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Watching STV

Why are some programmes not available on STV Player?
Programmes shown on live but not available to watch later: this will be because we don't hold the rights to show a particular programme or film. An exam...
Thu, 31 Aug, 2023 11:24 AM
Where can I find the latest news articles?
Visit the STV News web site for all the latest news and articles.
Mon, 16 Mar, 2020 3:57 PM
What live streams are available?
The STV Player streams the main STV channel as live and the +1 version of that channel. Due to broadcasting rights only people who live in the STV broadcast...
Thu, 25 Nov, 2021 4:02 PM
Subtitles on STV Player
You will find Subtitles on our On-Demand and Box Sets programmes that show the S symbol in the programme description. You can activate this by pressing the ...
Tue, 3 Oct, 2023 9:19 AM
How can I see fewer ads?
To continue to offer STV Player as a free service we do need to show ads before and during our shows, just as we do on our broadcast channel. While we...
Wed, 6 Dec, 2023 2:33 PM
FreeSports, EDGEsport and Qello
From December 2021 the following streams will no longer be available on the STV Player: FreeSports EDGEsport Qello You can check out the individ...
Thu, 31 Aug, 2023 10:58 AM
How can I find Audio Described or Visually Signed versions of programmes?
Many of our programmes have an Audio Described or Visually Signed version, you can find a full list of these in the Browse/Categories section of the STV Pla...
Mon, 4 Mar, 2024 2:04 PM
How can I watch the live STV channel.
The STV broadcast area covers the Central and Northern areas of Scotland and the main STV channel is available free-to-air in these regions. A live st...
Tue, 29 Nov, 2022 10:22 AM
Changing Subtitle Size on iPhone or iPad
You can change the Subtitle size on your device and this will change the size of the subtitles displayed in the STV Player. On your device go to:  ...
Mon, 10 Oct, 2022 11:19 AM
STV Player app on SkyQ
The STV Player is now available as an app on all SkyQ devices in the UK. You can launch the STV Player using the voice command, simply say "STV P...
Thu, 20 Apr, 2023 8:58 AM