How to Watch BBC iPlayer on Sony Smart TV

BBC iPlayer on Sony 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 Sony Smart TV [Android & Google]

open Google play store to watch BBC iPlayer on Sony Smart TV
  1. Power On and connect your Sony TV to a stable internet connection.
  2. Now, select the Apps tab and launch the Google Play Store. If you’re a Sony Google TV user, choose Search movies, shows, apps, and more.
  3. Click on the Search option and enter BBC iPlayer using the on-screen keyboard.
  4. Select the official app and tap the Install button to get the app on your Sony Smart TV.
  5. After installing the BBC iPlayer app, launch it and activate it to stream your desired.

How to Activate BBC iPlayer on Sony 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 Sony 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 Sony 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. How to fix BBC iPlayer not working on Sony Smart TV?

You can uninstall and reinstall the app on the Sony smart TV. Also, you can try to reset the Sony Smart TV and check if the BBC iPlayer app works fine.