Sky Go

Sky Go

Rank

6.3%

Score

3.4

Installs

~5248300

Ratings

4 / day

By Sky UK Limited Category Entertainment

Description & Details


TV from Sky on the go available at no extra cost to Sky TV customers

Sky Go - our award-winning mobile video service lets you watch the shows you love from Sky whenever and wherever you want – at no extra cost for all Sky TV customers.

Sky Go Extra lets Sky TV customers download popular TV shows and movies via WiFi to watch on up to four devices. The content available for download depends on your Sky TV subscription.

SKY GO - KEY FEATURES
• Watch Sky TV live or On Demand on your compatible laptop, mobile or tablet
• Over 1000 movies On Demand, hundreds of entertainment programmes, sports highlights and a great range of kids shows
• Watch up to 73 live channels available depending on your Sky TV subscription, including:
o Sky Atlantic, Sky 1, Sky Living and Sky Arts 1
o A wide range of entertainment channels including MTV, Comedy Central, Fox and Dave.
o All Sky Sports channels including Sky Sports F1 and Eurosport
o All 11 Sky Cinema Channels and Film 4
o Nine kids channels including Cartoon Network, Nickelodeon and Disney Channel
• Register up to two devices including Android, iPhone, iPod touch, iPad, Xbox 360, PC and Mac
• Watch live on up to two devices at the same time
• Remote Record/Download programmes to your Sky box


SKY GO EXTRA – ADDITIONAL FEATURES FOR UPGRADING SKY TV CUSTOMERS
• Download selected On Demand content depending on your Sky TV subscription to Android, PC, Mac, iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
• Watch downloaded content anywhere, even without WiFi or 3G/4G
• Register up to four devices
• Watch live on up to two devices at the same time (streaming)

Watching Sky Go on your smartphone through a 3G/4G connection will use data and contribute to the monthly allowance set by your mobile network operator. Exceeding this could result in significant charges. For security reasons and to protect the rights of our content partners Sky Go is not supported on any device where limitations included within the device operating system have been removed or tampered with (aka Jailbreaking).

Sky Go is only available on devices running Android OS 4.1 and above. The service is available in the UK and Ireland. Mobile network and/or WiFi charges apply. Contact your Network Operator for further information

FAQs
How do I sign in?
All you need to start enjoying Sky Go is a Sky iD username and password

How much does Sky Go cost?
Sky Go is available to Sky TV customers at no extra cost but what you will be able to watch depends on your Sky TV subscription.


What are the streaming requirements?
We recommend a minimum continuous bandwidth of 2MB per second to access high quality streams

What download restrictions are there?
Sky Go Extra users can download selected Sky Go content via WiFi. Two downloads per programme. Content is deleted 48 hours after viewing starts or no later than seven or 30 days after download, depending on content.

Additional information:
After updating to the latest version of Sky Go, you will need to open the app in ‘Online mode’ in UK/Ireland to activate the device. If you open the app in 'Offline mode', you will not be able to playback your downloads.
General: Available to residential customers in the UK or Ireland only. Some programmes from live Sky TV channels are unavailable via Sky Go. Further terms apply.

Sky’s privacy notice explains how Sky uses your information. You can view this notice at: sky.com/privacy

First Seen
2015-10-23
Last Seen
2017-05-30
Updated
2017-04-18
Ratings
59931
SOME Signals
30024
Version
Varies with device
Size
Varies with device
Android Version
Varies with device
Content Rating
USK: Ages 16+
Installs (Google)
5000000 - 10000000
APK Name
com.bskyb.skygo

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Gemma 1
5 adverts before I even get to the programme, a good 5 minutes of ads for a service I pay ten times the cost of my Netflix subscription. This should be ad free to your paying customers. Same programme was available on Netflix so I stopped bothering with Sky Go at all. Even when you get through the ads it buffers non stop, rarely have the same issue streaming on other apps.
A 4
Good little app. Especially if you have Sky Go Extra. I can watch on my TV, phone, laptop and PS4 so I'm pretty much covered wherever I am. The only thing I would say is you should be able to stream to devices like Chromecast, etc.
Dean 1
New update makes it a lot harder to use, has removed content and worse than anything has flooded the shows with ads so many adverts it feels worse than watching TV it's really bad and very frustrating sky are using this app this way sky go is now a no go app such a shame. The previous version was better still with ads but not as many. Also the clicking sound is still there when playing content. Code issues?
Richard 1
Adverts, adverts, adverts! Why so many adverts. How can Sky charge so much for a subscription then need to show so many adverts. Before the latest update you used to get about 2 minutes of adverts before a programme, which was just about bearable, since the update there's adverts at the start and every break. On a 30 minute commute this morning i only managed to watch 16 minutes of the programme. On way home again started with 4 minutes of adverts then crashed, restarting got me 2 more minutes of adverts! Gave up and turned to Netflix
3
Isn't the world become a very dodgy place? What has sky tv to do with its customers pesonal phone Data! In that the latest update is phone access on sky go or no using the App! Can I get an explanation for that Please! It's out of place. Is sky planning on selling phone numbers to cold callers like some of the phone networks or what's new ?
Robbie 1
When I get to watch anything, that's it, i can not then change channel as the menu doesn't work and i then have to close it until the next day or two. I don't usually write reviews, but this app is totally pointless. think its now time to join virgin, as i have never encountered issues as bad as this. What a waste of money
Afia 1
Really dislike the new update. I now have to download episodes before I can watch them? Why?? Before I could actually catch up on the episodes whenever I wanted but now I have to download it to the sky box, which defeats the purpose of me trying to watch it on my phone.. Cheers for that. The app wasn't the greatest before (ads and buffering) but now it's even worse because I can't watch the shows I want to on the go, so can you just put back to how it was...
James 1
i can no longer stream live TV over mobile data (4g/3g). i instead get an error message "your q box is streaming to maximum number of devices. i do not have sky q, and it is sky go, not sky q, so i should not be experiencing this major issue. please fix this issue as soon as possible.
Emma 1
This is a horrendous update, I don't know how it was allowed. Can't watch fully offline anymore, which means underground commute interrupted. So many adverts - I pay a tonne for the subscription, pay nearly a tenth of the price for Netflix/amazon prime for equally as great content without ads. And you wonder why people pirate. One of the worst app updates I've seen.
Neil 1
Well done. Again you have done an update that doesn't work! It had been working fine on my HTC M9 till the update. Constantly tells me I've no Wi-Fi connection when I have!!! Directs u to the sky help...that doesn't help at all. Try calling it 'Sky Don't care'. The app is now way to complicated. Just leave it alone, it was working just fine!!!!
Luther 1
Can't stream anything since the new update error code 3-25. I use this to watch live football when I'm out and about. What a waste of money! This is one of the companies that complains when people stream things from open sources fix your app and maybe they won't need to!!
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