How to Watch Discovery Plus on Sky Q Box


In this guide, we will discover: How to Watch Discovery Plus on Sky Q Box – Easy Beginners Guide 2023
So, let’s begin!

In recent days, streaming services become popular among users by providing free trials and partnership offers. Speaking of partnerships, Sky collaborated with Discovery Plus, and it offers a 12-month free version to its customers. This offer is accessible to the subscribers of Sky Q, Sky Glass, and Sky Stream. The subscription plan includes Discovery+ Entertainment and Sports services on a continual basis. Being a pre-installed application, you can just activate and link the app to stream media content on Discovery Plus.

After activating Discovery+ on Sky Q, you can be able to stream all premium content across 40+ genres over 8 languages. It includes content from Discovery Channel, Animal Planet, TLC, Gold Rush, Food Network, and more. Moreover, it also includes a curated collection of movies, web series, as well as Originals. Since Sky Q Box is equipped with built-in Chromecast support, you can also cast media content from your smartphone with ease.

How to Watch Discovery Plus on Sky Q Box

Fortunately, the Discovery Plus app is a pre-installed app on Sky Q and Sky Q Mini Boxes. You just have to activate and link the app with your Sky account to get the 12 monthly subscriptions for free.

[1] Press the Home button on your Sky remote.

[2] Scroll down and click My Sky at the last and choose Discovery Plus.

[3] After that, confirm your subscription at no extra cost by clicking Confirm.

[4] Now, you have to activate your account by scanning through the QR code displayed on the screen with any smartphone or tablet.

Scan he QR code

[5] Next, you’ll be prompted to enter your Sky ID to create your Discovery Plus account. Use your email and password and click Create an Account.

[6] Once created, go to Sky Q and navigate to the Home page.

[7] Scroll down and select the Apps section.

Navigate to Apps section

[8] Under the Apps section, launch the Discovery Plus application.

Launch the Discovery Plus app

[9] Click Sign In and scan the QR code, or visit and enter the activation code displayed on your screen to activate your Discovery Plus account.

Click Sign In

Note: This special 12-month offer doesn’t apply to Sky Q Essential, Lite, and older Sky+ customers.

Screen Mirror Discovery Plus to Sky Q Box

As we mentioned, the Chromecast feature is built into all versions of Sky Q boxes. You can use it to cast the Discovery+ content from an Android or iPhone. You just have to connect the devices (Sky Q Box and smartphone) to the same network.

[1] Install and launch the Discovery Plus app on your smartphone [iPhone/Android].

[2] Click on the Cast icon at the top right.

Cast Discovery Plus to Sky Q Box.

[3] Choose your Sky Q Box from the list.

[4] Play the video you want and watch it instantly on your TV.

Tip! Like Discovery+, you can also access Netflix on Sky Q box to watch all the latest movies, shows, and originals.

Troubleshoot Discovery Plus Not Working on Sky Q Box

Sky Q users may experience several issues while trying to access Discovery Plus. When you have an issue, try certain troubleshooting solutions before contacting the support team.

  • Restart your Sky Q Box.
  • Discovery Plus requires a strong internet connection. So check the internet connection and make sure that you have enough bandwidth.
  • Clear the device cache and data.
  • If you can’t log in to your Discovery+ account on Sky Q, open a browser and reset your Discovery Plus password.
  • Reset the Sky Q box and access the Discovery+ app again.
  • Approach the support center if the issue is not fixed with the above solutions.

Frequently Asked Questions

1. Is Discovery+ available on Sky+HD?

Unfortunately, Discovery Plus is not available on Sky+ HD. You must upgrade to Sky Q or Sky Glass to access this app.

2. How to cancel Discovery Plus on Sky Q?

You can cancel Discovery Plus on its official website by accessing the Manage your account section. In case you have purchased Discovery Plus through Sky Q, then you have to visit the Sky website to cancel it with a notice period.

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