Beebplayer help...?

Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by seymour71, Mar 12, 2010.

  1. seymour71

    seymour71 Active Member
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    Ok, I realise it's probably something I'm doing wrong, but i can't get it to play anything at all.

    It loads the front screen of the programme I select fine, then when I press play, it goes through the 'checking availability on iplayer', then just says 'the selected programme is not availabvle yet, please try later'

    This happens if I'm using 3g, or at home on the Wifi.

    Any ideas guys?

    cheers.
     

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  2. daveybaby

    daveybaby Well-Known Member
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  3. Heroine

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    Just checked mine, it's playing ok.
    Live tv plays ok
    Checked a random selection of older progs from popular & highlights list...only one came up with the message u guys get, the rest play fine.
     
  4. daveybaby

    daveybaby Well-Known Member
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    Hmmm, youre right - tried about 3 things in a row and got the 'not available' error, 4th thing i tried worked ok.
     
  5. jim_h

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    I've had the same on a few programs that are listed as still being available, but the majority seem ok.
     
  6. peterc10

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    If you look in the Help menu for the beebplayer you will see that they make the point that not all listed programmes are available and some may take hours or even days to appear, depending upon the BBC.

    So I suspect this particular error message may be donw to the BBC. the Help also explains other possible problems that may occur.
     
  7. Xyro

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    And the beebPlayer page on the market say's they wont be effect by the BBC's changes Dave :)
     
  8. pspbricker

    pspbricker Well-Known Member
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    Auntie Beeb has stopped allowing 3rd party software like Beebplayer from showing there wares - unfortunately..
     
  9. Xyro

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    Looking at the link Dave gave it says the change is that the

    And in the market entry for beebplayer it says

     
  10. rainmanne

    rainmanne Well-Known Member
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    In my case I can play a programme for 3-5 min and after that it stops and if I try to resume or start again it does not play or play for few sec only. Apparently a known bug without any solution.
     
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