>>>> To: access-uk@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
>>>>> Subject: [access-uk] Re: Sky Plus
>>>>>
>>>>> Will someone please tell me more about this service as I've no idea
>>>>> about
>>>>> what you're talking about? is there an extra charge for this?
>>>>>
>>>>> Trace
>>>>>
>>>>> ----- Original Message -----
>>>>> From: "Terry Clasper" <terry.clasper@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
>>>>> To: <access-uk@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
>>>>> Sent: Monday, November 17, 2008 1:58 PM
>>>>> Subject: [access-uk] Re: Sky Plus
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>>> Martin.
>>>>>> Well you are kind of right here.
>>>>>> For some reason if you try to remote record from the screenreader
>>>>>> version
>>>>>> of the TV guide it doesn't work, however if you do if from the
>>>>>> normal TV
>>>>>> guide which is accessibnle anyway it works just fine, you just
>>>>>> have to
>>>>>> left click the program then left click the remote record, then
>>>>>> enter you
>>>>>> the yes option.
>>>>>> I use it several times a day and have no issues.
>>>>>>
>>>>>>
>>>>>>
>>>>>> ----- Original Message ----- From: "martin wilsher"
>>> <m.wilsher@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
>>>>>> >
>>>>>> To: <access-uk@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
>>>>>> Sent: Monday, November 17, 2008 1:09 PM
>>>>>> Subject: [access-uk] Re: Sky Plus
>>>>>>
>>>>>>
>>>>>>> The problem is, as I have written in a previous message, the remote
>>>>>>> record
>>>>>>> feature on the website is busted for screen reader users.  So I
>>>>>>> cannot
>>>>>>> remote record without texting.  Watch this space to see if I get a
>>>>>>> response
>>>>>>> in the next week.
>>>>>>> -----Original Message-----
>>>>>>> From: access-uk@xxxxxxxxxxxxx [mailto:access-uk@xxxxxxxxxxxxx] On
>>>>>>> Behalf
>>>>>>> Of
>>>>>>> Terry Clasper
>>>>>>> Sent: 17 November 2008 10:50
>>>>>>> To: access-uk@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
>>>>>>> Subject: [access-uk] Re: Sky Plus
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>> Thing is though that if you dont' want ot use the box directly
>>>>>>> recording
>>>>>>> stuff is very accessible either via sky.com and remote record or
>>>>>>> via
>>>>>>> texting.
>>>>>>> Personally I use a mix of Remote4 Record and Manual Record, the
>>>>>>> advantage
>>>>>
>>>>>>> of
>>>>>>> manual record being that you can specify the actual channel, so for
>>>>>>> example
>>>>>>> if I want ITV AD I can tell it to record from 993.
>>>>>>> I must say I was reluctant at first to get the box but now taht I
>>>>>>> have I
>>>>>>> can
>>>>>>> enjoy programs that I used to watch when I had the time.
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>> ----- Original Message -----
>>>>>>> From: "Darran Ross" <darran.ross@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
>>>>>>> To: "Access-UK" <access-uk@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
>>>>>>> Sent: Sunday, November 16, 2008 5:53 PM
>>>>>>> Subject: [access-uk] Sky Plus
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>> I agree 100% with  Terry's sentiments. The Plus box is a
>>>>>>>> crackin' piece
>>>>>>>> of
>>>>>>>> kit and I'd be lost without it, but the fact still remains that
>>>>>>>> it is
>>>>>>>> less
>>>>>>>> than customer friendly from this lists point of view. Although
>>>>>>>> I'll
>>>>>>>> certainly put up with its little inaccessible ways as the over all
>>>>>>>> product
>>>>>>>> is a winner for me!
>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>> Darran
>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>> "It is not his creed nor his nationality which counts - it's the
>>>>>>>> man
>>>>>>>> himself." Willie Maley
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