When it comes to streaming entertainment, there are tons of streaming services available all over the world. The most popular among them are Netflix, YouTube, Hulu, Disney+, HBO Max, etc. Apart from these, there is another way for streaming Live TV, movies, and TV shows that is Internet Protocol Television (IPTV). In comparison to the traditional streaming or cable TV service, IPTV is easily affordable and has lots more content. Also, IPTV is accessible on all commonly used devices like Android, iOS, Roku, Fire TV, and even Zgemma devices.

Zgemma is a set-top box device specially designed to stream IPTV content. It is loaded with Android and Linux OS to run your IPTV service. The process of accessing IPTV may look difficult for first-timers. But once the IPTV is set, you can be able to set up an IPTV service in no matter of time. In the upcoming article, let’s see how to set up and access IPTV service on Zgemma device.

Zgemma Specifications

  • Operating System – Linux and Android Dual System
  • Chipset – Hi3798MV200
  • Display – 4K- 2160p
  • RAM – 16GB EMMC / 2GB DDR4 Memory
  • Processor – ARM processor with 1500MHz Quad-core CPU

Note: This is the configuration of the H10 Combo device and varies slightly based on the device.

Types of Zgemma Device

  • Zgemma H10 series
  • Zgemma i55 Plus
  • Zgemma i55
  • Zgemma H9 series
  • Zgemma H4 series
  • Zgemma H6 series
  • Zgemma H7 series
  • Zgemma H2 series
  • Zgemma Star series
  • Zgemma S2 series

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How to Set Up IPTV on Zgemma

[1] Connect the Zgemma device to your TV and power on both the device.

[2] On the remote, click on the Menu button to get the main menu.

[3] Choose Plugins and go to the Plugin Browser from the menu.

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[4] Click on the Green button on your remote to go to the Download plugin section.

[5] Wait for some time to load all the plugin information that is available for download.

[6] Once loaded, click on Extensions under Downloadable Plugins.

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[7] Scroll down the plugin list until you find epgimport (1.0 + git134) and click on it.

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[8] Confirm the download by clicking on Yes in the pop-up.

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[9] Wait until the download process finishes.

[10] After downloading the plugin, get back to the Plugin browser

[11] Here, you can find the installed EPG-Importer plugin.

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[12] Make a note of the device’s IP address and restart your Zgemma device.

Note: To find your Zgemma device IP address, go to Main Menu >> Information >> Network >> IP.

[13] Now, turn on your PC and install the Putty application.

[14] Once installed, launch Putty and enter the IP address in the IP address tab.

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[15] Select the Connection type as Telnet.

[16] Once done, click on Open to open the Putty Terminal.

[17] In the terminal, type the zgemmah2s login as root and click on Enter.

[18] In the root, add the script given by the IPTV provider and again click on Enter.

[19] The script will be added to the Zgemma device based on the IP address provided.

[20] On your Zgemma device, it will take some time to download all Root-Hosting Bouquet, VOD Bouquet, Live TV Bouquet, and several other bouquets files.

[21] Once downloaded, you will be displayed with a message, “Your box will now reboot.

[22] Now, your Zgemma box will be rebooted automatically

[23] In the meantime, the Putty terminal will disappear on your PC, and this means the process is successful.

[22] After the reboot process, you will get all the content provided by the IPTV service.

[23] Now, you can navigate and stream all your favorite IPTV content on the Zgemma device.

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EndNote

We hope the guide helps you set up and stream IPTV on your Zgemma device. Before subscribing to any IPTV service, make sure it has Zgemma access or script to access the IPTV content on your device. You can also check out various other alternative devices that are very much easier to access IPTV like Fire TV, Android TV Box, Smart TV, etc. If you have any queries, let us know in the comments section below.