IPTV or Internet Protocol Television is the best way to stream live TV channels without using any cables or satellite networks. With the help of an internet connection, you can stream all kinds of local and international channels on the supported devices. Here, we will show you the steps to stream IPTV channels on the Xbox One, a popular gaming console owned by Microsoft.
There are two ways to watch IPTV on Xbox One. You can use either MyIPTV Player or Kodi Media Player to stream live TV content on Xbox One console. Users should remember that both the apps are just media players and you need to configure the m3u playlist to load the IPTV channels. So it is important to sign up for an IPTV service for live TV programs. There are so many providers available online. You can find them easily by searching the web.
Watch IPTV on Xbox One using MyIPTV Player
Unlike IPTV Players for Windows, MyIPTV Player is the only IPTV player that is officially available for Xbox consoles in the Microsoft Store. Other popular IPTV Players like GSE SMART IPTV and Perfect Player are not available for Xbox One, Xbox 360, and Xbox Series X consoles.
1: Launch your Xbox One and connect it to the internet connection.
2: Go to the Apps section and search for MyIPTV Player.
3: Select the player and click Install to download the app.
4: After installation, launch it and navigate to the Settings menu.
5: Select Add new playlist and EPG source.
6: Head to the Remote Channels section and enter an appropriate name for your playlist.
7: Enter the m3u path or URL that you received from the IPTV provider. Now, tap Add remote list.
8: After adding the playlist, you need to add the EPG source. Head to the Program guide (EPG) section and enter the same user name. On the next field, enter the EPG source URL that you received and tap Add EPG Source.
9: After adding the m3u playlist and EPG source, you need to configure your settings to load the channels.
10: Get back to the Settings page (step 4).
11: Under the Select channel playlist section, click the drop-down icon located next to Select Playlist. Select your m3u playlist and hit the refresh button. A notification stating Channels are refreshed successfully will appear on the screen.
12: Now, you have to refresh the EPG source. Head to the Select EPG source > select your source > click the Refresh button. Wait for the EPG source to download.
13: After downloading, scroll down to the Channel and EPG settings section and make sure that the toggle located below the following menu is turned on.
- Refresh remote channel list on app launch
- Download EPG when no data available on current data
14: Get back to the home page and navigate to the Channels section.
15: The channel list will appear on the screen.
Note: The number of channels may vary depending on the IPTV provider.
Watch IPTV on Xbox One using Kodi Media Player
Kodi is a popular media center that you can download to watch IPTV channels. For live TV, you need to download an addon called PVR IPTV Simple Client. Download the app from the Xbox Store and follow the below steps.
1: Launch the Kodi app and click the Addons menu on the left-side menu panel.
2: Click the Download Menu.
3: Select PVR Clients.
4: Scroll down and select PVR IPTV Simple Client.
5: On the next screen, click the Install menu.
6: After downloading, right-click the addon and tap Information.
7: Tap Configure to open the settings page. Under the General section, add the m3u playlist URL that you received from the provider. Click EPG Settings and add the EPG source URL. After entering the necessary details, click the OK menu.
8: Restart the Kodi app and click the TV menu on the left-side menu panel.
9: The channel list will appear within a few seconds. Select and play your favorite channels.
Note: Xbox 360 users can download the Kodi app on their console to watch IPTV channels.
With the above two methods, you can watch content from IPTV providers only if they provide an M3U URL. Some IPTV providers like Players Klub IPTV and Nitro IPTV provide only the log-in credentials. There is no possible way to stream those IPTV provider content on Xbox. As of now, there is no IPTV provider app available in the Microsoft Store for Xbox consoles.
Now, you know the two different ways to watch IPTV channels on Xbox One consoles. Select and use the method which is convenient for you. Other than these two ways, if you have a subscription to any of the live TV (IPTV) providers like Sling TV, fuboTV, or YouTube TV, you can directly install those apps on your gaming console. You can use the comments section to post the queries that arose while following this guide.
Yes, you can watch live TV channels on Xbox by installing live TV streaming apps like YouTube TV, fuboTV, and Paramount+.