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Get BBC iPlayer on a Mobile

To access BBC iPlayer on your mobile, you can:

  • Download the BBC iPlayer app for supported Android and iOS devices
  • Visit the BBC iPlayer website on your phone's internet browser by typing in: www.bbc.co.uk/iplayer 

Check our How to get started on Android FAQ for advice on how to use BBC iPlayer on an Android device. 

Our How to get started on iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch FAQ has advice on how to use BBC iPlayer on an iOS device.

You can use BBC iPlayer over Wi-Fi or 3G/4G (where available). Please check with your network operator about availability and data costs before using BBC iPlayer over 3G/4G.

Can I download programmes on my mobile?

Yes, right now you can download TV programmes to iOS and Android devices using our BBC iPlayer app. However, it's not possible at the moment to download over 3G/4G.

Check our Can I use BBC iPlayer on my mobile? FAQ to see if your mobile's operating system is compatible with BBC iPlayer. 

If you'd like to know more about using BBC iPlayer on a tablet, have a look at our Get BBC iPlayer on a Tablet FAQ. 

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