Last Updated on September 30, 2021 by Mark Roberts
Are you looking for an app that would keep you updated with all things sports? There is no better channel than Sky Sports on Roku for it. Be it live matches, scores, highlights, updates, the latest sports news, other sports-related programs and so much more, you can trust this channel to bring it all to you.
It does not miss out on any type of sports either. You can watch Cricket, Football, Golf, Tennis, rugby, formula one, boxing, or any other sport and every major league game ever, from NFL, NBA to UEFA Euro Champions League, etc. on this channel.
Stay with us till the end of the article to know more about how to stream this channel on Roku in various different ways.
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How to Stream Sky Sports on Roku
You would need a subscription to stream Sky Sports on Roku through whatever method you choose. If you are new to this streaming channel, its subscription would cost you €43 per month for the first 18 months.
You can stream this channel on its official app available on the Roku Channel Store. Follow these straightforward steps to do this:
Step 1: Connect your big screen and the Roku device with an HDMI cord. Plugin their power cords into the socket and switch them on.
Step 2: Launch Roku’s Home Page by pushing the home button on the remote that comes with the Roku streaming player.
Step 3: Go to the Streaming Channels option on the left sidebar menu to open the Roku Channel Store.
Step 4: Next navigate to the Search Channels option and search for NOW TV.
Step 5: Select the NOW TV app from the long list of search results. On the next page, tap on the Add Channel button to initialize its installation process onto the Roku device.
Step 6: When it is completed, click on Ok on the confirmation disclaimer.
How to Activate NOW TV (Sky Sports) on Roku
You must activate the NOW TV channel on Roku to get full access to all the Sky Sports channel content available on it.
Step 1: Launch the brand new app on the device and an activation code would appear on the screen.
Step 2: Go to https://www.nowtv.com/gb/tv on a smartphone or PC with any web browser of your choice.
Step 3: Enter the code you see on your Roku TV screen in the empty box on the screen and click on Let’s Go.
Step 4: Now, all the content available on the NOW TV platform would be loaded on the screen. Finally, search for the Sky Sports channel on the app and dig into all your favorite sports content.
Alternative Way: Screen Mirroring Sky Sports on Roku
You can alternatively stream Sky Sports on Roku by screen mirroring from your smartphone.
Step 1: Get started by downloading the Sky Sports app on your smartphone from the Google Play Store.
Step 2: Head over to the Notification Panel on your smartphone and select Cast. This would begin looking for all the nearby devices available. Pick your Roku streaming device from the list of devices.
Step 3: On the warning message that is displayed on your screen, tap on Start Now.
Step 4: The final step is to open the Sky Sports app on your phone and play whatever content you wish to watch. It would automatically be mirrored on the Roku TV’s big screen.