Sky Go is an application which allows you to watch live sports, news, movies, shows, entertainment and much more. Sky Go is available for MAC, Windows, Xbox, PlayStation, iPhone and iPad. It is a subscription-based service and you should have a valid username and password to use the application. As per the recent update, the Sky Go app is made compatible with Chromecast. You can easily Chromecast Sky Go app from your Android or iPhone.
How to Chromecast Sky Go?
There are two methods to cast Sky Go contents to TV. Here are three methods:
- Chromecast Sky GO
- Screen Mirror Sky Go using Phone
- Cast Sky Go using Chrome from PC
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Chromecast Sky Go
With a new update, Sky Go is made compatible with Chromecast. Just follow the steps below to Chromecast the app contents to TV.
- Open Sky Go app.
- Stream a video which you to cast to the TV,
- You will find the cast icon on the top right corner. Click on the “Cast” icon.
- The Chromecast device name will appear. Tap on it to connect your phone to the Chromecast device.
- After successful connectivity, the video will now play on your TV.
Note: Your Phone and Chromecast should be connected to the same WiFi network. This method works for both iPhone and Android.
Alternative Method: Screen Mirror Sky Go using Phone
As Sky Go is not compatible with Chromecast, you have to screen mirror your phone to watch the contents on your TV.
1: Plugin Chromecast to the HDMI port of your TV.
2: Connect Chromecast and your mobile to the same WiFi network.
3: Click on the settings menu.
4: On the settings menu, tap on the “Connected Devices” button and then click on “Connection preferences”.
5: You will find the “Cast” option in it. Click on it.
6: The list of available devices will appear on the screen. Click on the Chromecast device name to cast your entire screen.
7: You will get a warning screen for Screen Mirroring option. Click Start Now button to cast your entire screen.
The entire phone screen will appear on the TV.
Note: For better resolution watch the video in full-screen mode. Also, as you are mirroring your screen, all notifications & screen messages will appear on the TV as well.
Related: Screen Mirroring vs Casting
How to Chromecast Sky Go using Chrome from PC?
Note: As of now Sky Go doesn’t support casting via Chrome browser. But still, you follow this method and try casting contents from Chrome browser.
Follow the steps below to cast Sky Go from Chrome browser:
1: Open Sky Go on your browser and start playing a video.
2: Click on the menu icon on the top right corner of your browser.
3: Click the “Cast” button which is available under the menu icon.
4: List of available devices will appear.
5: Click on the Chromecast device to cast the tab to your TV.
Now you will find the video playing on the TV. You can minimize the browser or start working on other tabs as well. This will not affect the tab which is getting cast.
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The above are the two different ways of using Chromecast with Sky Go application. As of now, Sky Go is not compatible with the Google Chromecast. But in future, Sky Go might make themselves compatible and you can find a cast icon on the app to make it easy for casting.
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