Unless they since changed their mind, you may want to consider a provider switch. But if you're sure it hasn't expired, try deleting it and downloading it again, making sure your device is online throughout the entire downloading process. How is it for you and speed wise? I imagine it could invalidate your warranty if you start updating with firmware off the internet without their prior approval. I have updated to 1230. This post is exactly what I needed to resolve my issue.
It's particularly annoying because you can see and hear it playing, then the iPlayer decides you can't watch any more and shuts it down. Solution In order to prevent this error always check your internet connection. Its app is easy-to-use and free to download on pretty much any device you can think of. This for some unknown reason then works fine do remember to switch off location though, and clear your cache too. This is really important as it keeps individual servers from being overloaded.
The latest one is downloading. Hi Tim thanks for your reply! Bbc have spent a considerable amount of money advertising the 'watch your progammes on the beach' and yet this issue has totally scuppered this feature. You can try the period and decide for yourself whether you want to move forward with a contract for a cheaper price per month if the service is to your satisfaction. It runs fine when connected to the internet, downloads fine, plays fine etc well, apart from the general ropeyness of the app. Is this is a location issue or some fault with the iPlayer? Here is how to diagnose it.
It worked perfectly in Windows 8. On a seperate note - just had 2 hours on the online chat, and it was a complete waste of time! Failed to Connect the Repository The second most common issue is failed to connect the repository. Though we have implored the network not to target those protecting their online privacy with our service, these pleas have fallen upon deaf ears. Just reload for an hour! Summary: it is working 100% fine for watching programs, it downloads the files fine. Lol cheers Hi Tim, After not being able to watch England v Colombia yesterday I was recommended Expressvpn and installed it easily, and spent 5 minutes on iplayer before a message popped up about network locking….
Does that sound like a typical iPlayer usage pattern? Another thing if you sign up for free now tv trial and cancel it before 14 days cancel it and select the reason it is too expensive and they give mega cheap deal for 4 months. I like to watch casualty holby city and lots of other documentaries. If you are unsure how to do this, turn off your firewall temporarily and see if you can connect. However Microsoft will be hoping to turn around its dwindling market share with the long-rumoured Surface Phone. I did a spot check on a few servers just now 20, 31, 135 and 351 and was able access the iPlayer with all four. I am going to try express vpn heard they are best I just order a linksys 6200 so I can run the software they have for it.
This hands-on approach from Ivacy prevents its servers from having too many users. If you contact your provider, they will tell you if they currently support the iPlayer or at least should. Or is the app working fine for everyone else? How to Install Juggernaut Kodi Addon on Latest Kodi Player 17. We apologize for any inconvenience. I live overseas but I have a holiday house in England which I only stay in a few weeks a year. My logical fairly tech savvy head can't think of a reason this would be the case.
Hi Dave, thanks for the useful article! It has been going on for six weeks. But bearing in mind it's an offline player that's really pointless. In previous years the same setup worked fine. The problem is the iPlayer is a service meant to be used only by residents, individuals who pay. This led to the broadcasters with on-demand content upgrading their geo-restriction technology.
So you can ignore my previous question — anyway thanks! Reconnect to WiFi and it works fine. Have you any idea why Express Vpn would block my internet and can you see any way round it? Surface Phone is believed to be a flagship smartphone with an industrial design similar to the Surface Book and Pro 4 tablet, along flagship-level materials and a premium price tag to match. I followed your advice and tried swapping around to different servers but to no avail unfortunately. But this week I frequently get download failed error. Giving users a constant stream of servers that work with iPlayer.
Obviously the point of the downloads app is to allow offline viewing, so this is a major pain. Thanks for your great site! It says that this device is not supported. The fix for this is really simple. Reconnect to WiFi and it works fine. Downloaded about 12 hours of content all of which registered as downloaded and we took off for hols yesterday to greece. By reconnecting you will get a different server. In the downloads screen, I can see the three or four programs I have downloaded.