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On your mobile/tablet/computer, open your internet browser and go to and enter the activation code.

How do you sign in to BBC iPlayer on TV?

Make sure you’ve got:
BBC Account:

Make sure you have a BBC account. If you don’t have one, you can register by going to

Second Device:

Have a second device ready, such as a mobile phone, tablet, computer, or laptop. This device will be used to enter a code shown on your TV during the sign-in process.


To sign in to BBC iPlayer on your TV, you’ll need to follow the specific steps based on the type of TV and the platform it uses.

  • Open the BBC iPlayer application on your TV and tap on Sign In.
  • Head back to the Select who’s watching page by selecting the name on the top left of the menu. 
  • On the ‘Select who’s watching’ page, choose Add adult.
  • You’ll see a screen showing a URL and a six digit code to enter on our website: 
  • Open your internet browser and go to You’ll now see a screen on your mobile/tablet/computer saying Enter the code shown on your TV. 
  • Enter the activation code that appears on your TV screen, then select Sign in on your TV.
  • Enter your email address and password and select Sign in. You’ll see confirmation that the details have been accepted. 
  • Wait a few seconds for your TV to catch up, and then you’re done! You’re now signed in on your TV.