In this tutorial, we will guide you through a detailed and simple process to Watch Sky Sports on Firestick
Sky Group operates one of the biggest sports networks in the United Kingdom. With a basic Sky TV package, you get access to several Sky Sports channels, which broadcasts not only football, cricket, and golf but also motorsports, MMA, and popular American sports fixtures.
On Sky Sports Premier League channel, you can watch the English Premier League, covering 128 matches per season till 2022. Football fans can also watch UEFA Nations League and Major League Soccer until 2021 and 2022 season, respectively on Sky Sports Football channel, which is dedicated to broadcast non-Premier League games.
Sky also has broadcasting rights to ICC’s main cricket events, including the World Cup, Champions Trophy, T20 World Cup, U19 World Cup, as well as all domestic and overseas matches of the England cricket team. The Sky Sports Cricket channel is dedicated to cricket coverage.
For those who love to watch golf, the Sky Sports Golf channel provides complete coverage of the U.S Masters, U.S. Open, PGA Championship, Ryder Cup, Wales Open, European Tour, and many more golf events.
On Sky Sports Arena, you can also tune in to live boxing fights from World Championship Boxing, Matchroom Sport, etc.
The Sky Sports Action channel does broadcast American football games. In case you didn’t know, Sky has rights to air NBA and WNBA games until 2022.
How to Watch Sky Sports on Firestick
Unfortunately, neither Sky nor other television providers officially offer online Sky Sports coverage on Amazon’s Fire TV platform, even though it does provide solutions for Roku and other trending streaming platforms.
If you are searching for a way to watch Sky Sports on your Firestick, then this guide has everything you need to know. Note that not every service mentioned here is viable as a cord-cutting solution.
Watch Sky Sports on Firestick with Sky Go
Sky TV users with a Sky Sports subscription can access the live feed of Sky Sports channels on their Android or iOS devices via the Sky Go app.
Unlike the BT TV app, Sky Go doesn’t require Sky TV users to pay for a separate add-on in order to stream live and on-demand content from the Sky Go app.
If you are Sky Q customer, then you also get remote access to your personal DVR library, assuming that you do have a Sky Q box and a Sky Q Multiscreen subscription.
Even if you choose to pay for select Sky Sports channels, you can tune in to the live stream from the Sky Go app.
The Sky Go mobile app for Android and iOS does support Chromecast, which means you can technically cast the Sky Sports stream on Firestick using the AllCast app.
The AllCast for Fire TV app establishes a virtual Chromecast and DLNA interface on unsupported Fire TV devices. The following steps will show you how to install it on your Firestick:
- First of all, navigate to the top section of the Fire TV home screen to select the Search (magnifying glass) option.
- Use the on-screen to keys to type in “AllCast” on the search screen. Additionally, the voice search function should also work for you.
- Select AllCast for Fire TV from the list of keywords on the search screen.
- Then again, navigate to Apps & Games category in the following results, and click the AllCast for Fire TV.
- Now click Get on the AllCast download page. It will take a few minutes to finish up.
Once it’s installed, you can launch AllCast from Your Apps & Channels category on the Fire TV home screen.
Now that you have the Chromecast/DLNA feature on your Firestick, proceed to install the Sky Go app on your Android or iOS device, and follow the rest of the steps below to watch Sky Sports on Firestick.
- Start with logging in with your Sky TV ID on the Sky Go app on your mobile device.
- After that, launch the AllCast for Fire TV app on Firestick. The app is pre-configured to work without the user setup.
- Make sure that your Android or iOS device and Firestick is connected to the same Wi-Fi network.
- Select your preferred Sky Sports channel from the Sky Go app, then click the cast (TV with three waves) icon on the top-right corner of the player.
If everything goes correctly, the live Sky Sports stream should start playing on the AllCast app on Firestick after a few seconds. You can also watch on-demand highlights and replays from your favorite sports events on your Firestick via the Sky Go app by following the same process.
Watch Sky Sports on Firestick with NOW TV
NOW TV is an over-the-top live and on-demand streaming service from Sky. Those who don’t have a Sky TV subscription can pay for NOW TV pass to watch their favorite content on compatible devices in high-definition.
With a NOW TV Sky Sports Pass, you can watch up to 11 Sky Sports channels live on a supported device, including Sky Sports Premier League, Sky Sports F1, Sky Sports Cricket, Sky Sports Golf, Sky Sports Football, Sky Sports Arena, Sky Sports Main Event, etc.
It is available in daily, weekly, and monthly options, which costs £9.99, £14.99, and £33.99, respectively. With the NOW TV Boost add-on, you also get 1080p coverage of the channels and two additional simultaneous streams.
Once you sign up for a NOW TV account and get your NOW TV Sky Sports Pass from nowtv.com, download the official NOW TV app on your Android [Play Store] or iOS [App Store] device, and log in with your account.
You can now use the app’s Chromecast feature to cast live Sky Sports channel streams on Firestick with the AllCast for Fire TV. You can follow the steps in the previous section of this guide to do it.
Watch Premier League on Firestick with Prime Video
If you are looking to stream Sky Sports on Firestick just for the English Premier League coverage, then you can opt for alternative services as well, such as the Amazon Prime Video.
Amazon Prime Video has streaming rights to 20 Premier League matches until the 2022 season. It will simulcast Sky Sport’s coverage, so you will get the same experience as others watching on television.
To watch the Premier League matches on Prime Video, you won’t have to pay for an Amazon Prime subscription. As long as you are logged to your Amazon account, you will be able to watch the Premier League stream on the Prime Video app on Firestick.
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In this guide, we have shown you different ways to watch Sky Sports on Firestick, with and without a TV set-top box connection. If you have a Fire TV Cube, Fire TV (Gen 3), JVC Fire TV Edition smart TV, or a Fire TV Edition Nebula/TCL soundbar instead, then the step-by-step instructions in this guide will still apply to your Fire TV streaming device.