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How To Set Up Britbox On TV

Everyone wants to watch and enjoy streaming services contents on their TV sets. The same goes for the Britbox, a digital video streaming service in the UK, the US, and Canada. To watch it on your TV you must know How To Set Up Britbox On TV.

Britbox mainly focuses on British content, which is quite obvious as it is created by the BBC and ITV.

The service in the UK is new while it has been in the US for many years, and there are some differences in the services demographically.

Like in the UK you will get a free trial of 30 days and in the US the free trial period is only 7 days.

For the EE  or BT customers in the UK, you can have a free trial of 6 months for Britbox. This is really interesting.

The subscription fees of Britbox is $6.99 USD/month and $69.99 USD for a year. The price is almost the same for different countries. Convert it to your currency if you want.

Also, you can cancel the Britbox anytime you want, there are different ways to cancel Britbox depending upon your mode of subscription and device.

Apart from all the differences, watching Britbox on TV is what is important.

Britbox is compatible with many devices like smart TVs, Roku, Apple TV, etc. here you will get to know about methods with which you can set up Britbox on TV either directly or using some streaming devices and methods.

Britbox: Compatible Devices

  • iPad
  • iPhone
  • iPod touch
  • JVC smart TVs
  • LG smart TVs
  • Logik smart TVs
  • Mac or PC (via a web browser)
  • Netgem
  • Amazon Fire TV
  • Android phones and tablets
  • Apple TV
  • BT TV
  • Bush smart TVs
  • Freesat
  • Google Chromecast
  • Hisense smart TVs
  • Hitachi smart TVs
  • Panasonic smart TVs
  • Polaroid smart TVs
  • Samsung smart TVs
  • Sony smart TVs
  • TalkTalk TV
  • Toshiba smart TVs
  • YouView

There are many devices you can stream Britbox, and with the help of many above you can watch it on your TV too. So, move ahead to the next section for detailed information on methods.

How To Set Up Britbox On TV

In this section, first, you will get steps for smart TVs like Samsung and LG, and after that third-party streaming devices helps to stream on TV.

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Britbox On LG Smart TV

  • On your TV, press Home, then select LG Content Store. Search for BritBox and complete the installation process.
  • Open the BritBox app once it’s downloaded and Sign in with your credentials or create a new account.
  • Using a web browser on your computer or mobile device, type in the activation URL shown on the screen. Then, enter the activation code shown into the boxes provided.
  • Sign in to your existing account, or start a free trial if you’re a new subscriber.
  • Once complete, your TV screen will refresh and you’ll be in the BritBox app. 

Set Up On Samsung Smart TV

  • From the TV’s Home screen, navigate to and select APPS, and then select the Search icon in the top-right corner.
  • Search for Britbox and download then install it on your TV.
  • Open the BritBox app once it’s downloaded and Sign in with your credentials or create a new account.
  • Using a web browser on your computer or mobile device, type in the activation URL shown on the screen. Then, enter the activation code shown into the boxes provided.
  • Sign in to your existing account, or start a free trial if you’re a new subscriber.
  • Once complete, your TV screen will refresh and you’ll be in the BritBox app. 

Steps for setting up Britbox On Smart TVs other than these two is almost the same, all you need to do is to reach out to the app store of your respective TV and search for Britbox and install it.

After installation, the steps are the same.

If your TV does not have any dedicated app store, then move to the next sections of streaming devices like Fire TV and Chromecast, etc.

Set Up Britbox On TV Using Streaming Devices

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Unless you subscribe to BritBox through Amazon Prime Video or Apple TV Channels, you’ll be able to log in using the same account on your streaming device, smart TV, mobile, or on the web.

Roku

In Roku, you can either add Britbox Channel directly from the web. Just Sign in with your credentials if asked and click on Add Channel next to Britbox.

You can also add the channel from the Roku device itself, follow the steps below to do it:-

  1. Press the Home button on your Roku remote.
  2. Scroll up or down and select Streaming Channels to open the Channel Store.
  3. Search for Britbox and follow the on-screen instructions to add it to your channel list.
  4. If you have a Roku account PIN, then you will be required to enter it.
  5. Open the Britbox channel and Sign in with your credentials or create a new account.

Britbox does not support Roku 1 model anymore, keep it in mind.

Fire TV/Firestick

  • Press and hold the Home button on your remote.
  • Select Apps.
  • Select the Britbox app to download it to your Fire TV device.
  • Open the Britbox channel and Sign in with your credentials or create a new account.

You can also use a web browser to add Britbox to your Amazon account. Just follow the link and sign in to your Amazon account if asked.

This lets you add Britbox with Amazon Prime Video. If you have directly subscribed from here for Britbox, you cannot use the same credentials to log in to Britbox.com

Amazon will be responsible for the subscription and you need to reach out to Amazon in case of any issue.

Then add the app directly from there.

Apple TV

  1. Open the app store on your Apple TV.
  2. Search for BritBox and download the app.
  3. Once the install has completed, open the app.
  4. Open the Britbox channel and Sign in with your credentials or create a new account.

Cast Screen On TV To Watch Britbox

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Using Chromecast

  • Plugin your Chromecast tour TV, if not already.
  • Download Google Home on your smartphone or tablet.
  • Connect your Chromecast and smartphone/tablet to the same WiFi connection.
  • At the top left of the Google Home app home screen, tap Add >  Set up device > Set up new devices.
  • Now in the BritBox app, play a video. Look for the cast button, and tap it. It may be in a different place to other apps you use.
  • Select your Chromecast device and enjoy it.

Using Airplay

  1. In the BritBox app, play a video. Look for the AirPlay icon, and tap it. It may be in a different place to other apps you use.
  2. Select your AirPlay-enabled device.

That’s it, you are done.

Using HDMI Cable

Connect your TV and your laptop/PC with HDMI cable first. Then from your laptop/PC click on the Notifications icon and then on the Project option as shown in the image below.

Windows 10 is recommended for this.

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After that, you will get many options for projection, as you want to project your screen partially on the screen or full. Select what suits you.

Open Britbox on your web browser and sign in with your credentials and play the video you want to watch.

Using Google Chrome Browser

For this, Windows 10 and Chrome is necessary.

Connect your TV and laptop/PC with same WiFi connection.

Open Britbox in your Chrome browser and sign into your account. After that click on three vertical dots on the upper right side.

From there, click on Cast option as shown in the image below.

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There are three cast options, you can choose between them as per your need by clicking on the Sources option.

Cast Tab:- With this you can cast only a particular tab tour TV, it is by-default available.

Cast Desktop:- You can cast your entre display of laptop/PC screen with this option.

And, Cast File:- In cast file mode you can stream video or audio file. You have to select the file which you want to play on your TV screen.

Wrapping it up:-

The detailed description and a step-by-step guide for How To Set Up Britbox On TV will surely help you watch Britbox on your TV.

Once you are done setting up Britbox on TV, there are some awesome content on it, like mystery shows, which are higly rated and recommended.

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