Watch UKTV Play Abroad Using Unlocator

Content Verification Date: April 27, 2024

The Quick Guide to Unblock UKTV Play

  1. Create an Unlocator account
  2. Configure your device to use Unlocator Smart DNS or VPN
  3. Go to the website of UKTV Play or use their app if supported.
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Unblock UKTV Play

UKTV Play is a British online streaming platform that brings you content from channels such as Dave, Really, Yesterday, and Drama. You can tap into a wide library of TV shows like A Place to Call Home, An Inspector Calls, Africa, and so many more. However, just like many channels in different regions, UKTV Play is only available for viewers residing in the United Kingdom. Therefore, in order to stream the channel abroad, you must make use of Unlocator.

How to Unblock UKTV Play Outside the UK With Unlocator Smart DNS

If you’re a current UK resident, then access to UKTV Play is easy. You can tune into your favorite shows at any convenient time. But if you live overseas, then that will instantly result in a geo-error message that states:

“The video you are trying to watch cannot be viewed from your current country or location.”

Unlocator Smart DNS gives you access to the streaming service and a plethora of other geographically restricted channels regardless of your current location. It simply does that by re-directing the URLs responsible for exposing your whereabouts. Once configured,  you’ll easily be able to stream UKTV Play anywhere in the world.

You can easily set up Unlocator. All you have to do is create an Unlocator account and follow these setup guides based on the platform you’re operating. Note that there’s no need for any additional software to install Unlocator on your device.

On iOS and Android, users must change the device’s Region and Language to the UK. Without that, a banner will pop up as the app starts indicating “OUTSIDE THE UK?“. However, the videos will play in both situations.

Also, after you create your account and set up Unlocator, go to your region settings. Scroll down to “Region Packages” and choose the UK Region Package.

Watch UKTV Play Abroad Using Unlocator VPN

As opposed to Unlocator Smart DNS, it’s VPN service does change your IP address. This method is highly suggested for those who prefer their online security and privacy. So, to unblock UKTV Play abroad, a UK IP address is required. Unlocator VPN helps you obtain that by connecting to a British server. Upon connecting, you’ll spoof your online location and appear to be browsing straight from the UK. As a result, when you launch UKTV Play again, you’ll notice that the geo-ban has been lifted.

Even though bypassing geo-restrictions is a huge part of Unlocator VPN’s service, it’s well known that the original attention goes to your security. By altering your IP address and encrypting your connection, you’ll be able to avoid any possible threat that might target your device. Furthermore, you get to browse the internet anonymously once your IP address gets cloaked.

Installing Unlocator VPN is easy. Just sign up for Unlocator, install the application on your Android, iOS, Mac or Windows, connect to a US server, and you’re done. Now you can watch UKTV Play no matter where your current location is.

The Following List of Devices Work With Unlocator Smart DNS and UKTV Play

For a full list of compatibility between Unlocator Smart DNS, channels and devices please see our Channels & Devices Page