How to unblock NOW TV outside UK and bypass geo blocking to watch Sky channels ?

NOW TV is the official online broadcast of SKY UK channels, like Sky movies, Sky sports and all others live and on-demand. To access and sign up to NOW TV you have to be a UK resident, all others countries are restricted to join this service and NOW TV account holders who travel outside UK wouldn’t be able to access their accounts even though they have paid for it.
To bypass the geo blocking of sign up page (Sorry… It is not possible to sign up to NOW TV from outside of the UK.) or the stream error if you have already an account (There was an error starting the video stream.) and watch Sky channels, you have to follow our simple tutorial to learn how to unblock NOW TV outside UK and create a free account to enjoy your favorite live and on-demand sports, movies, and entertainment videos.

Bypass Geo blocked access of NOW TV outside UK using VPN or SmartDNS service:



1 – Unblock Now TV using VPN Solutions:

In our Example we picked a UK IP using PureVPN, we recommend also these providers:

For manual installation, you can consult our VPN SET UP page or your provider site under Setup section. Or readily install the VPN Client software of the provider you have chosen (all our recommended providers have their own installable software).



Video Tutorial using PureVPN





Screenshots Tutorial using PureVPN

• Screenshot of NOW TV site Before using VPN:

Watch NOW TV outside UK


Watch NOW TV outside UK





• Geo blocked NOW TV page Before using VPN:
“Sorry… It is not possible to sign up to NOW TV from outside of the UK.”

Watch NOW TV outside UK



Or if you have already an account “There was an error starting the video stream. For more info, please go to nowtv.com/help”

Watch NOW TV outside UK - There was an error starting the video stream





• VPN client software of PureVPN installed:
Connect to UK server

Watch NOW TV outside UK





• VPN client software of PureVPN Connected to UK server:

Watch NOW TV outside UK





• Screenshot of NOW TV site after connecting to UK VPN server:

Watch NOW TV outside UK


Watch NOW TV outside UK



In our example We pick a 30 day free trial “Sky Movies Pass” (you can cancel at any time)
You can subscribe to 13 Sky Channels with “Sky Entertainment Pass” or 7 Sky Sports channels with “Sky Sports Pass”

Watch NOW TV outside UK





• Screenshot of NOW TV sign up page after connecting to VPN:
Fill in all the cases to sign up to Now TV

Watch NOW TV outside UK


Watch NOW TV outside UK


Watch NOW TV outside UK


Watch NOW TV outside UK





• Screenshot of “My account” NOW TV page after connecting to VPN:

Watch NOW TV outside UK



Go to Movies and pick your favorite movie

Watch NOW TV outside UK


Watch NOW TV outside UK


Watch NOW TV outside UK


Watch NOW TV outside UK


Watch NOW TV outside UK


Watch NOW TV outside UK


Watch NOW TV outside UK







2 – Unblock NOW TV using SmartDNS Solution:

DNS solution like SmartDNS is a solution to unblock streaming geoblocked sites, is not an encrypted tunnel like VPN, it allows you to use your own connection and stream media with your full speed. The DNS manually setup is changing your DNS address by another DNS address given by your provider or automaticaly using their software, like our example bellow.



Video Tutorial using Smart DNS





Screenshots Tutorial using Smart DNS

• Screenshot of SmartDNS addon installed:
Open the software it as administrator and click connect

Watch NOW TV Sky outside UK





• Screenshot of SmartDNS connected:

Watch NOW TV Sky outside UK





• Screenshot of Now TV site after connecting to SmartDNS:

Watch NOW TV Sky outside UK



Sign in if you have already an old Sky UK or Now TV account or click Join Now to Sign up:

Watch NOW TV Sky outside UK


Watch NOW TV Sky outside UK


Watch NOW TV Sky outside UK


Watch NOW TV Sky outside UK


Watch NOW TV Sky outside UK


Watch NOW TV Sky outside UK


Watch NOW TV Sky outside UK







Here How to Setup SmartDNS in different platforms:
– How to Activate SmartDNS on Windows ?
– How to Activate SmartDNS on Mac OS ?
– How to Activate SmartDNS on Linux ?
– How to Activate SmartDNS on iOS (iPhone, iPad, iPod) ?
– How to Activate SmartDNS on Android (Phones and tablets) ?
– How to configure SmartDNS on Router ?





Note This VPN or SmartDNS solution can be applied to “Now TV” Mobiles Apps. For installation go to our VPN Setup page.