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Buster47
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Want to watch BT Sport on TV screen

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I have BT phone and broardband package with BT Sport. I watch BT Sport on my IPad but would like to watch on a larger screen.

Can this be done using a BT Mini YouView box and is a monthly subscription required ?

As an alternative can BT Sport be watched from my IPad using Airplay and how is this done ?

If anybody can help me i would be very greatful

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Re: Want to watch BT Sport on TV screen

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Hi @Buster47 thanks for posting. Is your BT Sport app provided as part of a BT Mobile contract? If so you can't cast it to your TV. To get the version of the App that you can cast to Chormecast or Apple TV you'd need a BT TV subscription or pay for the BT Sport app which costs £9 per month.

With the Mini Youview box you can get BT Sport but you'd need also need a subscription. Check our this link for more info on the ways you can watch the BT Sport service on TV. Post back if you've any questions.

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Buster47
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Re: Want to watch BT Sport on TV screen

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Hi Neil O, My BT Sport app is not part of  BT Mobile contract, it is an add on to the phone and broardband package which is Superfast Fibre 1 30GB. I pay £6 for BT sport Lite [that is what it says on the bill] but i can watch Sport 1,2 or 3 ok using the IPad or on MacPro through Google Chrome although it will buffer when the adds are shown at half time watching rugby which is a small problem compaired to some using a MacPro

As i pay for BT Sport will i be able to use Chromecast ? and is the £9 fee something different ?

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gomezz
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Can you connect the MacPro to the TV with an HDMI cable? That is what I do for online services which do not support casting on my Windows laptop.
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Buster47
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Hi Gomezz, yes that is what i do at the present. I used to do it via safari then had terrible problems so i now view via google chrome. I can usually get through one half of a rugby match ok but as soon as half time comes and they go into adverts buffering occurs so i have to start again for the second half but somtimes just before the final whistle  it will buffer again.

I am trying to find out if i can watch bt sport via chromecast  using Ipad which has no problems, any advice would be gratefully received.

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cooperman
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The BT Sport App on iPad can be used with Chromecast on a TV. As I understand it though you either have to subscribe to BT TV or the BT Sport App. The Link from NielO gives the details and suggests you will get a free Chromecast if subscribing to BT Sport.

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Buster47
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Thanks for the reply and yes i think you are correct having looked at NeilO's link

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