Watching iFollow on TV etc.

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Hey all, I’ve never purchased an ifollow pass but am tempted to get one for tomorrow’s game. I know I can’t watch it directly on my tv but are there any cheap easy options to get around this? Also is the actual picture quality decent?
 

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Hey all, I’ve never purchased an ifollow pass but am tempted to get one for tomorrow’s game. I know I can’t watch it directly on my tv but are there any cheap easy options to get around this? Also is the actual picture quality decent?
I link up my lap top to my tv and watch it that way.
 

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There are ways to watch the match in a tv including:
  • Smart TVs
  • Casting
  • Firestick
  • Connecting PCs to TVs via cables/ HDMIs
I access the BFC website via the internet browser on a Firestick and watch the games that way. Touch wood I’ve not had any issues so far in terms of getting the matches to load.

Picture quality is fine if not amazing. I generally expect iFollow to drop out at least once every game but for the last 2 games, I’ve lost no more than 30 seconds of game time.
 

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There are ways to watch the match in a tv including:
  • Smart TVs
  • Casting
  • Firestick
  • Connecting PCs to TVs via cables/ HDMIs
I access the BFC website via the internet browser on a Firestick and watch the games that way. Touch wood I’ve not had any issues so far.

Picture quality is fine if not amazing. I generally expect iFollow to drop out at least once every game but for the last 2 games, I’ve lost no more than 30 seconds of game time.
I've only ever had the picture freeze once, and that was during the Coventry game.
 
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Hey all, I’ve never purchased an ifollow pass but am tempted to get one for tomorrow’s game. I know I can’t watch it directly on my tv but are there any cheap easy options to get around this? Also is the actual picture quality decent?
VGA cable from laptop/desktop to TV.
 

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As a regular user for many years and, as it's your only option I'd say go for it. BUT... read through the thread(s) on here that give you a lot of advice. The picture quality is not the finest, though, and will be somewhat dependent on your broadband speed. If you have the correct equipment (laptop + graphics card + browser + TV) it's simple to use an HDMI cable to connect the two, again there's considerable advice on other threads.

The MOST important thing is to test it all out well in advance. Start with just connecting your TV (so you may need to buy an HDMI cable) and browsing on YouTube to make sure the hardware side works for you. The recommendation for browser is important, it seems Chrome works best but make sure your cookies are cleared. Log into your iFollow account and don't be fooled if it looks like you are logged in, logout and login to be sure.

There's a lot of helpful advice on here. Personally, I've never had a problem but others seem to have persistent issues.
 

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As a regular user for many years and, as it's your only option I'd say go for it. BUT... read through the thread(s) on here that give you a lot of advice. The picture quality is not the finest, though, and will be somewhat dependent on your broadband speed. If you have the correct equipment (laptop + graphics card + browser + TV) it's simple to use an HDMI cable to connect the two, again there's considerable advice on other threads.

The MOST important thing is to test it all out well in advance. Start with just connecting your TV (so you may need to buy an HDMI cable) and browsing on YouTube to make sure the hardware side works for you. The recommendation for browser is important, it seems Chrome works best but make sure your cookies are cleared. Log into your iFollow account and don't be fooled if it looks like you are logged in, logout and login to be sure.

There's a lot of helpful advice on here. Personally, I've never had a problem but others seem to have persistent issues.
Sound advice.

Pretty much all you need to know in one post.

What stop people asking the question again though.
 

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Firestick and using Amazon Silk browser. Although for the first time the other night it totally failed, I wasn't the only one who had this problem though.
 

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Never had a problem either at Jambos or mine using laptop-hdmi-telly
 

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As a regular user for many years and, as it's your only option I'd say go for it. BUT... read through the thread(s) on here that give you a lot of advice. The picture quality is not the finest, though, and will be somewhat dependent on your broadband speed. If you have the correct equipment (laptop + graphics card + browser + TV) it's simple to use an HDMI cable to connect the two, again there's considerable advice on other threads.

The MOST important thing is to test it all out well in advance. Start with just connecting your TV (so you may need to buy an HDMI cable) and browsing on YouTube to make sure the hardware side works for you. The recommendation for browser is important, it seems Chrome works best but make sure your cookies are cleared. Log into your iFollow account and don't be fooled if it looks like you are logged in, logout and login to be sure.

There's a lot of helpful advice on here. Personally, I've never had a problem but others seem to have persistent issues.

I have been able to link PC to TV , with a hell of a lot of good advice by a guy ALEX on GPG. Got the HDMI but still had problems. ALEX asked my PC Type and Model No , he found and suggested a cable connection using the PC USB port at the back of PC to the HDMI cable. All purchased via Amazon not exorbitant prices . It works ok , the thing to do once you have a connection via IFOLLOW is to expand your PC picture size
 

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I have been able to link PC to TV , with a hell of a lot of good advice by a guy ALEX on GPG. Got the HDMI but still had problems. ALEX asked my PC Type and Model No , he found and suggested a cable connection using the PC USB port at the back of PC to the HDMI cable. All purchased via Amazon not exorbitant prices . It works ok , the thing to do once you have a connection via IFOLLOW is to expand your PC picture size
Just founddetails
VGA to HMDI
Benfield VGA Input HDMI output with Audio Support and 1080p resolution

Sold by BENFEL DIRECT STORE

Hope this helps
 

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