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In order to use All 4 with the Google assistant you must first link your All 4 account with the Google account you use to access the Google Assistant (both on your mobile device or a Google Home device)
To link your All 4 account:
On your mobile device
1. Open the Google Home App
2. Tap the navigation menu (3 lines in the top left corner of the app)
3. Tap More Settings…
4. Tap Videos and Photos
5. Find All 4 in the list of available video services and click Link
6. Fill in your All 4 account details and click Sign In
Your accounts will now be linked and you you can use the Google Assistant with All 4. For more details how this works, please click here. For more info on the Google Assistant, click here
Yes! You can now access all All 4 shows using your Google Assistant on your Google Home (using a Chromecast) or your mobile device.
Google Assistant on your Google Home device
You can ask your Google Home device to play an All 4 show on a Chromecast device by saying…
• Ok Google, Play Bake Off on the Living Room TV
Google Assistant on your mobile device
You can ask the Google Assistant to search for an show in the All 4 app by saying
• Ok Google, Play The Inbetweeners
You can also control your Chromecast device by saying:
• Rewind 30 Seconds
• Fast forward to 5 mins before the end
• Next/previous episode
• What is playing?
• How long is left?
For more info on controlling video with the Google Assistant click here
For info on how to link All 4 to you Google Assistant enabled device click here
All 4 offers a wide selection of programmes recently broadcast on Channel 4, E4 and More4, all freely available to watch on demand. We also offer a free and extensive library of both classic shows and more recent programmes, including complete box sets of some of our most popular series. Plus you can also watch our channels live from the All 4 website and mobile/tablet apps.
All 4 is Channel 4's on demand service. It's completely free and gives you access to a wide catalogue of programmes. Watch our channels live, catch up on a programme you've missed, discover brand new and exclusive shows and if you prefer to watch episodes back to back we have a huge selection of Box Sets available. You'll get personalised recommendations and your own My 4 space for easy access to your favourite shows and, for watching on the go, you can download programmes within the All 4 mobile and tablet apps. All 4 is available on the following platforms: All4.com website, Amazon Fire, Android app, Chromecast, Freeview Play, iPhone and iPad app, Now TV, PS4, Roku, Samsung TV, Windows app, XBox one and YouView
The minimum operating requirements for each platform are described below.
Accessing All 4+
All 4+ is available across all devices and the same minimum requirements as accessing All 4 apply. To sign up log into your account and select account settings.
Accessing All 4 online at www.All4.com:
In order to watch All 4 you will need:
- A laptop or desktop with Microsoft Windows or OSX (Mac) operating system
- A broadband internet connection
One of our recommended browsers:
- Google Chrome (latest version)
- Firefox (latest version)
- Microsoft Edge (latest version)
- Safari (latest version)
You can access the mobile website and browse our catalogue of content on:
- Mobile and tablet devices with an internet connection
Please note: Internet Explorer 11 is no longer being supported. To continue watching All 4 we would strongly suggest that you update to one of the browsers above.
All 4 iPhone and iPad apps:
- A broadband internet connection connected to your device
- HDMI compatible TV
- A relevant account or subscription to access device features/content
Download our free All 4 app for iOS by visiting the iTunes app store (opens in a new window) from your device
All 4 Android apps:
Use your Android or iOS device, or the Chrome browser on your computer, to cast All 4 content directly to your TV.
TVs, Consoles and Set Top Boxes:
All 4 is available on the following devices:
PS4, Windows 10, XBoxOne, YouView, Roku, Samsung, Amazon Fire, FreeviewPlay, Now TV, Sky, Virgin Media.
In order to view on any device you will need:
- iOS 10.3+
- The All 4 app on Android app is only available with an internet connection unless you have downloaded our programmes to watch offline; you can browse and watch video using 3G/4G or Wi-Fi connectivity.
- You need Android OS 5.0 and above. For security reasons, rooted devices are not supported.
Channel 4 must acquire specific rights to provide programmes on All 4 that aren't always covered by existing television rights. Therefore it can't be guaranteed that all programmes will be available to view.
Rights agreements mean that our All 4 service is only available in the UK and the Republic of Ireland, (although C4 does not always have rights for programmes in ROI). Even if you are a citizen of the UK or ROI you cannot access the service from abroad.
DRM stands for Digital Rights Management, which is a software system used to administer and protect the licences of video, music and other assets in a digital environment.
Unfortunately, you can only watch on All 4 when you are connected to the internet as it is a streaming service. However, you can watch previously downloaded programmes offline.
Channel 4 is a member of the UK Council for Child Internet Safety. Click here (Opens in new window) to learn more.
All 4 uses geo-blocking software to detect where your computer is located when it connects to the internet. Occasionally you may be accessing from the UK or ROI but the software mistakenly thinks your location is outside this area, and so blocks your access to All 4. This is most likely caused by the way your Internet Service Provider sets up and manages Your account. We suggest you contact your Internet Service Provider and explain the problem, which they should be able to resolve.
You can cast videos on your Google Cast Ready receiver from the All 4 app on Android and iOS phones and tablets (in addition to being available on Mac, Windows laptops and Chromebooks). Make sure you are connected to the same Wi-Fi network as your Google Cast ready receiver, open the All 4 app and tap on the Chromecast icon to connect.
Here's how to start using Google Chromecast:
1. Plug in your Google Chromecast device into your HDTV and power up. Then visit Google Chromecast.com/setup
2. Connect to the same wi-fi network as your Google Chromecast
3. Once connected to the wi-fi network, you will see the Cast button appear in the bottom right of the player and the top right of the Chrome browser.
4. Click the cast button then click the name of the Google Chromecast where you wish to Cast.
5. Once you have selected your Google Chromecast, allow it to connect. Once connected the cast icon will display in connected state and you are able to Cast videos to your HDTV once you begin playback of a video.
You can watch all the latest catch up, free box sets, plus a huge library of recent, classic and online shows including Shorts. It is not currently possible to cast the Watch Live service nor Clips and Extras. Channel 4 must acquire specific rights for some programmes in order to show these on a particular device, therefore some shows may not be available to cast on Google Chromecast.
For more information provided by Google, visit the Google Chromecast help page and FAQs https://support.google.com/chromecast/
Channel 4 is not responsible for the content of third party sites.
As of January 2016 All 4 is regulated directly by Ofcom. It is the designated regulator for editorial content of UK video on demand services that fall within the statutory definition of On Demand Programme Services. Formerly ATVOD (The Authority for Television on Demand) was the independent co-regulator of ODPS with Ofcom. Channel 4 complies with Ofcom’s rules for ODPS. For Ofcom’s contact details and for further information please visit the On Demand section of the Ofcom website [link: http://consumers.ofcom.org.uk/tv-radio/on-demand-landing]
See our information page on the platforms we support and the minimum operating requirements.
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