Sky TV’s mind-blowing ‘Beep Beep’ trick will save you tons of time – and it’s easy

Ever lost your Sky TV remote control? It happens to all of us – but it doesn’t have to be a nightmare.

If you own a Sky Q box, you can use a clever trick to track down your remote control in a matter of seconds.

Never lose your Sky TV remote again with this clever hack

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Never lose your Sky TV remote again with this clever hackPhoto credit: sky

It should mean never losing the remote again, unless you accidentally left it miles from home.

If you just lost it on the back of the sofa or accidentally put it in the bin, there’s an easy fix.

Many people have no idea that the Sky Q remote has a built-in speaker.

It’s specially designed to alert you to its location if you lose it.

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You just have to activate it special feature with your Sky box.

The remote will beep loudly for 30 seconds so you can find it quickly.

That means you’ll spend less time frantically turning sofa cushions upside down.

How to use Find My Remote on Sky Q

Don’t panic if you lost your Sky Q remote control.

First, make sure your house is quiet so you can hear the beep.

Then press the Q button on the front of your Sky Q box.

After a few seconds, your paired Sky Q Touch / Sky Q Voice Remote will beep.

This beep lasts only 30 seconds. So if you don’t find it in that time, you’ll have to restart the process.

If it doesn’t work at all, your Sky Q remote control battery may be dead.

It is also possible that the Sky Q remote is no longer in the building and cannot be reached by the Sky Q box.

Another trick…

Here’s another trick from Sky TV: there’s a hidden dark mode.

Dark mode is not necessarily dark mode by name.

It’s actually called “high contrast” – but it still works pretty much the same.

To activate it you just have to press home on your remote control.

Then go down until you find settings.

Choose Accessibility from the list.

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Now go to High contrast and toggle it on.

Your Sky Q should immediately switch to a black background.

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