You can skip commercials in seconds with this simple Sky TV hack – it’s that simple

THERE IS A secret hack on Sky TV that few people know about that will allow you to skip the commercials in no time.

The clever trick has made the rounds a recent video on TikTok.

You can easily skip ads on Sky Q

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You can easily skip ads on Sky QCredit: Alamy

Getting active means you can get back to watching your favorite show without having to endure annoying ads.

It’s so easy to do, you’ll kick yourself for not knowing sooner.

Here’s how to access the hidden feature and never watch an ad again. Note, however, that this trick only works on pre-recorded shows and catch-up TV.

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To skip the commercial when a commercial break begins, simply press the microphone button on your Sky remote and say “Fast forward three minutes”.

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This will get you past the ads without having to hold down the fast-forward button and wait for them to jump past.

Note, however, that not all commercial breaks are exactly three minutes long, so you may need to fast forward or rewind a bit after the voice command has done its job to get to the right point in your show.

Ad-redirecting isn’t Sky’s only hidden feature.

Another nifty trick that many don’t know about is the “find my remote” trick.

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This will help you reposition your zapper if you are unsure where it belongs.

To use it, just press and hold the Q button on the front of your set-top box and your remote will start beeping so you can hear where it’s hiding.

Find my remote and skipping ads by voice are the latest in a long line of hidden Sky TV hacks that have been uncovered lately.

We recently learned about dark mode, a feature that replaces the current blue look with a sleeker, black background.

This option is ideal for those who find the bright blue a bit tiring on the eyes.

To activate it, all you have to do is press Home on your remote and then scroll down until you find Settings.

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Select Accessibility from the list and select “High Contrast” and turn it on.

Your Sky Q should immediately switch to a black background.

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