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How do I watch on All 4? What are the minimum operating requirements?

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The minimum operating requirements for each platform are described below.

Accessing All 4+

During the Beta phase All 4+ will only be available on the channel4.com website, which can be viewed on your laptop or computer.  All 4+ will work on the same laptop or computer that you currently use for All 4.

Accessing All 4 online at www.All4.com:

In order to watch All 4 you will need:

  • A laptop or desktop with Microsoft Windows or OSX (Mac) operating system
  • A broadband internet connection
  • Adobe Flash installed and enabled (This is a web browser plugin)

One of the following browsers:

  • Google Chrome (latest version)
  • Firefox (latest version)
  • IE 11
  • Edge (latest version)
  • Safari (latest version)

You can access the mobile website and browse our catalogue of content on:

  • Mobile and tablet devices with an internet connection

All 4 iPhone and iPad apps:

Download our free All 4 app for iOS by visiting the iTunes app store (opens in a new window) from your device

  • The All 4 app on iOS is only available with an internet connection unless you have downloaded our programmes to watch offline; you can browse and watch video using 3G/4G or Wi-Fi connectivity.
  • You need iOS 9 or above to use the All 4 application. You can check which operating system your iPad or iPhone is currently using by going to Settings > General > About - and scrolling down to 'Version'.
  • Older generation devices are not supported – these include iPhone 4/4S and iPad 1 devices.

All 4 Android apps:

Download our free All 4 app for Android by visiting Google Play (opens in a new window) Or Amazon (opens in a new window)

  • The All 4 app on Android app is only available with an internet connection unless you have downloaded our programmes to watch offline; you can browse and watch video using 3G/4G or Wi-Fi connectivity.
  • You need Android OS 4.1 and above. For security reasons, rooted devices are not supported.

Chromecast:

Use your Android or iOS device, or the Chrome browser on your computer, to cast All 4 content directly to your TV.

TVs, Consoles and Set Top Boxes:

All 4 is available on the following devices:

PS3, PS4, Xbox360, Windows 10/XBoxOne, YouView, Roku, Samsung, Amazon Fire, FreeviewPlay, Now TV, Sky, Virgin Media.

In order to view on any device you will need:

  • A broadband internet connection connected to your device
  • HDMI compatible TV
  • A relevant account or subscription to access device features/content

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