Change automatic standby time

A YouView Box FAQ

You can change the standby time in the settings menu to something that suits you best.

The auto standby time can be set so that your YouView box automatically goes into standby when left idle.

To change the auto standby time, follow these steps:

  • Open the Main Menu

  • Select Settings*

  • From Box management select Power & standby

  • Select Automatic standby

  • Choose your preferred time from 2, 3, 4 or 12 hours options

  • Select Done

Please note: The auto standby mode cannot be turned off.

*Depending on your box model, Settings will be on the last tab on the Main Menu or in a cog in the top right corner of the screen. You can get to the cog by pressing Up after opening the Main Menu. If you have the new Home Screen, you can access settings by pressing Up and then right after opening the home