IPTV Smarters Pro is not available on Google Playstore anymore! Thats because it has been removed, losing to a legal dispute. We're going to discuss the reason and provide alternatives.
In early 2022, Spanish LaLiga started a law suit against some of the Video/Media Players available on Google PlayStore and Apple's Appstore demanding them to be removed from those two big application market places. IPTV Smarters Pro was among one of those listed applications. This app is not available in Playstore anymore but worry not! there are alternatives to it.
Side-Loading would be the best workaround to this problem. In this method, you can download the APK file (The android installation package) from WHMCS Smarters official website directly to your android device. Then open the APK file and install the application. There are two easy ways to do this: 1-You can directly download the APK file using a Web Browser, read this guide on how to install IPTV Smarters Pro using APK file 2-You can use Downloader app for side-loading. Here is a tutorial on How to use Downloader application.
Smarters Player Lite, the newly coded IPTV Smarters Pro from the same team, would be the immediate alternative application which is available on Playstore. It is named Lite but it has all the Pro functionality and features. By the time of writing this article (January 2023) IPTV Smarters Pro is removed from Google Playstore. Therefore, the only way to have the same features of that application from an app available on playstore is to install and use Smarters Player Lite. It's the latest version of the old IPTV Smarters Pro with all the recent bug fixes. Functionality is the same, if not better, and performance checks of the app shows nothing but stability. To install it, read How to install Smarters Player Lite on an Android device.
TiviMate is one of the greatest applications. It has TV Archive, scheduled recording, EPG and Picons support. Xtream Codes API login is also available but all these features come with Premium License. We have already spoken about TiviMate before. You can checkout how to install TiviMate IPTV Application tutorial. For a step-by-step guide on paid license activation, read how to purchase and activate TiviMate Premium License.
STB EMU would be another app which is free and gives you Stalker Portal interface. The look is identical to what you get on MAG devices. For full guide you can checkout how to install STB EMU.
Smart STB has the same Stalker portal look but it is paid. For full tutorial please read how to install Smart STB.
Smart IPTV App is one of the most well-known and very well liked IPTV applications which is available on almost all operating systems and various devices. It can be installed Android devices like Android TV or TV Box, Firestick and Smart TVs like LG and Samsung. It is, however, removed from Google Playstore and Amazon Web Content store. Here we have a full guide for you on How to install Smart IPTV app by side-loading.
With Android OS comes various options among IPTV Applications on Google Playstore, and even if those apps are not available on Playstore or removed, you can easily side-load them as mentioned above. So basically, as long as your are using an android device, an application being removed from Google content store should not be a problem. With Apple device though, this is going to be hard as on iOS we dont have side-loading as a possibility. Therefore, when it comes to IPTV, go for Android devices.
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