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VPN for BBC: how to watch it securely

This article is updated whenever our configurations change. If you start experiencing any issues with the VPN for BBC, come back to this post for updated information.

  • BBC iPlayer is currently accessible on all devices with NordVPN's UK servers.
  • On desktop devices, you can use BBC iPlayer's Download feature by connecting to any UK Server.

    To connect to a specific server, such as United Kingdom #1841you need to type the server name into the search bar, as in the image below:

If you are still experiencing issues with the VPN for BBC, try following these troubleshooting steps for streaming. If you have any questions, feel free to contact our Customer Support using the Email or Chat buttons below.

As you may be aware, streaming content (from video-on-demand or online TV platforms, etc.) that is only accessible in a country other than your country of residence might, under certain circumstances, be considered illegal. Please double-check the authorization or other justification for your actions with the material you are willing to stream before proceeding.

The NordVPN service should never be used to bypass copyright or other regulations. NordVPN does not promote, induce, or otherwise facilitate the use of the service for such purposes. For more details, please read General Terms of Service and NordVPN Additional Terms.


Tip: Don't forget to use a strong password on your BBC account, as it will help you to avoid credential stuffing attacks and keep your account safe.

As generating and remembering strong and secure passwords is not an easy task, we recommend downloading our free password manager — NordPass. It generates secure passwords for you and stores them safely, letting you avoid time-wasting password resets in the future.

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