Have you just installed IPTV smarters or have been using the IPTV app for a while and noticed that when you go to select a channel you see it say “Playback Error” then this article will teach you how to fix this.
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There are normally 3 reasons you see playback errors on your IPTV streams when using the IPTV smarters app, we will be covering all 3 reasons below with the most common reason first.
How To Fix Playback Error On The IPTV Smarters App
Your Internet Provider Is Blocking Your IPTV Providers Server
This will be the most common reason if you are based in the UK, France, Spain, and some other European countries then many of the internet providers (ISPs) have started to block IPTV servers when there is live football on.
To easily resolve this you can purchase a VPN which costs around $10 a month (and lower depending on the package you choose) and this will fix the playback error you are seeing on all the IPTV channels you are trying to watch.
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Now if it’s a weekend or a weekday and football is on and you are getting playback errors this will be the reason why so purchase the VPN above and resolve the issue permanently.
If you want more information about this then check out our article Why You Need To Use A VPN With IPTV.
Your Internet Is Having Issues Or Your IPTV Providers Server Is Down
You will need to make sure that your internet is working on your IPTV device this is easy to do by going to another app such as YouTube and then trying to play a video you will know right away if your IPTV device still has internet access.
If you are getting internet then its a high chance your IPTV provider’s server is down so a good way to test is to go to the server URL of your internet supplier and check if a page loads up or you can use a windows PC to ping your IPTV providers server.
To see how to do the above check out our guide Fixing IPTV Playback Errors.
Some Channels Are Down With Your IPTV Provider
If many IPTV channels are working and only a few channels are giving you problems then this will be that some IPTV channels are not working and you will need to send your IPTV supplier an email about these channels.
See our latest article on What To Do If IPTV Doesn’t Work On Wifi.
We have covered all the fixes for the playback error when using the IPTV smarters app so you can be sure to resolve any playback errors and get back to enjoying quality IPTV.