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Virgin TV Anywhere

by Virgin Media
Rated: All Ages
3.1 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (458 customer reviews)

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Latest Updates

What's new in version 2.2.2
  • Clarified device support.

Product details

  • Release Date: 18 July 2014
  • Rated: All Ages This app may include dynamic content. What's this?
  • Average Customer Review: 3.1 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (458 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: #371 Free in Appstore for Android (See Top 100 Free in Appstore for Android)
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Product Features

  • Watch live TV anywhere in the UK on WiFi
  • Set & delete TiVo recordings remotely, and sort out recording clashes
  • Search & browse live TV & On Demand listings using full QWERTY keyboard, and without taking over the big screen
  • Use your device as an advanced remote control
  • Share what you're watching with your Facebook friends and Twitter followers

Product Description


Winner 2015 TV Connect Awards - Best TV Everywhere Service
Winner 2014 TV Connect Awards - Best Multiscreen TV Service
Winner 2014 TV Connect Awards - Best Live Online TV Service or Solution
Winner 2013 & 2014 Connected TV Awards – The Companion and Second Screen Prize

Got Virgin Media TiVo® Service on your telly? Meet Virgin TV Anywhere! It lets you watch live TV, wherever you connect to WiFi in the UK. What’s more, you can manage your recordings on the move, as well as search, browse, discover and share what you’re watching on 3G/4G mobile connections or with WiFi. Plus, you can use it at home as a clever remote control.

• watch TV on the move, when you’re connected to WiFi in the UK. See our latest live and on demand channel list the channels available to watch depend on your Virgin Media TV package
• browse the TV guide to see what’s on, up to 14 days in the future, and browse shows from up to 7 days ago
• set recordings & Series links for TV shows & movies. There’s no limit on how many recordings you can set and you’ll know instantly if there is a recording clash
• browse and delete your recordings if you need to make space on your TiVo
• sort out recording clashes and reorganise your recording priorities to make sure you don’t miss your favourite shows
• speed up the way you search and browse. Search using your device’s QWERTY keypad, rather than the remote, and without taking over the big screen, to discover great new shows & rediscover old classics
• share what you’re watching or planning to watch on Facebook and Twitter
• find out more about the cast and crew
• set up WishLists to automatically record shows featuring your favourite actor, director or subject
• at home, transform your device into a second TV screen or a clever remote control and launch a channel, recording or On Demand show to play on your TV
• register up to two devices to watch live TV, in addition to your TiVo box

• a supported Android mobile or tablet with WiFi internet in the UK
• a TiVo® box
• your My Virgin Media username and password
• for security reasons and to protect the rights of our content partners Virgin TV Anywhere is not supported on rooted devices where unauthorised modifications have been made to the operating system
• for the app to work correctly, tablets with screen sizes of 7 inches and below need to use the phone version of the app rather than the tablet version; you should be given the correct version by default from your app store

• Simply connect your TiVo® box to your router or Super Hub using an Ethernet cable, Smart TV wireless adaptor or Powerline kit. You’ll find help to do this in the main menu in the app.

If you’re having any issues or have further questions check out the following links:

For more information about how the app works have a look at our Discover pages

View our Android Help page by selecting Help in the main menu on your device.

If you think your device should be supported, but isn’t, please talk to the experts on the TV Anywhere forum

Copyright ©2014 TiVo Inc. All rights reserved. TiVo and the TiVo logo are registered trademarks of TiVo Inc. and its subsidiaries worldwide.

Technical Details

  • Size: Varies by device (31.2MB - 31.6MB)
  • Version: 2.2.2
  • Developed By: Virgin Media
  • Application Permissions: (Help me understand what permissions mean)
    • Read from external storage
    • Enter Wi-Fi Multi-cast mode
    • Write to external storage
    • Read the low-level system log files
    • Access information about Wi-Fi networks
    • Delete cache files
    • Mount and unmount file systems for removable storage
    • Read-only access to phone state
    • Read or write the system settings
    • Connect to a paired Bluetooth devices
    • Open network sockets
    • Discover and pair Bluetooth devices
    • PowerManager WakeLocks to keep the processor from sleeping or the screen from dimming
    • Access information about networks
  • Minimum Operating System: Varies by device
  • Approximate Download Time: Less than 5 minutes

Customer Reviews

Most Helpful Customer Reviews
7 of 7 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Exactly what you would expect 3 Aug. 2014
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I have this app on my iPad and the kindle fire version does not disappoint. The picture quality is really good and lots of options available. A must for Virgin Media subscribers
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6 of 6 people found the following review helpful
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Great app two minutes to set up easy peasey four stars instead of five because you can't watch all channels (BBC, plus ones etc) only the ones with a wireless symbol beside it . Was 50 miles away in my girlfriends house thought I try to record a film from the app . Worked a treat . Well please
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8 of 8 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars useful 14 Aug. 2014
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Quite good but many channels can't be watched on the Kindle Fire.
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5 of 5 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars nice one 16 Aug. 2014
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Need more channels available on device, apart from that, a great app that does exactly what it was meant to do. Very well done :)
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5 of 5 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars good but could be better 1 Aug. 2014
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would be better if you could watch pre recorded "my shows "
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3 of 3 people found the following review helpful
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I say that I hate it BUT how can I hate something I can not get or use , I am a "fully paid up member" of virgin , I pay my bill every month BUT I can not have VIRGIN TV ANYWHERE , but because I do not have a TIVO box but I am discriminated against , why is this ?? .
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4 of 4 people found the following review helpful
2.0 out of 5 stars No good unless you subscribe to TIVO. 25 Aug. 2014
By jimh
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when I installed the app got a message saying I couldn't use it unless I subscribed to Tivo Not prepared to do this.
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8 of 9 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars Works well 7 Aug. 2014
By Julie C
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It works really well but only selected channels. To watch them all you need to connect your tv to the internet and we've not done that yet. But for the channels you can see its excellent. You can also set your TiVo to record from the app. Once we're fully connected it will be superb and would deserve 5 stars.
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Most Recent Customer Reviews
1.0 out of 5 stars Virgin TV Anywhere and Kindle Fire
I tried to download this app for my Kindle Fire. Was unable to do so so because Googleplay said I didn't have any devices, so I was unable to use it.
Published 3 days ago by JIMBOEK
4.0 out of 5 stars bradd1956
Very much depends on the strength of the wireless network signal, but petty good generally. Pity the sky sports app is not available on my particular device... Read more
Published 5 days ago by Ian
1.0 out of 5 stars this app was no good to me.
I could not find a way of getting this app to work on my kindle fire. Eventually gave up.
Published 5 days ago by Mrs. C. J. Bartle
1.0 out of 5 stars absolutely useless.
Though great stuff can watch Wimbledon on bbc1 and bbc2 ,oh how wrong.
Don't bother with this app it is rubbish.
Published 6 days ago by Chris Timms
1.0 out of 5 stars One Star
Didn't work!
Published 8 days ago by Amazon Customer
1.0 out of 5 stars Not for me
Could not use this app, I guess its for Virgin customers.
Published 9 days ago by mcs
3.0 out of 5 stars Three Stars
Published 9 days ago by pagolot
4.0 out of 5 stars Happy with purchase .
Happy with purchase ,sticks sometimes .but great to have the choice of so may channel's.
Published 11 days ago by Hilary Richards
5.0 out of 5 stars Five Stars
Published 12 days ago by Chele
1.0 out of 5 stars TV anywhere as long as you are at home
Loaded this onto my kindle fire so that I could watch TV on my break at work. Only to find that most of the channels and all of the tivo content was unavailable because I was not... Read more
Published 13 days ago by Amazon Customer
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