Sling TV can go down at any time, but if you have the right troubleshooting steps at your disposal, then you can easily restore the functionality of Sling TV by going through the steps that are explained below.
Is your Sling TV not working at all? Well, it is obvious that seeing Sling TV down is frustrating, and there is no excuse that can be bought by users because they have paid for the service, so they want Sling TV to remain up and running throughout the day. If you are seeing a technical problem while trying to watch your favorite movie, TV show or game, then you will have to figure out the problem and then, find a right solution to the problem.
Note: If the problem has occurred due to any fault within Sling TV, then you will have to wait until Sling fixes the problem. You can check the ‘Status Page’ of Sling TV for updates and a description of the problem. However, there are rare chances that services will go down from Sling side, but if they do, then Sling will ensure that the problem(s) are solved in the shortest time possible.
If you are seeing an error code on your TV screen, then you will have to search on the web as to what that error code is and how it has affected your Sling account.
If you are dealing with streaming issues, then you can follow below-mentioned steps to fix those:
Check your internet connection:
As Sling TV works with a properly working internet connection, so you need to make sure that the internet connection that is installed in your house is working in a proper manner or else your Sling TV won’t work.
If the issue is with the programming on a certain channel, then you will have to try to change channels followed by changing back to the original channel. An alternate method would be to open your ‘Guide’ followed by reselecting the channel that you are currently viewing to relaunch the stream.
Relaunch the App
You will have to fully close the app and relaunch the Sling TV app on your smartphone or tablet. If the app is not being closed down, then you will have to force close the app.
Restart your Device
If you can, then you should restart your smartphone or tablet. Go through the instructions that are provided by your device’s manufacturer for how to restart your device. If you want, then you can perform a hard reset on your device, i.e., unplugging your device from its power source for a few seconds followed by rebooting the device.
Reinstall the App
If the app ceases to work, then you will have to uninstall the app and then, reinstall it. You should clean all the residual files before you install the app again. For more details, you need to get in touch with Sling TV help and support facility.
If your Sling TV is still down, then you will have to consult experts in order to restore the functionality of Sling TV on your device. It is quite normal to experience technical issues, but you can easily fix it. For Sling TV, you can follow the aforementioned steps to fix the problem.