Getting Started

What is the STV Player?
The STV Player allows you to watch your favourite STV programmes, live or on demand, online from our website, iOS or Android apps or on a number of Smart TV...
Thu, 13 Jun, 2019 at 2:55 PM
What programmes do you have on STV Player?
Most of the programmes which are broadcast on the main STV channel will be available on STV Player to watch live or to catch-up on demand.  These are gene...
Wed, 14 Aug, 2019 at 2:37 PM
Which platforms are supported by STV Player?
The STV Player is available on:                            and available to download from          Web at STV.tv  - we recomm...
Wed, 6 Nov, 2019 at 12:47 PM
Why do I have to register to use STV Player?
In order for us to continue delivering you the great programmes you've come to expect from us, we need a little more information from you, such as where...
Wed, 14 Aug, 2019 at 2:43 PM
How old do you need to be to use STV Player?
You need to be 16 or over to be able to register for STV Player. Parental Controls are available if you ensure that access is restricted to content from y...
Tue, 18 Jun, 2019 at 2:13 PM
What do I need to watch STV live on my smartphone?
We recommend: iPhone and iPad - you will need iOS9 or above to benefit from the latest features and to stream STV Live. For STV Player+ we recommend ...
Thu, 13 Jun, 2019 at 3:42 PM
What do I need to watch STV Player on my computer?
We'd recommend you use the latest Google Chrome browser and have a fast and reliable broadband or WiFi connection. You will need to be a resident ...
Thu, 13 Jun, 2019 at 3:18 PM
Why do I have to register to watch programmes?
For some of the features in STV player we do need to know who you are and where you live, as many of our services are restricted to our broadcast area. Know...
Tue, 18 Jun, 2019 at 2:03 PM
How do I activate the STV Player on my TV?
When setting up the STV Player on your Smart TV you may be given a code on your TV screen that you need to enter in our website. With the 5 digit ...
Wed, 11 Sep, 2019 at 9:09 AM