How to Download Sky Go

After reading my guide on how to activate Sky, you have decided to take out a subscription to access pay TV contents. By reading the details of your offer better, you have discovered that there is the possibility of watching the channels and all Sky on-demand content even from a computer, smartphone and tablet using Sky Go. You have therefore also activated this service and now you would like to know the detailed procedure for logging in and playing the channels included in your subscription.

If that's the case, let me tell you that today is your lucky day. With this tutorial, in fact, I will explain to you how to download sky go both on smartphones and tablets and on PCs. First of all, I will list the devices compatible with the service and the minimum requirements for its use, after which I will show you the detailed procedure for downloading and installing Sky Go. In addition, you will find all the information necessary to make the first access and associate the devices you want to your Sky ID.

If you agree, let's not waste any more time chatting and get to action right away. Come on, make yourself comfortable, take five minutes of free time and read the next paragraphs carefully. Choose the download and installation procedure that best suits your device, put into practice the instructions I am about to give you and I assure you that, in no time at all, you will be able to enjoy all the Sky Go content you want.

Minimum Requirements and Supported Devices

Before explaining to you how to download sky go, it will be useful to know what the minimum requirements required by the service and what are the supported devices.

First, make sure you have a good internet connection, which is necessary for Sky Go to function properly. 2Mbps.

As for the devices, Sky Go is available as an application for smartphones and tablets equipped with a version of Android equal to or greater than 4.4 and with iPhone e iPad with iOS 9 and later. Rooted or jailbroken devices are not supported.

Sky Go is then available on PC and is compatible with both Windows that with MacOS, provided you comply with the following requirements.

  • Operating system: Windows 7, macOS 10.9;
  • Processor: Intel Dual Core o Core2 Duo con 2.1 GHz per CPU o AMD con 2.9 GHz; Intel based Core i3.
  • Memory: 2 GB for Windows, 4 GB DDR2 for macOS;
  • Graphic card: with at least 1 GB RAM on Windows and 512 MB on macOS.

It will be useful to know that in order to access Sky Go it is first necessary to activate it. If you have been a Sky customer for more than a year, you can request the service for free. Otherwise, you can activate Sky Go Plus at a cost of € 5,40 / month. You can learn more by reading my guides on how to activate Sky Go and how to activate Sky Go Plus.

To access the service, it is also necessary to create a Sky Online account. If you do not have one yet, access this web page, enter the required data in the fields Enter customer code e Enter your tax code, then specify the data to be associated with your account in the fields Enter your email address, Confirm e-mail address e Choose your password (must be at least 8 characters and contain at least three elements including lowercase letters, uppercase letters, numbers and special characters).

Finally, put a check mark next to the entry I'm not a robot but I will verify your identity and the pulse rate Continue. Within a few moments you will receive an email containing an activation link: press the item Click here to activate your account and log into Sky Go.

Download Sky Go on Smartphones and Tablets

If you are wondering how to download Sky Go on smartphones and tablets, you must know that the procedure is identical to the installation of any other application. All you have to do, therefore, is to locate the Sky Go app in the store of your device and proceed with the download as indicated in the next paragraphs.

Android

To use Sky Go on a smartphone or tablet equipped with Android, start the Play Store pressing on its icon (the colored ▶ ︎ symbol) on the home screen and type “Sky Go” in the search field located at the top.

To view the search results, click on the icon magnifying glass, then locate Sky Go and tap on its icon (the ▶ ︎ green on a blue background). Now, press the buttons Install e Accept wait for the download to complete and press the button apri to start the app.

At the first login, you must associate the device in use with your Sky ID. To proceed, click onpreview image of one of the channels visible in the section On air now, tap the ▶ ︎ button and press the buttons Log in e Or login. In the new screen that appears, enter your Sky ID details in the fields Username or indirect email e Password e pulsing sul pulsating Log in.

If, on the other hand, you are a Sky Q customer, it will be useful to know which application to download is Sky Go for Sky Q customers. The download and installation procedure is identical to what has just been described for Sky Go. To learn more, I leave you to my guide on how Sky Q works.

iPhone / IPad

If you want to download Sky Go on iPhone or iPad, grab your device, start theApp Store pressing on its icon (the "A" bianca his azzurro background) and its voice Search located at the bottom right. Now, type “Sky Go” in the field Search at the top and tap the button Search appeared on the on-screen keyboard to view the search results.

Therefore, identify Sky Go (it should be the first result) and tap on its icon to access the app description card and view its details, ratings and reviews. To start the download, tap the button Get and confirm your intention via Face ID, Touch ID or Apple ID password. Wait, then, for the download and installation of the app to be completed and press the button apri to start Sky Go.

Now, tap onpreview image of one of the channels in the section On air now, then press the ▶ ︎ button to start playback and press the item Log in to login. Press the button Or login, enter your login details in the fields Username or indirect email e Password e pulsing sul pulsating Log in to associate the device in use with your Sky ID.

As described in the paragraphs dedicated to Sky Go for Android, also in this case, if you are a Sky Q customer, to access the service from iPhone and iPad you must download the application Sky Go for Sky Q customers. The procedure is the same as described above for Sky Go.

Download Sky Go on PC

Do you need to access Sky's contents from your computer? No problem, below you will find explained in detail How download Sky Go on PC. Whether you have a Windows computer or a Mac, you won't find any problems moving forward. Good fun!

Windows

For download Sky Go on Windows, connected to the official website of the service and presses the button Download Sky Go. When the download is complete, double-click the file SkyGoInstaller.exe and click on the button first Run e poi quello Install to start the installation. Wait, then, for the green progress bar to reach 100% and that's it.

Now, locate the icon of Sky Go on your desktop and double click on it to start the program. To associate the computer in use with your Sky ID, pause with the mouse pointer on thepreview image of one of the channels available under the heading On air now and click the ▶ ︎ button to start playing it.

Automatically, the window to log in to your Sky ID will open. Press the button Or login, inseerisci i tuoi dati nei campi Username or indirect email e Password and click on the button Log in.

If, on the other hand, you are wondering how to download Sky Go Plus, you should know that the latter is none other than Sky Go with some additional features, such as the ability to record and download content for viewing in offline mode.

MacOS

If you use a Poppy, to download Sky Go, start the browser you usually use for surfing the Internet, connect to the official website of the Sky service and click on the button Download Sky Go. Then wait for the download to complete and open the ZIP package just downloaded to extract the installation files.

To proceed, right-click on the file in question and select the option apri from the menu that appears. Automatically, you will see it start up Compression utility (the macOS tool with which compressed files can be opened) and the files contained within the package SkyGoInstaller.zip will be available within a few seconds next to the file downloaded just now. To know more, you can read my guide on how to open ZIP files.

Now, double click on the file SkyGoInstaller.app, pigia sul pulsating apri, wait for the progress bar to reach 100% and Sky Go will start automatically. Then click on the ▶ ︎ button of one of the channels visible in the section On air now and, in the new open window, presses the button Or login.

To add your Mac to the list of devices associated with your Sky ID with which you can use Sky Go, enter your details in the fields Username or indirect email e Password, pigia sul pulsating Log in And that's it.