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Slingplayer for Phones


Get the most out of your Sling devices and turn your Android phone into a TV with Slingplayer for Phones. With a Sling device at home and Slingplayer on your Android phone, enjoy live or recorded TV over 3G, 4G, or WiFi. Take control of your TV and DVR from your mobile device. Flip through channels with the virtual remote control. Pause, fast-forward, rewind, and even schedule DVR recordings.
• Watch and control your live and recorded TV shows anywhere, anytime – in up to Full HD.
• No blocked shows or games in any location. Watch your favorite shows and sports on all the channels you subscribe to, even when you’re overseas.
• Never miss a final episode or live event. View them when you want, where you want, and become the spoiler in your social group.
• Play and schedule DVR recordings.
• Watch on a second TV anywhere via Apple TV® and Roku®.
• Enjoy full hand-off to Roku – multi-task while watching with your Roku, even take phone calls.
• No monthly fees.

COMPATIBLE DEVICES*:
- Android phone (Android 2.2+)
*Some features only available for latest version of Android.

COMPATIBLE SLING DEVICES*:
- Slingbox M1
- SlingTV
- Slingbox 500
- Slingbox 350
- Slingbox PRO-HD
- Slingbox SOLO
* Slingplayer for Android Phones may work on certain Sling devices prior to SOLO and PRO-HD, in certain configurations. Technical support is not available for such usage. For more details, please refer to the Sling compatibility guide at http://support.sling.com/KB/KB-2000121 If you own a prior-generation Sling, you may be eligible to receive an upgrade discount on a supported model. Please visit http://www.sling.com/upgrade for details.
If you are a DISH Network customer, the following devices are NOT compatible with the Slingplayer app. Please download the free DISH Anywhere app.
- Hopper with Sling receiver
- Hopper receiver
- VIP 922 receiver
- Sling Adapter
Watch and/or control video sources such as:
- Cable set-top box and DVR
- Satellite set-top box and DVR
- Telco / IPTV set-top box and DVR
- Basic cable
- Digital Over-the-Air broadcasts (Slingbox PRO-HD only)
- Tivo
- Home security cameras
- Blu-ray/DVD players
To learn more about Sling, please visit http://www.sling.com
Note: While the Slingplayer app is available for download in all countries, Sling hardware is required, and is only available for purchase from authorized resellers in the following countries: United States, Andorra, Australia, Austria, Belgium, Bermuda, Brazil, Canada, Columbia, Denmark, El Salvador, Finland, France, Germany, Hong Kong, India, Indonesia, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Japan, Korea, Liechtenstein, Luxembourg, Mexico, Monaco, Netherlands, Norway, San Marino, Singapore, Spain, Switzerland, Sweden, Turkey, United Kingdom, Vatican City. Hardware warranty and technical support is only provided in the country where the Slingbox purchase is made, and only if the purchase was from an authorized reseller. For more information, please refer to your locale's Sling Warranty.

Recent changes:
-Improvements to Roku handoff: After you send your video to Slingplayer on Roku, the phone is not required to keep video streaming on Roku. Leave the room, answer a phone call, or turn off the phone entirely and continue enjoying your TV on the big screen.
-visual design updates
-various performance improvements and bug fixes
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$14.99
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4.4
User ratings
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Installs
100,000+
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File size
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About Slingplayer for Phones
Get the most out of your Sling devices and turn your Android phone into a TV with Slingplayer for Phones. With a Sling device at home and Slingplayer on your Android phone, enjoy live or recorded TV over 3G, 4G, or WiFi. Take control of your TV and DVR from your mobile device. Flip through channels with the virtual remote control. Pause, fast-forward, rewind, and even schedule DVR recordings.
• Watch and control your live and recorded TV shows anywhere, anytime – in up to Full HD.
• No blocked shows or games in any location. Watch your favorite shows and sports on all the channels you subscribe to, even when you’re overseas.
• Never miss a final episode or live event. View them when you want, where you want, and become the spoiler in your social group.
• Play and schedule DVR recordings.
• Watch on a second TV anywhere via Apple TV® and Roku®.
• Enjoy full hand-off to Roku – multi-task while watching with your Roku, even take phone calls.
• No monthly fees.

COMPATIBLE DEVICES*:
- Android phone (Android 2.2+)
*Some features only available for latest version of Android.

