How to activate Kayo on any device

Kayo Sports gives you access to sports content you can stream live and on-demand.

Its content line-up includes 30 for 30 documentaries, Red Bull sports shows, sports news, commentary, analysis, and banter from channels like beIN Sports, ESPN, and Fox Sports. Furthermore, you can get pay-per-view events like international boxing, WWE, and UFC.

You can access all this content on Kayo if you have a subscription and a compatible device. However, you will have to activate Kayo on your device before streaming.

Kayo is compatible with many devices and web browsers. It is available on Android, iOS, Smart TV, and gaming consoles.

Before using the service, the first step is downloading the Kayo app from your device’s app store. Then, you will have to log in to your account to get an activation code.

Once you get the code, use it to complete the authentication and start watching your favorite sports content.

However, activation is unnecessary if you use a web browser.

How to activate Kayo on compatible devices

Follow these steps to activate Kayo on a compatible device

1. Android TV

You can activate Kayo on Android TV through these steps:

  • Download the Kayo Sports app for Android TV OS.
  • Launch the app.
  • Select Sign In. You will see a Kayo Sports activation code.
  • Visit auth.streamotion.com.au/activate on your smartphone or computer browser.
  • Enter the code displayed on your TV.
  • Login to your account.

Your TV will log in automatically and allow you to stream any sports content.

2. Apple TV

Apple TV shows
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You require the Apple TV (4th Generation or higher) running on tvOS 13+ to stream Kayo Sports. Activate it as follows:

  • Download the Kayo Sports app from the App Store.
  • Launch the app. You will see a QR code displayed.
  • Scan the QR code displayed on your TV using the camera on your smartphone or tablet.
  • Tap the notification that appears.
  • Login to your account.

If successful, you can start streaming Kayo Sports.

3. Samsung TV

Kayo Sports is available on Samsung TV 2017 and later models. Here is how to activate it:

  • Subscribe to Kayo Sports from a browser on your phone or PC.
  • Download the Kayo Sports app from the Samsung TV app store.
  • Open the app.
  • Select Sign In. A QR code will display.
  • Scan the QR code on your TV using your smartphone or tablet camera.
  • Tap on the notification that appears.
  • Login to your account.

You can now watch Kayo on your Samsung TV.

4. Telstra TV

You can only activate Kayo on Telstra TV box models TTV1, TTV2, and TTV3 as follows:

  • Sign up for a Kayo subscription from your phone or computer browser.
  • Download the Kayo Sports app from the Telstra App store.
  • Launch the app.
  • Select Sign In. A QR code will display.
  • Scan the QR code on your TV using your smartphone or tablet camera.
  • Tap on the notification that appears.
  • Login to your account.

Your TV will log in automatically and allow you to access sports shows.

5. LG TV

LG's WebOS
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You can activate Kayo on LG TV 2018 models or later using WebOS 4 and above as follows:

  • Download the Kayo Sports app from App List on your TV home screen.
  • Launch the app.
  • Select Sign In. A QR code will display.
  • Scan the QR code on your TV using your smartphone or tablet camera.
  • Tap on the notification that appears.
  • Login to your account.

Understand that Kayo is unavailable on LG Netcast TVs or via the web application. You’ll also require an active subscription to stream.

6. PlayStation 4 and 5

You can watch Kayo on your PlayStation 4 and 5 by doing the following:

  • Download the Kayo Sports app from the PlayStation Store.
  • Launch the app.
  • Select Sign In. A QR code will display.
  • Scan the QR code displayed on your TV using the camera on your smartphone or tablet.
  • Tap on the notification that appears.
  • Login to your account.

Once done, you can watch Kayo Sports channels on your PlayStation 4 and 5.

7. Mac or PC

You do not have to activate Kayo on a Mac or PC. Instead, you should visit Kayo Sports, sign in to your account, select a program, and start streaming.

Update your browser to the latest version for the best experience. In addition, your computer must run macOS 10.12+ or Windows 10 to stream Kayo without any inconveniences.

8. Chromecast

Kayo Sports allows for casting using Chromecast.

Ensure you have a compatible Chromecast and use the Chrome browser. You can then cast using your Android, iOS, or web browser.

How to cast on Android and iOS devices

For Android and iOS devices, here is what you should do:

  • First, log in to your Kayo Sports account on your iOS or Android device.
  • Then, select a program to watch.
  • Once the program starts, select the casting icon at the top right-hand side of your video player.

Next, tap on the device you wish to cast and enjoy the video.

How to cast on a web browser

The steps for casting Kayo through a web browser are the same as those for Android and iOS.

9. Smart TV

You can activate Kayo on your Smart TV by doing the following:

  • First, open the Kayo app on your Smart TV. If the app is unavailable, download it from your Smart TV’s application store.
  • Select Sign In. An activation code will display on your Smart TV.
  • Visit auth.streamotion.com.au/activate on your smartphone or computer browser.
  • Enter the code shown.
  • Login to your account. Your TV will automatically sign in.

You can now select your profile and start streaming.

Kayo activation code is not working

If the activation code fails, do the following:

  • Select Try again on the authentication screen to generate a new code.
  • Uninstall and reinstall the app from your screen and start the process afresh.
  • Ensure you use a compatible device before activating.

Kayo keeps asking me to activate it

If Kayo keeps asking you to activate it even after you’ve activated it; try the following:

  • Check whether you have logged out of your account. In that case, you will have to sign in to get an activation code.
  • Ensure you entered the correct code during the initial activation steps.
  • Uninstall Kayo and reinstall to start anew.

Also, you will have to log out of your Kayo account on all devices and try again.

I can’t log in to Kayo

If you cannot log in to Kayo, do the following:

  • Ensure you have entered the correct username and password.
  • Reset and change your password.
  • Ensure you use a compatible web browser and device.

Also, ensure you use the latest version of the Kayo app to sign in to your account.

Conclusion

You require a compatible device, web browser, and the latest app to activate Kayo Sports.

If everything is in order, you can activate the service by authenticating a QR code or visiting the web on a different smartphone or web browser at auth.streamotion.com.au/activate.

However, if the code fails, try again by uninstalling the Kayo app and reinstalling it.

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