Sky Q smartphone app lets you take your recordings with you

It'll also let you stream live TV and watch on-demand programmes.
Matt Brian
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Matt Brian
October 18th, 2016
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Sky Q smartphone app lets you take your recordings with you

One of the clever things about the Sky Q box is that it can sync recordings to devices throughout your home. The company has offered a tablet app since launch, but if you wanted to transfer TV shows and movies over to your smartphone, you were out of luck. Thankfully, that changes today with the launch of a dedicated mobile app that lets you stream live and on-demand programmes but also remotely set your Sky Q box to record episodes while you're out and about.

As you'd expect, the Sky Q app will only let you access channels and programming available under your existing subscription. Recordings won't be available if you're outside of your home network, which means you'll need to download content to your device over WiFi before you leave the house. It's a welcome update for commuter types who want to fill their journey to work with an episode or two but would rather not blitz their entire data allowance when doing so.
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