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BT TV Box Pro - Change to IP Mode

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My Pro Box currently receives a signal via an aerial as well as Wi-Fi.  I understand the box can be set up to receive all channels via the broadband but I am having difficulty locating the instructions on how I should go about changing the settings.   (I'm sure I've seen something on this but I can't remember where!) 

Will someone be kind enough to point me in the right direction, please.

Also, is there any downside to changing from aerial/ip mode to ip only mode?

As always, I am grateful for any advice.

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Re: BT TV Box Pro - Change to IP Mode

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Hi @JoRo 

Have a look at the Pro Box set up video.

There is also a link to show you what channels are available using broadband only.

Stew

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Re: BT TV Box Pro - Change to IP Mode

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All I did was unplug the aerial and go through the set up.

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Re: BT TV Box Pro - Change to IP Mode

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For me the only major downside in switching to IP mode - is you loose some channels like That's TV and Talking Pictures.


@JoRowrote:

Also, is there any downside to changing from aerial/ip mode to ip only mode?

As always, I am grateful for any advice.


 

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Fibre 2 Unlimited using EE Smart Hub 2 with EE TV Box Pro (UHD/HDR) in IP mode.
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Re: BT TV Box Pro - Change to IP Mode

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They did say that more channels would be added, but there has been very little change.

Great Movies are now on Samsung TV I believe, but don't know if they are negotiating for more channels.

EE are apparently taking over the TV service, but we will wait and see.

There was a mod that would give subtle hints, but there is nothing now until it happens. 

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@Weerab1983wrote:

EE are apparently taking over the TV service, but we will wait and see.


 It's not a takeover it's a change of name/branding from BT to EE

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@garybs29 according to another post by a mod, they have seen EEs plans for the TV service, so I think its a bit more of a rebranding, but who knows what's in store!

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Thank you @StewM  @Weerab1983 @ozsat @Caher 

I appreciated your replies.

I followed the instructions in the video but the option I was given was just to change the wi-fi.  I'm wondering if my box has not received the software update.  Also, I'm now having second thoughts about it if I will lose some channels.

I think I may have to remove the aerial and do a system reboot to make it work according to something else I read online.  Anyway, I shall think about these things!

Thank you all, once again.

 

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The IP channel list can be found at Internet mode free to air channel guide | BT Help

To enter IP mode you will have to disconnect the aerial from the box and do a factory reset, this will require you to follow the setup process again during which you will be given a choice of aerial or IP mode.

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Thank you for your reply.  You’ve helped me to make a final decision.  

The IP mode excludes several channels the wife and I enjoy watching. Also, we would not be able to watch the BBC regional news which is not yet transmitted in HD. 

I shall stick with what I have. 

I am grateful to all who have taken the time to advise me.  At least I now know what to do if the channel list becomes more comprehensive. 

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