Android Lollipop has started rolling and the BBC have updated the Android version of iPlayer for the new OS. Downloads now with Android 5.0 and stuttering playback has been fixed on Lollipop. The update also includes an update to the BBC Media app which makes sure TV shows play back at the best quality for your connection and programme pages are now more user friendly.

The updated app can be found in the Google Play Store.

What’s New

What’s new in Version 4.4.1?

• Downloads now work in Android Lollipop (5.0), and without any playback stuttering. So be sure to accept any operating system upgrades when they become available.

• Programmes now play at the best quality for your connection, whether you’re on Wi-Fi or 3G/4G.

• Programme pages are now more user-friendly and easy on the eye.

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