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Fraser79
Posts: 2
Registered: ‎09-09-2013

setting up on demand with a talk talk router

I am trying to access on demand but i cannot at the mo what am i doing wrong. our router is in the hall and i cannot move it and i dont want a mile of ethernet cable running from one to the other. i thought the black sky boxes were wifi enabled but i cannot get the menu to highlight ont he sky menu to connect or change anything. i can enter a manual IP configuration but as i am a girl i dont knowo what that means! help me plz

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Annie+UK
Posts: 5,978
Registered: ‎27-10-2010

Re: setting up on demand with a talk talk router

Only the new DRX890W & DRX895W are wifi enabled and have a WPS button on the front that helps connection to your router if it also has WPS.

Annie.......... Xbox Gamertag: Annie UK  - Titanfall Gen4 -  Sky Help - YouTube channel


Sky customer since 1989 - βeta tester for: WindowsTechPreview, Xbox One, Windows Phone, Sky+HD etc... Hardware: DRX890 to LG 32LV550T, DRX895 to LG 42LV550T, Lumia 1520, Xbox One,, iPad Air 2 (128GB WiFi)

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Fraser79
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Registered: ‎09-09-2013

Re: setting up on demand with a talk talk router

oh ok i have checked all over my box and it has no wps button that i can see. i thought mine was us to date but guess not lol. how will i get round it? do i have to buy one of those boxes?? i am sure i got a letter through for an offer but i cannot find it.  Thank u

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Annie+UK
Posts: 5,978
Registered: ‎27-10-2010

Re: setting up on demand with a talk talk router

Personally I'd go for an Ethernet cable as wifi is not as stable and connection with a cable will future proof you as Sky seems to be concentrating more and more on giving services via the web.

 

Anyhow if you must use wifi then you can purchase a wifi adaptor from sky or get a 3rd party one from companies such as Edimax etc...

Annie.......... Xbox Gamertag: Annie UK  - Titanfall Gen4 -  Sky Help - YouTube channel


Sky customer since 1989 - βeta tester for: WindowsTechPreview, Xbox One, Windows Phone, Sky+HD etc... Hardware: DRX890 to LG 32LV550T, DRX895 to LG 42LV550T, Lumia 1520, Xbox One,, iPad Air 2 (128GB WiFi)

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