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What is a NOW TV Smart Stick?

NOW TV Smart Stick with HD & Voice Search

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

With a NOW TV Smart Stick you can:

  • Watch your NOW TV Passes 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 Sky Sports Mobile Pass? You can only watch your Mobile Pass on a smartphone – you won't be able to watch with a NOW TV 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 TV 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 All 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 TV 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 the NOW TV Passes or any of the apps on the NOW TV Smart Stick.

Yes, you’ll need a NOW TV account to set up your Smart Stick. You can get an account by signing up to one of the NOW TV Passes below, or grabbing a free trial.

Sky Cinema Pass
NOW TV Entertainment Pass
Sky Sports and Sports Extra Passes
NOW TV Kids Pass
hayu Pass

You can pause and rewind on demand movies and shows as much as you like with your Smart Stick.

However, you can't pause and rewind any of the live TV channels.You also can’t record whole shows or series on the live TV channels to watch again.

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

Just remember that you can’t watch NOW TV on more than 2 devices at the same time.

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 TV app.

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

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

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