How to search BlueSky TV with the remote keypad

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Learn how to search for movies, TV series, music videos, personalities, sporting events and more on BlueSky TV using the remote keypad.

 

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The absolute fastest way to search for anything is by saying it into your BlueSky TV Voice remote.

 

Learn More: Using Voice Commands in BlueSky TV                                                                                                                                        

        

 

Using the remote keypad to search

You can use the BlueSky TV remote to find your favorite TV shows by searching for channels using the BlueSky TV remote keypad. 

 

  1. Press the Shaw button on your remote control.
  2. Use the right arrow or left arrow button to navigate to Search.  

    BlueSky TV > Menu > Search
  3. Press the OK button on the remote.  
  4. Use the alphanumeric keys on the keypad to enter your search term. For example, to search for “Ellen” enter 35536
    • Use the 0 button to enter a space
  5. As you enter the numbers, they will appear at the top of the screen, the search will begin to suggest titles that match what you are typing so far.
    Numbers in Search
  6. Use the down arrow button to highlight a search result.
    Ellen Search Results
  7. Press OK to choose a search result.
  8. Press the Last button to go back to the search result list.
  9. Press Exit to exit the Search screen.

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Searching while watching live TV
  1. While watching live TV, press the number buttons on your remote to open the Search box. As you enter more numbers, Search will continue to suggest programming that matches your entry.
    • For example, if you press 2-2-6-8-2 buttons, which correspond to C-A-N-U-C, as in CANUCKS, programming options with those letters will appear. 
      BlueSky Tv > Search While Watching Live TV
  2. Press OK on your remote to visit the Canucks TV: Presents program (or the program that you have highlighted).
  3. Press Exit to close the Search box.

 

Watch this BlueSky TV video tip to discover how to quickly cue up any part of a show using the Shaw BlueSky TV “lightning mode”.

 

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