Do you need a TV Licence if you only play Xbox?

Do I need a TV licence if I only play video games such as Xbox One or PS4 on my TV? No. You don’t need a TV Licence if you only use your TV for gaming. That’s as long as you never watch or record live TV on any channel, or download or watch BBC programmes on iPlayer.

Do I need a TV Licence to watch someone else’s sky go?

Yes. You need a TV Licence if you watch programmes showing live on any online TV channel or service.

What can I watch without TV Licence?

Without a licence, you can legally watch:

  • Netflix.
  • YouTube.
  • Amazon Prime.
  • DVDs/Blurays.
  • Non-BBC catch-up including ITV Player, Channel 4 on-demand, as long as it’s NOT live.

Is a TV Licence needed for Netflix?

The answer, according to TV Licensing, is no, you do not need a licence to watch movies and shows from those services but you do if you want to watch any live broadcasting from terrestrial providers like the BBC, ITV and Channel 4 or any content from the BBC iPlayer, whose programmes are solely taxpayer-funded and not …

Can you watch Sky Go anywhere?

Can I watch Sky Go anywhere? No. Sky Go is a streaming service, so you can only watch content when you’re connected to the internet. Sky does offer a service called Sky Go Extra, which lets you download content to your devices for watching later.

Is a TV Licence required by law?

The requirement to hold a TV Licence and to pay a fee for it is mandated by law under the Communications Act 2003 and the Communications (Television Licensing) Regulations 2004 (as amended). Even if you access BBC iPlayer through another provider, such as Sky, Virgin, Freeview or BT, you must have a licence.

What music can I play without a licence UK?

Playing Music Without a Licence in the UK Background Sounds is an established provider of royalty free music. That’s music you can play in your business without the need to buy TheMusicLicence. You can do this because the PRS and PPL do not collect royalties for the music we supply.

Does Sky Go still work on Xbox 360?

Replies (4)  I believe the Sky Go app is no longer supported on the Xbox 360. Currently to watch it you would need an Xbox One.

Can you get Sky Go on Xbox One?

Yes, it is possible to access Sky Go on Xbox One, Xbox Series X, and Xbox Series S consoles, using an app called TV from Sky. However, there are a few things that you need in addition to the console and a Sky subscription.

Do I need Sky Go Extra to watch live TV?

Regardless of which console(s) you own, you must have Sky Go Extra to watch both live TV and on-demand channels. That comes as a surprise to many people – particularly as it’s something you have to pay extra for.

How do I download the TV from Sky app on Xbox One?

It’s free to download, so just click through to download it. Once the download has finished, you can launch the TV from Sky app from the My Games & Apps section of your Xbox dashboard.

Do I need a TV licence to watch TV online?

You need to be covered by a TV Licence to watch programmes live on any online TV service – such as ITV Hub, All 4, Amazon Prime Video, Now TV or Sky Go. You don’t need a TV Licence if you only ever watch on demand programmes on any TV service apart from BBC iPlayer.