ITVX On Sky Q? Here’s How to Get It

If you’re reading this, chances are you’re looking to explore the exciting world of ITVX right from your Sky Q box. You’re in the right place! As a fellow enthusiast who has navigated these waters before, I’m here to guide you through the process.

ITVX, as you already know, is a treasure trove of entertainment, offering over 15,000 hours of TV content for your enjoyment. Whether you’re a fan of riveting dramas, light-hearted comedies, or informative documentaries, ITVX has got you covered. And the best part? You can access all of this directly from your Sky Q box!

However, accessing ITVX on Sky Q might seem daunting, like any new journey. But don’t worry; that’s where this guide comes in. I’ve been through the process, faced the hurdles, and found the solutions. And now, I’m here to share that knowledge with you.

In this guide, we’ll walk through the steps to access ITVX on your Sky Q box, understand the different subscription options, sign in to your ITVX account, and navigate the ITVX interface on Sky Q. We’ll also cover how to watch ITVX content, use subtitles, and troubleshoot any issues you might encounter along the way.

So, are you ready to dive into the world of ITVX on Sky Q? Let’s get started!

Accessing ITVX on Sky Q

Alright, let’s get down to business. You’re all set up with your Sky Q box and ready to dive into the vast ocean of content that ITVX has to offer. But where do you start? Let me guide you through it.

First, you’ll need to locate ITVX on your Sky Q interface. This is simpler than it sounds. Navigate to the Apps rail or the Apps menu on your Sky Q box. Here, you’ll find a variety of applications, including ITVX. Select ITVX to get started.

Now, you might wonder, “What’s the Apps rail?” or “Where’s the Apps menu?” Don’t worry. I’ve been there too. The Apps rail is a row of applications you can scroll through on your Sky Q home screen. On the other hand, the Apps menu is a dedicated section where you can view and select from all the available applications.

Every Sky Q box might have a slightly different interface depending on the model and software version. So, don’t be alarmed if your screen looks a bit different. The key is to look for the section where your applications are housed. Once you find that, locating ITVX will be a breeze.

And there you have it! You’ve successfully located ITVX on your Sky Q box. But that’s just the beginning. The following section delve into the different ITVX subscription options and how to sign up. Stay tuned!

Understanding ITVX Subscription Options

Now that you’ve found ITVX on your Sky Q box, you’re one step closer to unlocking a world of entertainment. But before you start streaming, it’s essential to understand the subscription options ITVX offers. This way, you can choose the one that best suits your viewing preferences and budget.

ITVX offers two subscription options: Stream Free and Premium. Let’s break down what each one offers:

Stream Free This is the basic version of ITVX. It’s completely free and offers:

  • Over 10,000 hours of content
  • App exclusives, including early access to some programmes
  • New exclusive TV released every week
  • Full boxsets of shows after the first episode airs on TV
  • The ability to create extra family profiles for kids

Premium For a more enhanced viewing experience, consider the Premium subscription. It costs ยฃ5.99 a month or ยฃ59.99 a year and offers:

  • An ad-free experience
  • All the features from the free version
  • Access to BritBox, including BBC and Channel 4 series
  • The ability to download to your device (note: this feature is not available on Sky platforms)
  • Thousands more hours of hit shows

You can even get a free 7-day Premium subscription trial to see if it’s right for you. To sign up for Premium, you must do so directly with ITV.

Signing into ITVX on Sky Q

Great job so far! You’ve located ITVX on your Sky Q box and chosen the subscription that’s right for you. It’s time to sign in to ITVX on your Sky Q box. If you’re feeling a bit nervous, don’t worry. I’ve got you covered.

When you open the ITVX app on your Sky Q box, you’ll be asked to sign in to your account. If you already have an ITVX account, you can sign in using your TV remote. If you don’t have an account yet, you’ll need to create one.

Creating an ITVX account is straightforward. You’ll be guided through the process on your screen. Once you’ve created your account, you can sign in on your Sky Q box.

