BBC iPlayer

BBC iPlayer
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File weight

2 MB

Last updated



Works with

  • Windows Phone 8.1
  • Windows Phone 8

App requires

  • Xbox
  • phone identity
  • music library
  • media playback
  • data services
  • web browser component
  • HD720P (720x1280)
  • WVGA (480x800)
  • WXGA (768x1280)
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Supported languages (1)

English (United States)
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Watch and listen to BBC TV and radio programmes from the last 7 days on BBC iPlayer.  

Features include:
- On demand content over Wi-Fi and 3G.
- Add shows to your favourites so new episodes are quick to find for you to enjoy later. 
- Ability to listen to BBC Radio in the background.                  

Known Issue - If you are unable to launch the app, reinstall. Read more below.

We are aware that a recent change made by Microsoft is preventing some apps from launching, including BBC iPlayer. 
This issue has been raised with Microsoft. In the meantime, if you cannot launch the iPlayer app, delete and reinstall.
BBC iPlayer help and FAQs can be found at
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  • by Sania 18/04/2014
    Reli **** it won't work. Error internet connection my internet works you **** app
  • by User 18/04/2014
    BUFFERS SO MUCH ON NOKIA LUMIA 520 ! HAVE TO RESTART THE SAME SHOW 10TIMES DURING VIEWING! NOT HAPPY ! Always says please check network connection when that is fine ! Very disappointed
  • by Paul 17/04/2014
    Needs to be brought up to the same standard as the IOS and Android versions. This is poor by comparison.
  • by Klis 17/04/2014
    Needs an update for offline support and a metro design!!
  • by John 17/04/2014
    Always a let down in the repertoire tsk tsk
  • by User 16/04/2014
    When is this app going to get improved, its been rubbish for ages.
  • by User 16/04/2014
    Excellent app!!!!! :)
  • by conor 16/04/2014
    Works first few times, but stops working
  • by Tom 16/04/2014
    Doesn't work at all on my 1020, always asking to check connection. Rubbish.
  • by User 16/04/2014
    App is great - when it works! Have to continually uninstall/ reinstall to get it to work properly :(