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Sky Go on Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich

Everything you need to know about getting Sky Go on Android Ice Cream Sandwich

Sky Go is a service for streaming TV on, amongst others, Android smartphones. Here’s all the information you need about Sky Go on Android Ice Cream Sandwich. Updated on 20/07/12.

There are up to 40 channels on offer including Sky One, Sky Movies and Sky Sports. Which channels you can access depends on your Sky subscription. The service is available to existing Sky customers for no extra charge to the usual monthly fee. See also: How to watch Sky Go on a laptop or PC.

Sky Go for Android Ice Cream Sandwich

However, if you're not a current Sky customer then you can opt for a Sky Go Monthly Ticket. This allows you to watch Sky TV via Sky Go without regular Sky TV subscription starting at £15 per month.

Sky Go is available on smartphones, tablets, Microsoft Xbox 360, PCs and Macs.

Sky Go on Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich

What devices does Sky Go support?

The app is currently available for the following devices running Android 2.2 Froyo and 2.3 Gingerbread. HTC Desire, HTC Desire S, HTC Desire HD, HTC Incredible, HTC Sensation, HTC Sensation XE, Samsung Galaxy S, Samsung Galaxy S2.

Does Sky Go support Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich?

Yes, Sky has updated the app for devices running on Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich. See also: Sky Go hits Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich.

What Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich devices are supported?

Sky has confirmed that the Samsung Galaxy S3Galaxy Note and Galaxy Nexus are compatible with Sky Go.

What happens if I upgrade my phone to Ice Cream Sandwich?

If you update a smartphone, not listed above, to 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich then you will not be able to stream content via Sky Go.

What about support for Android 4.1 Jelly Bean?

Sky has not made any announcement on support for Android, 4.1 Jelly Bean devices like the Google Nexus 7. Stay tuned and we'll bring you information as and when we get it.

What if I've rooted my Android smartphone?

Sky's response to this question is that rooted devices are not supported in order to uphold rights contracts.

See also: How to root an Android smartphone.

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