How do I connect to BT TV without aerial?

How do I connect to BT TV without aerial?

BT TV boxes will work without a Freeview aerial connected, but you'll be missing out on lots of channels and some On Demand services. You'll need to connect your aerial and scan your channels in order to receive all of your On Demand services.

Does BT TV box have WiFi?

At present the best STB that BT TV offers is their Ultra HD (4K) equipped YouView box (Humax DTR-T4000), although like so many other PVR-capable (Personal Video Recorder) devices on the YouView+ platform it lacks WiFi and can only be connected via a wired Ethernet (LAN) cable to your broadband router.

Do I own my BT TV box?

Ownership of broadband hubs and TV boxes As of 13 December 2019, we own all BT Broadband Hubs (Hub 4, Smart Hub, and Smart Hub 2) and TV Boxes (Z4, G4 and G5) sent out to customers. Not applicable for Hubs and Wi-Fi Discs purchased outright. When you replace hubs or boxes, or leave BT, please return those items to us.

Can you use BT YouView box without Internet?

You can use YouView without an internet connection but you'll be missing out on what makes YouView, YouView. Connecting to the internet gives you access to the backwards EPG, IP channels and On Demand content. Not having an internet connection will also inhibit your boxes ability to receive important software updates.

How do I connect BT WiFi to my TV?

BT WiFi With Smart TV

  1. Select 'wireless connection' from the TV's internet settings and search for wireless networks.
  2. The TV shows a list of available connections and then select BT WiFi, in my case BT WiFi with FON.
  3. The BT log in screen should appear.
  4. From the 4 options at the top of screen select WiFi, NOT broadband.

How do I connect to BT WIFI hotspots for free?

a BT Wi-Fi account, or if you've got BT Broadband or BT Mobile, use your usual sign-in details....

  1. Activate wi-fi on your device.
  2. Search for wi-fi hotspots.
  3. Connect to BTWi-fi or _BTWi-fi.
  4. Open your internet browser.
  5. Select BT Wi-Fi and enter your BTID username and password.
  6. Log in with your details.

Why won't my TV connect to my wifi?

Try these simple methods to get your TV to connect to WIFI: Unplug the modem for 5 minutes and plug back in. Remove power to your router for 5 minutes and plug back in. Unplug the TV for 5 minutes and plug back into power. Go into TV menu – SETTINGS – GENERAL – NETWORK – NETWORK STATUS and select NETWORK RESET.

How many devices can connect to a BT router?

Most routers can support 250 (or so) devices Theoretically, a home router could have 254 devices connected to it.

What is the difference between BT Smart Hub 1 and 2?

The BT Smart Hub 2 offers very similar features to the Smart Hub 1 and now comes free with any BT Fibre broadband package. Both the Hub 1 & 2 offer dual band Wi-Fi, but as the Hub 2 is designed for use with BT's 'Complete Wi-Fi system' it's not possible to split the SSID names for 2.

What is a BT Smart Hub 2?

The Smart Hub 2 provides 7 antennas uniquely positioned to maximise power, the latest Wi-Fi technology, smart channel selection, smart scan and clever app-based services to help them set up and manage their home Wi-Fi. BT Smart Hub 2 comes with 2 DECT antennas and integrated support for Ultrafast broadband (G.

Can I get a new BT Home Hub for free?

Upgrade BT Home Hub FREE ! If you have the earlier Home Hub 3 you can get an upgrade BT Home Hub for free!

What is the difference between BT Home Hub 5 and BT Smart Hub?

The Smart Hub is slightly taller and wider than the Home Hub 5, but it contains massively improved hardware. It has seven antennas, which BT claims will let it offer significantly improved connection distances over the Home Hub 5, which had a 2 x 2 dual antenna setup. The Smart Hub also has a USB 3.

How many devices can BT Home Hub 6 support?

I know that before I replaced it, my BT Smart Hub (Home Hub 6) started to buckle around 45 - 50 devices.

What do I do with my old BT Hub?

You can help reduce the environmental impact of your BT equipment by sending it back to us. We'll reuse some of the components and recycle the rest. It's free to return equipment. We'll send you packaging (a return bag) and postage labels.

How do I get my old BT Hub back?

How do I return the equipment BT owns? It's easy to return any equipment we own. You can safely wrap it up for posting, or we can send you a returns bag to pop your equipment in. We'll even pay for the postage too.

Do you have to return your BT TV box?

Please return BT equipment to us when you stop using it. You may be charged if you decide to keep it. You'll be charged for keeping any equipment you received from BT on or after 13 December 2019. You have 60 days to return it – from the date you stop using it - before we charge.”

What do I do with my old broadband router?

We've identified 12 ways you can reuse an old Wi-Fi router:

  1. Guest Wi-Fi connection.
  2. Wireless repeater.
  3. Cheap internet radio.
  4. Use the old router as a network switch.
  5. Adapt it as a wireless bridge.
  6. Convert your router into a NAS.
  7. Use an old router as a web server.
  8. A DIY VPN router.

Can you throw away old routers?

They're considered hazardous waste like motor oil or TVs so you can't put them in the trash. Reset it to factory defaults with the button in the back. No, there's no personal information in the router.

How do I extend my WiFi on an old router?


  1. Set the router IP to something other than the main router (192.