Slingplayer mobile for iphone was demonstrated at macworld expo 2009 in january and became available in may of the same year. Sling s not ready to ship the software this month, when apples iphone app store will debut, but it will be showing a version of slingplayer running on a jailbroken iphone i. The app is poorly optimized for iphone x devices, including iphone xs, iphone xs max, and iphone xr. First install the sling tv app on your iphone, ipad, or compatible ipod touch. Hopper with sling receiver vip 922 receiver sling adapter watch and control video sources such as. The application is free without any additional charges. If you like tv, its hard not to smile when you take control of your tv and dvr right from your iphone s stunning display. From your windows or mac os x computer, launch setup. Get the most out of your slingbox with slingplayer.
Oct 23, 20 if you have a slingbox setup on the living room tv, for example, but an apple tv hooked up to a set in the bedroom, you can use your iphone, ipad, or ipod touch as a remote and watch content from. After much anticipation, sling medias slingplayer for the iphone and ipod touch is expected to arrive on the app store by early wednesday. If you own a priorgeneration slingbox, you may be eligible to receive an upgrade discount on a supported model. Slingplayer for windows 10 free download on 10 app store. Using the slingbox 32 bit app after the next update on macbook air mojave os after it is no longer allowed. I pray im wrong, but i definitely dont have my hopes up. In addition, slingplayer mobile for iphone users can also control their home digital video recorder dvr to watch recorded shows, pause, rewind, and fast forward live tv, or even queue new recordings while on the road. Apr 21, 2020 steps to chromecast slingbox using an ios device. In order to power your device connect the usb power cable into the back end of your chromecast. You might be running the slingplayer for iphone app on your ipad with an older slingbox. My slingbox information log in with your sling account and get info about your slingbox, including current internet viewing status and slingbox id information. Slingplayer for windows phone will not work with slingboxes prior to solo and prohd because they do not support the latest microsoft technologies. Slingplayer mobile for iphone will be submitted to apple for testing and approval in q1.
Your slingbox isnt fully configured for internet viewing. Add the fact that you cannot add your own apps legitimately and it seems like this isnt going to be easy, and not going to be soon. Watch this if youd like to get higher quality video on your mobile device. I tried last night with two different samsung galaxies and an iphone all of which were previously working just fine, and none of them would connect. Effective december 2019, slingbox is ending support for several slingplayer android apps.
Click here for the slingplayer for connected devices faq. I do not understand why i can download a slingbox app for my iphone and my apple mac air and it is not available on apple tv. Slingplayer allows you to watch and control your tv onthego wherever you are. In itunes, verify that the slingplayer app is properly backed up just click on apps in the left column to check. Only slingplayer can do that through a single interface, without need of multiple service providers or contracts, or adding more channel apps. If you have a slingbox connected to one of the wd tv, netgear or sony gtv media players, you can watch your slingbox content on another tv with slingplayer for connected devices software. With the wd remote control and the slingplayer app you can change channels, navigate the program guide or watch and schedule recordings on your dvr all from the big screen. When slingplayer mobile was first released for the iphone, it was a disappointment.
Slingplayer for iphone seems like it cant turn some settop boxes on or off in some cases, it may appear that slingplayer for iphone cant turn your settop box on or off. Ahhhhhhhhh updated for those who think that porn or mobile banking or geolocating a needle in a haystack is the reason god invented the smartphone. After you read them, if you continue to have problems with the remote functions on your iphone or ipod touch, please let us know. Hey slingers, ios 12 is now supported for our slingplayer ios apps. Ive seen only a couple people complain about this stick not working with slingplayer on any version where its on iphone, ipad or android. Launch the app store app on your iphone, ipad or ipod touch. Uninstall and reinstall of slingplayer ipad and iphone. While the iphone interface isnt horrible, it could use a rethink. With a sling device at home and slingplayer on your iphone, enjoy live or recorded tv over 3g, 4g, or wifi. Can i use slingplayer for iphone or ipod touch on the ipad. A look at how mobile bandwidth and internet speed at home can factor into watching your tv anywhere. Older devices may not be able to support updates to streaming apps, including sling. Connect your iphone or ipad and chromecast device to the same wifi network.
Then choose your apple tv, scroll down a bit further and turn on mirroring. If you are a dish network customer, the following devices are not compatible with the slingplayer app. Now, the only option to use slingbox on the tv is to mirror it. Slingplayer for connected devices brings your tv to another fullsized screen wherever you are. Slingbox 500 set up issues apps apps forum cox support. The ipad version is much easier to use due to the larger screen size, allowing for more controls on the screen. Slingplayer for iphone with a slingbox at home and slingplayer on your iphone or ipod touch, enjoy live or recorded tv over a 3g, 4g or wifi connection the ipod touch only supports wifi. With free channels like abc news live and premium cable networks such as cnn, fox news.
