SOPlayer is an IPTV streaming app that can stream VOD, movies, TV shows, and other channels with EPG support. The player doesn’t come with any channels, and you need to use an M3U URL of an IPTV to stream channels on the player. Due to some reasons, the SoPlayer is removed from the channel store. But you can access the SOPlayer on your Roku device using the Casting and Screen mirroring features of smart devices.
What’s on SOPlayer
- The player can stream premium channels using M3U and other file formats.
- It comes with a new UI/UX design and customization options.
- SOPlayer supports the TV catch-up feature to start where you left off.
- The contents are categorized for easy browsing of channels.
How to Stream SOPlayer on Roku
Though the Roku Channel Store doesn’t support SOPlayer, you can screen mirror the app from other devices. They are
Cast SOPlayer on Roku using Android Devices
Before casting your Android to Roku, you need to enable Screen mirroring on Roku.
1: Connect both your Roku and Android to the same WiFi network.
2: Now install SOPlayer on your Android using Google Play Store.
3: Open the Notification panel on your devices and click on the Cast icon.
4: From the list of available devices, choose your Roku device.
5: Now open the SOPlayer app and start playing any media files on Roku.
Cast SOPlayer on Roku using PC
Like Android, the screen mirroring features must be turned on for this PC method. You have to connect both your PC and your Roku to the same WiFi network.
1: Open a web browser and install the Bluestacks app from its official website.
2: Now open the Bluestacks app and sign in with your Google account. (If prompted)
3: Click on the Playstore app on the emulator and search for SOPlayer.
4: Tap on the Install button and add the SOPlayer app to your BlueStacks emulator.
5: Now open the SOPlayer and sign in with your credentials.
6: Choose any IPTV or other media content and stream it.
7: On your Keyboard, click on Windows + K button to open the Cast shortcut.
8: Choose your Roku device from the list.
9: Now, you can stream SOPlayer on Roku.
Screen Mirror SOPlayer from iOS Devices
To screen Mirror any content from iOS to Roku, you need to enable the AirPlay feature in Roku settings.
1: Open the App store and install SoPlayer on your iOS.
2: Then, connect your iOS and Roku to the same WiFi network.
3: Open the SOPlayer app and sign in with your IPTV credential.
4: Now, open the Control center and click on the Screen Mirroring option.
5: From the list of devices, choose Roku.
6: Now, the SOPlayer will appear on your Roku screen.
After screen mirroring the app, you can able to stream live TV channels and on-demand movies, and TV shows on Roku. SOPlayer is the best option to stream IPTV content on Roku.
Frequently Asked Questions
Yes, the SOPlayer app is free to install and use. But you need an IPTV Provider subscription account to stream the IPTV content.