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    sky go on a Android tv box?

    This is a discussion on sky go on a Android tv box? within the Sky Go forums, part of the Other Sky help and support category; Hi is it possible to download sky go on a android tv box. Thanks in advance...

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      sky go on a Android tv box?

      Hi is it possible to download sky go on a android tv box. Thanks in advance


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      Re: sky go on a Android tv box?

      If there is a Sky Go app for Android in the Google Play store when (but it doesn't appear when the store is viewed on the device), there's probably a way to sideload it to the device - but whether or not it will work on the device is another matter.
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      Re: sky go on a Android tv box?

      There is a App in google play and aptoide but for phones only I download it but it won't open I tried it on my Firestick same results. Thanks.

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      Re: sky go on a Android tv box?

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      There is a App in google play and aptoide but for phones only I download it but it won't open I tried it on my Firestick same results. Thanks.
      These apps used to work on Android TV boxes but they don't anymore.
      There were old versions floating about that did work for a while but they disabled them.

      Really, they should work if you have a non-rooted box and a Sky Go Extra subscription, but that isn't the case.

      They should really build a Kodi add-on for Sky Go (to reduce piracy, they should broaden support) since the next version Kodi 18 (Leia) will support DRM'd Netflix on devices supporting Google Widevine like the WeTek Play 2 or Xiaomi Mi box. [I have a Play 2].
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      Re: sky go on a Android tv box?

      I was about to ask the same question. Makes you wonder why not allow it, when i/you can use Sky Go from a pc (Windows) hooked up to the tv, with a valid account.

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      Re: sky go on a Android tv box?

      I'm sure that if there was a way to prevent an external monitor from being used with Sky Go's software for PCs then Sky would have implemented it.

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      Re: sky go on a Android tv box?

      I come on today to see if there is any news about Sky Go on Fire tv/ firestick its been nearly 2 years as there been any developments. Thanks in advance.

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      Re: sky go on a Android tv box?

      I don't think that it has ever been Sky's intention to allow the Sky Go Android app to work on Firestick so the official Sky Go app available from Google Play store will not work.
      There are unofficial apps available that claim to work on Firestick but these would need to be side loaded. I don't have a Firestick so haven't been able to check whether they work. There is also the possibility that they could contain malware though it appears that some game apps that have good reviews in the official app store have been found to harvest login data so that risk is not limited to side loaded APKs.

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      Re: sky go on a Android tv box?

      Hi I manage to get the Sky app on my f/stick but it wont open also put on virgin tv go on there a problem with that but I did get MUTV on. Its just a shame that sky won't allow it the stick is so small ideal for holidays you have a legal subscription they wont allow it you can now watch it in the EU a few years ago you could not. Lets hope Sky change there mind and thanks for the reply.

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      Re: sky go on a Android tv box?

      Have you tried the Now TV app?

     

     
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