In general, a set-top box is responsible for receiving packets and displaying them as video on a TV, but it can also be an application on a mobile device such as a smartphone or tablet, a program on a computer or even a console device as we will explain later. Anyway, we have to be clear that there are different ways to get to Content that arrives via IPTV.
In short, IPTV is responsible for creating a private network between the operator that gives us the channels and the user, in addition to the direct connection through which we can receive the channels. For this very reason, it is very necessary to have a file High capacity connection To allow bidirectional data flow,
What consoles are there IPTV
Once we know what IPTV consists of, we have to know from which consoles we can enjoy this particular technology. The truth is that in some cases, depending on which game console we have, the process will be rather easy. But, in any case, as we will see later, this can be achieved on a specific series of consoles.
So you can try the following methods, we will leave you List with keyboards And what we will explain in the next section will be useful to you:
- PlayStation 4 and PlayStation 5.
- Xbox One, Xbox One X, Xbox Series S, and Xbox Series X.
Therefore, if we had any of these controllers, we would be able to perform the various operations that we will explain below. Because they will serve you in each of these game consoles Without any compatibility issue Nor the process.
How to install IPTV
Now it’s time to figure out which way we will have to go depending on which console we have. Since, as we just showed you, the same process would not be the same if we had a PS5 that we would have to perform on the Nintendo Switch. So, here we leave it to you Three ways to watch IPTV on consoles Which will depend on which video controller we have:
Inside the Microsoft console, there are many models that we find. Namely, the Xbox family is very broad. Although the best part is that the process that we will see next will be useful for the following consoles: Xbox One, Xbox One X, Xbox Series S and Xbox Series X. Plus the fact that it is they that will make it easier for us to time Play IPTV Content.
In this case, the best way we found to watch IPTV channels through an Xbox console is Install Kodi Media Player directly on your game console. Basically, once we have successfully installed this software, we will be able to watch all the channels without any problem.
Even a well-known multimedia center has An official app in the Microsoft Store, so we’ll find it from our Xbox quickly. However, we leave you the link to it so that you can know exactly what application it is without making any mistake:
Therefore, once we are able to install this application, we will have to follow a series of steps so that we can add different lists of IPTV channels in the multimedia player. Additionally, we can find a long list of add-ons or add-ons to see lists or M3U in Kodi. But this time, we chose the easiest option to install: PVR SimpleClient. To achieve this, follow these steps:
- Enter the media center kodi.
- Go to the tab Add-ons.
- Inside, you will have to click on the option Install from repository.
- access to the sectionAll warehouses“.
- go to the PVR . customers And inside the previous section, tap PVR IPTV Simple Client.
- We go in and touch the installation.
- When it is installed, go to Adjust and access Path to M3U List.
- Find the path where a . was downloadedIPTV list file and click Good.
- finally, We restart Kodi And we can start watching IPTV through this multimedia center for Xbox.
Of all the platforms we’ve seen, the PlayStation will be one of the most complex consoles we have, although it won’t quite reach the level of the Nintendo Switch. In this case, we can follow the same method For both PS4 and PS5. So it will be useful to us on either Sony model.
However, in order to carry out this process, we will need the help of a tool known as Plex, in addition, we will need our phone to transfer the content from the Kodi player that we must have installed on the phone. The steps will be obvious, even though you have to Take these requirements into account. Specifically to get a smartphone with Kodi and we’ll need to install Plex on the PlayStation console:
- First we deliver the files PS4 or PS5 on TV and the Internet.
- We search and install plex in the console.
- We registered and created a profile plex . account.
- We install Plex on the mobile phone, be it iOS or Android.
- we started session on Plex from PS4 or PS5 with the same account we just created.
- we put cipher displayed on the smartphone.
- Let’s go to the tab system configuration.
- And within this section, we celebrate choices Camera album, advertise as server and network discovery.
- Now we can try to transfer any Kodi content from the mobile to the TV connected to the Sony console.
Although there is a trick at first to make this happen, the truth is that it won’t be a straightforward method like the one we saw on Xbox or PlayStation. More than anything, because it can not be achieved officially, but we will be able to achieve it Watch IPTV on Nintendo Switch If we modify the console. However, the mod will be uploaded to the microSD card and not to the console. However, it should be clear at all times that there is an additional risk of rendering it unusable and, worst of all, voiding the warranty.
However, if you are interested to know how to watch IPTV on this game console, you should know that this process will be done by installing Lineage OS, fork An open source Android app that gives you the ultimate Android experience. This way, you can have Android TV on your Nintendo console Use it under the front of the TV In order to use it like a real smart TV.
Although Installing Android 10 just got easier than it was a few years agoIt still requires different knowledge on the subject of ROM flashing and ways to enable this possibility. However, before we proceed we will have to check if it is possible to patch our Nintendo. For this, we just have to Enter the series on this site To tell us whether we can or not. If we can, the process to follow will be as follows:
- to implement Benefit to me Nintendo flash.
- Copy files to SD card from the switch.
- start switch to start the installation.
Also, in this XDA Developers Theme We will be able to find all the necessary files. On the one hand, they will be Files that we will have to install On the other hand, more advanced instructions.
And on other consoles?
The truth is that we can also try to watch IPTV on other well-known consoles, but with the arrival of new generations of platforms, it was left aside. In this case, we point out to Wii or PS3. In the case of the first console, we will not achieve it with a simple trick, because we will need the help of Kodi and a smartphone with this software installed.
And in this case, the simplest option would be to specifically reproduce the content through the console using the smartphone as a bridge to send the content to this via Kodi. Also, in order to be able to send the content, we have to make sure that both the mobile and the Wii are connected to the same network.
In the case of PlayStation 3, you can also follow the method used on PS4 or PS5, i.e. download and install the Plex app. Therefore, in this case, we will also need a smartphone with Kodi as we will have IPTV Lists Pre-Added.
Finally, we can’t leave aside an alternative method for Xbox consoles in case the previous trick didn’t work for us. Basically, you have to use files MyIPTV Playerthe popular IPTV player officially available for Xbox consoles:
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