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How to Stream BBC iPlayer on Samsung TV

Install BBC iPlayer on your Samsung TV to stream your favorite movies and TV shows

Key Highlights

  • Samsung TV: Menu → Apps → Install BBC iPlayer Sign In Enter Code Activate BBC iPlayer.
  • You can also get the BBC iPlayer app on Samsung TV by using streaming devices like Apple TV, Roku, and Firestick.

BBC iPlayer is one of the most popular streaming services in the UK. With this app, you can stream the latest movies, TV shows, on-demand videos, dramas, documentaries, and many more on a single platform. If you own a Samsung smart TV, you can easily install and stream BBC iPlayer with the help of Smart Hub. If you’re a die-hard football fan, you can use BBC iPlayer to watch FIFA World Cup 2022 on Samsung TV (32 matches only).

How to Install BBC iPlayer on Samsung TV

[1] Make sure to connect your Samsung smart TV to a WiFi network.

[2] Press the Menu/Smart Hub button on your Samsung remote control.

[3] From there, select Apps.

Select Apps to Install BBC iPlayer

[4] Under the Apps section, click the Search icon at the top of your screen.

[5] On the search bar, input BBC iPlayer using the on-screen keyboard.

[6] Pick the app from the search result and click Install to download the app on your Samsung smart TV.

[7] Once installed, select Open to launch the app.

[8] Once opened, click the Sign In button.

Sign in to BBC iPlayer on Samsung TV

[9] From there, you can see a code displayed on your TV screen, note that.

[10] Now, visit www.bbc.com/account/tv and Sign In with your BBC iPlayer account credentials.

[11] After signing in, enter the code displayed on your Samsung TV in the required field and hit the Sign in on your TV button.

Enter the code and hit Sign in on your TV

[12] You’re done. Now, you can watch your favorite movies and TV shows via BBC iPlayer on your Samsung TV.

Stream BBC iPlayer Via Streaming Devices

BBC iPlayer is not available on the old models of Samsung TVs. However, you can use streaming devices to stream BBC iPlayer on Samsung TV.

[1] Launch your Samsung TV and connect any streaming device to your TV’s HDMI port.

Connect streaming device to access BBC iPlayer

[2] Choose the proper input source on your Samsung TV.

[3] Connect the streaming device to a stable WiFi network.

[4] After that, open the respective app store and follow the installation process to get BBC iPlayer.

DEVICEPURCHASE LINKCHANNEL STOREINSTALLATION GUIDE
Apple TVAvailable on AmazonApp StoreBBC iPlayer on Apple TV
RokuAvailable on AmazonRoku Channel StoreBBC iPlayer on Roku
FirestickAvailable on AmazonAmazon App Store

AirPlay BBC iPlayer on Samsung TV

With AirPlay 2 feature enabled on Samsung smart TV, you can screen mirror contents from your iPhone/iPad.

[1] Make sure to connect your Samsung TV and iPhone/iPad to the same WiFi network.

[2] Press the Menu/Smart Hub button on your remote control and open Settings.

[3] Select General, and select the AirPlay Settings.

[4] Under AirPlay Settings, turn on the AirPlay option.

Enable AirPlay to stream BBC iPlayer on Samsung TV

[5] After that, fetch your iPhone/iPad and install BBC iPlayer from App Store.

[6] Once installed, launch the app and Sign In with your BBC iPlayer account.

[7] Now, search your favorite movies or TV shows and click Start Watching.

Click Start Watching

[8] From there, click the AirPlay icon and choose Samsung smart TV from the list of available devices.

Select AirPlay icon

[9] Finally, the video content will play on your Samsung smart TV.

Frequently Asked Questions

1. Why can’t I get BBC iPlayer on my Samsung Smart TV?

If you have incompatible Samsung TV, you can’t find the app on the Samsung Hub. Visit this link to find out whether your TV is compatible or not.

2. Can you get BBC iPlayer on Freeview?

Yes. With Freeview Play TV, you can get access to BBC iPlayer content.

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