Today, I will be disclosing the best effective ways you can install Sky Go in your Firestick.
Sky Go is a very powerful and popular app that allows the streaming of unlimited video content across devices.
With Sky Go, you can stream On-Demand Videos, Live Sports series, Web Series movies, and all forms of Live TV shows.
Sky Go contains extremely great content. With Sky Go, you can watch TV channels from any world.
To use Sky Go, you must ensure you have bought a specific package, and else you may not be able to use the App features.
However, this article relies on how you can successfully install Sky TV on your Firestick and how it can be sideloaded for a Jailbroken Firestick.
Ensure to follow the instructions in this article carefully to avoid missing any steps.
What is Sky Go?
Before we understand how Sky Go can be installed on your Firestick, let’s understand what Sky Go is. Sky Go is a great movie streaming app from the Sky group and launched in 2006. By the 6th of July, 2011, the service was relabelled to Sky Go.
Sky Go is free only for its subscribers.
With Sky Go, you can stream Videos On-Demand, Favorite movies show, sports, news, and others.
In Addition, Sky Go is relatively available on almost all devices, such as mobile devices, tablets, and even desktops, making it extremely incredible and platform friendly.
Can Sky be installed on Firestick?
You can install Sky Go on Firestick by installing it from the Amazon App store or downloading it as a sideloaded app.
Sky Go can be installed on basically all the Firestick series, ranging from the Firestick 4K, Fire TV, and even Fire Cube.
Like any other app, Sky Go can be sideloaded on Firestick. This is called a Jailbroken Firestick (Learn how to Jailbroken Firestick).
Jailbroken Firestick isn’t related to anything illegal or some hacking. It implies changing just a few settings that will enable you to install apps not found on the Amazon app store.
Choosing to install Sky Go on Firestick using the Amazon app store will be the best option you can take. That is because Apps found there have been verified to be safe for use.
How to install Sky Go on Firestick
The installation process of Sky Go on Firestick isn’t as difficult as you think. It follows a similar process to downloading apps from the Amazon App store.
Installing Sky Go on Firestick takes two methods; the first method will be done using the Amazon App store.
While the second method of downloading Sky Go will be done using Apps like Downloader, ES File Explorer, Aptoid, etc. These apps help to sideload third-party Apps in Firestick.
How to install Sky Go from the Amazon App store.
This installation method is easy to grasp, and it follows simple steps.
- Step 1: Hover over the Search icon on your Home.
- Step 2: Type in Sky Go; several related results will be displayed.
- You can use the on-screen keyboard to input the app name.
- Step 3: Click Sky Go on the displayed result.
- Step 4: Click the Get Button to start downloading.
Once the download is completed, you can launch the Sky Go and sign in to your account.
How to install Sky Go Using The Downloader App
While the above method may not be appropriate, this results from compatibility issues.
Most users who downloaded the Sky Go App using the above steps are likely to encounter the Sky Go not supported in their Firestick.
Therefore, the method I advise you to use instead is sideloading the Sky App.
To download the Sky Go app using the Downloader app isn’t difficult.
First, we need to download the downloader app from the Amazon store,
And second, Using the downloader app to install Sky Go from other App stores available on the web.
If this is your first time using the downloader app in Firestick, you have to give Firestick permission to install unknown apps. If not, you might wish to skip these steps.
The steps to enable install apps from unknown sources are as follows:
- Step 1: Navigate to Settings on your home screen
- Step 2: Select My Fire TV
- Step 3: Scroll down and choose Developer Option
- Step 4: Select Apps from unknown sources
- Step 5: Select the Turn On button.
Once you have successfully enabled the installation of the app from unknown sources.
You can proceed to download and install the downloader app.
As I said, the Downloader app will be used to download the Sky Go app from other App stores available on the web.
The Steps to download the downloader app in Firestick are:
- Step 1: Ensure you have a working internet connection
- Step 2: On the home screen, click on the find > search Icon and type ‘Downloader’. By convention, this normally comes as the first app query result.
- Step 3: Select the Downloader and click the Download button,
Once you have permitted the downloader app, a notification dialogue will display as a guided tour, indicating a successful installation.
By now, you should have the downloader app installed on your Firestick.
Another thing you need to note, once the downloader app is Downloaded in your Firestick, you might wish to delete the file itself, just as we don’t need it.
Therefore, the steps below are guides to downloading the Sky Go app on your Firestick.
Step 1: Open the ‘Downloader’ app, which you have just downloaded
Step 2: Click on the URL edit field; by default, it has a prefix of ‘HTTPS://’
The input field accepts a path rooted in the Sky Go APK. Using the onscreen keyboard, type the following URL address https://bit.ly/sky-go1
Step 3: Once downloaded, click on the ‘install’ button to install the app on your Firestick.
Sky Go vs. Sky Go Extra
Sky Go limited also provides Sky Go Extra. With the Sky, Go Extra, users can download video content to watch offline.
The Sky Go Extra has an extra cost, compared to Sky Go, but has more advanced and better features.
Sky Go is Not Working on Firestick.
Sky Go sometimes might refuse to work, most especially after installation. This could result from pending updates or installing the app from a website that may not be compatible with Firestick.
How to Fix Sky Go not Working on Firestick (Troubleshooting)
If you are experiencing Sky Go not working, I have listed wholesome troubleshooting techniques you can use to fix it.
Check for Updates
There is a tendency that Sky Go will not work on your Firestick if there is any pending update.
To check if any update is available,
- Step 1: Press and hold the Home button for about 10 seconds.
- Step 2: A new window will be opened, click on the Application button, and display a list of apps installed on your Firestick.
- Step 3: Navigate to the Sky Go icon, and press the Menu button
- Step 4: Check the update option in the right-hand side corner of the menu.
- Step 5: If there is a new update, click on the update button, and a confirmation dialog will display. Press Yes and the app should begin downloading.
- Ensure you have a working connection
It is also very important to have a working connection; fast network speed may impede you from streaming videos from Sky Go.
Frequently Asked Questions
What device is Sky Go Available on?
Sky Go can be used both on android, iOS, tablet, and Mac devices.
For Android ( Phones and Tablets), Sky Go supports devices from Android 5.1 upwards.
While for iOS (Phones and Tablets), Sky Go is supported from iOS 12 upwards.
Sky Go is also supported on Mac devices, such as El Capitan, Sierra, High Sierra, Mojave, Catalina, Big Sur, and Monterey.
Do I need a VPN for Sky Go?
No, Sky Go is completely safe and does not require a VPN. Sky Go ensures a curated library of legal content that won’t put you into trouble.
Is Sky Go Available on Amazon App Store?
Sky Go is available on Amazon app stores, but it is always recommended to sideload the Sky Go app using apps like the Downloader, Aptoid, etc.
MORE ON Firestick:
Sky Go is an amazing movie streaming app that provides support for almost all devices and can be installed in all Firestick series.
You can stream great content for free when being a Sky Go Subscriber with Sky Go.
However, in this article, I have explained the guide to be taken when installing Sky Go on your Firestick.
If you encounter any problems, you might want to drop a comment below.