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Help choosing a device to connect to your existing TV

For information on Samsung and Sony closures, see BBC iPlayer closing on some older Samsung TVs and BBC iPlayer closing on some older Sony TVs.

Want to watch BBC iPlayer on your TV, but don’t want to have to replace your TV set? If our app isn't available on your TV, you can still enjoy BBC iPlayer by using a streaming box or stick.

Below are links to some external articles that review a wide range of devices and provide recommendations. Some of the most popular devices are also the most affordable: 

And try searching yourself, you’ll find a lot of information online as well as in high street stores. If you’ve narrowed your search down to a few devices, try reading a few reviews for each device. Before you make a purchase, just make sure the device is certified to use iPlayer by going to the Get BBC iPlayer on a TV page and using the manufacturer links in the table at the bottom of the page.

The BBC is not responsible for any external sites and any opinions expressed are not those of the BBC.


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