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How to Install Sky Go on Firestick / Fire TV in 2023

Get Sky Go to watch Sky Sports, Movies, Entertainment, and Kids Channels in one go.

Key Highlights

  • Sky Go is unavailable in the Amazon App Store.
  • Sideload Sky Go on Firestick: Get Downloader on Firestick → Enable DownloaderEnter SKy GO URLGoInstallOpen → Sign in to Sky ID.

The best possible way to watch Sky TV channels on Firestick is to install the Sky Go app. Sky Go is a streaming app for Sky TV customers to watch all the Sky TV channels for free. Apart from Live TV Channels, you can also stream your favorite shows on-demand on Firestick from anywhere in the UK. The Sky Go app offers TV catch-up to watch Live TV shows later, and it also has an offline streaming facility.

Sky Go

If you have a Sky TV subscription, you can install and use the Sky Go app for free. Just install the app and sign in with your Sky ID to watch all the available content. You can unlock more features on the app by signing up for Sky Go Extra subscription (£5/month). It is the perfect app to stream Premier League, Formula 1, Cycling Championship, and a lot more.

How to Install Sky Go on Firestick / Fire TV

Since sideloading is the only option to get Sky Go on Firestick, there are two ways available to sideload Sky Go on Firestick.

Download Sky Go Using Downloader

(1) Go to the Firestick home screen and select the Find icon.

(2) Navigate to the Search option and select it.

Select Search option

(3) Type Downloader and select the app name from the suggestion list.

Install Downloader on Firestick

(4) Select the Downloader app icon.

(5) Click on Download to install the Downloader on your Firestick.

Install Downloader on Firestick

(6) Return to the home page and tap on the Settings icon.

Firestick Settings

(7) Navigate to the bottom and choose My Fire TV.

click My Fire TV Setting

(8) Select Developer Options on the next screen.

select Developer Options on Firestick

(9) Click on Install Unknown Apps.

Select Install Unknown Apps

(10) Navigate to Downloader and click the center button on your Firestick remote. It will turn on the Unknown Source settings for the Downloader app.

Turn on Downloader

(11) Now, get back to the home screen and launch the Downloader app on Firestick.

Provide Sky Go Apk URL on Firestick

(12) Enter the URL for Sky Go Apk and hit the Go button.

(13) Wait for the latest Sky Go apk file to download on Firestick 4K.

Download Sky Go on Firestick

(14) After downloading the file, the installation tab will open automatically. Click INSTALL to install the app.

Install Sky Go on Firestick

(15) Select Open to launch Sky Go on Firestick.

Open Sky Go on Firestick

(16) Sign in with your Sky ID and stream the channels with ease.

Install Sky Go Using Aptoide TV

Aptoide TV is a useful app to sideload apps on Firestick. Unlike the Downloader app, you don’t need to enter any URL. It functions like an App Store, and right from the Store, you can install the Sky Go app.

(1) Install Aptoide TV on Firestick. In case you can’t find this app on the Amazon App Store, you need to sideload it with the Downloader app.

(2) Enable Unknown Sources settings for Aptoide TV (SettingsMy Fire TVDeveloper OptionsInstall Unknown AppsAptoide TV).

(3) Launch the Aptoide TV app and navigate to the Search icon.

Launch Apitode TV

(4) Search for Sky Go and choose the app.

(5) Click on the Install button to download Sky Go.

(6) After installation, launch the app and sign in with the respective credentials to stream Sky Network channels.

Alternative Way to Stream Sky Go on Firestick – Screen Mirroring from Android

If you had issues with installing the apk version of Sky Go on Firestick, use the screen mirroring feature on your Firestick to watch the Sky Channels from Android devices.

(1) Connect your Firestick to a WiFi network. On the other hand, connect your Android smartphone/tablet to the same WiFi network.

(2) Enable the screen mirroring setting on Firestick (SettingsDisplays & SoundsEnable Display Mirroring).

Enable Display Mirroring to watch Sky Go on Firestick

(3) On your Android device, get the Sky Go app from Play Store.

(4) Access the notification pane and click on the Cast icon.

Select cast to watch Sky Go on Firestick

(5) Choose your Firestick name and allow permission to mirror your smartphone screen.

(6) Now, launch the Sky Go app and play the required channel to watch it on the TV.

Sky Go not Working on Firestick – Fixes

Since we have sideloaded the apk version of Sky Go, you may find issues with streaming. The issues may be not working, freezing, black screen, or content not loading. The possible reasons for not working are unstable internet connection, outdated app or Firestick, cache files, and invalid login credentials. In those situations,

  • Check the internet connection of Firestick.
  • Clear the app cache of the Sky Go app.
  • Update the Firestick to the latest firmware.
  • Uninstall the Sky Go app and re-install it by sideloading the apk file from reliable third-party sites.
  • Make sure to sideload the latest version of the Sky Go apk file and log in with the correct credentials.
  • Reset the Firestick and install the Sky Go app again.

Channels Available on Sky Go

MoviesSky Cinema Action, Sky Cinema Animation, Sky Cinema Comedy, Sky Cinema Drama, Sky Cinema, Family, Sky Cinema Greats, Sky Cinema Hits, Sky Cinema Premiere, Sky Cinema Premiere +1, Sky Cinema Sci-fi Horror, Sky Cinema Select, and Sky Cinema Thriller
SportsSky Sports Main Event, Sky Sports Premier League, Sky Sports Football, Sky Sports Cricket, Sky Sports Golf, Sky Sports Racing, Sky Sports F1, Sky Sports NFL, Sky Sports Arena, Sky Sports News, Sky Sports Mix, BT Sport 1, BT Sport 2, BT Sport 3, BT Sport ESPN, Premier Sports 1, and Premier Sports 2
Entertainment5star, 5 USA, Alibi, Channel 4, Channel 5, RTE One, RTE 2, Virgin Media One, 3e, Comedy Central, Fox, ITV 4, Sky Atlantic, Syfy, Challenge, Good Food, GOLD, ITVBe, Sky Arts, TLC, Pick, Dave, ITV, Lifetime, Sky Witness, Universal, Home, E4, ITV 2, More 4, Sky One, Real Lives, E!, ITV 3, MTV, STV, and Vice.
KidsBoomerang, Cartoonito, Cartoon Network, CITV, Nicktoons, Baby TV, Nickelodeon, Nick JR, and RTE Jr.
DocumentaryAnimal Planet, Crime & Investigation Network, Discovery Channel, Eden, Sky History, Sky History 2 HD, National Geographic, Nat Geo Wild, Sky Nature, Sky Documentaries, and Sky History.
NewsSky News and CBNC
InternationalStar Plus, Sony TV, Colours, Zee TV, and Star Gold.

Frequently Asked Questions

Is Sky Go coming to Firestick?

There is no straight answer to this. But Sky Go has provided support for Apple TV recently. So you can expect it to launch on Firestick sooner. Yet, there is no official announcement from Sky Go.

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