Watch UK TV Abroad Hot Picks

Android 3.2 or below

1. On your Android device tap the Settings icon within Applications. Then depending on your device tap either Wireless and network or Wireless Controls. On the next screen scroll down and tap VPN settings and then tap Add VPN.
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2. For the VPN type Tap Add PPTP VPN

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3. Fill out the details exactly as follows:
VPN name: WatchUKTVAbroad PPTP
Set VPN server: vpn.watchuktvabroad.net
Enable Encryption: Untick this option This is very important.

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4. When the details are filled out correctly as above tap Menu and then Save. Please note: At this point your device may ask you to set or enter a credential storage password. This is just so the settings can be stored securely. This password is unique to you and your device and has nothing to with your WatchUKTVAbroad username or password.

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5. You will now see the saved connection for WatchUKTVAbroad PPTP. Tap the WatchUKTVAbroad PPTP connection. In the next screen enter your VPN Username and VPN Password (PLEASE NOTE: These details are not the same as your My Account login details.  Your VPN Username and VPN password can be found in your welcome email or the Subscriptions page within your My Account area). Make sure you tick the Remember username option and then tap Connect. Make note of your password as you will need this to connect in future

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Now check if you are connected by looking for the small key icon to the top left of your device’s screen as below. If you see it there you are connected.

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6. Just remember every time you want to watch UK TV you must connect to the VPN first (as you are now). In future to do this go to Settings > Wireless and Network > VPN Settings. Tap WatchUKTVAbroad PPTP, enter your Password and tap Connect. When you are finished watching UK TV simply go back to the same place and tap WatchUKTVAbroad PPTP to disconnect so your internet connection goes back to normal.

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7. Now you know how to Connect and Disconnect as and when you need it all you need to do now is make sure you are connected and then either open up the UK TV player of your choice in your web browser or if you already have the TV apps simply load up the TV app of your choice and start watching. Enjoy!

Problems connecting? – Try the alternative method below:


L2TP Connection - Alternative to try if you have problems with the PPTP Connection

1. On your Android device tap the Settings icon within Applications. Then depending on your device tap either Wireless and network or Wireless Controls. On the next screen scroll down and tap VPN settings and then tap Add VPN.

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2. For the VPN type Tap Add L2TP/IPSec PSK VPN.

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3. Fill out the applicable details exactly as follows:
VPN name: WatchUKTVAbroad L2TP
Set VPN server: vpn.watchuktvabroad.net
Set IPsec pre-shared key: calp

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4. When the details are filled out correctly as above tap Menu and then Save. Please note: At this point your device may ask you to set or enter a credential storage password. This is just so the settings can be stored securely. This password is unique to you and your device and has nothing to with your WatchUKTVAbroad username or password.

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5. You will now see the saved connection for WatchUKTVAbroad L2TP. Tap the WatchUKTVAbroad L2TP connection. In the next screen enter your VPN Username and VPN Password (PLEASE NOTE: These details are not the same as your My Account login details.  Your VPN Username and VPN password can be found in your welcome email or the Subscriptions page within your My Account area). Make sure you tick the Remember username option and then tap Connect. Make note of your password as you will need this to connect in future

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Now check if you are connected by looking for the small key icon to the top left of your device’s screen as below. If you see it there you are connected.

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6. Just remember every time you want to watch UK TV you must connect to the VPN first (as you are now). In future to do this go to Settings > Wireless and Network > VPN Settings. Tap WatchUKTVAbroad L2TP, enter your Password and tap Connect. When you are finished watching UK TV simply go back to the same place and tap WatchUKTVAbroad L2TP to disconnect so your internet connection goes back to normal.

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7. Now you know how to Connect and Disconnect as and when you need it all you need to do now is make sure you are connected and then either open up the UK TV player of your choice in your web browser or if you already have the TV apps simply load up the TV app of your choice and start watching. Enjoy!