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SlingPlayer for Android Tablets

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SlingPlayer, Bandwidth & You

A look at how mobile bandwidth and Internet speed at home can factor into watching your TV anywhere. Watch this if you'd like to get higher quality video on your mobile device!

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Which popular Android tablets support HD streaming in SlingPlayer?

The latest release of SlingPlayer for Android Tablets provides HD streaming with the new HD Quality option. HD streaming is only available over Wi-Fi, and you must have a network download speed of 2048 Kbps.

SlingPlayer on my mobile device keeps asking for my Slingbox password

If SlingPlayer on your iPhone, iPad, Android phone or tablet, or Windows Phone device keeps asking for your Slingbox password over and over again, here's how to fix it.

Troubleshooting SlingPlayer for Android Tablets video quality issues

Having streaming quality issues when you're away from home? Here are some things to try.

Slingbox settings can cause poor video quality with SlingPlayer on your mobile device

If the video quality with SlingPlayer isn't great, the issue may be with how your Slingbox is set up for viewing over the Internet. The good news: it's pretty easy to fix.

How to buy and install SlingPlayer for Android Phones and/or Tablets

SlingPlayer for Android and SlingPlayer for Android Tablets are only available through the Google Play Store. Here's how to find and install them directly from your Internet-enabled phone or tablet.

How to use the Program Guide and Favorites

SlingPlayer features an interactive, touch-to-select program Guide, and Favorites, which you can use to save, organize, and view your favorite channels. These features are available in the US and Canada only at this point.

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How to improve your home network

To get the best viewing experience from your Slingbox, you need a home network that is reliable and performs well. if you're willing to experiment, here are some suggestions to improve your home network!

Why am I not getting better video quality when I have good upload and download speeds?

If you have high upload speeds at the Slingbox site, and high download speeds where you are watching, why aren't you getting better video quality? Here are some possible reasons and some suggestions for improving your video quality.

Audio only mode with SlingPlayer for various mobile devices

Do you want to listen to the big game while fighting a fierce battle between birds and pigs? Do you still want to listen while you're in a low bandwidth area? Audio only mode allows you to do just that!

Facebook sharing with SlingPlayer for Mobile Devices

Want to share what TV programming you are watching with your friends on Facebook? Here's how!

Which popular Android tablets support HD streaming in SlingPlayer?

The latest release of SlingPlayer for Android Tablets provides HD streaming with the new HD Quality option. HD streaming is only available over Wi-Fi, and you must have a network download speed of 2048 Kbps.

SlingPlayer on my mobile device keeps asking for my Slingbox password

If SlingPlayer on your iPhone, iPad, Android phone or tablet, or Windows Phone device keeps asking for your Slingbox password over and over again, here's how to fix it.

Setting global options for SlingPlayer for Android Tablets

You can set many different options to customize SlingPlayer!

Why can't I see Guide in the Options overlay?

I want to use the Guide on my Android Tablet, but it's not working. Why?

Tap the center of the screen while connected to control SlingPlayer

Tapping the center of the SlingPlayer screen while you're watching TV displays some control options. Let's take a look at what those options are!

Troubleshooting SlingPlayer for Android Tablets video quality issues

Having streaming quality issues when you're away from home? Here are some things to try.

Using your Guide and Favorites

(US and Canada only) Here is some great information on how to utilize your Guide and manage your Favorites on SlingPlayer for Android Tablets.

Viewing and Controlling your Slingbox

Using SlingPlayer for Android Tablets is very similar to using Watch on Slingbox.com! This page describes some of the new remote control features available.

How to launch (and exit) SlingPlayer for Android Tablets

Here's how to get started when you just want to watch via your Slingbox.

SlingPlayer doesn't work with my DISH Network DVR

Want to use the SlingLoaded™ features of your DISH Network DVR with your iPhone or Android mobile device?

Slingbox settings can cause poor video quality with SlingPlayer on your mobile device

If the video quality with SlingPlayer isn't great, the issue may be with how your Slingbox is set up for viewing over the Internet. The good news: it's pretty easy to fix.

Bought SlingPlayer from the Google Play Store? Want to extend your registration to another device?

Here's how to extend your registration for SlingPlayer products purchased from the Google Play Store (formerly Android Market) to other Android devices.

How to buy and install SlingPlayer for Android Phones and/or Tablets

SlingPlayer for Android and SlingPlayer for Android Tablets are only available through the Google Play Store. Here's how to find and install them directly from your Internet-enabled phone or tablet.

How to use the Program Guide and Favorites

SlingPlayer features an interactive, touch-to-select program Guide, and Favorites, which you can use to save, organize, and view your favorite channels. These features are available in the US and Canada only at this point.

A slow Internet connection at home can affect picture quality when using Internet Viewing

You need high-speed Internet (broadband) service at home in order to get quality video when viewing over the Internet. Upload speed is especially important.

Help finding your video source with the Supported Video Sources Tool

Want to know if the video source that you've hooked up to your Slingbox has a supported remote control for Watch on Slingbox.com? This tool enables you to search our database!

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