Sky Go is an online streaming app that allows you to watch Sky TV content whenever and wherever required. You can enjoy Sky TV shows and on-demand videos and shows. Adding on Sky Go is free for all the Sky TV subscribers. With Sky Go, you can enjoy over 200 live channels along with movies and sports. Unfortunately, the official app is not available for the Nvidia Shield. Then the only way to watch Sky Go on Nvidia Shield is to sideload the application. Further, we will discuss the procedure step by step. But remember sideloading is not illegal. But still, it’s better to use a VPN.

Sky Go on Nvidia Shield

As said earlier, Sky Go is not available on the Play Store for Nvidia Shield. So the only option is to sideload. Before sideloading, you have to enable the Unknown Sources. And then install ES file explorer to install Sky Go.

Sky Go
  1. Enable Unknown Sources
  2. Install ES File Explorer
  3. Download Sky Go apk
  4. Install Sky GO app

Step 1: Enable Unknown Sources

  • Now launch the Nvidia Shield and navigate to the device Settings.
  • Then scroll down and locate Security and Restrictions.
  • Click to open it. Then choose Unknown Sources.
  • There you will get the On-Off option.
  • Click ON to enable it.
Sky Go on Nvidia Shield

Now your Nvidia shield is ready for sideloading.

Step 2: Install ES file Explorer

Unlike Sky Go, you can find this application on the Play store.

  • Go to the Play store and type ES file explorer in the search box.
ES file Explorer
  • And then, choose the one with the above icon and install.
  • Launch the application.
Sky Go on Nvidia Shield

Step 3: Download Sky Go Apk file

  • On your computer, download the Sky GO apk file using any third-party apk providers.
  • Copy the Sky Go apk file to a pen drive.
  • Insert the pen drive on your Nvidia Shield TV.

Step 4: Install the Sky Go on Nvidia Shield

  • Launch the ES file explorer on the device.
  • Find your USB and open it.
  • Click on Sky Go apk and then click Install on the small pop-up windows.
  • After installation, click the Next and then Finish.
  • Launch the application.

Step 5: Sign in to Sky Go on Nvidia Shield

  • Sign in with your Sky Go login credentials.

This applies when you already have a Sky Go subscription account. If not, follow the below steps to open an account and subscribe.

Register Sky Go
  • Open the Sky Go website.
  • On the top-right corner of the screen, click the Register option.
  • Provide all the mandatory information and click Register.
  • Then, you will register the activation mail to the registered mail ID.
  • Verify it, and that’s it.

Finally, remember that sideloading is not illegal. You can enjoy the application benefits. But still, don’t forget to VPN to stay anonymous in order to avoid copyright infringements. If you have any alternative methods, feel free to share them in the comment section below.

Related: How to Watch Sky Go on Apple TV.

Frequently Asked Questions

1. Does Sky Go work on Nvidia Shield?

Yes, the Sky Go app will work on Nvidia Shield TV. By sideloading, you can get the app on your Nvidia Shield TV.

2. Does Sky Go work on an Android TV box?

No, the app is available in the Play Store but only for smartphones.