What is Sling TV?
Sling is an American live TV service, offering packages from $20/month and aimed at cordcutters. As such, Sling is available to its users without a contract, so you can cancel anytime.
If you are a playmoTV user you can access Sling TV outside the US (as a matter of fact anywhere in the world).
I wanna access Sling TV ASAP. What do I need to do?
If you’re not a playmoTV user then you need to do the following (existing users that are linked can go to step 3):
- Sign up for a playmoTV account (takes less than a minute if you sign up via Facebook)
- Link your computer or device to the playmoTV gateway so we can help you access Sling.
- Sign up for Sling at their website. Yes, it’s that easy!
How much does Sling cost?
Sling offers a variety of packages. Sling Orange costs $20/month and has a number of channels, including ESPN, AMC, CNN, Food Network, HGTV and TBS to name a few.
The most popular package for playmoTV users is Sling Blue for $25/month which has the following channels:
Adult Swim, A&E, AMC, BBC America, Bloomberg, Bravo, Cartoon Network, CNN, Comcast SportsNet, Comedy Central, El Rey, Flama, Food Network, FOX On-Demand**, Fox Sports 1, Fox Sports 2, Fox Sports Networks***, FX, FXX, Galavisión, HGTV, History, IFC, Lifetime, Local Now by The Weather Channel, Maker, National Geographic Channel, Nat Geo Wild, NBC Sports, Newsy, NFL Network, Nick Jr., Polaris TV, Syfy, TBS, TNT, Travel Channel, truTV, Univision, UniMas, USA Network, Viceland
If you subscribe to Sling Blue, you can watch the English Premier League via NBC Sports.
Sling also has a number of extra packages, like “World News Extra” for an additional $5/month which includes channels like CNBC (that airs a few Premier League each season) or Sports Extra (an additional $10/month), which includes beIN Sports, the Golf Channel, NFL RedZone, NBA TV and more.
What content is on Sling?
Live sports, Live TV. Some on-demand content as well.
How to subscribe to Sling
You can sign up for Sling by using your credit card. When they ask for your zip card before submitting your credit card information just remember to write your zip code along with some additional digits so Sling thinks you’re in the US.
If you cannot use your credit card when signing up for Sling TV, then you can purchase a Sling TV gift card, and use that to activate your account.
Supported devices for Sling
Sling is supported on the following devices:
- Mac/Windows (note that they have Mac and Windows applications, you cannot stream in the browser).
- Apple TV (4th generation).
- Amazon Fire TV/Fire TV Stick.
- Xbox One
Note: Sling is not supported on iOS or Android.
You can watch on these devices
|Windows XP||Setup guide for Windows XP|
|Windows Vista||Setup guide for Windows Vista|
|Windows 7||Setup guide for Windows 7|
|Windows 8||Setup guide for Windows 8|
|Windows 10||Setup guide for Windows 10|
|Mac OS X||Setup guide for Mac OS X|
|iPhone||Setup guide for iPhone|
|iPad||Setup guide for iPad|
|Apple TV 2 & 3||Setup guide for Apple TV 2 & 3|
|Apple TV 4||Setup guide for Apple TV 4|
|Xbox 360||Setup guide for Xbox 360|
|Xbox One||Setup guide for Xbox One|
|Android||Setup guide for Android|
|Amazon Fire TV||Setup guide for Amazon Fire TV|
|Amazon Fire TV Stick||Setup guide for Amazon Fire TV Stick|