Common questions

Do you need a Foxtel box with a smart TV?

Do you need a Foxtel box with a smart TV?

The Foxtel Now box is an easy way to watch Foxtel Now and a range of android TV /Google apps on your big screen. Foxtel Now can work on a variety of compatible devices (see above). You don’t need a set-top-box. The Foxtel Now box is a great way to watch your favourite shows on the big screen.

Is the Foxtel Now box worth it?

Our verdict And its Foxtel Now functionality is the best available on any platform. Ultimately, though, with all the features offered by this box at such a low price, whether you’re planning on using it for Foxtel Now or not, it’s still one that’s well worth picking up.

Can I use Foxtel box without subscription?

Foxtel Now box FAQs You don’t need an active subscription to use the Foxtel Now box, just a Foxtel Now login. No, the Foxtel Now box is yours to keep! You can continue to use the Foxtel Now box to access the Google Play store, YouTube, other apps, and your free-to-air channels.

Does Foxtel Now box have WiFi?

Supports Dolby Digital+ (HDMI) and 5.1 (SPDIF). 802.11ac WiFi, Bluetooth 4.1 and 10/100Base-T Ethernet. Power supply, HDMI cable, Ethernet cable, remote control and 2 x AAA batteries included. An internet connection is required to access Foxtel Now, the Google Play Store and to set up the box.

Can you use a Foxtel dish for normal TV?

The good news is yes, you can! But you’ll need the right equipment and setup (including your aerial/antenna). Plus, the method you use to do it will depend on the type of Foxtel box and system you’ve got.

Is Foxtel overpriced?

Foxtel is too expensive Foxtel prices compared with other streaming services are just too expensive. By comparison, Foxtel’s cheapest streaming package is Kayo Sports at $25 a month. Entertainment app, Foxtel Now, also starts at $25 a month, while the cheapest cable package is $49 a month.

How do I get Foxtel for free?

Foxtel Now is available for new customers to trial for free with no obligation. Sign up to the free trial when you register online. If you find Foxtel Now isn’t for you, simply cancel online through My Account before the end of the trial period and we will remove your access at the end of your trial.

What do I do with my old Foxtel box?

If you have an iQ2 or older box, you don’t need to return it to us. You can hold on to your box in case you choose to reconnect Foxtel at a later date, or you can dispose of it thoughtfully at a local e-waste facility. Find an e-waste collection centre near you.

Can you run two TVs off one Foxtel box?

Yes. If you already pay for Multiroom iQ and watch Foxtel on a second set top box, you’ll be able to access your bundle on supported Smart TVs and streaming media devices.

What kind of TV box do I get with Foxtel?

When upgrading or adding a multiroom, existing customers on the satellite platform will be offered an iQ4 or iQ3, whereas cable customers will be offered an iQ3. Note: Existing customers may have another Foxtel box model that is no longer offered by Foxtel.

How do you set up Foxtel Now Box?

Please note: Free-To-Air channels will vary based on location and not all channels are available in all areas. With the Foxtel Now box, there’s no installation – just plug into your TV and start watching. Plug your box into a power source and plug the HDMI cord into your TV.

What was the first recording box for Foxtel?

The iQ was Foxtel’s first recording box and is no longer available. There were two versions of this box available, one with HDMI and video on demand downloads from Foxtel Anytime and one without. The iQ features: pause and rewind live TV. a huge store of new and classic movies and TV shows.

When do I need to return my Foxtel Box?

Note: Foxtel boxes are provided by Foxtel and remain the property of Foxtel. See returning my equipment to read about when (and how) boxes need to be returned to Foxtel.

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