COMPATIBLE SLING DEVICES*:
- Slingbox M1
- SlingTV
- Slingbox 500
- Slingbox 350
- Slingbox PRO-HD
- Slingbox SOLO
* Slingplayer for Android Phones may work on certain Sling devices prior to SOLO and PRO-HD, in certain configurations. Technical support is not available for such usage. For more details, please refer to the Sling compatibility guide at http://support.sling.com/KB/KB-2000121 If you own a prior-generation Sling, you may be eligible to receive an upgrade discount on a supported model. Please visit http://www.sling.com/upgrade for details.
If you are a DISH Network customer, the following devices are NOT compatible with the Slingplayer app. Please download the free DISH Anywhere app.
- Hopper with Sling receiver
- Hopper receiver
- VIP 922 receiver
- Sling Adapter
Watch and/or control video sources such as:
- Cable set-top box and DVR
- Satellite set-top box and DVR
- Telco / IPTV set-top box and DVR
- Basic cable
- Digital Over-the-Air broadcasts (Slingbox PRO-HD only)
- Tivo
- Home security cameras
- Blu-ray/DVD players
To learn more about Sling, please visit http://www.sling.com
Note: While the Slingplayer app is available for download in all countries, Sling hardware is required, and is only available for purchase from authorized resellers in the following countries: United States, Andorra, Australia, Austria, Belgium, Bermuda, Brazil, Canada, Columbia, Denmark, El Salvador, Finland, France, Germany, Hong Kong, India, Indonesia, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Japan, Korea, Liechtenstein, Luxembourg, Mexico, Monaco, Netherlands, Norway, San Marino, Singapore, Spain, Switzerland, Sweden, Turkey, United Kingdom, Vatican City. Hardware warranty and technical support is only provided in the country where the Slingbox purchase is made, and only if the purchase was from an authorized reseller. For more information, please refer to your locale's Sling Warranty.

Recent changes:
-Improvements to Roku handoff: After you send your video to Slingplayer on Roku, the phone is not required to keep video streaming on Roku. Leave the room, answer a phone call, or turn off the phone entirely and continue enjoying your TV on the big screen.
-visual design updates
-various performance improvements and bug fixes

User reviews of Slingplayer for Phones
Works brilliantly! I have it running on a Galaxy S2 and a Galaxy Tab. Although the picture is not quite as clear on the Tab, they both perform very well, and it is clever how the bitstream speed is constantly tweaked to try to ensure the picture never freezes. The better the connection, the better the picture. Surprised how well it performed on the T-Mobile network as well. Agreed, it is cheeky to charge £20 when you already bought the Slingbox, but if you have a smartphone or tablet, then you are missing out big time by not adding this app. By the way, it controls UK Sky+ really well, with pretty much every commend available, including record, pause, and full EPG access. NICE!
Feb 29, 2012
WASTE OF MONEY! This is a great app, only if your phone's internet connection is prestine -- which often times isn't. As a result, the video locks up and freezes often, which makes it frustrating to use. Have not been able to make it through an entire show without failure. Use your laptop/netbook free access to the Sling web player and save your money because this app does not work while traveling cross-country in ground transportation.
Jun 14, 2011
Absolutley perfect on my Desire and on my Fascinate 4G. That's all I can say. Perfect.
Jun 7, 2011
Awesome! I travel a lot and have 2 Slingbox Pro HDs at home, hooked up to 2 different Dish Network receivers. I use it to show off my phone when necessary. ;)
Apr 14, 2011
Great app, but it would be better if it supported App2SD, so it can be moved to SD card. Android 2.2 (Froyo) allows apps to be moved to SD card, for the apps that support it.
Mar 9, 2011
Android Market Comments
A Google User
4 days ago
Galaxy Note 4 The app doesn't work right on the Galaxy Note 4. Please update!
A Google User
5 days ago
Great app Now supports chromecast, great work.
A Google User
5 days ago
Really should have one app for free I'm actually very disappointed that the phone and tablet apps haven't been merged and that people are being gouged. I've purchased three generations of $300 slingboxes, the phone and tablet apps for myself and my wife and years ago, the Windows Mobile app. If I want the app on Windows 8.1 I'd have to buy it yet again! I get there's a lot of hard work that goes into this but why sell such an expensive unit and not include a license for the software to use it.
A Google User
5 days ago
Fans I love my sling box 500. The reason I didn't give 5 star is hard to get HQ on phone data. Only on wifi you can enjoy the clarity.
A Google User
5 days ago
Broken on last update Was great. Now I can't change the channel. Can't get to the directory. Sad! Was truly good.