How to watch UK TV channels on Kodi abroad or in UK – Watch UK Live TV in the Browser, Mobile App or Kodi

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Do you want to know how to watch UK freeview TV channels on Kodi abroad? There are good news for Kodi and also non kodi users! There is now an awesome free service to watch live UK TV! You won’t need a TV provider anymore to watch UK TV and I will teach you how to use this service outside the UK.

What you need to watch UK TV abroad

  1. Subscribe a VPN (I recommend IPVanish) to mask your IP to an UK IP address.
  2. Watch UK TV on your browser at Mobile App or using the TVPlayer Kodi addon.
2 Steps to Connect IPVanish VPN
Just 2 Steps to Connect IPVanish VPN
TVPlayer on Browser
TVPlayer on Browser

TVPlayer it’s a legal and free tv service used in UK to watch UK Channels live and on demand. As it’s a service for UK residents, their website and Kodi addon just allow traffic with an UK IP address. But nowadays it’s very easy to mask your IP and choose the location of the IP. You just need to subscribe a VPN likeIPVanish, install their app in your favourite devices (Android, iOS, Windows, MacOS), open the app, choose the country to connect and click in the button to connect, that’s it! Than you can use TVPlayer as a normal UK resident.

We recommend IPVanish VPN because it’s one of the fastest VPNs on the market, which means it won’t slow down your internet connection.  They also have multiple servers in UK so it won’t let you down while watching UK TV online. They also give you a 7 Day money back guarantee, so why not give it a try?

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TVPlayer Kodi Addon – The Best Kodi addon to watch live UK Channels

The TVPlayer Kodi addon allows you to easily stream over 60 UK channels. This is a good option for the ones using using Android TV Boxes, it makes your TV experience much better.

How to Install TVPlayer Kodi Addon

This install guide is for Kodi > 17 Krypton

  • Open Kodi.
  • Go to Settings (gear icon .) > File Manager > Add source.
  • Click in Add file source.
  • Click in the field that says <None>.
  • Enter exactly and press the Done button.
  • In the name field enter the name nanrepo and then click OK.
  • Return to the home screen and click Add-ons.
  • In the upper left corner you will find a box icon You should then see an open box icon in the upper left corner . Click on it.
  • Select Install from zip file > nanrepo > Noobs and Nerds Repo (x.x) zip.
  • Select Install from repository, and then noobsandnerds Repository.
  • Go to Video add-ons and then TV Player.
  • Click Install.
  • Wait for Add-on enabled notification.
  • To access the TVPlayer addon go to Home screen > Add-ons > TVPlayer.

As I said before, this service is geo-locked to UK users, so if you are abroad you will need a VPN likeIPVanish to mask your IP address to an UK IP Address.

I’ve arranged an exclusive 57% discount for my visitors, just subscribe IPVanish using this link and start watching any TV Channel wherever you are.

If you get the Error: Could not connect to repository

If you get this Kodi error, then it means that Kodi couldn’t access the repo URL because it’s being blocked by your internet service provider. The only way to go around this is become anonymous to your ISP. Again, a VPN like IPVanish will solve it for you.


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UK TV Channels available on TVPlayer

4Music, 5*, 5USA, Al, Jazeera, BBC ALBA, BBC Four, BBC News, BBC One, BBC Two, Northern Ireland, BBC One Scotland, BBC One Wales, BBC Parliament, BBC Two, Bloomberg, The Box, Box Hits, Box Upfront, Capital TV, CBBC, CBeebies, CBS Action, CBS Drama, CBS Reality, CBS Reality+1, Channel 4, Channel 5, Channel AKA, Chilled, CITV, Clubbing TV, Clubland, CNN International, Community Channel, The Craft Channel, Dave, Dave ja vu, Drama, E4, Film4, Food Network, Food Network+1, Forces TV, Heart TV, Home, Horror Channel, ITV1, ITV1+1, ITV2, ITV2+1, ITV3, ITV3+1, ITV4, ITV4+1, ITVBe, The Jewellry Channel, Keep It Country, Kerrang!, Kiss Kix!, London Live, Magic, More4, NOW Music, Pick, POP, QUEST, QUEST+1, QVC, QVC Beauty, QVC Extra, QVC Plus, QVC Style, Really, S4C, Sky News, Tiny Pop, Travel Channel, Travel Channel+1, truTV, Yesterday and Yesterday+1.

