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SlingPlayer for iPhone

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Get the most out of your Sling devices and turn your iPhone into a TV with Slingplayer for iPhone. With a Sling device at home and Slingplayer on your iPhone, 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.

- iPhone (iOS 7.0+)
- iPod touch (iOS 7.0+)

- Slingbox M1

* Slingplayer for iPhone 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 If you own a prior-generation Sling, you may be eligible to receive an upgrade discount on a supported model. Please visit 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 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

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.

What's New in Version 3.8.51

iOS 10 support, Bug fixes.

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Customer Reviews

Slingbox app

I paid $15 before the app became free with ad Support. I have always been very happy with it. I don't usually buy apps, but I think it is worth it to be ad free. I love being able to watch TV where ever I may be without restrictions on Pay channels or regional restrictions for sports games. Only one channel can be watched at the same time which includes the TV in the house and the mobile app. Works best if you have a vacation home where nobody's watching the TV so you can watch that channel whereever you might be.

My Review of Slingbox

My advice regarding the Slingbox: DO NOT BUY !!!!

This is one of the most ridiculous products ever developed. It's poorly designed, which causes this product to constantly fail .It is very " user" unfriendly . Every time it is used, it fails , and has technical glitches. Once your 1year warranty has passed, Slingbox makes you pay a fee for each problem that occurs , when you call in for technical support. When they asked you to post a review, your only choice to rate this product, is a 5 star rating, you cannot post any lower star rating. If I had a choice, I would give this product 1 star, at best. I would recommend any potential buyer , NOT TO BUY !!!


This last update that has been released is way better than the previous version. I couldn't even change the channels on the iPhone without the app force closing. Ever since the update, at least the basic functions are working. I haven't used the fast forward, rewind, or play yet; but I'm just ecstatic the main functions are now finally working properly.

SlingPlayer for iPhone
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  • $14.99
  • Category: Entertainment
  • Updated:
  • Version: 3.8.51
  • Size: 62.1 MB
  • Languages: English, Danish, Dutch, Finnish, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Norwegian Bokmål, Portuguese, Spanish, Swedish
  • Seller:
Rated 12+ for the following:
  • Infrequent/Mild Alcohol, Tobacco, or Drug Use or References
  • Infrequent/Mild Mature/Suggestive Themes
  • Infrequent/Mild Horror/Fear Themes
  • Infrequent/Mild Profanity or Crude Humor
  • Infrequent/Mild Sexual Content and Nudity
  • Infrequent/Mild Realistic Violence
  • Infrequent/Mild Cartoon or Fantasy Violence

Compatibility: Requires iOS 7.0 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch.

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