BBC iPlayer is only available on mobile phones within the UK. How you can access programmes depends on your phone and network. Programmes can be played through a Wi-Fi connection and if supported, over a 3G or 4G network.
|BBC iPlayer Apps||Play catch-up TV & radio||Play live TV & radio||Download catch-up TV||Play over 3G or 4G|
|Android App (OS 2.2 to 4.3)*||Yes||Yes||Yes**||Yes|
|Apple iPhone App (iOS 5.1 or above)||Yes||Yes||Yes||Yes|
|Apple iPod App (iOS 5.1 or above)||Yes||Yes||Yes||No|
|Windows Phone 8 App||Yes||No||No||Yes|
|BBC iPlayer accessed through the web browser on your phone||Play catch-up TV & radio||Play live TV & radio||Download catch-up TV||Play over 3G or 4G|
|Android (OS 2.2 to 4.3)*||Yes||No||No||No|
|Apple iPhone/iPod Touch (iOS 4.3 or above)||Yes||No||No||No|
|Apple iPhone/iPod Touch (iOS 5 or above)||Yes||Yes||No||No|
|BBC iPlayer App||Play catch-up TV & radio||Play live TV & radio||Download catch-up TV||Play over 3G or 4G|
|Apple iPad App (iOS 5.1 or above)||Yes||Yes||Yes||Yes|
|Android App (OS 2.2 to 4.3)*||Yes||Yes||Yes||No|
|BBC iPlayer accessed through the web browser on your tablet||Play catch-up TV & radio||Play live TV & radio||Download catch-up TV||Play over 3G or 4G|
|Android (OS 3.0 to 4.3 & excluding devices specified below)*||Yes||No||No||No|
|Apple iPad (iOS 4.3 or above)||Yes||Yes||No||Yes|
|Archos A101IT 10”||Yes||No||No||No|
|Samsung Galaxy Tab 7” (GT-P1000)||Yes||No||No||No|
• Play catch-up TV & radio: Watch or listen to programmes while connected to the internet.
• Play live TV & radio: Watch or listen to live broadcasts of the BBC's main channels. Note that you will need a TV licence to do this.
• Download catch-up TV: Please refer to Frequent Questions about Mobile and Tablet downloads FAQ.
• Play over 3G or 4G: Stream live or catch-up programmes via 3G or 4G as well as Wi-Fi.
• BlackBerry: Please download the BBC iPlayer Shortcut App from www.bbc.co.uk/mobile/bbapps to ensure that iPlayer works correctly.
• Intel Inside: Mobile phones with Intel Inside are not supported by Adobe Air. Unfortunately, this means that BBC iPlayer is unavailable on these devices.
* Android Devices need to meet a minimum technical specification. Read our
FAQ on how to get BBC iPlayer on Android for more information.
** Android devices running Ice Cream Sandwich (Android 4.0) or above can access the downloads feature. Some devices with known technical issues have been disabled for video downloads. For a list, read our FAQ: Why aren't BBC iPlayer video downloads working on my Android device?