Can I watch Sky Sports on Virgin GO? Well, the answer is based on your setup.
When you have the Sky Sports Virgin Media bundle, you can watch the content in many ways.
What brings up this question is the fact that the Sky Sports channels are not available in the Virgin TV GO app.
Let’s learn more!
To watch Sky Sports channels on Virgin GO, you’ll need to download the Sky Sports app and sing-in through Virgin Media. You can do the same from the website, allowing you to use any device to stream the Sky Sports channels group.
Let’s next learn more about watching Sky Sports from Virgin Media!
Virgin TV users that are subscribed to Sky Sports, can enjoy every thrilling overtake, wicket, and goal on any device with no extra cost.
The sports content can be streamed on computers, laptops, iPhones & iPads, and ALL Android devices.
There are two general occasions for Virgin TV subscribers!
The answer is simple. The Sky Sports channels are not there!
The Sky Sports channel group is not available in the Virgin TV GO application and you can access the content through the Sky Sports app.
When you’ve got a Virgin TV Go Cable Box and Sky Sports channel group available on your subscription the channels are from 501 to 516.
Use your TV Box remote to navigate through the channels and enjoy News, Racing, Golf, Cricket, Football, F1, Action, and Premier League.
Let’s next learn more about watching Sky Sports on the Virgin GO application:
When you’ve paid for Sky Sports via the Virgin TV subscription you’ll be surprised not to find the channel in the Virgin TV GO app.
In other words, you won’t be able to access Sky Sports through the Virgin TV GO application, instead, you need the Sky Sports App.
You won’t need to pay separately for the service through the Sky Sports App!
What’s necessary is that you need to sign in to the Sky Sports application using your Virgin Media TV account.
This is why you need to check your login credentials now to be ready to sign in to the Sky Sports application once downloaded.
This is the only way to stream Sky Sports when it’s on your Virgin TV subscription.
Let’s next learn to watch Sky Sports on Virgin TV GO in easy steps!
Here we’ll learn how to stream Sky Sports when we’ve got the Virgin TV GO Sports Bundle, therefore we’re going to use an application.
We made this guide as concise as possible, including only 3 steps. Let’s jump right in!
The first step is based on your device’s OS system. For Android, open the Google Play store and for iOS devices, go to the App Store.
From there you’ll need to search and find Sky Sports and download the application to your device.
Once the application is installed, jump to the next step!
When you open the Sky Sports application, you’ll first need to choose a channel to watch.
Upon selecting a sports channel, you’ll be prompted to sign in via different methods.
It’s now important to select the Virgin Media TV sign-in method to be able to access the content.
It’s important to use your Virgin TV login credentials to sign in to the Sky Sports app!
When you start watching, remember that this is your Virgin TV GO Sky Bundle. This is not a separate Sky Sports subscription that you could also have.
Hence, when your Virgin TV membership expires, your Sky Sports access will also be restricted until service renewal.
In case you can’t sign in via Virgin Media TV, let’s check what to do!
You can recover your Virgin Media TV sign-in credentials through the official website.
Simply go to the official Virgin Media TV website to find “Forgotten Password” and proceed.
Alert: Sign in through the Virgin TV account containing the Sky Sports channels subscription!
You are able to stream Sky Sports from your Virgin Media TV subscription through a website, hence on ANY device that supports an online browser.
It’s entirely possible, but again you’ll need to go to the Sky Sports Website and sign in through Virgin Media TV.
When you’re on the Sky Sports Website, select Sign In and then Virgin Media!
It’s essential to sign in through your Virgin Media Account, otherwise, you’ll be charged for subscribing to Sky Sports separately.
Then you’ll need to provide your Virgin Media TV email address and password, which will activate the Sky Sports channels on your account.
Any device with an internet connection and online browser can stream Sky Sports from their website!
When you want to watch the Sky Sports included in your Virgin Media subscription on a TV, things get a bit more complicated.
Since Sky Sports won’t be found in any television app store, the only way is to cast the screen from your mobile device.
You need to activate Virgin Media Sky Sports on your mobile screen mirroring.
We previously explained, how to get your Sky Sports from Virgin TV GO on a smart device, and sharing the screen with your TV is the final step.
You can either use the Android’s (Screencast) feature or purchase a Chromecast, to be able to mirror the screen of any device, including iOS.
You can also connect your Virgin Media Sky Sports mobile device to your TV via an HDMI adapter, compatible with your output ports. This is the only way to watch Sky Sports on your TV.
Only Smart TVs with the “screencasting” feature will work without a Chromecast!
When the Sky Sports channels are available in your Virgin Media subscription, you shouldn’t have trouble finding the channels.
By default, the Sky Sports channels are 501 to 516.
It’s important to remember that any adjustments to the cable box Channel Info Settings, might have your channels under a different count.
In case you’ve gone through ALL channels but the Sky Sports appears to be missing, you can retune the Virgin TV Box to get them back!
To retune and acquire the Virgin Media Sky Sports channels, follow the steps:
- Tap Home on the remote.
- Choose Help & Settings.
- From there go to Help.
- Press on TiVo Box & Remote.
- Choose Missing Channels.
In a couple of minutes, ALL channels on your Virgin Media subscription, including Sky Sports should appear.
You can now stream and enjoy your Sky Sports with Virgin TV Box.
Let’s recap what we’ve learned in this guide!
Thus, watching Sky Sports on Virgin Media is possible through the Sky Sports app or website. Simply sign in using your Virgin TV GO credentials. We’ve also learned that TV users can only share the screen of their mobile to get Sky Sports on the big screen.
We have now answered the question “Can I watch Sky Sports on Virgin GO?”, and which devices and methods to use.
What we now know is that streaming Sky Sports on Virgin TV GO is not possible, and we can only sign in to Sky Sports using our Virgin Media subscription.
The different setups require different methods and we hope we managed to help!
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