Sky Go is a video streaming application owned by the Sky Group to stream Sky TV content live and on-demand through the internet. You can stream 100+ Sky TV channels, including ITV, Channel 4, Sky Atlantic, Sky One, Sky Sports, Sky Cinema, etc. The application is entirely free for Sky TV subscribers. Earlier, the application was available for all popular devices except Apple TV. However, the Sky Go application was officially launched for Apple TV 4K and HD devices in July 2022.
Sky Go on Apple TV
The Sky Go app on Apple TV streams both the live and on-demand content from Sky Network. But the application has certain restrictions. You can access the Sky Go app for free only if you’re a subscriber of Sky Q Multiscreen or Sky Glass Whole Home. If you had Sky Cinema and Sky Sports package, you can stream the movies and sports channels that come with the respective package.
Users with Apple TV 4K and HD device can install the Sky Go app from the built-in App Store. People with Apple TV third-generation and earlier models can’t access Sky Go due to the non-availability of the App Store.
How to Install and Watch Sky Go on Apple TV
Before installing the app, make sure to update your Apple TV firmware to the latest version.
#1. Turn on your Apple TV and connect it to a WiFi network.
#2. Navigate to the App Store icon and click on it.
#3. Move to the search icon and search for the Sky Go app.
#4. Select the Sky Go and click on the Get icon.
#5. Wait for the application to install on your Apple TV.
#6. Launch the app and enter your login credentials (Sky ID and password).
#7. Click on the Sign in option.
#8. Now, stream the Sky Go content on your Apple Streaming device.
AirPlay Sky Go from iPhone to Apple TV
#1. First, connect your Apple TV to a WiFi network. On the other hand, connect your iPhone to the same network.
#2. Launch the Sky Go app on your iPhone and ensure that you’re signed in.
#3. Select and play a title on your Sky Go app.
#4. Tap the AirPlay icon located on the media player. Ensure the AirPlay setting is enabled on Apple TV (Settings → AirPlay and HomeKit → Turn on AirpPlay).
#5. Choose your Apple TV name from the list of nearby devices.
#6. Now, the content will play on your Apple TV immediately.
AirPlay Sky Go from Mac to Apple TV
#1. Make sure that your Mac and Apple TV are connected to the same WiFi network.
#2. On your Mac, click the AirPlay icon on the menu bar. The list of available devices will appear.
#3. Select your Apple TV. Your Mac screen will mirror on Apple TV-connected TV.
#4. Now, open the web browser and visit the Sky Go website. Choose the sign-in option.
#5. Log in with your username and password. Now play the video you want to watch.
Screen Mirroring Sky Go on Apple TV from Android
#1. Install the Mirroring360 app on your Android smartphone from the Play Store.
#2. Connect your Apple TV and Android device to the same WiFi network. Once the devices are on the same WiFi, they could establish connections with each other.
#3. Open the Mirroring360 app. On the welcome screen, you can find the list of devices on the same WiFi network.
#4. Select your Apple TV by tapping its name. On the pop-up, tap the Start Now option.
#5. The mobile screen will be mirrored on the TV.
#6. Install the Sky Go app on your Android and then Sign in to your account.
#7. Play the video you want to watch, and it will be streamed on your TV screen.
Frequently Asked Questions
Yes. The Sky Go application is officially available in the App Store for Apple TV 4K and HD models.
Yes. You can screen mirror Sky Go on tvOS devices from an Android device with the help of third-party screen mirroring apps. But, there is no need for screen mirroring as you can find the app natively on the App Store.