BBC iPlayer streams the latest series, TV shows, on-demand videos, sports, comedies, documentaries, and dramas on your Apple TV. It is available as a standalone app in the App Store for your Apple TV. It also brings you an offline feature that allows you to download your favorite shows or events and watch them offline at your leisure. iPlayer also supports pause and rewind on live channels so that you never miss a minute. BBC iPlayer also has cloud sync so that you can pause the content you are watching on one device and resume on another one. The app also has a custom playlist option that allows you to build custom playlists of your own that you can access at any time. This article will discuss all there is to know about BBC iPlayer on Apple TV.

BBC iPlayer logo

How to Install BBC iPlayer on Apple TV?

1. First, make sure your Apple TV has an active internet connection.

2. Open the App Store from your Home Screen.

Appl;e TV Homescreen

3. Type in BBC iPlayer on the Search Bar on the top right corner of the screen using the on-screen keyboard.

Search for BBC iPlayer on Apple TV

4. Select the BBC iPlayer app from the search results.

5. Click on the Get icon on the App info screen to start installing the BBC iPlayer app on your Apple TV.

6. Once the installation is complete, click on the Open button to launch the app on Apple TV.

7. Sign in with your BBC iPlayer account and stream your favorite content on your Apple TV.

BBC iPlayer on Apple TV

iPlayer on Apple TV Using Airplay [Alternative Way]

1. Install the BBC iPlayer app from the App Store on your iPhone.

App Store icon

2. Connect your iOS device to the same Wi-Fi network as your Apple TV.

3. Open the BBC iPlayer app on your iOS device and Sign in to your BBC iPlayer account.

4. Then, open the Control Center and tap on the Screen Mirroring icon.

Screen mirroring on iOS device

5. From the list of available devices, select your Apple TV device.

6. Finally, select your Apple TV device from the list of available devices.

7. Once the connection is established, play the content you want to watch, and it will be played on your Apple TV.

To Conclude

That’s it, folks. These are everything you need to know about BBC iPlayer on Apple TV. The official BBC iPlayer app is available in the App Store. However, if you are using the Apple TV 3rd generation or older model, your only option is to Airplay from an iOS device, as the device doesn’t have a dedicated App Store. For more excellent articles on your Apple TV device, check out our blog.