SlingPlayer for Phones v1.3 (Android)
Watch and control your home TV and DVR on your Android phone!
Watch your home TV and DVR from anywhere on your Android phone!
When connected over 3G/4G or Wi-Fi to a Slingbox SOLO or PRO-HD (Slingboxes sold separately), the award-winning SlingPlayer app will play anything you can watch on your TV at home on your Android phone. Now you can change channels, control your DVR, and watch your favorite live and recorded shows right on your Android phone.
Requirements: Android 1.6 and up
* SlingPlayer for Phones may be used on an Android tablet but may have sub-optimal picture quality in full-screen mode.
** SlingPlayer for Phones may work on certain Slingboxes prior to SOLO and PRO-HD, in certain configurations. Technical support is not available for such usage. For more details, please refer to the Slingbox compatibility guide at
View and control video sources such as:
- Cable set-top box and DVR
- Satellite set-top box and DVR
- Telco / IPTV set-top box and DVR
- Basic cable
- Digital Over-the-Air broadcasts (Slingbox PRO-HD only)
- Apple TV
- Home security cameras
Extend your living room TV experience to your Android phone with a SlingPlayer app. If you like TV, it’s hard not to smile when you take control of your TV and DVR right from your Android phone. Flip through your local channels with the virtual remote control. Pause, fast-forward, rewind, and even schedule DVR recordings. Watch video on demand and even pay-per-view programs. Never miss another show or game — whether you’re in the backyard, out to lunch, or on the other side of the world. It’s your TV. Don’t let it be trapped in your living room. Set it free!
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Note: While the SlingPlayer app is available for download in all countries, Slingbox hardware is required, and is only available for purchase from authorized resellers in the following countries: United States, Andorra, Australia, Austria, Belgium, Canada, Denmark, Spain, Finland, France, Hong Kong, India, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Japan, Liechtenstein, Luxembourg, Monaco, Netherlands, Norway, San Marino, Switzerland, Sweden, Turkey, United Kingdom, Vatican City. Hardware warranty and technical support is only provided in the country where the Slingbox purchase is made, and only if the purchase was from an authorized reseller. For more information, please refer to your locale’s Slingbox Warranty.