  1. Scruffy says

    Does this for sure work with Horror Channel? I tried on their website but it doesn’t have Horror Channel on it… Is Horror Channel included in the Kodi add-on?

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  3. Steven says

    I got the message: Could not connect to repository, even being connected through a VPN. I was wondering if there is a particular country I should be connected to in order to install it?

    1. bestdroidplayer says

      Hi, your VPN should be connected to UK.

  4. Ros. Henke says

    How much does noobs and noodles cost please and were there any good free ones

    1. bestdroidplayer says

      Hi Ros. This is a free Kodi repo

  5. michelle says

    Been searching for a while and you certainly seem to know what you’re talking about. Please help if you can. There’s a couple of programmes I can’t watch in real time. Is there ANY way to get the All4 as an apk in America?

    1. bestdroidplayer says
  6. eddy says

    Hi. I get as far as noobsandnerds repository but then i get a message ,could not connect to repository

    1. bestdroidplayer says

      Hi Eddy. That URL may being blocked by your internet provider, that’s why I recommend the usage of a VPN. Have a look on the topic 1.

  7. Olly says

    Everything works except I cannot find TV player listed! I am in UK on BT infinity. Seem to be getting various update errors. Any ideas? (BTW Smart setup etc is disabled on hub5)

    1. bestdroidplayer says

      Well, thats odd. I can find it. Here’s the link to the app on google play

  8. Herman says

    Thanks. The VPN works for me, even iPlayer and itv player works with the VPN pointing to UK :)

    1. bestdroidplayer says

      Thanks. I’m glad you’re enjoying it :)

  9. Mike Covington says

    I live in Cyprus, and currently use Streamvia (Smartstream) which works very well, however am a bit worried having read their ‘ethical’ policy on things like downloading.
    However, i can access all the UK channels (iplayers) AND get catchup from them as well.
    Does Kodi provide the catch-up facility – ie not just currently showing progs?

    thanks Mike

    1. bestdroidplayer says

      Hi Mike. There is another very good android app that allows you to catch up -> UKTV Play

  10. Nabil says

    Thanks you ! works Great .
    Just hope the server don’t go down like fusion ! please keep your site updated if any changes !
    Appreciated your Work thanks again :)

    1. bestdroidplayer says

      Thanks Nabil.

  11. dee says

    Running tv player (utilising a vpn) but the stream is not very stable – a lot of buffering.
    Is there anything I can do to alleviate this?

    1. bestdroidplayer says

      Hi Dee. That should be because of your internet speed. You should do a test on your speed at . The minimum that I recommend is 4MB speed, for HD channels I would say a little bit more than that. Also which VPN are you using? I recommend IPVanish as they have the best speeds. The VPNs normally slows down your connection, so you should use a good VPN and then find the best country to connect to.

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  13. admin says

    Hi Jools. This article was now updated with the TVPlayer. Have a go, it’s so much better!

  14. admin says

    Hi Summan. This article was now updated with a better addon – TVPlayer. You will love it!

  15. admin says

    Hi Jools. Thanks for the feedback. I will update this article soon with alternatives. TVPlayer (android App) looks like a good alternative

  16. admin says

    Hi Carol. First of all, I recommend you to update your VPN app using the PlayStore. Then if it keeps happening, try another UK server, it should work.

  17. craig says

    Is this legal?

    1. admin says

      Hi Craig. Yes it is legal.

  18. Cara says

    How do you run a Vpn and kodi? Open it before opening kodi?

    1. admin says

      Yes, exactly. You can also go to the VPN app settings and enable to auto connect to a server of your choice.

  19. Rachel says

    I’ve installed this but when I click on a channel it says items failed to play check the log for more information.

    1. admin says

      Hi Rachell, it looks like you need a VPN. In this article you will find information about the benefits of using a VPN.

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  21. admin says

    Here’s a video with instructions

  22. Ada says

    Thank you so much it worked

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