TalkTalk Help

How to install your YouView Box with Powerline Adapters

To help you set up your YouView box we have created the following video. You can also setup your TalkTalk Remote to control your TV.

Please note that you will only receive Powerline Adapters if you requested these when placing your order. If you would like to order a set of adapters these can be purchased from the TalkTalk Shop.

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Using extension cables will affect the performance of your Powerline Adapters. We recommend that you plug them directly into the wall.

You can also set up your YouView box by following the below steps.

Step 1 of 4

Connect your router to the YouView box using the two Powerline Adapters

 

Step 1

 

Connect one Powerline Adapter to your router

  • Connect one end of the yellow cable into the Powerline Adapter; connect the other end into one of the yellow sockets on your router where it says LAN.
  • Plug the Powerline Adapter into a power socket close to your router and press the button to switch it on.

Connect the other Powerline to your YouView box

  • Connect one end of the yellow cable into the Powerline adapter; connect the other end into the socket on your YouView box where it says LAN.
  • Plug the Powerline into a power socket close to your YouView box and press the button to switch it on.

 

Step 2 of 4

Connect your TV to the YouView box using the HDMI cable

 

Step 2

 

  • Connect one end of the HDMI cable into your TV.
  • Connect the other end into the HDMI socket on your YouView box.
Important notice

We recommend you use the HDMI cable, however you can use the scart lead instead if you don't have a HDTV (High Definition). Using the SCART cable. connect one end of the SCART cable into your TV and the other end into the TV SCART socket on your YouView box.

 

Step 3 of 4

Connect the aerial to your YouView box using your existing aerial cable.

 

Step 3

 

  • Remove your existing aerial from your TV and connect it into the socket on your YouView box where it says ANTENNA IN.

OR

Using the white aerial cable supplied

  • Connect one end of the white aerial cable into your aerial wall socket.
  • Connect the other end into the socket on your YouView box where it says ANTENNA IN

 

Step 4 of 4

Connect the power cable and switch on.

 

Step 4

 

  • Connect one end of the black power supply cable into your YouView box.
  • Connect the other end into a power socket near your YouView box.
  • Switch on the YouView box at the back and at the front. Then switch on your TV.
  • When the middle light on your YouView box comes on, you are ready to set up YouView.

You can also setup your TalkTalk remote to control your TV. For further information on using your YouView Box, see our YouView User Guides.

 

If you would like to download the full YouView Box Speedy Install Guide please see below link:

PDFYouView Box Speedy Install Guide

 

 

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