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FRITZ!Box 6590 Cable

Watching TV with FRITZ!App TV

After configuring your FRITZ!Box for television reception, smartphones and tablets in the home network can use FRITZ!App TV to play the IP stream of the FRITZ!Box. FRITZ!App TV automatically loads the channel list and offers additional convenience features. These include displaying the electronic program guide (EPG), creating your own favorites list, and displaying station logos.

Requirements / Restrictions

  • iOS 15 or later or Android 9 or later is installed on the smartphone or tablet.

1 Installing FRITZ!App TV

  1. Download FRITZ!App TV from the Google Play Store or the Apple App Store and install the app on your smartphone or tablet.

2 Using FRITZ!App TV

  1. Tap a station name or its logo to play it.
  2. To change the station, swipe left or right on the screen, or tap the button on the left-hand or right-hand corner of the screen.
  3. To end playback and return to the channel list, tap the playback window and then tap the "To Overview" button in iOS or "Back" in Android.
  4. Tap the screen twice to enlarge or reduce the size of the TV picture.
  5. To display program information, tap the playback window first and then tap the arrow icon next to the name of the program at the bottom of the screen.