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Watch Hong Kong TVB Shows on Android Phones and Tablets - Free and Legal

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Watch Hong Kong TVB Shows on Android Phones and Tablets - Free and Legal

"TVB全新海外免費串流網絡平台 - TVB Anywhere Lite !為世界各地華人提供豐富的中文電視娛樂資訊!"

Download >>>TVB Anywhere Lite<<< from Google Playstore on your Android phone or tablet.

It plays many TVB dramas, shows and news for users outside Hong Kong. It is free and legal. No registration is required.
This app works on my Android phone and Android tablet, but it does not work on my TV box.

The app is in portrait mode for a phone or a tablet. On my Android TV Box which is in landscape mode, I cannot see the available channels on the bottom half of a portrait screen and thus cannot select them. I tried to scroll up the screen on my TV box but it would not do so. Thus this app is not usable on TV box.
Note: Once a channel is selected, it will be streamed in landscape mode to occupy the whole screen.

You may chromecast or miracast your phone screen to the TV though.
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Gee wrote: What's the catch?

Lots of ads?
Pretty hard to target Hong Kong ads to people who are not living there. Maybe they want the user to share some private information so that it can be sold in some way.

Edit: This app wants inter process communications, identitification, shell, phone, email, contact, network, view according to xprivacy. Seems pretty normal. It doesn't seem to get upset with these permissions being denied, except network which has to be enabled.
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will try and report back
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did u use VPN? I tried and it said doesn't work on your region which I am in Canada!
drdtyc wrote: "TVB全新海外免費串流網絡平台 - TVB Anywhere Lite !為世界各地華人提供豐富的中文電視娛樂資訊!"

Download >>>TVB Anywhere Lite<<< from Google Playstore on your Android phone or tablet.

It plays many TVB dramas, shows and news for users outside Hong Kong. It is free and legal. No registration is required.
This app works on my Android phone and Android tablet, but it does not work on my TV box.

The app is in portrait mode for a phone or a tablet. On my Android TV Box which is in landscape mode, I cannot see the available channels on the bottom half of a protrait screen and thus cannot select them. I tried to scroll up the screen on my TV box but it would not do so. Thus this app is not usable on TV box.

You may chromecast or miracast your phone screen to the TV though.
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kiasu wrote: did u use VPN? I tried and it said doesn't work on your region which I am in Canada!
Did not use VPN, but denied pretty much everything except network access. It worked.
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kiasu wrote: did u use VPN? I tried and it said doesn't work on your region which I am in Canada!
No VPN. Can watch on wifi everywhere I have tried e.g. in a mall, Tim Horton's and McDonald's.
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Strange

I will try againlater
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drdtyc wrote: The app is in portrait mode for a phone or a tablet. On my Android TV Box which is in landscape mode, I cannot see the available channels on the bottom half of a protrait screen and thus cannot select them.
In portrait mode? That sucks.
How does it compare with icdrama on desktop/tablet/cell/Netbook under Kodi?
I suppose it does live then
I have tvpad4. I can afford to wait and see
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danieltoronto wrote: In portrait mode? That sucks.
How does it compare with icdrama on desktop/tablet/cell/Netbook under Kodi?
I suppose it does live then
I have tvpad4. I can afford to wait and see
In portrait mode only when choosing episodes of a program. Once a selected episode is streaming, it is in landscape mode.

My TV box cannot see the episode list of a program which is on the lower half of the portrait screen. This screen has no scroll down capability. :(

The picture quality of a streaming episode on my phone and tablet is quite good.
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Works well for me. Surprisingly, Good quality (720p). Not too many ads.

Thanks op!
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my Chinese is mediocre...

you can only watch the old tvb series? seems like for the new ones... there is just 30 second preview clips?

and for the old series, all episodes are there except the final episode?
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guys..i tried on my iphone and it doesn't work...keep telling me it wont work on my region in Chinese words....
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kiasu wrote: guys..i tried on my iphone and it doesn't work...keep telling me it wont work on my region in Chinese words....
Maybe your ISP is blocked. Either try your cellphone data or a public hotspot
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Gee wrote: Maybe your ISP is blocked. Either try your cellphone data or a public hotspot
u r right! damn Simconet!!!!!!
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I just downloaded the app from Google Play. When I open the app, it does ask for registration. But no big deal, I just registered it :)

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