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Sky Sports on LG Smart TV: How to Install & Stream Sports Channels

Sky Sports is a very popular subscription-based sports streaming channel owned and operated by the Sky Group. The channel broadcasts main events, Premier League, Cricket, Football, Golf, F1, and other sports-related content. Unfortunately, Sky Sports is unavailable on the LG Content Store. However, there are alternative ways with which you can stream Sky Sports content on your LG Smart TV.

How to Install Sky Sports on LG TV

Since Sky Sports is not available on LG Content Store, you can use the NOW app to stream the Sky Sports content.

[1] Turn on your LG Smart TV and connect it to a WiFi network.

[2] On the TV remote, press the Home button to launch the home screen of the TV.

[3] Navigate to the LG Content Store, select the Search bar, and type in as NOW using the virtual keyboard.

Click LG Content Store,

[4] Choose the NOW app from the search list and click the Install button to install the app on your TV.

[5] Once installed, click the Open button to launch the app.

How to Activate NOW App to Watch Sky Sports on LG Smart TV

You can’t watch the Sky sports content straightaway after downloading the app. You need to activate the NOW app to stream the Sky Sports content.

[1] Launch the NOW app on your LG smart TV that you’ve installed previously.

[2] The screen will display a unique activation code. Make a note of it correctly.

[3] Launch the web browser on your PC or smartphone and visit the activation website of NOW TV (https://www.nowtv.com/ie/tv)

[4] Key in the Activation code shown on the TV in the field provided and click Continue.

Enter the code and click continue

[5] Once activated, select the Sky Sports channel from the list and enjoy streaming it on your smart TV.

Alternative Ways to Watch Sky Sports on LG Smart TV

If you don’t want to download the Now TV app or your TV does not support it, you can AirPlay the Sky Sports app content from your Apple device. Similarly, Android users can cast Sky Sports content to their LG Smart TV via Google Chromecast or Google TV.

How to AirPlay Sky Sports to LG Smart TV

[1] Turn on LG TV and enable the AirPlay feature.

[2] Then, to the same WiFi connection, connect your LG TV and iOS devices.

[3] Open the App Store on your iOS device and download the Sky Sports app.

[4] Launch the app and Sign in with your account credentials.

[5] Choose and play any content you want to mirror on your LG TV.

[6] Go to the Control Center and select the Screen Mirroring option.

Tap Screen Mirroring option

[7] From the available nearby devices, select your LG TV name.

[8] That’s it. The selected content will mirror and play on your LG TV.

How to Cast Sky Sports to LG Smart TV

Since there is no built-in cast support available on LG TV, you shall rely on Chromecast with Google TV or Chromecast to cast Sky Sports content to LG Smart TV.

[1] First, you need to connect the Chromecast device to the HDMI port of your TV and turn on your LG smart TV.

[2] Then, connect your Android mobile and TV to the same WiFi connection.

[3] Open the Google Play Store on your smartphone and install the Sky Sports app.

[4] Now, launch the app and log in with your account details.

[5] Play any Sky Sports content you want to cast to LG TV.

[6] Go to the Notification panel on the mobile and click the Cast/Cast Screen option.

Click Cast/ Cast Screen to cast Sky Sports on LG TV

[7] Choose your LG TV from the list.

[8] Upon connecting, the video will start to cast on your LG smart TV.


Is Sky Sports free on Now TV?

Sky Sports on NOW TV costs £33.99 a month, and the new users get a 7-day free trial.

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