Someone told me this but I couldn't get it to work. Theres a hidden menu to add digits to your phone prefix for hotels etc where you need to dial 9 to ring out. If you add any 3 digit prefix your box will ring out but sky won't know its you. I've been told it works on old boxes only. Mines 3 years old and it doesn't work so I think its bullshit.
METHOD 1: Unlocking Sky Box Office >This really is a simple trick. >It is based on the fact that all the Digibox needs to activate a movie >or >event of your choice is a phone line which it will use to send details >of >the films/ events you have watched to Sky so they can bill you later. >The 'magic' boxes being sold are just a 9v battery connected to a >phone >socket to fool the box into thinking that a phone line is present, the >idea >being that your box can never 'phone sky and so you will never have to >pay. >My solution is far simpler. >There is a 'secret' installers menu which allows you to add a prefix to >the >Sky phone number ( '9' for an outside line in a hotel for example). >All you need to do is add a false prefix and the box can never 'phone >Sky! >It is that easy. >Here's how to do it: >Press 'Services' >Press '4' (system setup) >Press '0' then '1' then 'select' (to activate 'secret' menu) >Press '3' (telephone settings) >Scroll to 'Dialling prefix' >Enter a prefix of your choice (NOT 999 or 112, you don't want the fire >brigade round your house at 2am!) >Scroll to 'Save New Settings' >Done! >Now the box will just get an error message when attempting to send Sky >your >viewing information. >METHOD 2: Unlocking Sky Box Office >FREE SKY BOX OFFICE >here he is what you do >(1) go to a box office channel >(2) press select >(3) it will now ask you for your pin number do not put this in yet >(4) unplug your digital box from the telephone line >(5) now enter your pin number _ _ _ _ this is the last four digits on your >sky card >(6) your picture will now come on >(7) when you have watched you movie or sport event >(8) switch off your sky digital box from the mains for 5 mins >(9) switch your box back on then plung your telephone back in this methord >will reset your digital box so sky will not know you have watched >anythinghappy viewing >PLEASE NOTE >This method will give an error message anyway, so if it doesn¿t seem to be >working - take a look at your bill at the end of the month!