BlueSky TV Apps overview

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Learn which apps are on BlueSky TV as well as how to access the Apps with this Apps overview. BlueSky TV comes with a set of integrated apps that provide an interactive experience while you watch TV.


Use your BlueSky TV remote to gain easy access to weather, sports, stock and traffic information right from applications within your BlueSky TV cable box. This article will provide insight on:

 

      

How to access BlueSky TV Apps

To access the apps on your BlueSky TV Cable Box:

 

  1. Press the Shaw button on your remote.
  2. Use the right arrow or left arrow button to select Apps.

    BlueSky TV > Menu > Apps
  3. Press OK on the remote.
  4. Press Last to return to the previous options screen or press Exit to return the menu and to return to normal TV viewing.

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Did You Know

 

You can use your Voice remote to access the apps on your BlueSky TV Cable box by simply saying "Apps" into your remote.

           

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Netflix on BlueSky TV

The Netflix app and content library are seamlessly integrated into the BlueSky TV platform, allowing us to freely binge watch all our favourite shows in one place.

 

Check out these pages to get started:

 

Note: Using Netflix on BlueSky TV counts towards monthly Internet data.

 

Related: Netflix on BlueSky TV overview

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CBS Fantasy Football on BlueSky TV

The CBS Fantasy Football app allows you to watch TV while monitoring the performance of your personal fantasy team and league in real time, all within BlueSky TV!

 

To get started, see How to access the CBS Fantasy Football app on BlueSky TV

 

Note: Using the CBS Fantasy Football App on BlueSky TV counts towards monthly Internet data.

 

Related: Troubleshooting the CBS Fantasy Football app on BlueSky TV

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Base Apps on BlueSky TV

The BlueSky TV Guide includes a variety of integrated, on-screen applications that can be accessed with your remote control, directly from your set-top box. Here are the base apps that are part of the BlueSky TV experience.

 

Note: Using BlueSky TV base app does not count towards monthly Internet data.

 

Weather App

 

One of the base apps included on the BlueSky TV Set-Top Box is a Weather app that allows you to quickly access local weather, extended forecasts, and add or delete additional locations.  Use the Weather to:

 

  • View your current forecast
  • Access live on-screen weather, including extended forecasts
  • You can add up to 5 locations

 

To access the Weather app:

 

  1. Press the Shaw button on your remote.
  2. Go to the Main Menu
  3. Select Apps
  4. Highlight the Weather app and press OK.
  5. Press Last to return to the previous options screen or press Exit to return the menu and to return to normal TV viewing.

 

 

Sports App

 

For all of you sports fanatics the BlueSky TV Set-Top Box comes with a great sports app with some great features.  You can use the sports app to access to live games on TV, live scores of all games currently in progress, coverage of games you aren't watching, and view upcoming game schedules.

 

  • Fast access to live games, scores and schedules, even while watching TV
  • Also accessible by pressing the C button on your remote
  • This app will launch on the right-hand side of the screen
  • You will still be able to view the current live TV channel on the left side of your screen

 

To access the Sports app:

 

  1. Press the Shaw button on your remote.
  2. Go to the Main Menu
  3. Select Apps
  4. Highlight the Sports app and press OK.
  5. Press Last to return to the previous options screen or press Exit to return the menu and to return to normal TV viewing.

 

 

Stocks App

 

With BlueSky TV you can view the latest stock quotes, related news stories and follow your favorite stocks with minute to minute updates. The Stocks app. Is easily accessible via the Shaw button on your remote control.  The stock app allows you can also add stocks alphabetically.
To access the Stocks app:

 

  1. Press the Shaw button on your remote.
  2. Go to the Main Menu
  3. Select Apps
  4. Highlight the Stocks app and press OK.

  5. Press Last to return to the previous options screen or press Exit to return the menu and to return to normal TV viewing.

 

Traffic App

 

Get real-time traffic reports with the BlueSky TV Traffic app.  The Traffic app provides real-time traffic reports and road conditions and allows you to add locations based on your preference.

 

To access the Traffic app:

 

  1. Press the Shaw button on your remote.
  2. Go to the Main Menu
  3. Select Apps
  4. Highlight the Traffic app and press OK.

  5. Press Last to return to the previous options screen or press Exit to return the menu and to return to normal TV viewing.

Related: How to Use the Stocks App

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