NOW TV is a web-connected streaming use that offers low-cost entrance to Sky’s disdainful collection of films, competition and TV programmes. That means that we can watch shows like Game of Thrones yet carrying to pointer a contract.
The ideal use for those who cite to drop in and out of their small-screen viewing, NOW TV works opposite countless mobile gadgets and games consoles, as good as on a biggest shade in a house. Start examination a film on one device, afterwards record into another and you’ll be means to collect adult where we left off.
Instead of long-term contracts, we can select from a preference of passes, some daily, some weekly and some monthly, with any giving we entrance to a preference of on-demand calm as good as some live TV. Here’s a beam for those looking to get started.
The initial thing you’ll need to do is emanate a Now TV account. You can do this by following a links on a Now TV web page where you’ll be asked to come adult with a password.
You’ll also be asked for your remuneration sum and to set adult a PIN for remuneration and parental controls if required. These can be managed in a My Account section.
That’s it, once you’ve finished these easy steps, you’re prepared to go.
Now TV box
If you’re after living-room viewing, one of a easiest ways to watch is around Sky’s NOW TV box. You can now select between dual options – £14.99 for usually a unchanging box, or £19.99 for a box and a two-month Entertainment Pass, a one-month Sky Cinema Pass or a 3-month Kids pass, or £36.99 for a one-month Sky Sports Pass.
The larger, somewhat fancier NOW TV Smart Box has a faster (quad-core) processor, lets we postponement and rewind live TV, and also promises “over 60 Freeview channels + 15 HD channels”. It starts during £39.99 for a device only, or £49.99 for a box and a 3-month Entertainment Pass. For a same cost (£49.99), we can get a Smart Box with a 2-month Sky Cinema pass. The Smart Box and a one-month Sky Sports Pass will set we behind £73.99.
Similar in duty to Google’s Chromecast or a Amazon Fire TV Stick, environment adult a set-top box is simple. Just block it into your TV with a granted HDMI wire and you’ll be stirred by onscreen instructions to bond to your existent Wi-Fi network.
Even yet profitable for any NOW TV services, a boxes alone will spin your radio into a intelligent TV, enabling entrance to giveaway catch-up services such as BBC iPlayer, ITV Hub and All 4.
If you’ve got an LG intelligent TV or new Samsung one, chances are there’s a NOW TV app on there, definition that we don’t need a apart box.
The app should be easy adequate to find on your telly’s home menu, yet we can also demeanour for it regulating a on-screen hunt duty if not.
Now TV can also be watched around concordant LG Blu-ray players and sound bars, as good as a Google Chromecast streaming hang and many Roku boxes or streaming sticks (Roku indeed creates a NOW TV box for Sky).
Sony and Panasonic’s intelligent TVs aren’t supported, and conjunction are a Amazon Fire TV hang or Chromebook devices.
Ensuring you’re never too distant divided from a TV fix, we can register adult to 5 inclination to your account, including all demeanour of smartphones and tablets. What’s more, we can even watch calm on dual inclination during a same time.
For Apple users on iOS 8 or above, NOW TV works on all of a many new iPhones (anything from an iPhone 4S upwards), as good as a iPod hold (4th era upwards), and a 2nd era iPad and later.
The use also works on many Android smartphones and tablets – as prolonged as they haven’t been mutated or rooted, were purchased in a UK and run Android 4.0 (Ice Cream Sandwich) or later.
Simply download a giveaway NOW TV app from your applicable app store, enter your email and cue and you’re prepared to tide calm true to your device.
Bear in mind that Kindle Fire HD inclination aren’t supported, and conjunction are Windows phones – yet you can find setup info for Windows tablets here.
It’s best to tide calm over Wi-Fi, however, as examination video over 3G or 4G will eat into your information stipend flattering heavily.
NOW TV can also be watched on many of a categorical games consoles (notably Xbox 360, Xbox One, PS3 and PS4).
Setup is usually as easy as on a other devices. Search a console’s app library for a NOW TV software, submit your login sum and you’re prepared to go.
The Nintendo Wii isn’t now supported.
Your initial fortnight on any pass is totally free. GET BINGEING.
If we hang with them, it’s now £9.99 a month for Sky Cinema Pass, £7.99 a month for Entertainment, £2.99 a month for Kids and £6.99 a month for Sports. (There’s no giveaway hearing for Sports yet – they’re no fools.)