With a Sky TV subscription, you can get the Sky Go service for free. With the Sky Go streaming service, a subscriber can stream 100s of live TV channels, including ITV, Channel 4, Sky Atlantic, Sky One, Sky Sports, Sky Cinema, etc. All the channel contents are available as both live and on-demand. A Sky TV subscription costs £25/month with additional extra packs such as Netflix, Sky Sports, Sky Cinema, etc. You can stream on four devices simultaneously by paying £15/month additionally. Let us see how to get Sky Go on Roku.
Since the app isn’t available on the Roku Channel Store, you have to find another way to stream. Unfortunately, the app can’t be sideloaded, so you have to screen mirror your smartphones or computers to start steaming the Sky Go app.
Method 1: Screen Mirror Android or Windows on Roku to Watch Sky Go
The first method involves enabling screen mirroring on Roku to watch mirror the Sky Go contents from your Windows or Android devices.
Enable Screen Mirroring on Roku
Step 1: Press the home button on the Roku remote. On your Roku streaming device, click on the Settings option from the home screen.
Step 2: On the Settings screen, click on the System option.
Step 3: Choose the Screen Mirroring option and then select the Screen Mirroring Mode.
Step 4: Now, tap on the Always allow option.
Mirror Android to Stream Sky Go on Roku
Step 1: Connect your Android smartphone and Roku streaming device to the same WiFi network.
Step 2: On your Android smartphone, drag down the Notification bar and tap the Cast option.
Step 3: Select your Roku streaming device by tapping its name.
Step 4: Choose Start Broadcasting on the pop-up warning. The Android screen will mirror on the Roku-connected TV.
Step 5: Launch the Sky Go app on your Android smartphone and sign in to your account.
Step 6: Choose the channel or any video to start streaming.
Mirror PC to Stream Sky Go on Roku
Step 1: Once you turn on the Screen Mirroring on Roku, connect your laptop and Roku device to the same WiFi network.
Step 2: Click on the Notification icon on the bottom-right corner.
Step 3: Choose the Connect option. Select your Roku device from the list of available devices.
Step 4: Wait for the PC screen to mirror on TV.
Step 5: Open any web browser and visit the Sky Go site.
Step 6: Choose the Sign-in option. Enter your username and password.
Step 7: Play the content you want and watch it on the TV.
Method 2: Screen Mirror iPhone or Mac on Roku to Watch Sky Go
The first method involves enabling Airplay on Roku to watch mirror the Sky Go contents from your iPhone or Mac devices.
Enable AirPlay on Roku
Step 1: On your Roku streaming device home screen, click on the Settings option.
Step 2: On the next screen, choose the Apple AirPlay and Homekit option.
Choose Apple AirPlay and Homekit Settings.
Step 3: Turn on the AirPlay option.
Step 4: Now, you have successfully enabled the AirPlay settings. You can now proceed with your iOS device.
Mirror iPhone to Stream Sky Go on Roku
Step 1: Install the Sky Go app on your iOS device from the App Store.
Step 2: Connect your iPhone and Roku streaming device to the same WiFi network. Now, the device could recognize each other.
Step 3: On your iOS device, open the Control Centre. Tap on the Screen Mirroring option and select your Roku streaming device from the list of available devices.
Step 4: Now, your iPhone screen will mirror on the TV.
Step 5: Launch the Sky Go app and start streaming.
Mirror Mac to Stream Sky Go on Roku
Step 1: Connect your Mac book and Roku device to the same WiFi network.
Step 2: Open the Safari web browser and go to Sky Go’s official site.
Step 3: Choose the Sign-in option and then log in with your username and password.
Step 4: The live TV will start streaming.
Step 5: On the menu bar, choose the AirPlay option and then select your Roku device.
Step 6: The video will be streamed on your connected TV.
Thus you can stream the Sky Go channel on your Roku-connected TV. If your Roku device doesn’t support the AirPlay feature, you can use the Mirror for Roku app installed on your Roku streaming device and on your iPhone.