How to search for a movie on Sky

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Look for a movie on Sky Q

The simplest solution for look for a movie on Sky for the customers Sky Q is to use the function Research which allows you to identify the content of your interest by searching for it in the entire Sky catalog. In fact, by typing the title of the film (or part of it), the name of an actor or the director, it is possible to search for the film in the channels currently on air, in the content on demand and even in the recordings made and available on your decoder. .



All you need to do to take advantage of the feature Research is to take the Sky remote control and press the appropriate button (the icon of the magnifying glass located at the top right). In the new screen that appears, type in the title of the movie using the keys arrow on the remote control and selecting the letters visible on the screen or using the alphanumeric keyboard of the Sky remote control: automatically, from the first letters entered, you will be able to view a list of contents that contain the word you are typing.

Once you have identified the film you are interested in, select it using the buttons arrow on the remote control and presses the button OK. Now, choose the solution of your interest: In TV Guide to view the program of the film on Sky channels and, if necessary, set up its recording; On Demand to access the movie or start its download; Recordings to access the film if it has already been recorded and is available on the decoder e Look also with a list of results related to the selected film.


Alternatively, you can also search for a film by category, by accessing the appropriate section of Sky Q. In fact, by selecting the item Cinema from the screen Home of the decoder, you can view the movies collected by categories First visions, Check these top 50, Primafila, Do not miss, Latest arrivals, Genres, Sagas etc. Once you have identified the film you want to see, place yourself on his playbill, pigia sul pulsating OK and start playing it. You will also have the option to choose the quality of the video to be played by selecting the option Video quality.


If, on the other hand, you want to search for a movie in the TV guide integrated in the decoder, select the item TV Guide present in Home of Sky Q (reachable by pressing the icon of the casa on the remote control) and, in the new screen displayed, choose the item Cinema to view Sky Cinema channels only. After choosing the film of your interest, go to his title and press pulsating OK to start playing it (if it is on air) or select the item Register to set up registration.

You should know that the search function for movies on Sky Q is identical to what has just been described also on smartphones and tablets using the application Sky Go for Sky Q customers (Android / iOS). To find out more, I leave you to my guide on how Sky Q works. If, on the other hand, you have read these paragraphs for information and want to know how to get Sky Q, you can find all the necessary information in my in-depth guide.


Find a movie on Sky On Demand

If you are wondering how find a movie on Sky On Demand on a classic decoder My Sky, all you have to do is press the appropriate button on the Sky remote control and use the search function.

Then take your Sky remote control and press the button On Demand (or the red button, if you have an older remote control) to access Sky's on-demand content catalog. Now, press on yellow button to call the function Research and find a movie by entering the title in the search field, otherwise go to the section Cinema using the keys arrow on the remote control and select the category of your interest by choosing from Most viewed, Latest arrivals, Actors etc.


If you want to find a movie by genre, select the category All and choose the genre you prefer among Action, Comedy, Science fiction, Thriller, Dramatic, Horror etc. Having identified the film of your interest, positioned on its poster, presses the button OK to start the download and, subsequently, enjoy the vision.

If, on the other hand, you want to broaden your search to all Sky contents (and not just the Sky On Demand catalog), take the remote control and press the button Sky to access the screen Home My Sky decoder. Now, position yourself in the field Search at the top and type in the title of the movie to find using the alphanumeric keyboard integrated in your Sky remote control. Then scroll through the list of search results, locate the film of your interest and press the button OK to watch it.


Look for a movie on Sky Go

Also search for a movie on Sky Go it's a pretty simple procedure. In fact, with the function Research, it is possible to find the film of your interest in a few seconds, by typing its title, one of the protagonists or the director.

To find a movie on Sky Go from your computer, first start the client of the service which can be downloaded for free from the official Sky Go website. If it is not yet available on your computer, you can read my guide on how to download Sky Go.

Now, click on the icon of magnifying glass present at the top left and write the title of the film to search for in the field Search for TV shows, actors, movies or events. Automatically, as you type the content to find, you can view a list of results relevant to your search: locate the film of your interest and click on its name.


In the left sidebar, then choose one of the available options from On Demand to play the film or to start the download, TV Guide to set up registration or Recordings to access the film if it has already been recorded. If, on the other hand, you see the writing No results were found, it means that the film you searched for is not available in the Sky catalog.

Alternatively, you can also find a movie on Sky Go by searching for it by category or genre. By accessing the section Cinema present in the main screen of Sky Go, select one of the categories available in the sidebar on the left between First visions, Great returns, Most viewed movies, Genres (Dramatic, Family, Sentimental, Action, Science fiction etc.), Collections (Actors, DirectorsSagas, Bad boys, Longing for tenderness etc..) is All. Once you have found the film you are interested in, click on its playbill e pulsing sul pulsating Look now to start playback or on the button Download to download it and watch it later even in offline mode. To learn more, you can read my guide on how to see Sky on PC.

As you well know, Sky Go is also available as an application for Android and iOS devices. After downloading the service app and logging in with your Sky ID (this is only necessary at the first login, as I explained to you in my tutorial on how to access Sky Go), to search for a movie, tap on the icon of magnifying glass located at the top right.

Then type the title of the movie, the name of an actor or director in the Campo di Ricerca at the top and select the result of your interest to view its availability. If you see the entry On Demand, it means that the wanted film is present in the Sky on demand catalog and you can see it at any time by pressing the ▶ ︎ button (or download it to watch it offline). Also, if the option is also present TV Guide, it means that the film of your interest is scheduled on Sky Cinema channels and, if you wish, you can set its recording by pressing the button Register.

As described for the version of Sky Go for computer, even from smartphones and tablets you can find a film by browsing the various categories available. To do this, tap the ≡ button, select the item Cinema from the menu that appears and choose one of the options available from First visions, Great returns, Most viewed movies, Genres, Collections e All. Facile, see?

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