How to setup IPTV on PS4?

This tutorial aims to get you acquainted with how to use Plex on your PS4 to stream IPTVchannels.
Plex is a Media Server program for general users and utilizing it doesn’t demand a high level of technical knowledge compared to its other competitors. Plex allows the users to stream media content from their home network to all compatible devices.

Plex Logo

How to bring IPTV channels to PS4 using Plex

Step 1: Start by downloading the Notepad++ and Install it to move to the next step.
Download: Notepad

Step 2: Now proceed to https://www.plex.tv/ and create an account. As we stated in the above article, with plex you can stream movies, music, and pictures from your computer, but this guide will going to focus on IPTV for PS4.

Main page of Plex

Step 3: After creating your account, go to the “Downloads” section and look for “Plex Media Server” and download it.

Plex download page

Step 4: After downloading and installing Plex, you can go ahead and launch it.

Plex launch page

Step 5: Now you need the IPTV plugin for Plex. You can download the IPTV plugin for Plex by clicking here.

Step 6: After extracting the folder, you must paste the whole folder (IPTV.bundle-master) in this location:

C: /users/"your computer username"/AppData/Local/Plex Media Server/Plug-ins

Step 7: After extracting the zip file, you will see a subfolder called contents, inside that folder, there is a file called info (.plist). Do a Right click on this file and select the option “edit with Notepad++”, you will notice this image:

Editing the playlist for Plex

Step 8: Now you must remove the bold section of the line:

<!--<string>UseRealRTMP</string>-->

and leave only

<string>UseRealRTMP</string>

 just like the below image:

Step 9: Enter the folder “Contents” and open “resources”. Here you must download your M3U playlist and replace it with the playlist file which already exists in this folder.

Plex M3U

Step 10: Move back to the folder “IPTV.bundle-master” and rename it to “IPTV.bundle”

Step 11: The PC part is done for now. Turn on your PS4, open the store and search for PLEX and download it.

Plex PS4 download

Step 12: After downloading and launching Plex on PS4, you need a code to sign in to your account which you can go to https://plex.tv/link and enter it.

Plex 4 digit code

Step 13: As the final step, open Plex in your computer and then in your PS4 in order to watch the channels that you added earlier.

Please note
*The Plex needs to be opened all the time on your computer before watching the channels in your PS4.
*Don’t forget to close and restart PLEX on both PC & Playstation after updating the playlist.m3u inside the resources folder.
*The channels are also available to stream on your phones & tablets through the Plex app on your PC.