Sky TV help

Accessible TV

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Subtitles

Subtitles are the written representation of the dialogue and sound effects from a film or television programme making it possible for Deaf and hard of hearing people to enjoy programmes on Sky TV.

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Audio Description 

Audio Description is an additional commentary that describes the action taking place in a film or television programme, making it possible for blind and partially sighted people to enjoy programmes on Sky TV.

 

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Sign language

Dialogue from a film or television programme is translated into British Sign Language (BSL) by an interpreter, making it possible for Deaf and hard of hearing people to enjoy programmes on Sky TV.

Sky+HD

Accessibility Sky TV set-up-homepage

Sky+HD TV Guide

You can set up the accessibility features you need in the accessibility tab you will find in settings, such as subtitles or audio description options, and select the display that best suits you to make it easier to navigate your Sky+HD TV Guide.

Sky+ Easy grip remote control

Sky+ accessible remote

The Sky+ easy grip remote control has all the features of the regular Sky remote control, but it's designed specifically for people with reduced dexterity, and for blind and partially sighted people.

Sky+ app

Sky+ App

With voice-over compatibility on mobile and tablet devices, the Sky+ app makes it easier for our blind and partially sighted customers to find the programmes they want to watch.

Sky Q

Subtitles in settings

Sky Q accessibility settings

You can find the Sky Q accessibility settings from the Home screen or by using shortcuts.


Sky Q accessible remote

Sky Q accessible remote

The Sky Q accessible remote control has all the features of the regular Sky Q remote control, but it's designed specifically for people with reduced dexterity, and for blind and partially sighted people.