Here’s a tip from someone who’s been there: signing in with your TV remote can be a bit tedious, especially if you have a long email address or password. But there’s an easier way. You can sign in by going to itv.com/pair and entering the six-digit code on your screen. Trust me; it’s a lot quicker!

Navigating ITVX on Sky Q

Congratulations! You’re now signed into ITVX on your Sky Q box. Now comes the fun part – exploring the vast array of content that ITVX offers. But with so much to choose from, where do you start? Let’s dive into the ITVX interface on Sky Q.

When you open ITVX, you’ll find yourself on the Home screen. You can browse various sections like Top Picks, Just In, and Continue Watching here. These sections are curated to help you find something to watch based on your preferences and viewing history.

Navigating these sections is easy with your Sky Q remote. Use the arrow buttons to scroll through the options, and press the select button when you find something you want to watch.

But that’s not all. You’ll see more menu options if you press left on your Sky Q remote. Here, you can create new profiles, adjust settings, and more. This is particularly useful if you have family members wanting to have ITVX profiles.

And what about those times when you’re in the middle of a show and need to pause or rewind? No problem. Press the Sky Q remote’s select button to bring up the playback controls. You can pause, play, rewind, or fast forward from here.

Watching ITVX Content on Sky Q

You’ve made it this far, and now it’s time for the main event – watching ITVX content on your Sky Q box. This is where all your preparation pays off. So, grab your remote, get comfortable, and let’s dive in.

Once you’ve navigated the ITVX interface and found a show or movie you want to watch, select it using your Sky Q remote. You’ll be taken to a screen with more information about the content, including a brief synopsis, the cast, and the runtime. When you’re ready to start watching, press the select button on your remote.

Now, let’s talk about ads. If you’re using the free version of ITVX, you’ll encounter ads during your viewing. But here’s a tip: if you have Ad Skipping on Sky Q, you can fast-forward through ads. To do this, press the select button while watching something, then press right, and select the fast forward icon. It’s a handy feature that can enhance your viewing experience.

And what about subtitles? If you prefer to watch with subtitles, ITVX has got you covered. To turn on subtitles while watching a programme, press Select on your Sky Q remote, and select the S button. Please note that this won’t work during the adverts.

Troubleshooting

Despite our best efforts, sometimes things don’t go quite as planned. You might encounter a hiccup or two while using the ITVX app on your Sky Q box. But don’t worry; I’ve been there, and I’m here to help you navigate these issues.

Here are a few common problems you might encounter and some potential solutions:

Problem: The ITVX app isn’t responding or has frozen. Solution: Try exiting the app and reopening it. If the problem persists, you should restart your Sky Q box.

Problem: You need help signing in to your ITVX account. 

Solution: Double-check your login details to make sure they’re correct. You can reset your password through the ITV website if you’ve forgotten it.

Problem: You need help finding the ITVX app on your Sky Q box. 

Solution: Ensure your Sky Q box is updated with the latest software. If it is, and you still need help finding the app, you should contact Sky Q customer service for further assistance.

Problem: Subtitles aren’t working on ITVX. 

Solution: Remember, subtitles won’t work during the adverts. If they’re not working during the programme, try turning them off and on again. If they still don’t work, there might be an issue with the specific programme you’re watching.

Remember, these are just general solutions. If you need help with a problem listed here, or if these solutions need to be fixed, please visit the ITVX help page or contact ITV or Sky Q customer service. They’re there to help!

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About S. Santos

๐Ÿ‘‹ I'm a technology columnist and blogger with over 10 years of experience, currently serving as Blue Cine Tech's AV Editor. Specialising in gadgets, home entertainment, and personal technology, my work has been featured in top technology blogs. I'm dedicated to breaking down the complexities of the latest tech trends, from explaining the intricacies of Dolby Vision to optimising your streaming experience. This blog serves as a platform for my ongoing exploration of the ever-evolving tech landscape. If you see me at industry events like CES or IFA, feel free to say hello.

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