How do I restart BBC iPlayer?

How do I restart BBC iPlayer?

Connected TV (Press the yellow button on your remote to remove the on-screen notification.) Press the red button on your remote to load the connected red button service. Once loaded you have the option to restart the current programme which will then load the BBC iPlayer app and start playing from the beginning.

Is there a problem with BBC iPlayer at the moment?

iPlayer problems in the last 24 hours At the moment, we haven’t detected any problems at iPlayer. Are you experiencing issues or an outage?

How do I clear the cache on BBC iPlayer?

On Android and Amazon Fire devices, you can also delete this data in the general Settings on your device. Choose Applications, Application manager or Installed Apps, scroll down to BBC iPlayer and tap Clear data or Clear cache (this will also remove all your Downloads).

Why does BBC iPlayer not work on my laptop?

Make sure all windows and tabs are closed before restarting. Using a dated version of an internet browser can often be the cause of issues playing programmes. You can easily check using a website like or (The BBC is not responsible for the content of external sites.)

Why can’t I watch from start on iPlayer?

If the programme has just recently started, you may not see the option to Watch from the Start. This may be because of the scheduled broadcast time. We use the scheduled broadcast time as a reference for when a programme starts. Schedules can and do change, so sometimes it may be slightly off.

How do I activate BBC iPlayer?

Follow these steps:

  1. Open the BBC iPlayer application on your TV.
  2. Press the Sign In button.
  3. You should see a screen asking you to use a second device to sign in. At the bottom of the screen it should say, “Don’t have a mobile, tablet or computer?
  4. Follow the on-screen instructions to get access to BBC iPlayer.

Why is my iPlayer app not working?

Android: try clearing the app cache & data Go to: Settings > Apps > BBC iPlayer and select the Clear Cache option. To clear the app data entirely, select Clear Data on the same page. Then sign back in and try playing a programme.

Why has iPlayer stopped working on my Sony TV?

From 10th March 2021, the BBC has made the decision to remove iPlayer on some older Sony TVs due to performance issues (see affected models below). You can still use iPlayer on your smartphone, tablet, computer or on many other connected devices. For more information, please visit the BBC support website.

How do I fix BBC iPlayer?

To fix these issues, let’s take a look at a few DIY methods.

  1. Fix#1 Relaunch BBC iPlayer App / Reboot Smart TV.
  2. Fix#2 Reboot Modem and Router.
  3. Fix#3 Update the BBC iPlayer App and Clear Cache.
  4. Fix#4 Change DNS Settings Of Your Smart TV.
  5. Fix#5 Factory Reset Your Smart TV.
  6. Fix#6 Update TV Software.

How do I clear my BBC cookies?

Select Clear browsing data to the left of the screen….For Edge, select:

  1. Favorites.
  2. Select History.
  3. Select Clear history.
  4. Select Browsing history.
  5. Cookies and saved website data,
  6. Cached data and files.
  7. Select Clear.
  8. Then close the browser, reopen it and try again.

Why has BBC iPlayer suddenly stopped working?

Fix#3 Update the BBC iPlayer App and Clear Cache Update your BBC iPlayer app. Log out of the iPlayer app and log in again.

Why does BBC iPlayer keep cutting out?

Buffering is caused by the internet connection between your router and your device cutting off and joining again, so to play a programme smoothly and without interruption, you’ll need a good internet connection.

How do I restart the BBC iPlayer app?

Press the red button on your remote to load the connected red button service. Once loaded you have the option to restart the current programme which will then load the BBC iPlayer app and start playing from the beginning. Not seeing the option to watch from the start?

How do I restart a live BBC programme?

How you use Live Restart depends on the device you’re using. First choose a BBC TV channel from the Channels menu. The programme currently being broadcast is listed as On Now. Then: There are several ways to restart a live programme: You have the option to ” Watch live or from the start. ”

Why does my VPN say BBC iPlayer is not working?

As we have already discussed above, some of the common reasons for BBC the iPlayer proxy error are unreliable VPNs, blacklisted IPs, and lack of IPv6 lLeak protection. So, it is best to turn to a VPN service that is free from all such issues.

Is the BBC iPlayer a catch up service?

BBC iPlayer is a catch up streaming service that targets users who may have missed out on a recent episode of an ongoing cable TV show. Furthermore, BBC iPlayer has its headquarters in the UK, so it has to abide by the local laws.

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