Any help in getting this working is greatly appreciated. Sling tv is service that allows subscribers to watch a collection of live and ondemand tv channels on their tvs, computers, tablets or phones. Slingplayer for iphone for ios free download and software. With an airplaysupported device like the second, third, or fourthgeneration apple tv and an iphone 4s, ipod.
You can either update all, or locate slingplayer and follow the onscreen prompts to update. From the apps screen, select the magnifying glass icon in the upperright corner of the screen to search for sling tv. Employee scheduling made easy with powerful scheduling and workforce management tools, sling is the easiest way to manage employee work schedules, track time, optimize labor costs, and streamline team communication. Alternative of slingbox, mobile television everywhere zjbox replacement of sling media box, shared media box of cable box,sharing local tv on iphone, ipad, android phone, no additional ads.
Hdmi out from the dvr to the slingbox hdmi in, hdmi out from the slingox to the hdmi in on the tv. The slingplayer mobile app for iphone and ipod touch is here. So, if a ton of people with iphones were using slingbox apps over 3g it would cause a lot larger bandwidth problem. Once that was done, i downloaded apps on several devices, including an iphone, ipad and samsung note 4 and. If you prefer to watch at home, you can choose to stream from your smart lg tv or use an airtv mini to watch from any of the screens in your house. Sling media sells three different variations of slingbox. Install and launch the slingplayer app on your ios device. If you have already purchased the iphone version of slingplayer, you can sync the application to. The workaround is to get the sky box where you want it to be using, say, an iphone and then to access slingplayer on ftv.
Check your device instructions for details on how to update apps. Jason snell shares his experiences with a beta of the. Load the sling app onto your xbox one to seamlessly switch back and forth. When will apple tv have a slingbox app apple community. Sling is a unique technology that lets you watch any content whether thats your cable tv channels with live and recorded shows or on demand and video app content anywhere in the world, on any device. This app is available only on the app store for iphone. Yes, it performed the nearly miraculous task of displaying live tv on your iphone. Make sure youre running the most recent version of the sling app on your device.
If so, follow the instructions below to download and install the sling tv app. If you are using the latest update to slingplayer for iphoneipod touch or slingplayer for ipad, this article shows you how to get video out from your mobile device to. Watch all of your tv on all of your phones and tablets. All current smartphones have a slingplayer app available for download at the same price that the iphone app goes for. Head to the app store to update to the latest version. Let us entertain you with slingplayer what does it mean to have the best tv experience. Using the slingbox 32 bit app after the n apple community. If you want to test it out go into your settings on the iphone and disable wifi. It takes multiple button clicks to get to the control options and every time the iphone goes to sleep when the app is. If the power button doesnt appear when you tap the remote button, swipe the screen to the left or right. I primarily bought this to upgrade my chromecast 1 as i was having a lot of problems with apps crashing while casting especially on my slingbox app which is why i bought this. The slingbox can stream live tv and dvr recordings to most smartphones, tablets, and pcs. How to install slingplayer on multiple devices youtube. Watch your slingbox on your iphone as was demonstrated at macworld expo.
Most devices have more controls than can fit on one screen. With the slingbox 500 remote feature of slingplayer on your iphone or android phone, you can control your tv and your slingbox 500. Slingbox worked perfectly with the verizon dvr and it was wired as follows. To setup your chromecast device to work with sling tv, follow the steps below. Open the app store on your iphone and search for slingplayer. Mar 03, 2016 i have a second home and want to use my slingbox at my primary home to as a cable box source vs paying for another cable service. Slingplayer for iphone and ipod touch can work on the ipad in a special compatibility mode, just like other nonipad optimized apps. It delivers 100% of all your channels anywhere at home over wifi, or onthego via 3g, 4g, or lte even internationally. Stream live tv from slingbox to apple tv via airplay pcmag. The sling app is compatible with the devices and versions listed above that can still receive operating system os updates from their manufacturer.
Learn how to set up your chromecast device and connect with the sling tv app from your android or ios device. It means getting the absolute most out of the cable and on demand services you already pay for. If you are using slingplayer on any other mobile device, you must download and install the free slingplayer for desktop application. Ive seen only a couple people complain about this stick not working with slingplayer on any version where its on iphone. Poor ui design i got a slingbox 500 for christmas and i think ill be returning it after using this app.
