How to Cast SKY GO to Smart TV using Mobile & PC?

Cast Sky Go to TV: Sky Go is an online television service provided by Sky networks. This service allows users to watch live channels and on-demand videos through an internet connection. On-demand video content comprises sports highlights, the latest news, movies, and TV programs. Chiefly, you can watch the videos only for a  limited amount of time and are in protection with digital rights management. You can’t copy the contents to any other external devices. Non-Sky TV customers can access the service by subscribing on a pay-per-view basis.

Sky Go offers a lot of subscription options on different categories from which a user can choose any one of them. You can install the app on various devices like smartphones, desktops, smart TV’s. The major disadvantage with the Sky Go application is, it does not support Chromecast so you can’t cast, videos from the app to your TV screen. But, if you have a Chromecast device it is possible to cast contents from your mobile or desktop to a TV screen. Follow the steps mentioned below to cast Sky Go to your TV screen.

Methods to Cast Sky Go to TV

How to Cast Sky Go to TV from Mobile & PC?
How to Cast Sky Go to TV from Mobile & PC?

1 . Cast Sky Go to TV – Using a Mobile:

Connect Chromecast to an HDMI port in your TV and power it up. Make sure that your Chromecast and your mobile are in connection to the same wi-fi network.

  • Install Sky Go application from Google play store at free of charge.
  • In your mobile go to settings- tap on the ‘connected devices’ button and then click on ‘connection preferences’.
  • From the displayed options click on ‘cast’ option.
  • A list of available devices will be displayed on your screen from those devices select your Chromecast to which your mobile is to be mirrored.
  • Click on ‘start now’ button to start casting.
  • A valid username and password is required to enter into the app.

Now your entire mobile screen will appear on the TV screen. Using this option you can watch your subscribed video content on the big screen. You can control the video using your smartphone.

2. Using Chrome Browser:

You can also cast videos to TV screen from your desktop. The only thing needed is a valid username and password to open the app. Install the latest version of Chrome browser on your desktop and continue the process.

  • Install the Sky Go application on your desktop.
  • Enter your username and password and enter into the app.
  • Now start playing a video if your choice.
  • Tap on the three-dotted menu icon at the top right corner of the tab.
  • Choose ‘cast’ option, and select ‘cast tab’ option.
  • A list of available devices will be displayed from that select your Chromecast device.
  • Now your video will be played on your TV screen.

You may switch to other tabs, that won’t affect your video that plays. As you can view the videos only for a limited amount of time try watching them on the big screen. So far Sky Go does not support Chromecast. But let us expect in the future that the app comes with a built-in ‘cast’ option.

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