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2019-06-18 04:07 PM
Originally Posted by k801809 View Post
Depends on what's not working - are you able to login? If so, do some functions work while others don't? Have you tried uninstalling and reinstalling?
I tried logging in yesterday to watch the Raptors parade, hit all channels and could only get Cottage TV???
2019-06-18 09:37 AM
k801809 Depends on what's not working - are you able to login? If so, do some functions work while others don't? Have you tried uninstalling and reinstalling?
2019-06-17 08:09 PM
doughboy2430 It's been something like 2 months + that freerange app stoped working , should i call them or not ?
2019-06-09 10:42 PM
Frac Master Is there any info or news about Shaw allowing the access of Centre Ice on Free Range TV in the future? I really want to switch from Bell to Shaw Direct but that is biggest reason I wont. I work on the road lots away from home. With the Bell App I can access the Centre Ice Channels I pay for. Hopefully they change it in the future before next season.
2019-05-31 08:05 PM
NovaMan It seems to be the physical connection that causes the problems and according to their web page is impossible. But I have found that many "digital minds" on this Forum have often figured out "legal" ways around the difficulties.
2019-05-31 05:28 PM
nfitz I have no problem casting from my Android to various devices - such as Roku ... I've never tried a physical connection.
2019-05-31 04:44 PM
NovaMan All video output (e.g., HDMI) is blocked for Android. Why? From my laptop, using Chrome, I can feed video and audio from FreeRange with no problems, but when I hook up my Android device the notice tells me it cannot be done. Why the restrictions with Android and not (as the Shaw FreeRange site states) " IE 10+, Chrome, Safari 5.1+, Microsoft Edge, Firefox ".. Is there any way around this restriction?
2017-07-11 09:06 PM
Dr.Dave A Shaw employee wrote this response on their community forum.
We can confirm that the most up to date info regarding download-to-go is that YTV, Nickelodeon, Treehouse & Hollywood Suite are the only ones available.
They had the kids' downloads since the beginning so they're not just for the summer.

@bigoranget you're probably thinking of the HBO GO download feature that was just announced. Unfortunately, Shaw isn't participating in the download feature.
2017-07-11 04:41 PM
bigoranget Some TMN and HBO programs can also be downloaded if you sub to TMN+HBO
2017-07-11 04:09 PM
buckycat ^
I think it only a limited number of children's programming that can be downloaded.
2017-07-11 04:05 PM
smp01 Just got an email from Shaw that states you can now download shows to your device and watch them offline. I have not tried this yet, so I don't know the details, but it is probably something similar to the Netflix download feature. May also be only limited to summer.
2017-06-01 04:20 PM
smp01 Has anyone tried FreeRange on an Android TV Box or some Google TV Box?
2017-03-06 02:01 PM
Originally Posted by tvmaster View Post
Have you ever tried to link a mobile device running Free Range...... a Chromecast unit, i.e. is there a way to have Free Range appear on a big screen TV?
I have tried ( a few months ago) domestically, to project from my Android phone to my Chrome Cast and it was blocked from within the FreeRange App. A message popped up indicating this was not permitted under terms of an agreement as noted above by Dr. Dave.

I was however, at the time, able to screen cast directly from the phone and then run the FreeRange app on top. Subsequently the app appears to have been updated to also block this function.

As I don't have an HDMI adapter for my phone, I can't comment on that option.
2017-03-06 01:36 PM
Dr.Dave @LONSat The iPad dongle won't work with FreeRange TV:
Can I stream Video On Demand or live TV on another monitor from the Shaw FreeRange TV?
All video output (HDMI, airplay, Chromecast, DLNA etc.) is blocked for iOS and Android.

This is because the content in FrreRange TV is licensed using Mobile Rights which Shaw negotiates in addition to Cable/Satellite broadcast rights (also explained in the FAQ.)

An HDMI connection from a laptop or PC to a TV will work.
2017-03-06 12:45 PM
LONSat I believe there is a dongle you can buy for an iPad to get and HDMI output. I think it is called
a Lightning Digital AV Adapter.
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