How to Stream BBC iPlayer on Samsung Smart TV

BBC iPlayer on Samsung Smart TV

BBC iPlayer is a premium online video streaming service launched in December 2007. It is a part of the BBC Television network. BBC iPlayer is the hub for BBC channels and also the best app to stream on-demand content for free. The app provides an option to restart the live streaming of TV channels anytime. You can install BBC iPlayer directly from your Samsung TV store and stream it on your Samsung Smart TV.

In BBC iPlayer, users can live stream all the channels and get access to all movies, TV shows, originals in various genres and different languages. The on-demand channels include BBC One, BBC Two, BBC Four, BBC Parliament, BBC News, Cbeebies, CBBC, BBC Scotland, and many more. You can stream all the programs shortly after it’s on-air and you can create your own playlist of favorite shows for easy access.

How to Get BBC iPlayer on Samsung Smart TV

#1 Turn on your Samsung Smart TV and check whether your TV is connected with a Wi-Fi network.

( To check wi-fi status Click on Home button > Settings > General Menu > Network status)

#2 Press and hold the Home button/ Smart Hub button on your TV remote.

#3 Navigate to Apps Section on your home screen and click on it.

Apps section

#4 Select the Search icon and search for BBC iPlayer.

( If you can’t see any results skip this method and go for the alternate method)

#5 On the results, Click on the app.

#6 Now, tap on the Install option to get the app.

How to Activate BBC iPlayer on Samsung TV

#1 Enter the Apps section on your Samsung Smart TV to launch the app.

#2 Click on the Sign-in option. An Activation code will be displayed on your TV screen.

#3 Meanwhile, Visit the BBC iPlayer Activation website [https://account.bbc.com/account/tv] on your PC or smartphone using a web browser.

#4 Select Sign-in and sign-in using your BBC account credentials.

Sign in BBC account

#5 Further, enter the activation code shown on your TV screen.

 enter the activation code

#6 Now select Sign in on your TV option and then click on Continue.

#7 Stream your favorite movies and TV shows on your Samsung TV.

Related: How to Stream BBC iPlayer on LG Smart TV

Alternate Method to Stream BBC iPlayer

If you have an old Samsung Smart TV or BBC iPlayer isn’t compatible with your TV, you can use Chromecast and stream content on the app using your Android or iOS smartphone.

#1 Launch Chromecast on your Samsung Smart TV.

#2 Connect your smartphone and Chromecast using the same Wi-Fi network.

#3 Meanwhile, launch BBC iPlayer app using Play Store or App Store on your Android or iOS device.

#4 Login to your BBC account using your mail Id and password.

#5 Click on the Cast icon on the top right of the screen.

BBC iPlayer on Samsung Smart TV

#6 Choose your Chromecast device from the list of options.

#7 Wait till the device gets connected and play any content on the app and watch it on your TV.

BBC iPlayer is an excellent app that offers a list of channels and shows in various genres. You stream BBC iPlayer on your Samsung TV using either of these methods. Thanks for reading. If you have any doubts regarding this article, kindly mention it in the comments section below.