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How to watch BBC iPlayer outside the UK

You must be in search of ways to find out how to watch BBC iPlayer outside the UK. We have got you covered.

iPlayer is one of the biggest streaming services in the UK offering a range of high-quality television. It is both live and on demand across popular channels including BBC One and CBeebies.

To watch BBC iPlayer abroad, you need to use a VPN service. A VPN makes iplayer think that you are in the allowed jurisdiction.

How to watch BBC iPlayer outside the UK

If you’re outside the UK and want to watch BBC iPlayer. Here’s how:

1. Download a VPN app.
2. Connect to a server in the UK.
3. Go to BBC iPlayer and start streaming.

How to watch iPlayer with a VPN

You can watch BBC iPlayer abroad with a VPN.

You can use a VPN (or virtual private network) to convince the BBC that you are connecting from within the UK. The VPN will connect using an IP address based in the UK, letting you access all the iPlayer content you normally would.

How to Watch BBC iPlayer on Different Devices

If you want to watch BBC iPlayer on different devices, here’s how.

Use streaming stick: Plug a streaming stick, like the Amazon Fire TV Stick or Chromecast, into your TV and connect it via Wi-Fi to the internet. Then download and install an app called ‘BBC Media Player’ through your device’s app store.

Use a smart TV: If you have a Smart TV, you can download the BBC Media Player from your TV’s app store or access iPlayer directly from your browser. You may need to update your device’s operating system first, though.

Watch on mobile or tablet: To watch BBC iPlayer on your mobile or tablet, you’ll need to download an app. Just search for ‘BBC Media Player’ in your device’s app store.

Watch on a computer: To access BBC iPlayer through a web browser on your computer, simply head to BBC.co.uk and play the video you want to watch.

Frequently asked Questions

What can you watch on BBC iPlayer?
BBC iPlayer has a robust library of over 1 million TV episodes and documentaries that you can watch. There are amazing shows like the Traitor, Gavin and Stacey, Masterchef: The Professional and many more.

What is the cost of BBC iPlayer?
The platform offers two types of membership plans: free and paid plans.
Free plan: $6 per month for commercial-free content.
Premium plan at $10 per month (or $5 per month if paid annually).

What channels can you get on BBC iPlayer in USA?
Here’s a list of all the different BBC iPlayer Channels and shows you can watch on this service: BBC One (Live Stream), BBC Two, CBBC, BBC Four, BBC News, Cbeebies, BBC Three, BBC Scotland, S4C, BBC Parliament, and BBC Alba.

Which devices are compatible with BBC iPlayer?
It is available on all major devices, including: Windows, Mac, iOS (iPhone and iPad), Android (Phone and Tablet), Apple TV, Roku, Fire Stick, PS3 and PS4, Xbox 360 and Xbox One, Chromecast, and Smart TV.

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