Plex: Watch Live TV and Movies

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8.34for iPhone, iPad and more
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Apr 10, 2024
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About Plex: Watch Live TV and Movies

Watch Live TV free and TV series you know and love on Plex. Discover brand new shows and enjoy on-demand TV channels, all in one place. Watch TV anywhere, on any device, together with your friends!

Stream movies easily with Plex. Watch your favorite movies from A24, Warner Brothers, MGM, Lionsgate and more! Enjoy hundreds of free, full-length movies from every genre: anime movies, children's movies, documentaries, and much more.

Dive into over 600 channels of top TV programming such as FOX Sports, PBS Antiques Roadshow, and more! Explore favorites like True Crime Now, Game Show Central, and TED when you download Plex today.

Watch news from over 190 global publishing partners, including CBS, Financial Times, Euronews, and top local news sources for over 80% of markets in the U.S.

Plex also lets you organize your personal collection of movies and TV shows, find new recommendations, and stream new music.

Stream TV, movies and more with Plex.

PLEX FEATURES:

Live TV Streaming:
- Stream Live TV with access to 600+ channels of free live programming
- Discover live channels for everyone in the family: Watch kid shows, news, sports, and more
- Watch the news with CBS, Financial Times, Euronews, local news channels and more

Watch Movies Anywhere:
- Watch movies online or offline, anytime
- Stream movies from your favorite studios, all for free
- Full movies of all categories: Children’s movies, anime movies, new movies and more


TV On-Demand:
- Stream on demand TV shows instantly
- Watch TV series favorites or find something new for the whole family
- Watch TV shows anywhere, on any device

Plex Media:
- Organize your collection of video movies and shows, discover new ones, and stream music
- Store your personal media such as photos, music, movies and shows, and stream them on any device

Download today and start streaming, with Plex.

Note: If you’ve already purchased the app on the App Store or you have a Plex Pass, you do NOT need to purchase it again! Your previous purchase will be automatically detected.

Note: Playing media from your Plex library on mobile devices is limited (one minute for music and video, watermark on photos) until the app is unlocked. For full functionality, get a Plex Pass -OR- make a small, one-time, in-app purchase for app access. Streaming personal media requires Plex Media Server version 1.18.3 and higher installed and running to stream to other devices. DRM-protected content, ISO disc images, and video_ts folders are not supported. Some features of this app are supported by interest-based advertising, to learn more about this and your choices regarding it visit the Plex Privacy Policy.

The app offers (but does not require) a Plex Pass In-App Purchase. Plex Pass is available for the equivalent of US$4.99 charged monthly to your iTunes Account, charged yearly for the equivalent of US$39.99, or as a one-off lifetime payment for the equivalent of US$149.99. Subscriptions automatically renew unless auto-renew is turned off in your iTunes Account at least 24 hours before the end of the current period. Your account will be charged for renewal within 24 hours prior to the end of the current period, charged at the same rate for renewals. Subscriptions may be managed and auto-renewal may be turned off by going to your iTunes Account Settings after purchase.

See the terms of service at https://www.plex.tv/about/privacy-legal/plex-terms-of-service/
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What's New in the Latest Version 8.34

Last updated on Apr 10, 2024
Old Versions
FIXED:
- Fix bug where user's "Continue Watching" would count towards another user's account.
- Fixed a bug that meant users with Plex Pass might not have been able to change the app icon.
- Managed accounts with no shared libraries could not be deleted.
- The title of items in the Watch History screen could extend off-screen.

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Version History
8.34
Apr 10, 2024
FIXED:
- Fix bug where user's "Continue Watching" would count towards another user's account.
- Fixed a bug that meant users with Plex Pass might not have been able to change the app icon.
- Managed accounts with no shared libraries could not be deleted.
- The title of items in the Watch History screen could extend off-screen.

8.33
Mar 20, 2024
NEW:
- Added an option to the playlist context menu to show more information about the select item.
- Improved the quality of person search results from servers running PMS 1.28.1 or later.

