What is a NOW Smart Stick?

NOW TV Smart Stick with HD & Voice Search

The NOW Smart Stick With HD & Voice Search is a handy, portable device that plugs straight into the HDMI port of your TV, and lets you stream your NOW Membership on your big screen.

With a NOW Smart Stick you can:

  • Watch your NOW Membership on your big screen
  • Access loads of extra apps like Netflix, 3Player, All 4 and YouTube.
  • Use voice search to find movies, show, actors, directors and more.
  • Connect to hotel Wi-Fi to watch your favourite TV on your travels.
  • See what's on now and next on all the live TV channels at the touch of a button.

Keep in mindGot a Sports Mobile Membership? You can only watch your Mobile Membership on a smartphone – you won't be able to watch with a NOW Smart Stick.

Grab your Smart Stick

Order a Smart Stick online and you'll get it within 5 working days.


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As well as your Smart Stick, you'll also get:

  • Remote control.
  • 2 x AAA batteries.
  • USB power cable.
  • Power adaptor with mains plug.

To use your Smart Stick, you’ll need:

  • A TV with an HDMI port (it doesn’t need to be a smart TV).
  • A Wi-Fi connection.
  • A NOW account.

Your Smart Stick comes with a bunch of apps already pre-installed, with loads more you can download in seconds.

You get catch up apps like 3Player and Channel 4, as well as Netflix, YouTube, Spotify and Sky Sports Box Office.

More infoSee the full list of apps available on the Smart Stick

Voice search lets you quickly look for movies and shows by name, or by your favourite actors or directors, just by speaking into your Smart Stick remote. Plus you can launch apps on your Smart Stick on command.

More infoHow do I use voice search on my NOW Smart Stick?

Hotel connect lets you set up your Smart Stick in locations where you need to sign in to the Wi-Fi network through a web browser, like a hotel room or student halls.

You can use hotel connect throughout the Republic of Ireland, and when you're visiting other EU countries too.

More infoCan I use my Smart Stick in my hotel or student accommodation?

You don't need an aerial to access your NOW Membership or any of the apps on the NOW Smart Stick.

Yes, you’ll need a NOW account to set up your Smart Stick.

Ready to join NOW and set up your account? Simply a choose your membership to get started.

Cinema Membership
Entertainment Membership
Sports and Sports Extra Membership
Hayu Membership

Yes, you can pause and rewind the below on your Smart Stick:

  • On demand movies and shows
  • Live sports channels and Bonus Streams (for up to 2 hours)
  • Live entertainment and Sky Cinema channels (for up to 30 minutes).

Yes – you can add up to 6 devices to your account, including additional Smart Sticks.

You can watch on 1 device at a time, unless you've got NOW Boost, which lets you stream on 3 devices at once.

More infoManaging my devices

Yes, you can still keep your Smart Stick if you cancel your membership. However you won't be able to watch any movies, TV shows or live sport with the NOW app.

More infoDo I need an active membership to use my NOW Box or Smart Stick?

No, the NOW Smart Stick can only be used for the NOW app and other apps available in the App Store.