Once you find something you want to watch, swipe up from the bottom of the screen and tap the airplay button. Cable settop box and dvr satellite settop box and dvr telco iptv settop box and dvr basic cable digital overtheair. If you have already purchased the iphone version of slingplayer, you can sync the application to your ipad using itunes, or just use the app store app on your. Configuring a new slingbox is quite simple, although not quite an apple. So, download sling tv and refuse your cable and save your money watching live tv for much less amount of. Who we are team slingbox is made up of likeminded, hardworking entertainment and technology enthusiasts. Now you can enjoy your programming in crystalclear hd on a tv in your ski condo, beach house or college dorm room. Its the live tv you love for half the cost of cable. Also connect your slingbox with the same wifi network. Sitemap all windows 10 apps all windows 10 software.
Slingbox has also long offered free pc and mac software to watch on your computer, and recently added a. Unfortunately, the iphone version is wifi only, where the other versions allow connectivity over 3g. If you have any of these apps already installed, you may continue to use them on your current device, but you will no longer receive updates. Sep 19, 2007 the slingbox itself encodes the video to wma format, so getting it to play on the iphone will be tricky. With a slingbox at home and slingplayer on your iphone or ipod touch, enjoy live or recorded tv over a 3g, 4g or wifi connection the ipod touch only supports wifi. Select purchased at the top to view all previously purchased apps. Let us entertain you with free, unlimited slingplayer apps.
The toolbar on the bottom includes buttons for connecting and disconnecting from different devices, manage your favorites channels, remote options, pause, play, rewind, and much more. Sep 06, 2015 with latest slingbox you get an ad here and there for unlimited free mobile apps. The ipad and iphone versions of the app both do a good job allowing you to stream from a slingbox. Slingplayer channel no longer supported roku community. Theyre separate apps they arent universal, so youll have to pay for both apps if you want it on both devices. Slingbox 500 slingbox m2 slingbox m1 slingbox 500 slingbox 350 slingbox prohd slingbox solo slingplayer for phone may work on certain slingboxes prior to solo and prohd, in certain configurations. Allow the download and installation process to complete. It delivers 100% of all your channels anywhere at home over. Get the most out of your sling devices and turn your iphone into a tv with slingplayer for iphone.
With a sling device at home and slingplayer on your iphone, enjoy live or recorded tv over 3g, 4g. Once the app is located, select install to download the sling tv app on your smart tv. Slingplayer free for tablet, slingplayer for phone paid and slingplayer for tablet paid. Download apps by sling media, including slingstudio converter, slingplayer for ipad, slingplayer basic for ipad, and many more. If you own a slingbox or are a dish network subscriber, click show details for details about slingplayer app compatibility. Sling medias muchanticipated iphone app is finally available for download in the itunes store, allowing slingbox owners to watch and control. When connecting to your slingbox 500 from slingplayer for iphone or slingplayer for android phones or even if you have slingbox 500 on the same network as your phone, you see an additional icon on the. Sling works for a variety of industries and organizations of every size, shape, and kind have already made sling the place where their work happens. The slingplayer app is free to download to all of your mobile devices. More less apple footer this site contains user submitted content, comments and opinions and is for informational purposes only. The app store may limit users to downloading over wifi, depending on the download size. Take control of your tv and dvr from your mobile device.
When this happens, manufacturers will stop releasing os updates to. Learn about what devices you can watch sling tv on. On may 12, 2009, the slingplayer app became available at the apple app store, but only for us, canadian and uk accounts, and was originally restricted to. Enjoy your living room tv using slingplayer on your windows phone paired with a slingbox at home. Overall, the slingbox 500 was easy to setup, if not super quick. Download this app from microsoft store for windows 10, windows 8. But for the best experience, ipad owners should use slingplayer for ipad. Sling is a streaming service with the best of live tv, both free and paid, streamed to you on any device. Fully close or force close and relaunch the sling app on your device. May 16, 2011 a quick look at slingplayer for iphone and ipad. Over a 3g, 4g, or wifi connection, receive highquality live or recorded tv. Also had component video cables from the verizon dvr to the slingbox. Flip through channels with the virtual remote control.600 1505 508 365 1200 829 350 460 463 522 481 353 1101 1378 1305 414 54 1420 1017 1262 657 1079 1190 1444 509 1645 1526 714 983 1446 1080 696 342 1482 105 1120 761 1346 658 124