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How to Watch TV on iPhone (iPhone 5 and iPhone 4S included)

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  Mar 13,2014 / Posted by to  Convert iPhone


With the development of technology, smart phones are becoming more and more powerful in function and beautiful in shape, and iPhone must be the most outstanding example. Those smart stuffs make our lives much more enjoyable and entertaining. Unlike functional phones, we can easily watch movies or TV, listen to music, browse the internet etc. whenever we want and wherever we are. This article focuses on how to watch TV shows on iPhone.

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For watching TV on iPhone, you need to install a proper TV app, purchase from iTunes or download the TV on your computer then sync to your iPhone. You can go to iTunes store provided by Apple to keep up your beloved TV shows, you can buy and download TV shows there, and sync to your iPhone without any problem. Besides this, you can also:

1Top 5 Apps to Watch TV on iPhone 5

1. Hulu+

Hulu plus is one of the most popular apps for watching TV shows on your device. You need to sign up for the Hulu plus service on your Mac or PC, then you can download and install Hulu plus for free via the App store. After the installation, you can get a free subscription service for a week, and then the service would cost you $7.99 a month. What may let you down is that you’re subjected to ads. And well, there are some shows that aren’t available in Hulu+.

2. TV.com

TV.com enables you to watch TV on iPhone all for free. It provides much the same programs as Hulu plus, but movies and many full episodes of series aren’t included. The contents on tv.com are from CBS, Showtime, the CW, and Classic TV.

3. Netflix

Of course you can’t miss Netflix. It provides you both TV shows and movies. But it’s not a free service if you prefer to a free one. Netflix is well-known for its rich contents where you can find almost any hot and classic shows and movies. (The movies in Netflix are a incomparable option if you wanna watch movies on your iPhone.) It charges $ 7.99 per month which is the same price as Hulu+.

4. Television

There is a decent lineup of videos in Television, and those videos are from CNN, CBS, FOX, ESPN, Comedy Central and more. You can only watch TV on iPhone via Wi-Fi using Television.

5. TVU

Like Television, TVU currently works only via Wi-Fi. It offers you live TVs from more than 300 channels all over the world and you can watch TV without limitation of time. You only need to pay $5 to get the service.

2 Download Online TV Shows and Transfer to iPhone 5

download tv for iphone

If you haven’t downloaded the online TV shows, you can use iTube Studio for Mac for help. This program allows you to download any web video from YouTube, Google video, CNN and more and convert to iPhone, iPad, iPod and more. Detailed info: User Guide of iTube Studio for Mac.


transfer tv to iphone

If you have downloaded your TV shows but can’t transfer to iPhone, you can try TunesOver for Mac for a try. This Mac app can transfer any movies, TV shows, music and more to iPhone, iPod and iPad with ease. That’s to say, you needn’t to worry about the format, file size, resolution or others of your TV videos, you just need to find the target file, then drag it to your iPhone, that’s all. The TunesOver would convert and transfer the TV to iPhone with fast conversion speed and excellent output video quality. Detailed info: User Guide of TunesOver for Mac.


iSkysoft Editor

Mar 13,2014 9:28 am / Posted by to Convert iPhone

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    mitchel adam
    i cant find tv.com in cydia/installous, and the other thing is i downloaded cw in iphone but whenever i open any vid it says video not available in you country i know cw allows only in some countries but is there any way to watch them here in KSA. ans me asap!

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