Sky Go is one of the most popular streaming services in the UK.
For now, the service is not available on the Fire TV Stick, which can be frustrating for those who use Amazon’s handy streaming device and have a Sky Go subscription.
In this article, we’ll go over different ways you can try to install Sky Go on Firestick.
Sky Go is Sky Group’s streaming service that offers its users a selection of live and on-demand content, including TV shows, movies, and sports, no matter where they are.
The service is only available in Ireland and the UK.
Sky Go is only free for those who already have a Sky TV package subscription.
There is a two-device limit on the Sky Go which can be extended with a Sky Go Extra subscription for up to four devices, which includes gaming consoles like Playstation and Xbox.
In the Sky Go app, you’ll find over 70 live channels from a variety of categories, such as News, Sports, Kids, Documentaries, and more, but it will mostly depend on the Sky TV subscription package that you have.
The app also allows downloading content for offline viewing and replaying.
For now, the Sky Go app is not on Firestick. The app is only available on iOS and Android devices, as well as PC and Mac computers.
However, there are some ways you can try to get Sky Go on Firestick on your own.
To sideload (and essentially install Sky Go on Firestick) the app, you’ll first need to enable the ‘Unknown Source’ feature on the Firestick.
To enable ‘Unknown Sources’ on Firestick:
One way to try and install Sky Go on Amazon’s Firestick device is through The Downloader app.
Once you download and install the app:
If it works, you’ll be able to find the Sky Go app in the Firestick app library.
Another way to install the Sky Go app on Firestick is via ES File Explorer.
To download and install the ES File Explorer:
After it’s installed:
Aptoide is an alternative app store app that you can use to download Sky Go on Firestick and many other free apps.
To install Sky Go through the Aptoide TV app, you need to:
Once the installation completes, you should receive a notification that the Sky Go app is in the app library.
Another alternative app store that can allow your Firestick to access Sky Go is the App2Fire app. This app essentially allows you to upload any app from your Android device and upload it to your Firestick.
To download Firestick via App2Fire:
One of the simplest ways of accessing Sky Go via Firestick is to screen mirror content through your mobile phone.
To do so, you’ll need to:
Note: Since Sky Go is not supported on Amazon Fire Stick devices as of yet, these methods might but are not guaranteed to work.
While several apps can help you sideload Sky Go on Fire Stick, some issues can cause the Firestick to crash. Here are some things you can do to make sure your Firestick works properly:
Related: How does Freesat TV work?
Sky Go is a great streaming service that gives subscribers access to plenty of movies, TV shows, and live sports events. Sky Go on Firestick may not be supported on the Amazon device yet, but there are apps that can help you download it on the portable streaming device– after you sideload the Firestick.