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TalkTalk YouView box: availability and how to replace it

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Last update: May 29, 2023
Fernando Carrillo
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Even though the TalkTalk youview box is no longer available, you can still enjoy prime entertainment on TalkTalk TV. This article will talk about the alternative TalkTalk 4K box, how to use it and lots more.

Is the TalkTalk YouView Box still available?

No. TalkTalk no longer gives out view boxes. Instead, they have replaced the Youview boxes with the 4K boxes.


How to ask for a YouView TV Box replacement on TalkTalk

TalkTalk youview box replacement is no longer possible because TalkTalk no longer gives out youview boxes. However, if you have a youview box and want to upgrade to a 4K box, here is how to go about it.

Via your TalkTalk MyAccount

  1. Sign into your TalkTalk MyAccount
  2. Use the live chat feature to contact customer care
  3. Explain that you want a TalkTalk TV and Netgem TV box in your package.

You can also do this via phone. Contact TalkTalk customer care on the phone by calling 0345 172 0044.


Maintenance reset for TalkTalk's YouView Box.

Since the TalkTalk youview box has been phased out, we will not discuss the TalkTalk YouView Box maintenance reset. Rather, we will discuss how to do a maintenance reset for the 4k box.

Follow these easy steps to do a maintenance reset for TalkTalk's 4K box

  1. Use the button on the back of the box to turn on the power.
  2. On the front of the box, press the power button.
  3. Press and hold the + and - buttons on the front of the box for 10 to 15 seconds very quickly.
  4. The start screen and the Maintenance Mode screen ought to appear on your TV.

TalkTalk TV 4K box: the best alternative to the YouView Box

The new TalkTalk TV 4K Box, which offers an unrivalled variety of ultra-high-definition entertainment for just £4 a month, became available on new and current fibre plans on March 21, 2022.

The new 4K TV Box gives TalkTalk TV subscribers more options than 4K Ultra-High-Definition viewing for the best in-home entertainment. With more apps and streaming services like Netflix and Prime Video at their disposal, customers can access more than 70 channels and on-demand players through the Netgem TV interface, the award-winning provider of digital entertainment services. This box makes it quicker and easier to watch content through one box.

All you need for setup is a box, a remote, and a Wi-Fi connection to access all of your entertainment in one location. For just £4 more per month combined with TalkTalk's Fibre 65 package, the 4K TV Box will revolutionise the in-home multiscreen entertainment experience, saving TalkTalk TV customers up to £216 over eighteen months in comparison to BT, Sky, and Virgin Media.

Other features allow users to effortlessly search for their preferred TV shows or movies across services, including the Alexa-compatible universal search option.

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Fernando CarrilloRoams
Actualizado por Fernando Carrillo

Fernando estudió Administración, Publicidad y Relaciones Públicas. Con más de dos años de experiencia en Roams, Fernando es experto en el asesoramiento sobre telefonía, tarifas de móvil e internet. Además, también es especialista en canales de televisión y las distintas ofertas que tienen los operadores con tv.

Nadia Pérez
Edited and revised por Nadia Pérez