How to get BBC Sounds on Freeview

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BBC Sounds is a streaming media and audio download service from the BBC. It includes live radio broadcasts, audio on demand and podcasts. BBC Sounds is available through Freeview Play.

To launch BBC sounds through your Freeview Play device follow the steps below:

To launch in Explore Freeview Play:

  • Launch Explore Freeview Play. Do this via channel 100 or by pressing the Freeview Play button on your remote control
  • Scroll through the available apps to the BBC Sounds app (This will be the 8th app in the list)
  • Launch BBC Sounds and follow the on screen instructions to sign in with a BBC account

To launch in the App list:

  • Access the App lists on your device by pressing the Freeview Play or Apps button on your remote control
  • Search through the listed apps for BBC Sounds
  • Launch BBC Sounds and follow the on screen instructions to sign in with a BBC account

Once logged in you will be able to enjoy BBC Sounds content from your Freeview Play device.

Some models from the following manufacturers support BBC Sounds on Explore Freeview Play, for more information on supported models please visit the BBC Sounds help page

  • Avtex
  • Cello
  • CVTE
  • Hisense
  • Humax
  • LG
  • Loewe
  • Manhattan
  • Netgem
  • Panasonic
  • Philips
  • Sharp_Blaupunkt
  • Shenzhen
  • Sony
  • TCL
  • Vestel

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