Do you love to watch movies, videos, shows, dramas, etc online? BBC iPlayer can fulfill your desire. iPlayer is an on-demand streaming service that is compatible with almost all popular devices. But, sometimes, users face an error code during the streaming, which is very frustrating. So, we are going to explain BBC iPlayer error codes in this guide and the possible solutions for all. So, this guide is going to be very useful for users who have installed iPlayer on their devices.
Like these platforms, iPlayer also has some, and these errors that occur on the user’s screen while he/she is trying to stream something or in the middle of any streaming.
So, if you have also got an error on BBC iPlayer, read this list and get the solution.
Why I Am Seeing an Error on BBC iPlayer?
Well, seeing or getting an error code while using any digital platform (App, Software, Web, etc) depends upon a lot of factors. Sometimes, an error code appears only due to a temporary glitch and sometimes it can be permanent. Even, sometimes errors could be resolved easily from your end, and sometimes, they couldn’t.
So, in conclusion, if you are getting an error code on BBC iPlayer, it could be from your end or the iPlayer end. So, getting an error code is not a surprising thing, but getting a proper solution to that is.
That’s why, if you are getting a BBC iPlayer error, fix it by reading this guide.
If somehow, the BBC iPlayer app has been stopped on your device or you are facing any other issues with this platform, read our guide- BBC iPlayer Not Working: Simple Steps To Fix.
BBC iPlayer Error Codes
Here is the list of BBC iPlayer error codes, find the error that is bothering you and solve it now.
BBC iPlayer Error Code 02001
BBC iPlayer Error Code 02001 usually appears with this message: “Something went wrong loading this programme: This is usually a temporary problem. You can try this programme again or try a different programme.”
What does BBC iPlayer Error Code 02001 mean?
BBC iPlayer error code 02001: This error code usually indicates an issue with your IP address. Mainly this may appear when the platform thinks that your IP address belongs to the location where its services are not allowed. If you are trying to access iPlayer outside of the UK, then getting this error code is normal. Or sometimes, if you are using a VPN, which generally many users do, this error may appear. Moreover, this error code may also appear if you have an unstable internet connection, an outdated version of the app, or your device’s outdated firmware.
BBC iPlayer has supported many VPNs, but many are not supported, you can find here the list of VPNs that are not supported by BBC iPlayer.
How to Fix BBC iPlayer Error Code 02001?
Luckily, fixing this error code is a very easy process, you just have to follow some simple tasks that are given below:
- Check your internet connection.
- Restart your Router.
- Switch to a Wired connection if possible.
- Check if your IP address is correct or pointing to another location. You can use a third-party website for this, just type- ‘what is my IP address’ in your search engine. If you found this incorrect, contact your service provider and ask them to fix this.
- Disable VPN or use a supported VPN.
- Install pending updates either it is of the iPlayer or your device’s firmware.
- Uninstall and Reinstall iPlayer.
- Contact support, if nothing helps.
Hopefully, the error code 02001 has been resolved now.
BBC iPlayer Error Code 02056
BBC iPlayer Error Code 02056 is mostly affecting Roku users. The exact cause of getting this error code is quite tricky to explain but you may try some simple tasks to fix this error code though. To fix this error code, check your connectivity first, then check if any pending updates are left to install. The update could be for the application or Roku as well. Additionally, clear the cache and power cycle Roku. If this doesn’t help, remove the app, reboot the Roku, and then reinstall BBC iPlayer.
This should work. If not, contact support.
BBC iPlayer Error Code fvp-300
To fix BBC iPlayer Error Code fvp-300, follow the following steps:
- Check your TV antenna and make sure it is not loose because, if it is, the error code fvp-300 may arise.
- Restart your Network device or Power cycle it for the best result.
- If nothing has changed, reset your router settings. You can follow the device’s manual to do this.
- Remove all apps on the favorites bar and then add “FreeviewPlay Player Apps” to the shortcut bar. Doing this, the BBC iPlayer app will automatically launch.
- Disable VPN from your device.
- If still not got a solution, contact iPlayer Support.
BBC iPlayer Error Code 01119
BBC iPlayer Error Code 01119 is usually an indication of a connectivity issue and generally appears when iPlayer fails to connect its server. To fix this error code, check your internet connection, check the iPlayer server status in your area, relaunch iPlayer after a while, clear cache, disable VPN, update iPlayer, and uninstall then reinstall it.
BBC iPlayer Error Code 02110
BBC iPlayer Error Code 02110 could arise due to a temporary glitch. This error mostly appears on TV devices such as Samsung TV, Sony TV, LG TV, etc. To fix this error code, restart your TV, reboot your network device, check the iPlayer server status, clear the app cache, check time & date settings, and uninstall and reinstall iPlayer. Additionally, if nothing helps, factory reset your TV to its default, this time, it should work.
BBC iPlayer Error Code 01114
The main cause of appearing BBC iPlayer Error Code 01114 on your screen could be a server issue from the iPlayer. This is a known issue by iPlayer officials, so there is less chance that this error appears. However, if this is appearing on your screen, you can check your internet connection, check the server status of iPlayer, uninstall and reinstall, clear the app cache from your device, or if this error is appearing on your TV: reset your TV to its factory settings.
BBC iPlayer Error Code 03110
BBC iPlayer Error Code 03110 most often appears on Roku while live streams. To fix this error code, the Roku community page says that downgrade your firmware.
Some Other BBC iPlayer Error Codes
- BBC iPlayer error code 04002
- BBC iPlayer Error Code 02000
- Error Code 02062 on BBC iPlayer
- BBC iPlayer Error Code 04002
- BBC iPlayer error code -201
If any of the above 5 error codes are appearing on your screen, check your internet connection, check server status, install pending updates, clear app cache, Disable VPN, soft reboot your device, and uninstall then reinstall iPlayer.
If these steps do not work, try a factory resetting of your device. Still do not any help, contact support.
Cyberghost BBC iPlayer Not Working: What to Do?
If Cyberghost BBC iPlayer Not Working or the iPlayer not working with Cyberghost, then this usually means that BBC iPlayer has been blacklisted all the Cyberghost IPs that were in use. To fix this issue, first of all, delete cookies, and then connect to a different UK server. If this does not help, upgrade to a strong VPN plan or move to a supported VPN.
Tunnelbear BBC iPlayer Not Working: What does it Mean and how to Fix it?
If Tunnelbear BBC iPlayer Not Working, then this is an indication that the Tunnelbear IPs that were in use before, have been blocked by BBC iPlayer. To fix this error code, clear cache & cookies data and then reconnect to a new UK server. If this fails to fix the issue, try to upgrade your VPN plan to a strong plan or move to a supported VPN.
Nordvpn BBC iPlayer Not Working: How to Fix?
Usually, BBC iPlayer is not working with NordVPN indicates that the IP address provided by NordVPN has been identified and blocked by the streaming service. The BBC iPlayer cannot block NordVPn completely, but it can block the IP addresses provided by NordVPN. To fix this issue, disconnect your VPN and clear cache and cookies data, then reconnect to a different UK server. If this doesn’t work, upgrade to a strong VPN or move to a supported VPN.
SurfShark Not Working with BBC iPlayer: How to Fix?
BBC iPlayer has recently announced that it will no longer support some VPNs, so if SurfShark Not Working with BBC iPlayer, this could be the issue or the IP address provided by SurfShark, has been identified and blocked by the streaming service. Clear cache & cookies data and reconnect to a different UK server. Upgrade your plan or move towards a supported VPN.
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