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Dear NowTV Team
Can you, or will you, allow the Roku Media Player to be installed on our NowTV boxes?
As far as I understand, it will immediately give the USB port functionality which can be readily used by box owners. And all you would need to do is place the RMP in the App Store and possibly change it's name to either NowTV Media Player or just plain Media Player.
Also, could you place this post in the ideas section.
Is the TV guide likey to be improved? I find it very frustrating only being able to see "now & next" when I want to see what's on later, also the lack of channel numbers! having to scroll through is sooooooo annoying! when youknow the channel number you want it's so much easier to have a remote with a numeric keypad to select the channel you want.
I'd hoped to be able to do away with my youview box so I wasn't having to keep switching from one box to another - oh well -some you win
Have just installed Now TV on my kids ipads and subscribed them to just Kids pass under a seperate account, it would be really helpful if there could be a Kids only setting in the app so the app always launches straight into the Kids section and cannot exit back to the main Now TV menu.
Currently starting up the app drops it into the main area with icons for movies etc and its pretty unituitive for a 3 year old to navigate to the kids section using the left pop out menu, but once there its very easy to use.
I am really pleased to hear that subtitles support is slowly growing on Now TV, especially the movies.
It is possible to add a Subtitles category in the Now TV app/box to filter down those content with subtitles in both Cinema and Entertainment parts. Sky TV offers this facility but it would be great to see it on Now TV. It would save us lots of time scrolling down a list of films/shows to check which has subtitles or not.
I am aware a member of the community has produced a database with a list of Now TV subtitled content but it would be great to see it on Now TV app/box.
Can you please add the ability to skip the pre-show promos for future updates?
They're putting me off watching shows such as Southpark where there is one at the start of every single episode.
I agree that they can help us make the most out of our passes by showing us shows we might have missed, but within a few seconds:
Only about 1 times in 50 is there a show that I don't already know about, and if it did grab my attention I would keep watching the promo.
It would just be nice to have a choice in the matter instead of having to endure clips of something we have already seen or don't care about, when we just want to sit down and watch something in our free time.
Him id like to out forward the idea that sky sports content should include a catch up service as it costs more than regular sky sports and they do have a catch up service.
if they did i would be more likely to subscribe as more people are turning to altenat methods instead of paying £35 for a rip off service
There are so many great shows I'm watching, and what really frustrates me is when I'm near the end of an episode, and say for example, it's a really sad, emotional ending, I get the annoying "Next Episode, Maybe Later, Watch Now" pop up. Totally ruins many endings for me and I'd really like the option to take this off, or at least delay the pop up until the credits actually start!
The box seems pretty good and I'm looking to ditch my aging freeview PVR.
Are there any plans to add recording freeview to a USB memory stick/hdd?
If it can already pause live tv for half hour then surely this isn't unfeasible?
Hi just a thought that perhaps the folks at Now tv will consider to implement.
Anyone who has kids and now tv will probably use the parental lock feature.
This works fine, however, with regards to the horror films which crop up in the JUST ADDED section, the movie poster images are pretty freaky and I'd imagine scary to some kids.
After all kids use Now tv too and need to be protected as well.
I suggest frosting out the image to match the level of security used by the parental lock.
Thanks for reading and I hope this idea is considered further.
Come on guys, there are numerous requests on here for an app for Samsung TVs, there's really no excuse for not having one. Samsung are one of the biggest TV suppliers in the UK, surely you're missing a big market opportunity?
This is a suggestion, but I couldn't seem to it post there. I'd like to suggest that expiry dates are put on all box sets as soon as they are added, so it's possible to plan viewing & work out if there's actually sufficient time to watch them given how much time an individual has avaiable. I looked at several at random - Betrayal, Brideshead Revisited, Lost, The Office S01 - none of these had expiry dates on. I appeciate you have the Leaving Soon section, but IMO it would be more useful to have the information to start with.
I think something missing!!!
Like other provider such as Netflix, they offer movies with subtitle at a lower price!
Now TV should be able to offer that service for must of their movies and, this should normally help deaf people watching films...
Kids will be kids and asking them to look away whilst you enter the Parental Pin will result in the kids having full control of their veiwing preferences at some point.
Is there any way you can develop a solution to hide the parental pin when it is requested to be entered?
Instead of keep adding channels for children, please consider for once, those of us that do not have children. All you seem to add are childrens channels, why not National Geographic or SciFy, something for us NON children customers.........
It would be great if when logged into the site it displayed your username so you can clearly see which account you are logged into.
It should be very easy to impliment and it would be a good thing to have for those who have multiple accounts. It may also save alot of the misatkes people are continuing to have with payments/accounts etc when having multiple accounts as we can see from the huge amount of fourm topics.
It also might help people realise when they have bee auto logged into the incorrect account by a browser for example before they start making accunt changes etc.
I made a quick mock up of how this simple modifaction could by added to the site (see the picture attached). Obviously where it says [username] you would show the users account name, in my case [Raevelyn].
P.S. I thought that was a good place to add the name as people would have to click that to access the account options, eg. the make changes to passess. Therefore you cant miss which one you are logged into.
I know this topic has been discussed in the various hardware forums - but it's not specific to any brand of box, hence posting it in the Entertainment section.
The current limit is 4 devices (with 2 playing at once).
Want to give my kids access to entertainment (and possibly movies too), but the only option would be to buy extra subscriptions, so I'd end up with 2 entertainment subs and 2 movie subs.
This is too hard and expensive!
How about a 'tiered' option please, NOWTV?
So charge an extra £2 per month for the entertainment pass, and allow 8 devices (with 4 playing at once).
And similarly an extra £2 for the movies pass.
This is similar to what Netflix does.
I'd pay the extra.
Can we have this please?
This was originally suggested by @BicBasher in amonst other suggestions, but I thought it worth making it a separate topic. By having a separate kids pass it would enable more adult oriented content to be added to the entertainment pass & allow the kids content to be expanded, thus pleasing those households both with & without children.