How to watch Freeview online

In addition to viewing your favourite programmes through live TV you can also watch Freeview on a connected TV via Freeview Play, on mobile phones and tablets through our mobile app or online via our TV Guide on the Freeview website. 

TV

Freeview Play TV

Once you've set up your Freeview Play TV and connected it to the internet, you're good to go.

Pushing Channel 100 is the easiest way to access to our on-demand players.

Here, you can watch live and on demand TV from the following players:

 

N.B. You'll need a minimum broadband speed of 2Mbps to watch catch-up and on-demand services – this will count towards any monthly broadband data allowance you have. You'll also need to have a TV licence.

APP

Freeview Mobile App

You can also enjoy your favourite Freeview shows on your mobile or tablet.  Browse great shows from BBC iPlayer, ITV Hub, All 4, My5 and UKTV Play, wherever you are.

You can download the Freeview mobile app from the Google Play Store for Android or the App Store for iOS on your device.

Just search for Freeview, tap get and the app will start downloading to your phone or tablet straight away. Make sure you are connected to wi-fi or your data network to download the app.

To use the Freeview app, you will need an Android phone or tablet running Android OS 4.4 KitKat and above or an iPhone or iPad running iOS 11 and above.

The Freeview Mobile App has programmes on:

  • BBC One
  • BBC ONE NI
  • BBC ONE Scot
  • BBC ONE Wales
  • BBC TWO
  • BBC TWO NI
  • BBC TWO Wales
  • BBC FOUR
  • BBC Scotland
  • BBC ALBA
  • CBBC
  • CBeebies
  • BBC NEWS
  • BBC Parliament
  • ITV
  • STV
  • UTV
  • ITV2
  • ITV3
  • ITV4
  • ITVBe
  • CITV
  • Channel 4
  • E4
  • Film 4
  • More 4
  • 5
  • 5USA
  • 5STAR
  • Paramount Network
  • 5SELECT
  • Dave (On Demand only)
  • Drama (On Demand only)
  • Yesterday (On Demand only)

On

WEBSITE

Freeview website

You can enjoy some of your favourite Freeview shows via the online TV Guide on the Freeview website. 

Visit the TV Guide and select the programme you would like to watch, log into the channel player and enjoy your favourite show.

If you’re looking to watch what’s on now, you can watch programmes on:

  • BBC One
  • BBC Two
  • BBC Four
  • BBC News
  • BBC Parliament
  • CBBC
  • CBeebies
  • BBC Scotland
  • BBC ALBA
  • ITV
  • ITV2
  • ITV3
  • ITV4
  • ITVBe
  • CITV
  • STV
  • Channel 4
  • Film4
  • More4
  • E4
  • 4Seven
  • 5
  • 5STAR
  • 5USA
  • 5SELECT
  • Paramount
  • Drama
  • Dave
  • Yesterday

You can also watch programmes from these channels on demand - for ITV, Channel 5, STV and UKTV channels you’ll need to search for the show you’re looking for on the Player we direct you to.

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