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Available at no extra cost for Sky TV customers, Sky Go is the streaming service that allows you to watch Sky when you're not in front of the TV from wherever you are in the UK and Ireland

Watch programmes on up to two compatible devices including your computer, laptop, tablet or mobile phone.

  • How do I get Sky Go on my tablet or mobile?

    Simply register your tablet or mobile device following the online instructions.

    > Register your tablet or mobile on Sky Go

    The Sky Go app works on the most popular tablets and mobiles, including iPads, iPhones and a range of Android devices.

    It allows you to watch live Sky TV channels and access a host of programmes from the on demand library.

    Please note: Sky Go won’t activate until your subscription’s begun and you’ve set up your Sky box. 

    You can also download programmes to watch on your tablet or mobile device by upgrading to Sky Go Extra.  To find out more go to our Download programmes to your tablet or mobile article.

    If you’re in the UK, go to Sky Go Extra for more information.

    If you’re in the Republic of Ireland, go to Sky Go Extra for more information.

    What's more, if you're an existing HD customer (i.e. you have the Family Bundle* or Sky HD as part of your TV subscription), you can also enjoy TV Box Sets with Sky Go. If you don't have an HD subscription, you'll need to upgrade to the Family Bundle* to access TV Box Sets through Sky Go. Find out what shows are available on Sky Box Sets and check when they’ll be leaving on Sky Community.

    * Please note that the Family Bundle isn’t available to customers in the Republic of Ireland.

    Tailor your Sky TV package to suit you, with fantastic offers and upgrades available at My Sky Offers.

  • How do I get Sky Go on my computer?

    Simply register your computer following the online instructions.

    > Register your computer on Sky Go

    With Sky Go you'll gain access to these great features:

    • Watch live TV from a host of Sky channels.
    • Watch programmes on demand. 
    • If you upgrade to Sky Go Extra, you can also download on demand programmes to watch later on your desktop or laptop using the Sky Go Desktop application.
    If you’re in the UK, go to Sky Go Extra for more information.

    If you’re in the Republic of Ireland, go to Sky Go Extra for more information.

    What's more, if you're an existing HD customer (i.e. you have the Family Bundle* or Sky HD as part of your TV subscription), you can also enjoy Sky Box Sets with Sky Go. If you don't have an HD subscription, you'll need to upgrade to the Family Bundle* to access Sky Box Sets through Sky Go. Find out what shows are available on Sky Box Sets and check when they’ll be leaving on Sky Community.

    * Please note that the Family Bundle isn’t available to customers in the Republic of Ireland.

    Tailor your Sky TV package to suit you, with fantastic offers and upgrades available at My Sky Offers.

  • Which devices are supported by Sky Go?

    To see whether your device is compatible with Sky Go check our list of supported devices.

    > Sky Go supported devices

  • How many devices can I use to watch Sky Go?

    With Sky Go, you can watch TV on the move on up to two devices.

    The first two devices you use Sky Go on will automatically register themselves. If you then try to watch Sky Go on a third device, you’ll be advised to switch your registered device settings on the Sky Go website. 

    Please note: Registered devices can only be changed once per calendar month.

    You can double the number of devices you can use Sky Go on by upgrading to Sky Go Extra, allowing you to download programmes to watch offline on up to four devices.

    If you’re in the UK, go to Sky Go Extra for more information.

    If you’re in the Republic of Ireland, go to Sky Go Extra for more information.

    View or remove a device from Sky Go:

    Sign in to the Sky Go website or Sky Go app and select Settings and then select Manage Devices.

    > Sky Go website

  • Sky Go broadband data usage

    All programmes streamed through Sky Go will contribute towards any usage caps imposed by your broadband provider. This also applies to any streaming done over 3G or 4G mobile networks.

    For a broadband service with no usage caps, we recommend Sky Broadband Unlimited.

    If you're in the UK, go to Sky Broadband Unlimited for more information.

    If you're in the Republic of Ireland, go to Sky Broadband Unlimited.

  • Connecting to Sky Go with Sky Broadband

    You can also watch Sky Go online with a wireless internet connection. 

    To connect your tablet or mobile device:

    > Connect an Apple device to your wireless network

    > Connect an Android device to your wireless network

    Or extend your broadband signal by adding a Wireless Booster

    Find the best broadband package for your home and enjoy super reliable downloads and live streaming of your favourite shows with the latest offers at My Sky Offers.

  • What's the difference between Sky Go and Sky Go Extra?

    Sky Go is available at no extra cost to Sky TV customers and you can watch live Sky TV or on demand shows on up to two devices.

    If you upgrade to Sky Go Extra, you can register up to four devices. You can also download shows at home to watch on your laptop, mobile or tablet when you’re on the move. Plus, stream live and on demand shows to your Xbox 360 or PlayStation.

    If you’re in the UK, go to Sky Go Extra for more information.

    If you’re in the Republic of Ireland, go to Sky Go Extra for more information.

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