FIXED:
- Fixed a bug where the app may not have respected the "Download over cellular" setting.
- Fixed an issue where the user picker wasn't shown on sign in.
- Removed legacy option to share synced content.

8.32
Feb 28, 2024
FIXED:
- Fixed a bug where library access may not get set as the user intended.
8.31
Feb 8, 2024
NEW:
- A new context menu has been added to the downloads screen, which allows you to navigate to the download settings screen.
- Added a record button to Live TV search results.
- Added a screen showing some useful download tips.
- Added privacy settings to general account settings and general privacy settings to improve visibility.
- Improved the quality of Live TV search results.

FIXED:
- A crash when opening the details of the currently playing item from the player's context menu.
- Fixed an issue with thumbnails potentially being incorrect in the download queue.
- Fixed a crash that could happen when selecting a new chapter during playback.
8.30
Jan 17, 2024
NEW:
- Added an option to remove a rating from your profile by long pressing on the rating.
- Added an option to remove an item from your watch history by long pressing an item on your profile.
- Now not showing postplay during when credits are rolling.
- You can now add a show to your watchlist from the season or episode details screen.

FIXED:
- An empty "Cast & Crew" hub could appear on the details screen for Live TV episodes.
- Fixed a bug where the download progress indicator could stay on screen for downloaded series when it should be hidden.
- The "Cast & Crew" hub would sometimes be visible on album details screens.
- Watchlist suggestions would not appear on devices running iOS 17.
8.29
Dec 6, 2023
FIXED:
- Fixed a bug where the download progress indicator could stay on screen for downloaded series when it should be hidden.
- Prevent skipping episode with multiple taps to play button on post play.

8.28
Nov 15, 2023
NEW:
- Added new playback button to completed downloads.

FIXED:
- Avatars in the sidebar would not update after a server owner changes their avatar.
- After changing your avatar with the web app, the sidebar would continue to display the old avatar.

8.27
Oct 26, 2023
FIXED:
- The "Cast & Crew" hub on media details screens would fail to load for managed users.
- The "Cast & Crew" hub on media details screens would fail to load if a library had the "Include adult content" setting enabled.
8.26
Oct 9, 2023
NEW:
- Added a "Cast & Crew" details screen accessible from the new "Cast & Crew" hub.
- The "Cast" hub on media details screens has been replaced by the "Cast & Crew" hub and now also includes crew members.

FIXED:
- View All links would show on hubs that contained no additional content.
- View All links would sometimes disappear.
8.25
Sep 13, 2023
FIXED:
Increased quality of uploaded profile images.
8.24
Aug 23, 2023
NEW:
- Changed default remote streaming quality to 12Mbps, 1080p HD.

FIXED:
- Managed user's details would not be displayed on the library access screen.

8.23
Aug 2, 2023
FIXED:
- Some devices may not be prompted for local network access and therefore couldn't access local PMS.
8.22
Jul 17, 2023
NEW:
- Hubs that can be tapped to show an additional screen display a disclosure indicator.

FIXED:
- When signing out, would temporarily display home screen rather than welcome screen.
8.21
Jun 21, 2023
FIXED:
- Sign In with Face ID would sometimes not show the Face ID prompt after switching between users.
8.20
May 31, 2023
FIXED:
- Successful app unlock would sometimes display an error message.
8.19.1
May 22, 2023
Adjustments to the sign up process for some regions.
8.19
May 10, 2023
NEW:
- Moved 'View all' button from above hubs to the end of the row.

FIXED:
- Fixed a certificate authentication issue that could cause download failures from some servers.

8.18
Apr 19, 2023
NEW:
- Streaming services can be included in search results.

FIXED:
- Fixed a bug which meant episode artwork wasn't displayed on a download.
- Improved design of downloads list.

8.17
Mar 29, 2023
NEW:
- Add/remove from My Services added to navigation bar on Discover service pages.
- Improved reliability of background downloads.

FIXED:
- Remove third blank option on privacy settings.

