IPTV Playlist: How to Stream IPTV on Smartphone and PC

IPTV Playlist
IPTV Playlist

IPTV Playlist is the file that allows you to stream content on several IPTV service. It is available in the form of an M3U URL or M3U file. Either of these can be used to stream the IPTV content. There are several apps and sites that allow you to stream IPTV playlist. In this article, let’s see some of the ways of how to stream IPTV playlists on all devices.

Need for VPN

If you are using any kind of free or paid M3U playlist, it is better to use some VPN service to avoid being tracked and monitored. It helps to hide your IP address and provides complete anonymity over the internet. NordVPN is one such VPN that offers fast and secure IPTV streaming.

How to Stream IPTV Playlist on Smartphone and Tablet

There are many application that allows you to stream using IPTV Playlist on your smartphones and the most popular among them are

IPTV smarters

Download and install IPTV Smarter Pro on your smartphone, iPad, or tablet. Open the app and choose Load the Playlist file/URL >> Enter the playlist name >> Choose File or URL >> Add the File or URL >> Click on Add User >> Start streaming.

GSE smart IPTV

Choose Remote Playlist tab >> Add icon >> Choose Add M3U URL >> Enter the playlist name >> Enter the URL >> Tap on Add >> Start streaming.

VLC Media Player

Click on More tab >> Choose New stream >> Enter the URL >> Click on Stream icon >> Start streaming.

Related: How to Install Smart IPTV on Windows

How to Watch IPTV Playlist on PC (Windows and Mac)

On PC, you can use VLC media player to access IPTV Playlist to do that

[1] Download and install VLC media player on your Windows or Mac PC.

[2] Click on Media from the menu bar.

media - IPTV Playlist

[3] Choose Open Network Stream from the menu.

[4] Enter the M3U URL under the Network tab.


[5] Click on Play to start streaming the IPTV playlist on your PC.

How to Stream IPTV Playlist using Chrome Extension

[1] Download and install Chrome IPTV Player extension from Chrome Web Store.

[2] Open the extension on your Chrome browser.

[3] Click on the Settings icon from the top right corner.

[4] Tap on the Add New List button.

[5] Click on the Kebab icon that appears below the Add New List button.

[6] Enter the M3U URL in the first text box.

M3U URL - IPTV Playlist

[7] Check the Radio button to load the IPTV playlist.

Playlist loaded

[8] Now you can stream your IPTV from your Chrome browser.

Related: How to Install IPTV on Samsung Smart TV

Wrapping Up

It is best to use a VLC media player for streaming IPTV using IPTV playlists. Because VLC is available for all devices and supports most of the IPTV providers and playlists. We hope this article helped to clarify your doubts. For more queries, make use of the comments section below.