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What features are available on NOW TV?

Find the answers to some common questions about features available on NOW TV below:

Subtitles are available for selected on demand movies and shows on the Sky Cinema Pass and NOW TV Entertainment Pass.

You can get subtitles on all supported devices except PC and Mac. Check the article below to find out more.

More infoCan I watch NOW TV with subtitles?

Yes – just select Add to My TV to add a show to your Watchlist, where you can find it to watch later.


Absolutely. You can download most shows and movies on the Entertainment Pass, Cinema PassKids Pass and hayu Pass to watch again later when you’re offline on your iOS or Android device, whether on the go or relaxing on holiday.

Some events and shows from the Sky Sports Pass are also available to download and replay – just look for the download icon on the programme info screen.

More infoHow do I download shows to watch offline?

Yes, you can.

Just turn on your Parental PIN and choose what age rating you want it to apply to.

If you want friends or family to use your NOW TV account without being able to buy Passes or any other products using your saved card details, make sure your Payment PIN is turned on.

Payment PIN turned ON

Unfortunately NOW TV isn’t currently available in 5.1 surround sound.

You can’t record whole shows or series on the live TV channels. You can only pause or rewind on demand movies and shows.

Not at all. Once you're a NOW TV member, you can add all the NOW TV Passes on one account.

You can’t browse the internet through your NOW TV Box or Smart Stick.

You can use your NOW TV device to stream Sky Cinema, Entertainment, Kids and Sky Sports channels. You can also connect to loads of apps through your Box or Smart Stick, including Netflix, All 4 and YouTube.

Sorry, but Red Button and other interactive services don’t work with NOW TV at the moment.

If you’ve got a NOW TV Box or NOW TV Smart Stick, you can watch Sky Sports Box Office events, including some of the biggest boxing fights, with the Sky Sports Box Office app.

Related article Can I watch Sky Sports Box Office events on NOW TV?

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