8.16
Mar 8, 2023
NEW:
- Add/remove from My Services added to long press actions on Discover services.

FIXED:
- Fixed a crash that could occur opening the Timeline on a Photos library.
- Fixed an issue where incorrect file paths could cause a download to fail.
- Opening a person details screen would sometimes cause a media server to start a scan for new items.
8.15
Feb 15, 2023
NEW:
- Person details screens will now fall back to the classic grid view when there is no internet connection.
- The streaming services settings screen now groups different plans offered by the same service under a single item.
- You can now navigate directly to the details of a movie or show by long pressing on its trailer in Discover.

FIXED:
- Avatars for some user's servers would be missing in search results and Discover details screens.
- Context menus for items from Discover would incorrectly include actions to add the item to the play queue.
- Fix stuttering playback that could occur with certain files.
- In some cases Direct Stream DoVi playbacks wouldn't display correctly.
- Playback errors are now presented in a persistent alert message rather than a notification that quickly disappears.
- Playback of Movies & Shows on Plex could fail after watching certain Live TV channels and vice-versa.
- The details screen for a miniseries opened from the activity feed would incorrectly display the series' season instead of its episodes.
8.14
Jan 26, 2023
NEW:
- A count of the available seasons of a show are now displayed next to media server results in the "Watch from these locations" section of media details screens.
- Added an option to dismiss the "Find What To Watch, Anywhere!" banner in Discover.

FIXED:
- Fixed a bug so all directors names are now displayed on the preplay screen.
- Fixed share sheet character count and pasting issues.
- Resolution information was missing from episodes available on media servers in the "Watch from these locations" section of media details screens.
- Resolution information was missing from movies on people pages.
8.13
Dec 14, 2022
NEW:
- App icon picker screen has been redesigned.
- Libraries with the "Include Adult Content" setting enabled are no longer excluded from people pages or the "Watch from these locations" hub on media details screens.
- New launch animation.

FIXED:
- It is again possible to enable signing in with Face ID or Touch ID in account settings on supported devices.
- Now showing correct custom thumbnail for playlists if one has been set.
- Ratings would not be displayed when sorting a library by audience rating.
- When sorting a library by rating, the rating of unrated items would show as 0%.
8.12.1
Nov 30, 2022
FIXED:
- Colors could be washed out when playing 10-bit SDR content.

8.12
Nov 23, 2022
NEW:
- Added more descriptive errors for failed downloads.
- Long pressing a search result for an item available in multiple libraries now opens a context menu.
- Selecting a media library from the "Media Libraries" section of a person details screen now opens a unified view of all items in the library that the person has acted, directed, produced or written.

FIXED:
- Album artists and titles would be reversed when browsing a library containing mixed content from TIDAL and a personal media server.
- Fixed an issue causing color banding in HDR content when using the modern video player.
- Pictures of cast members on media details screens were sometimes square.
- The layout of search results could break when searching a server with a ludicrously long name.

Plex: Watch Live TV and Movies FAQ

Plex: Watch Live TV and Movies is available in regions other than the following restricted countries:
Afghanistan
Plex: Watch Live TV and Movies supports English, Afrikaans, Bulgarian, Croatian, Czech, Danish, Dutch, Finnish, French, German, Greek, Hungarian, Indonesian, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Norwegian Bokmål, Polish, Portuguese, Romanian, Russian, Simplified Chinese, Slovak, Spanish, Swedish, Traditional Chinese
Plex: Watch Live TV and Movies contains in-app purchases. Please check the pricing plan as below:
Monthly Plex Pass
$4.99
iOS App Activation (enable streaming playback on iOS devices)
$4.99
Yearly Plex Pass
$39.99
Lifetime Plex Pass
$149.99
Click here to learn how to download Plex: Watch Live TV and Movies in restricted country or region.
Check the following list to see the minimum requirements of Plex: Watch Live TV and Movies.
iPhone
Requires iOS 14.5 or later.
iPad
Requires iPadOS 14.5 or later.
Apple TV
Requires tvOS 14.5 or later.
iPod touch
Requires iOS 14.5 or later.

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