How to set up Kayo Sports: A step-by-step guide

Follow our guide and you can start watching sport in a manner of minutes.

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With Kayo, you can stream sport live and on demand via the Internet, with no lengthy contracts involved. Even better, the service is easy to set up, so you don't need to be a tech wiz to get started. Follow the steps below and you will be up and running in no time.

Step 1: Make sure you have a compatible device

To watch Kayo, you need a broadband connection and a compatible device. Luckily, the platform works on a variety of devices, so you will likely find one you already own listed below:

  • PC/Mac
  • Smartphone/tablet
  • Telstra TV
  • Samsung TV
  • PS4
  • PS5
  • Apple TV
  • Chromecast
  • Android TV
  • Sony Bravia TV

Step 2: Visit the Kayo Sports website

Go to the official Kayo Sports website. You should see the screen below:

If you don't have an account already, click on "Start your 14-day free trial". That's right, you get to access the sports platform free for two weeks, to figure out if it's a good fit for you.

Deal

Stream Kayo Sports for 14 days FREE and no lock-in contract

Take Kayo Sports' Basic or Premium plan for a spin and stream new sports content daily plus 15,000+ hours of on-demand archives.

Step 3: Choose the right Kayo subscription

Next, Kayo will prompt you to choose a subscription plan. There are two options available:

  • Basic subscription. You can watch on 2 devices at the same time for $25/month.
  • Premium subscription. You can watch on 3 devices at the same time for $35/month.

Whichever option you choose, you will have access to the entire Kayo library, with all the features. If you have a voucher for the service, click on "Got a voucher?" and enter it there. Otherwise, click on the plan you want to get and start setting up your account.

Step 4: Create your Kayo account

In the next screen, it's time to enter your personal information. Enter your name, mobile number, email address and choose a password you will use to access the service. Your password must contain at least eight characters, including lower-case letters, upper-case letters, numbers and special characters. Once that's done, click on "Continue".

Next, you will be prompted to enter a code that was sent to your mobile device. Do that and you will be directed to enter your payment details. You won't be billed until your 14-day free trial is over. However, if you're not enjoying the service, remember to cancel your account before the free trial is up.

That's it! Your Kayo Sports account should be up and running.

Step 5: Set up Kayo on your devices

Once you are a registered Kayo user, you will be able to watch on demand from a variety of devices. Here's how to set up the service on each one:

Desktop computer or laptop

Streaming sport via Kayo on your computer is the most user-friendly option available. Simply start your browser, access the Kayo website and sign in using the email address and password you set during registration.

If you have a Mac, you can stream Kayo via Chrome, Firefox and Safari browsers. For Windows 10, you can use Chrome, Firefox and Microsoft Edge.

Smartphone or tablet

To get Kayo Sports on your mobile device, access Google Play or the App Store, select the Kayo app and install it. Then, sign in using your credentials. As for operating systems, you will need iOS 11+ or Android 6+ to be able to run Kayo.

Apple TV

To get Kayo Sports on your Apple TV, launch the App Store from your TV's home screen to download the app. You will need an Apple TV 4th generation or higher. Then, access the app and sign in using your login details.

Telstra TV

To get Kayo Sports on your Telstra TV, head to the Telstra TV app store and download the Kayo Sports app. Sign in using your login details and start browsing.

Chromecast

Kayo Sports is compatible with Chromecast Ultra or higher. Make sure your Chromecast is properly set up and you have the Google Home app installed on your mobile device. Then, access the Kayo app via your smartphone or tablet and hit the "Cast" button to be able to watch on the big screen.

Or, you can cast directly from your laptop, but only via the Chrome browser. The procedure is the same, just hit the "Cast" icon and you will be able to watch via your TV.

PS4, PS5

Navigate to the PlayStation Store app and search for Kayo. Once located, tap Download and you'll see Kayo in your TV & Video carousel. Select the Kayo app, then Sign In. You will be asked to activate your device. To do so, go to https://auth.streamotion.com.au/activate via web browser and enter the activation code displayed on your console.

Step 6: Start browsing Kayo Sports

Now that you have a Kayo account, you can start watching sport live and on demand. The service offers some great features, including "SplitView", which enables you to stream multiple sporting events live on the same screen.

Moreover, Kayo Sports has a built-in "No Spoilers" setting. This comes in handy if you're running late, since it hides the scores and results you're interested in until you're ready to hit play. Finally, if you're short on time, you can use "Key Moments" to go right to the action that matters in selected matches.

Alternative streaming providers

Want more streaming options? Compare platforms in the table below.

Name Product Free trial? Max. video quality Price
Kayo Sports Basic
Kayo Sports Basic
14 days
HD
$25/month
beIN SPORTS CONNECT (monthly)
beIN SPORTS CONNECT (monthly)
14 days
HD
$19.99/month
Foxtel Now – Sport pack
Foxtel Now – Sport pack
10 days
HD
$54/month
DAZN
DAZN
N/A
4K/UHD
$2.99/month
F1 TV Access Monthly
F1 TV Access Monthly
No
HD
$4.49/month
NBA League Pass
NBA League Pass
7 days
HD
$39.99/month
WWE Network
WWE Network
N/A
HD
US$9.99/month
FITE TV
FITE TV
7 days
HD
US $4.99/month
Kayo Sports Premium
Kayo Sports Premium
14 days
HD
$35/month
beIN SPORTS CONNECT (annual)
beIN SPORTS CONNECT (annual)
14 days
HD
$179.99/year
Foxtel Sports HD
Foxtel Sports HD
No
4K/UHD
$74/month
Optus Sport Premium
Optus Sport Premium
No
HD
$14.99/month
NFL Game Pass Season Plus
NFL Game Pass Season Plus
No
HD
$99.99/year
Optus Sport (Limited Access)
Optus Sport (Limited Access)
No
HD
Free
UFC Fight Pass Monthly
UFC Fight Pass Monthly
7-day free trial
HD
$10.99/month
UFC Fight Pass 12-month
UFC Fight Pass 12-month
7-day free trial
HD
$104.99/year
NBL Your Team
NBL Your Team
No
SD
Free
NBL All Access
NBL All Access
No
SD
$5.00/month
NHL.TV Monthly
NHL.TV Monthly
No
HD
US$19.99/month
NHL.TV Yearly
NHL.TV Yearly
No
HD
US$119.99/year
PGA Tour Live Monthly
PGA Tour Live Monthly
No
HD
US$5.99/month
PGA Tour Live Annual
PGA Tour Live Annual
No
HD
US$39.99/year
F1 TV Annual
F1 TV Annual
No
HD
$41.99/year
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