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August 18, 2014

Watch TV on your Lumia

The extra clear and bright screen of your Lumia is designed, in part, to make watching videos an absolute pleasure. Here’s how to spend quality time on your Lumia wherever you are. Don’t forget the popcorn!

When it comes to watching video on demand or your favorite movie on your Lumia you are spoiled for choice. And in case it doesn’t support your country, we have other equally interesting recommendations based on your region.

Vuclip (free)

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A recent entrant, it promises a buffer free video viewing experience and includes genres such as news, politics, entertainment and sports from a large pool of video sites.

View the channels by swiping to browse the list of videos on offer. The first row features the recommended videos that are currently popular and are making waves.

With a huge array of content from India and other countries, this is video on the fly, on your Lumia, cutting across countries.

Netflix (free)


Start watching your favorite TV show on your Lumia and resume watching on your Xbox, with excellent streaming.

Though the app is free to use but to get your hands on the range of television show episodes, Hollywood movies and other video selections you need to sign up for a subscription from the website.

If you are not a Netflix member yet then sign up and get a one-month free trial. Check here for details.

X-Box Video (free)

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Say hello to the latest movies and TV shows and old classics. Browse, stream and download videos right on your Lumia smartphone.

Alongside is the added ability to buy or rent videos from your Xbox Video program. Resume watching from where you left off either on your Lumia or on any of your Windows powered device.

You can watch whatever you bought, whenever and wherever. A perfect app for road trips, don’t you agree?

Crackle (free)

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Low on cash and can’t afford this month’s subscription fee then let crackle lighten it up for you. This is your regular dose of full-length Hollywood movies and TV series with an unlimited and on demand viewing on your Lumia.

20 new movies and TV episodes are added monthly and the best part is that watching them requires no registering. Did you ever imagine watching movies free of cost was totally legal?

Currently it is available in US, UK, Canada and Australia only.

Ditto TV (free)

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This is your telly on the go. From catching your daily dose of soap operas to news bulletins, the service promises you over 105 Indian live television channels as well as movies, right on your Lumia.

All you need to do is, subscribe to the service with your mobile phone number and the free trial will give you access to some TV channels and movies for free. Once the trial period is over, based on your requirements of content and the duration, you can select the subscription packs.

The app uses adaptive streaming technique that matches the video quality to the available Internet speed. So choose from entertainment to sports, lifestyle to news and stay in control of your viewing choices with its updated TV Program Guide.

To find out if your favorite channel is offered, check here.

Tell us about your favorite TV or movie app in the comments below.