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How to set up your Sky Q UHD set-top box with your 4K TV

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What do you need to set up your Sky Q UHD box with Sony's 4k TV?

You'll need the following equipment:

Set-up steps

If you have all of the equipment mentioned above, please use the following steps:

  1. Connect your Sky Q box with the supplied HDMI 2.0 cable to your TV's HDMI input that has HDCP2.2 support.

  2. If you have a Sony Android TV, please enable the " HDMI Enhanced format
  3. On Sky Q box, go to: [Settings] > [Setup] > [Audio visual] > and choose [2160p UHD].
    settings audio visual menu screenshot

     
  4. If your TV supports UHD 10-bit*, proceed with step 5 to step 6; if your TV does not support UHD 10-bit, skip to step 7.

  5. If your TV supports UHD 10-bit, choose [Confirm] to watch content in UHD 2160p 10-bit.
    Confirming 2160p screenshot

  6. You're now watching UHD 2160p, 10-bit content.
    verificiation 2160p screenshot

  7. If your TV does not support UHD 10-bit, select [Cancel]
    cancel UDH10 screenshot

  8. Click [Continue] to try UHD in 8-bit colour
    Continue to 8-bit screenshot

  9. Click [Confirm]
    Confirming 8-bit UHD screenshot

  10. You're now watching in UHD 2160p 8-bit
    Confirmation screen 8-bit UHD screenshot

 

 

*These TVs support 10 bit, 50/60p:

  • Sony's 4K Android TV (all 2017 models): HDMI2 and HDMI3
  • Sony's 4K Android TV (2016 models) XD75, XD70, XD83, XD80, SD80 and ZD9 Series: HDMI2 and HDMI3
  • Sony's 4K Android TV (2016 models) SD85, XD85, XD93 and XD94 Series: All ports are supported
  • Sony's 4K Android TV (2015 models) X80C, S80C, X83C, X85C, S85C, X90C, X91C, X93C and X94C: All ports are supported. Please ensure your TV has the latest firmware update
  • Non-Android Bravia TVs (2014 models) X95B, X90B, X85B and S90B: Unfortunately, these models are not supported
  • Non-Android Bravia TVs (2013 models) X9500A: Unfortunately, these models are not supported