Watch FIOS TV on laptop
SailerJohn
Newbie

Can I watch FIOS TV on my laptop while at home?  Via WiFi when on the road?  How?

Thank you.

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VZ_Shawn
Contributor - Level 1

Yes you can watch some FIOS TV content on your laptop at home or abroad. You can access this content using our FIOS TV ONLINE or Flex View features. To access FIOS TV ONLINE you can go to the following link

https://www36.verizon.com/fiostv/web/members/FTVOnline.aspx (You must log in with your account username and password)

For info on using Flex View please take a look at the following link.

https://www36.verizon.com/fiostv/web/members/AboutFlexView.aspx

ShawnG

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VZ_Shawn
Contributor - Level 1

Yes you can watch some FIOS TV content on your laptop at home or abroad. You can access this content using our FIOS TV ONLINE or Flex View features. To access FIOS TV ONLINE you can go to the following link

https://www36.verizon.com/fiostv/web/members/FTVOnline.aspx (You must log in with your account username and password)

For info on using Flex View please take a look at the following link.

https://www36.verizon.com/fiostv/web/members/AboutFlexView.aspx

ShawnG

majonesz
Enthusiast - Level 1

happy holidays,

i'm logged into my account and i'm trying to watch tv online (computer) but page keeps asking for log in after numerous times trying to view.  please advise.

Hubrisnxs
Legend

Which ID did you log in with.  It has to be the ID you set up when you set up your FiOS.  If you're using the ID From before your FiOS - then it might not be properly linked up.   You might need to call Verizon for that. 

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hall5
Newbie

watch fios tv on my laptop

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Erbal
Enthusiast - Level 1

Yeah, not the same thing.  Other cable providers offer true wireless viewing of live TV or DVR recordings.

scoticus_rex1
Enthusiast - Level 2

When I attempt to go to the above link, I end up here after I log in:

https://www.verizon.com/fiostv/myservices/members/fiostv.aspx

No options there for watching TV on my laptop.

Jim7
Enthusiast - Level 2

I appreciate the effort but this post isn't a solution and shouldn't be marked as such. FIOS doesn't support watching live TV from a laptop. If I am wrong then please correct me.

thetick1234
Specialist - Level 1

"I appreciate the effort but this post isn't a solution and shouldn't be marked as such. FIOS doesn't support watching live TV from a laptop. If I am wrong then please correct me."

All channels no...some channels yes.  See my list below and please comment if you know more channels

 

See http://www.dslreports.com/forum/r28789561-Channels-List-of-Live-on-line-TV-channels-and-links

HappyChica
Newbie

When I try to watch a current show, like ABC, it sends me to a page to select my provider.  I select Verizon FiOS and enter my logon info.  It then just says a bad command was sent.  How do I get past this?

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GDAQ
Enthusiast - Level 1

Time Warner Cable had a very user friendly system to watch live TV on a laptom.  ALL subscribed channels were available with a quick click from the guide.  When I looked into switching to FIOS, the salesperson told me that I would have the same service from FIOS.  Now I learn that only a very few of the networks I watch are available for live streaming and most of the time I get the run-around with password sign-in, huge buffering (I have the fastest Verizon broadband and superfast processers), inability to connect etc.  The live streaming feature was misrepresented by Verizon and I am not getting the value that I thought I was buying.  

Fatboy20041
Enthusiast - Level 1

A very limited list of channels can be viewed from your PC, Mac, iPad or Android.

I like the concept, but due to the limited avalability of channel choice, I seldom use.

cma1000
Enthusiast - Level 2

Will we going to get to see a FIOS TV app to run with in Windows?  I came from Time Warner Cables and already missing that feature on watching TV on the laptop or PC instead on a small mobile screen.

Also, what about MSG,YES, SNY and ESPN on the Mobile App or PC instead of launching ESPN via another app to watch sports.  In additional, any chance to enabled CW/PIX Channel 11 in the New York area?

The PC FIOS website needs a huge "WATCH TV ONLINE" or "LIVE TV" button so it could be directly launching instead of seeing banner after banner before I could watch TV.   I wasted 30 mins trying to figure out how to view TV in the Windows Browser.  

Thanks.

ChrisB_VZ
VZ Employee Emeritus

Good afternoon!

I wanted to provide you with an updated URL to watch TV online: http://verizon.com/tvonline

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cma1000
Enthusiast - Level 2

Thanks for the reply.   Where can I watch LIVE tv on the PC? It seems like all pre-recorded shows and some pointing to the network stations to watch.   Why they can't make the same viewing experiences on the PC like the mobileapp?

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Warthog3
Enthusiast - Level 1

I just read through all previous postings...  this entire thread should be removed.  There is no way to watch live TV on your Laptop.  I clicked on all links submitted in other posts and none of them lead to Live TV.

VERIZON - Why is it so easy for me to download an App and watch live TV on my iPhone, but I can't do the same on my Windows laptop???

tns2
Community Leader
Community Leader

@Warthog wrote:

I just read through all previous postings...  this entire thread should be removed.  There is no way to watch live TV on your Laptop.  I clicked on all links submitted in other posts and none of them lead to Live TV.

VERIZON - Why is it so easy for me to download an App and watch live TV on my iPhone, but I can't do the same on my Windows laptop???



Actually coming for VMS owners.

And of course, as mentioned, many can be streamed from various channel providers web sites as long as you have a fios subscription for them.

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rawee
Enthusiast - Level 1

Its a shame that verizon doesnt support truly watching cable online. Wonder how could they be No. 1 cable service. Xfinity is amazing but unfortunately I have to stick to verizon because there is no comcast in our area.

DaBears1
Newbie

To watch all ESPN channels...go to http://espn.go.com/watchespn

Select "WATCH NOW"

Then select Verizon and login.

Btw...I despise Comcast.  I was stuck with them for 5 years because I didn't want to install a satellite.  WORST CUSTOMER SERVICE EVER thoughout their entire company from the local pick-up/drop-off locations to their customer service agents.

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taniagv
Newbie

How do I watch tv on my laptop and my MS surface tablet

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LieveMC
Newbie

Going round and round in circles here - even simply watching ABC doesn't work on my laptop. Go to the ABC channel (via Verizon watch TV online) - get asked for my provider, login with my current login info and then get a 'BAD COMMAND' end of story (tried it 5 times - the point is that I can relax and watch tv I PAY for to watch - not spend all night figuring out HOW to do it). We just took out subscription to the SHOWTIME channel to watch HOMELAND. To authorize my laptop we need download a FIOS TV App to get an authorization code. No idea where to get this app from - from our TV box I guess. No, I don't want it for iPhone or iPad - I don't have either nor do I wish to - I just want to watch it on my laptop and need to get this authorization code. Again, wasting another night, googling how to get there, PC magazine and bam Verizon forums. Still not there. Told my hubby (who is at home with the TV) to just **bleep** TELL me what happened in the episode that I missed.

These forums are not a substitute for real help - I have a question. I need an answer. I don't have time to read all the replies of other disgruntled users to NOT get any help at the end.

VERIZON: we pay subscription so if it doesn't work = you need to help - not let your users help each other - that's just the easy way out.

SO. How do I watch tv I have paid for on my laptop.

Thank you very much.

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