BBC iPlayer updated for KitKat and downloads supported on more devices

BBC iPlayer updated for KitKat and downloads supported on more devices

BBC iPlayer for Android

The BBC have updated the Android iPlayer app adding support for Android 4.4 (KitKat) devices. They have also been busy adding video download support for more devices. The list includes most of the recent Samsung devices (but not the not Galaxy Note 3) and Tesco’s new low cost Android table the Hudl.

You can find the iPlayer app in the Google Play Store.

iPlayer video downloads are support on the following device:

  • Amazon Kindle 8.9
  • Amazon Kindle Fire 7
  • Amazon Kindle Fire 7 HDAmazon Kindle Fire 7 HD ii
  • Amazon Kindle Fire 7 HDX
  • Asus Nexus 7 i
  • Asus Nexus 7 ii
  • HTC One
  • HTC One XL
  • LG Nexus 4
  • Samsung Galaxy Ace II
  • Samsung Galaxy Note II
  • Samsung Galaxy S2
  • Samsung Galaxy S3
  • Samsung Galaxy S4
  • Samsung Galaxy SIII Mini
  • Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 10″
  • Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 7
  • Samsung Google Nexus 10
  • Sony Xperia Z (phone)
  • Tesco Hudl

 

KitKat bug fixes.

And we’ve enabled video downloads for a few more devices, please check here for an up to date list: http://iplayerhelp.external.bbc.co.uk/help/mobile_tablet/android_downloads_device

More devices will follow regularly, without the need for another release.

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