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How To Install BBC iPlayer On Kodi And Stream

BBC iPlayer is a treasure store of great British content. Unfortunately, it is accessible only inside the UK. Are you living outside of the UK? Seeking for the way to unblock BBC iPlayer from any location on your Kodi device? Then this article is for you. In this article, we’ve provided the installation guide to access BBC iPlayer on your Kodi device for those people who live in and out of the UK.

BBC iPlayer on Kodi

To install BBC iPlayer on Kodi outside the UK, then you need a VPN for your Kodi. Kodi VPN is one of the essential things to have for all Kodi users. This is because the BBC is only accessible in the UK.

If you are in love with the British content, then BBC iPlayer must be your streaming service. There is an official BBC iPlayer addon for Kodi through which you can watch famous TV shows, live events, radio broadcasts, news, sports, and much more.

BBC iPlayer Kodi Repository

“iPlayer WWW” is one of the best repositories to install the BBC iPlayer Kodi addon to enjoy streaming unlimited British content. As this repository is officially available in Kodi, you don’t have to add any other repository for your Kodi.

Sadly, this addon works only in the United Kingdom. But, you can access this addon by using a Kodi VPN.

Ways to Install BBC iPlayer on Kodi

Kodi usually provides different ways to download an addon on its device. Likewise, it offers various ways to install BBC iPlayer. Here we go with them.

Install BBC iPlayer Addon on Kodi Jarvis 16.1

You can install the BBC iPlayer addon from anywhere across the globe. Just follow the given steps to download it within 2 minutes.

Note: Don’t forget to use VPN to watch live shows on BBC via the addon

Open Kodi.

Navigate to Videos > Addons.

Scroll down and click on the get more option.

Select the iPlayer WWW repository.

Tap on the Install option.

Once you’ve installed the addon, an addon enabled notification will pop on your screen.

Now, move back to the videos > Addons > iPlayer WWW.

Install BBC iPlayer on Kodi 17 Krypton

Open Kodi.

Navigate to Addons.

From the package installer, choose the Install from the repository option.

Click on the Kodi addon repository > Video addons.

Select the iPlayer WWW from the repository list and install it.

Wait until the addon enabled notification pops on your Kodi home screen.

Now, again navigate to addons > Video addons > iPlayer WWW.

That’s it. You’ve installed the BBC iPlayer on your Kodi Krypton.

An alternate method to install BBC iPlayer addon on Kodi 17 Krypton

Open Kodi and click on the Settings icon.

Now, head to System Settings > Expert mode > Addons.

Turn on “Unknown Sources” else; you will not be able to download the addons on your device.

A warning box will pop on the screen, click Yes.

Now move back to your Kodi home screen and tap on the Settings option.

Navigate to File manage and Add Source.

Now choose the None option and enter the name and click OK.

Then, go back to home screen settings > addon.

From the top left corner, choose the package installer icon.

On the following screen, click on the Install from zip file.

Select the zip folder and install it.

Wait until the addon enabled notification pops.

Click on the Install from the repository and select the Superrepo category video.

Click on the Video addon option > BBC iPlayer > Install.

Wait until the installation process gets over.

That’s it; you’ve installed your BBC iPlayer addon on Kodi successfully.

Watch BBC iPlayer on Kodi outside the United Kingdom

Register with the desired VPN provider on your Kodi device.

Download the VPN on your device and proceed with the setup and installation process.

Log in to your VPN account.

Now, go to the server option and connect to the required UK server.

Now, you can start accessing the BBC iPlayer addon on your Kodi and start streaming unlimited live shows.

BBC iPlayer Kodi not working

In some cases, BBC iPlayer on Kodi may pop some issues like “Check the log error.” This issue arises if you try to access geo-restricted content. This can be solved by installing the best VPN services for your Kodi device.

Bottom lines

BBC iPlayer addon on Kodi is one of the best Kodi addons for those who love to watch British live content. I hope this blog helped you to install the BBC iPlayer on your Kodi. If you have any queries about the installation process, comment us below. Thank you!

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