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How do I get NOW on my device?

From mobile phones to games consoles and smart TVs, you'll find NOW on a huge range of devices. This guide will help you set up NOW on any of the devices we support.

 

Step 1: Are you a NOW Member?

If you don't have one already, you can choose a NOW Membership here.

 

Step 2: Check your minimum download speed

You'll need at least:

  • Broadband — 2.5Mbps
  • 3G or 4G — 180Kbps.
 

Step 3: Choose how you want to watch:

Your NOW Box comes with the NOW app installed.

All you need to do is set up the NOW Box (you'll need a Wi-Fi connection and a NOW account). Then just sign in to the NOW app with your username and password and find a movie, TV show or sport to enjoy.

Your NOW Smart Stick comes with the NOW app installed.

All you need to do is set up your Smart Stick (you'll need a Wi-Fi connection and a NOW account). Then just sign in to the NOW app with your username and password and find a movie, TV show or sport to enjoy.

iOS
  1. Go to the App Store or iTunes
  2. Search 'NOW UK'
  3. Download the NOW app
  4. Lastly, sign in to the NOW app with your username and password and find a movie, TV show or sport to enjoy.

Please note: You can't watch NOW on a modified device, or one bought outside the UK.

  1. Check you're using a compatible Android device
  2. Go to the Google Play Store
  3. Download the NOW app
  4. Lastly, sign in to the NOW app with your username and password and find a movie, TV show or sport to enjoy.

Please note: You won't be able to watch on rooted Android devices or devices running CyanogenMod.

For steps on getting NOW on your Chromecast device, check out our article on how to set up Chromecast.

Please note: Chromecast will count as 2 of your 6 devices.

LG

Your LG device comes with the NOW app installed, so you won't need to download it.

Just check out the premium section and our app will be the first one you'll see.

Related article How do I join NOW through my LG device?

  1. Go to TV/Video on your PS4 or PS5 dashboard
  2. Download the NOW app
  3. Lastly, sign in to the NOW app with your username and password and find a movie, TV show or sport to enjoy.
  1. Check you’re using a supported Roku device
  2. Go to the Roku Channel Store
  3. Select TV & Video
  4. Select the NOW app
  5. Select Add Channel
  6. Lastly, sign in to the NOW app with your username and password and find a movie, TV show or sport to enjoy.

The NOW app is currently available on 2015 and later Samsung TVs, except for Samsung Serif models, which don't support NOW.

How do I know if I have a compatible TV?

Just look at the model number – if there’s a K, L, M, N, Q or R in the middle, then you should have a compatible TV.

See this guide for more details on Samsung TV model numbers

My TV is compatible – how do I get started?

  1. Go to the app store on your Samsung TV
  2. Search for 'NOW'
  3. Download the NOW app
  4. Lastly, sign in to the NOW app with your username and password and find a movie, TV show or sport to enjoy.

I'm getting error AS415

If you see the error AS415, it means there's a problem connecting to the Samsung server. Reset your router, and contact Samsung for help.

The NOW app is available on most 2016 and later Sony smart TVs.

Simply download the app from the Google Play store, sign in and start watching.

To watch on a Windows PC or laptop, you'll just need to download the NOW Player. Find out how to get the Player

(Windows smartphones are not supported).

  1. Go to Apps on your Xbox dashboard
  2. Search for 'NOW'
  3. Download the NOW app
  4. Lastly, sign in to the NOW app with your username and password and find a movie, TV show or sport to enjoy.
  1. Find NOW through the channels, or through the On Demand section
  2. Sign in with your NOW username or email address and password and find a movie, show or sporting event to enjoy.

Please note: Older ('Gen 1') YouView boxes no longer support NOW. Not sure if you've got one of these older boxes? It'll have the model number DTR-T1000 or DTR-T1010, or DN370T for the TalkTalk box, and look like one of these:


YouView Gen1 model numbers DTR-T1000 and DTR-T1010 and Talk Talk DN370T

Mac

To watch on a Mac, you'll just need to download the NOW Player. Find out how to get the Player.

If you've got Apple TV 4th generation or later, you should have the NOW app pre-installed. You might just need to head to your Apple TV App Store to download the newest version.

If you're not a NOW Member yet, you'll need to sign up before you can sign in to the app and start watching. Head to NOWTV.com/membership to join.

Your Hisense Roku TV comes with the NOW app installed, so you won't need to download it.

Just sign in to the app, and away you go.

The NOW app is available to download from the app store on your device.

If you're not a NOW Member yet, you'll need to sign up before you can sign in to the app and start watching. Head to NOWTV.com/membership to join.

The NOW app is available to download from your TV's app store.

If you're not a NOW Member yet, you'll need to sign up before you can sign in to the app and start watching. Head to NOWTV.com/membership to join.

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