How to Watch BBC iPlayer on Sony Smart TV

BBC iPlayer on Sony Smart TV

Quick Tips

  • Get the BBC iPlayer app and stream all the FIFA matches on your Sony TV.
  • Install: Home Apps Google Play StoreSearch BBC iPlayerInstall.
  • Cast (Smartphone): BBC iPlayer AppCast iconSony Smart TV.

BBC iPlayer app is one of the streaming providers for FIFA World Cup 2022. Out of 64 matches, 33 of them will be streaming in the BBC iPlayer app, including the Finals. Install the BBC iPlayer app and live stream the FIFA 2022 matches on your Sony Smart TV.

How to Install BBC iPlayer on Sony Smart TV

Sony Smart TVs are of two OSes, Android TV OS and Google TV OS. Based on the OS, the installation steps for the BBC iPlayer app vary.

How to Install BBC iPlayer on Sony Andriod TV

If you have a Sony Android TV, follow the below steps to get the BBC iPlayer app.

#1 Switch on the Sony Smart TV and connect to the internet.

#2 Select the Apps tab and launch Google Play Store from the home screen.

open Google play store to watch BBC iPlayer on Sony Smart TV

#3 Click on the Search icon and type in BBC iPlayer in the search bar.

search BBC iPlayer app

#4 Tap the BBC iPlayer app from the search results.

#5 Click Install to download the app on the Sony Smart TV.

#6 Select Open to launch the BBC iPlayer app.

How to Install BBC iPlayer on Sony Google TV

In the Sony Google TV, there is no separate app to access the Play Store. It is integrated into the TV.

#1 On your Sony Google TV, click the Apps option from the home screen.

#2 Now, click the Search for Apps button.

#3 Using the on-screen keyboard, search for the BBC iPlayer app.

#4 Select the BBC iPlayer app and tap the Install button.

#5 Now, click the Open button to launch the app.

How to Activate BBC iPlayer on Sony Smart TV

In both the Sony Android and Google TV, you need to activate the app using your smartphone or PC.

#1 When you open the BBC iPlayer app, you will get the activation code.

#2 Now, go to the BBC iPlayer activation website (https://account.bbc.com/account/tv).

#3 Sign in with your BBC iPlayer account.

Sign In to BBC iPlayer

#4 Then, enter the activation code and click the Sign In on your TV button.

Activate BBC iPlayer on Sony Smart TV

#5 After that, the BBC iPlayer app on your Sony Smart TV will be activated and you will get All done! screen.

All Done screen

#6 Go to the Sports section and stream the FIFA matches on your Sony Smart TV.

How to Cast BBC iPlayer on Sony Smart TV

If you don’t want to install and activate the BBC iPlayer app, you can cast the app using your smartphone to your Sony Smart TV.

#1 Connect both your Android smartphone and Sony TV to the same WiFi network.

#2 Install the BBC iPlayer app on your smartphone from the Google Play Store.

#3 Open the BBC iPlayer app and sign in to the app.

#4 Click on the Cast icon.

Cast BBC iPlayer app on Sony Smart TV

#5 A list of available devices will be shown on your screen. Choose Sony Smart TV from the list.

#6 Wait for a few minutes. Now, the BBC iPlayer app will get cast on your Sony TV.

#6 Play any FIFA matches on your smartphone. It will appear on your Sony Smart TV.

FAQs

1. Which is the other streaming provider that offers FIFA 2022 in the UK?

The rest 31 matches will be streamed on the ITV Hub app or ITVX. You can install the ITVX app on your Sony Smart TV from the Play Store.

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