In this walkthrough, I will share step by step process to Download & Install Sky Go on firestick & Fire TV in 2019. The guide provided below will also work for fire tv, firestick 4k, and fire tv cube.
Online streaming has exploded in the last decade. Now, we have the luxury of watching anywhere at any time without the need for a cable network connection. This has brought significant benefits like reducing expenditure on TV, a diverse range of content, and has removed the Time Constraint. If you are wondering what the Time constraint is-you don’t have to wait for your shows anymore. You decide when to view your Content. There are many such apps through which you can stream online. Popular among them is Sky Go which can stream Sky TV programs on your streaming device. In this article, we will be analyzing the features of Sky Go and methods to Install Sky Go on Firestick & Fire TV.
Sky Go On Firestick (Overview)
With the help of Sky Go, you can watch Sky TV even when you are not physically present in front of a TV. Although here we will be dealing with the firestick version, the app is compatible on multiple platforms like PC, laptop, Mac, tablet, iPhones, iPads, etc. Sky Go is free for all those Sky TV users. It is not a replacement for Sky TV but rather acts as a kind of complementary service. At a time, streaming is possible only on one device. However, you can register up to three devices. The app has a mix of live and on-demand content.
They also provide a premium version called the Sky Go extra with additional features. The main benefit is that you can download the episodes of your favorite series. Now let’s check what features offers by Sky go for firestick.
- Sky go on firestick offers More than 70+ live channels to stream
- Complete access to all of the Sky Sports services.
- With the Sky Go extra you can download content as well.
- A mix of live and on-demand content available as per need.
- You can download the content on up to six devices.
- Wide range of content in full HD.
- Available in a wide range of platforms.
Sky go app is not available on the official Amazon App store but that does not mean you can’t install it on your Firestick. We will provide you with step by step methods on how to get sky go on amazon firestick.
- Go to the Firestick home screen, navigate to the Settings panel and then in the next screen, select the Device/My Fire TV option.
- Now you need to click on the Developer option.
- Enable the ADB Debugging option by clicking on it.
- On the bottom of the same screen, you have to enable the Apps from Unknown Sources option. Only then can you install sky go on Firestick.
How to Download & Install Sky Go on Firestick & Fire TV 
As we mentioned above Sky go app is not available on the Amazon app store so you can not directly install sky on amazon fire tv. You have to sideload sky go app to install on your amazon fire stick. There are two ways to sideload any apps on fire tv. 1) Use Downloader and 2)Es File Explorer. Here we will share both methods one by one, you can choose any one method to Download SKY Go on firestick. Let’s get started!
Install Sky Go App on Firestick using Downloader (Method 1)
For this method to work, you need to install the Downloader app. Follow the steps below.
- Visit the homepage of the Amazon Firestick and click on the search button.
- In the search bar, type in Downloader and you can see the results.
- Click on the result. Now choose the Get it or Download for Free option.
- Wait until the download process is complete, and then the installation will proceed automatically.
- Since you have installed the Downloader App, we can proceed to the next step
- Now, you should launch the downloader app on your firestick.
- Enter this URL “ https://bit.ly/2vGuhrP” in the Downloader Home to download sky go apk for firestick
- Now click on the “GO” button.
- Wait until the Sky Go apk file is downloaded on your Firestick.
- After the download is over, the installation window will pop up. Click on the “Install” option. Wait patiently till the Installation process is finished.
- After the installation is completed, click on the Open button.
- Now the app will launch on your Amazon Device. Thus you can start streaming on the Sky Go.
Steps to Download Sky Go on Firestick Using ES File Explorer (Method 2)
There is also another alternative method available. The prerequisites are the same. Here, in place of Downloader, we will be using the ES File Explorer.
Firstly, you need to download the ES File Explorer on your device. Follow the steps below.
- Go to the home screen of Firestick and click on the search bar at the top-left section of the screen.
- In the search bar, type in the name ES File Explorer and you will see the app.
- Now you need to click on the app and again click on the Get button.
- Wait until the download is completed and then the installation process will proceed automatically.
- Once the installation process is finished, click on the Open button to launch ES File Explorer.
- Now, you need to open the ES File Explorer App.
- In the home screen, you can find a downloader icon. Click on it.
- In the bottom section of the screen, you can see a “+New” icon. Click on it.
- Now, you need to enter the path and name of the file you are going to download. For the path type https://bit.ly/2vGuhrP and in the Name field simply enter Sky Go.
- The Sky Go app for firestick will have begun to download.
- Once the download is finished, click on the Install button, which will bring the Sky Go apk file on the installation screen.
- Now, once more click the install button.
- Once the installation process is over, press the Open button.
- Now you have successfully installed the Sky Go on Firestick.
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In this article, we have provided you with all the information regarding how to install Sky Go on firestick & Fire TV. You also must have got an idea regarding the features of the app. If you have any queries with regard to the content of the article, do write to us.