How to Stream BBC iPlayer on Samsung Smart TV

BBC iPlayer on Samsung Smart TV
App SupportYes
Cast SupportYes [Play Store]
AirPlay SupportYes [App Store]
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BBC iPlayer is a UK-based online streaming service featuring live TV channels and on-demand content in multiple categories like lifestyle, documentaries, sports, entertainment, and many more. The app is available to download on various platforms, including Smart TVs. The best part is that the app is free to use. On the BBC iPlayer app, you can download movies and shows to watch offline. You can also build your playlist with your favourite shows for easy access.

How to Install BBC iPlayer on Samsung Smart TV

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  1. Connect your Samsung TV to a WiFi.
  2. Press the Smart Hub or Home button on your Samsung Smart remote.
  3. Choose Apps and select the Search icon.
  4. Search for the BBC iPlayer app using the on-screen virtual keyboard.
  5. Select the official app and hit the Install button to add the app to Samsung TV.

How to Activate BBC iPlayer on Samsung Smart TV

Activate BBC iPlayer
  1. Launch the BBC iPlayer app and click on the Sign In button.
  2. You will see an activation code on the screen. Make a note of it.
  3. On your PC or smartphone, visit the BBC iPlayer activation website [].
  4. Enter the TV code in the required field and click the Sign in on your TV button.
  5. Log in with your BBC iPlayer credentials (email id & password).
  6. Now, the BBC iPlayer on Smart TV will load the media content automatically.

How to AirPlay BBC iPlayer on Samsung Smart TV

  1. Launch the BBC iPlayer app on your iPhone or iPad and sign in with your credentials. New users can install the app from the App Store on their devices.
  2. Connect your TV and iPhone/iPad to the same WiFi.
  3. Play the content and hit the AirPlay icon on the media playback.
  4. Choose your TV from the available devices.
  5. Now, the BBC iPlayer content on your iPhone will start to AirPlay on your TV.
AirPlay BBC iPlayer

How to Cast BBC iPlayer on Samsung Smart TV

  1. Launch the BBC iPlayer app on your smartphone and sign in with your credentials. If you haven’t installed the app, get it from the Google Play Store.
  2. Connect your Smart TV and Android smartphone to the same WiFi.
  3. Hit the Cast icon on the top right corner of the app.
  4. Choose your TV name from the list.
  5. Now, play the required content on BBC iPlayer and watch it on the TV screen.
Cast BBC iPlayer


1. Why is BBC iPlayer not working on Samsung Smart TV?

The BBC iPlayer app might not work on Samsung Smart TV when there are technical glitches. Try updating the app and Samsung TV OS to its latest version.