Sky Go is one of the popular streaming platforms. With the Sky Go app on your Firestick, you can watch all the movies, series, TV shows, and live TV from the Sky network. It is a subscription-based streaming platform. In the Sky Go app, you get access to more than 70 live channels from all the categories like News, Sports, Kids, Documentaries, and more. It supports downloading the recordings and watching the same offline. Over time, you will get movie recommendations from the Sky TV app. Those Sky TV customers will get Sky Go with the Sky TV package at no extra cost.

Sky Go on Firestick

Sky Go on Firestick

The Sky Go app is not officially available for Amazon Fire Stick devices. You need to sideload the app on Firestick using third-party installers like the Downloader. The app is available for Android devices. Since the Fire OS is very similar to Android OS, you can install most Android apps on Firestick with ease.

Pre Conditions

You need to turn on the Apps from Unknown Sources feature whenever you use third-party installers. Follow the below steps to turn it on.

(1) Click the Settings icon on the home screen.

Sky Go on Firestick - Settings

(2) Choose My Fire TV tile with the help of the Fire remote.

Sky Go on Firestick - Select My Fire TV

(3) Select the Developer Options on the next screen.

Select Developer Options - Sky Go on Firestick

(4) Click on the Apps from Unknown Sources option.

Sky Go on Firestick - Install Unknown Apps

(5) Choose Downloader or ES File Explorer and Turn On.

Select Downloader

Procedure to Install Sky Go on Firestick – Using Downloader

(1) Go back to the Home screen and click the Apps option. If you don’t have the Downloader app, use our guide to install the Downloader for Firestick.

(2) Open the Downloader app and go to the Search bar.

Home screen - Sky Go on Firestick

(3) Type the Sky Go’s download link and click the Go button.

Sky Go on Firestick

(4) Click the Download and Install button on the subsequent screens to install the Sky Go app.

Sky Go on Firestick

(5) After the app is installed, click the Open button to launch the Sky Go app.

Sky Go on Firestick

(6) Sign up or login with your Sky TV account credentials and start watching your favorite titles.

Note: Go to the Firestick Apps section to find the Sky Go app and access it at any point later.

Alternate Method to Install Sky Go on Firestick – Using ES File Explorer

If you have any issues with the above method, you can use this method to install Sky Go on Fire TV Stick. This method involves installing the ES File Explorer app.

(1) Get back to the Home screen again and select the Search icon.

(2) In the on-screen keyboard, type ES File Explorer in the same way you had done for the Downloader app.

ES File Explorer

(3) Select the ES File Explorer app from the Apps & Games category.

ES File Explorer

(4) Click the Download icon or the Get icon to download and install the app.

ES File Explorer

(5) The installation will be completed in a few minutes.

ES File Explorer

(6) After the installation is complete, click the Open icon to launch the app.

ES File Explorer

(7) Now, click the Downloader icon or use the Tools > Downloader command.

Sky Go on Firestick

(8) From there, click the + New icon.

Sky Go on Firestick

(9) The Download pop-up will appear. In the Path field, enter the Sky Go’s download link Enter as Sky Go on the Name field, and click the Download Now button.

Sky Go on Firestick

(10) The apk file will be downloaded.

(11) When the download is completed, click the Open File button.

(12) On the next screen, click the Install button.

(13) Click the Install button again to install the Sky Go app.

(14) The Sky Go app will be installed. Now tap on the Open button to launch the app and you can enjoy watching Sky Go on Firestick.

How to Screen Mirror Sky Go on Firestick

If you don’t want to install the Sky Go app using third-party installers, or if the workaround didn’t work for you, you can use the screen mirror feature on Firestick to mirror contents from an Android/iOS smartphone.

(1) Go to Settings and choose Display & Sounds option.

Screen Mirrior Sky Go on Firestick

(2) Go to the Enable Display Mirroring option and tap on it.

Screen Mirrior Sky Go on Firestick

(3) Choose the Mirroring option.

Screen Mirrior Sky Go on Firestick

(4) Now, you will get a screen similar to the one mentioned below. Take your smartphone and connect to the same WiFi network as your Firestick.

Screen Mirrior Sky Go on Firestick

(5) On your smartphone, click the Cast icon. The icon will be available on the Control Centre.

(6) Your Firestick device will be displayed. Tap on it. Now, you will see your smartphone screen mirrored on your Firestick.

(7) Now, open the Sky Go app from your smartphone and stream any video content, and It will appear on your Firestick.

Why Use VPN

As you know, the Sky Go app is only available only in the UK. If you want to use the app outside of the UK, you need to use VPNs with powerful geo-location access. VPNs like NordVPN, CyberGhost VPN, ExpressVPN can bypass the geo-restriction on Sky Go and give you access to use the Sky Go app from anywhere. The additional advantage of using a VPN is that it will protect your IP address and location. So, no one will know what you are browsing.

How to Fix Sky Go Not Working on Firestick

Sideloading Sky Go on Firestick may bring in some issues at times. It is indeed vital to fix them up to continue watching Sky Go TV. Some of the common fixes are as follows.

  • If the Sky Go app crashes, you may need to update the app. Check if your device runs on the updated version. If not, update Firestick.
  • When you use the Sky Go app for a long time, the cache or app data will bring in issues. In that case, you shall clear the cache and
  • When the problem doesn’t resolve, you shall uninstall and reinstall the Sky Go app on Firestick.

Related: How to Stream Sky Go on Roku [Possible Ways]

Now, you have successfully installed the Sky Go app on your Firestick. Now you can watch all your favorite movies and TV shows with ease. The app has access to all the popular titles like Game of Thrones, Perry Mason, and more.

Frequently Asked Questions

Is Sky Go available on Amazon Fire Stick?

The app is not available on the Amazon App Store, but you can install the app on Firestick as the apk file.

Does Sky Go work on fire TV?

You can install and use the Sky Go app on your Fire TV using the above method.

Can I get Sky Go on Firestick using Apps2Fire?

Yes. You can stream Sky Go on Firestick with the help of Apps2Fire provided you know the IP address of your Firestick.