How to setup IPTV on Smart TV via Smart STB? | IPTV Tutorial

Smart STB is an android app which can be installed on Samsung, LG, Philips and many other Smart TV`s. This app enables you to have IPTV service on a portal just like MAG setup boxes with all characteristics that can be expected from MAG and Stalker Portal. What is MAG?

Smart STB app

This app is available for many devices in different stores like Google play, Amazon webstore, Samsung Tizen, Smasung and etc, you can see in the image all of the stores.

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You can download Smart STB for different platforms in their website:

Activation of the Trial period

Step 1:  From the app market on your smart tv search, find and install Smart STB App.

After that, we can initiate the time for testing. To do that we first need to discover the Software MAC Address which is required for application activation on Smart-STB site. What is the MAC?

To find Software MAC address do as instructed below:

How to setup IPTV on Smart TV via Smart STB (Portal version)

After loading in the main page to to β€œSetting” then β€œSmart STB Settingsβ€œ.

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Now select β€œDevice Infoβ€œ.

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Here you will be presented with a few information about the device and the Mac addresses.

Software MAC address which is required for app activation on Smart-STB website.

Virtual MAC address which is required for IPTV service activation on your IPTV provider server.

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Step 2: Now that we understand the needed MAC address info, it is time to activate the app trial period. First, log onto the trial activation page of Smart-STB website by opening this URL:

In homepage of Smart STB website click on β€œTRY & BUY” then β€œMY LICENSEβ€œ

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Step 3: You require to register on their website eventually. So if you have not registered at the moment, we recommend that you do.

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Now you need to add your Virtual MAC address and Portal address you received from your IPTV provider here and active your 7 days free trial for Smart STB app.

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Now as you can see, Order Status is set as Active meaning the trial period has started.

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Now if you head back to the β€œDevice Details” page of the app on your TV where we previously visited, you`ll see the trial has started and an expiry date is indicated.

Activation of the paid licenses

Considering that Software MAC address and account registration on the Smart-STB side has already been done, upgrading to a paid license is very simple and easy.

Step 1: Log into the smart-STB website and go to β€œMY LICENSEβ€œ.
Clock on β€œActiveβ€œ.

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Step 2: Click on β€œUpgradeβ€œ.

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Step 3: These are the following paid monthly and yearly licenses to which you can subscribe.

For example, if you subscribe to the lifetime package, the subscription status in device info page will change to Paid and expire to Never since it is a lifetime subscription.

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Add or Change Portal address on Smart STB

Now that the app has is activated, we need to input an IPTV source from a provider of your choice. From the device info page of the app, find Virtual MAC address and send it to the IPTV provider. They should register the MAC address on their system and provide you with a stalker portal URL. Once the portal URL is received, you can add the Portal address in 2 ways:

Add Portal directly on app

Just like the first time we did it above at the beginning of this tutorial, right after Loading Portal sign shows up, press enter. Then go to Smart STB Settings.

How to setup IPTV on Smart TV via Smart STB

Now choose Portal as we need to input the portal URL. You can ask for MAG portal from your IPTV provider.

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For Name 1 type the desired name for the main portal and in URL 1 input the URL you have been provided by the IPTV Provider you are subscribed to. Once done, press Save button on the remote controller. Going back to the preceding page, Restart Portal must be selected.

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Next time you start the app, IPTV portal should load with bouquets and details of IPTV service ready to be used.

Add Portal on Smart STB website

When you add Virtual MAC on Smart STB website we showed you where need to add the portal address.

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Now if you want to change this portal address on website, please follow to β€œMY LICENSE” then β€œActive”

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Now choose β€œChange Portal URL” in the bottom of page.

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Here you can update the portal URL.

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Features of Smart STB

  • Categorized live tv list
  • Categorized on-demand list
  • Electronic Program Guide (EPG) supported
  • Program Icons (Picons)
  • Fast channel buffering

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