How To Add IPTV Channels To Dreambox

Dreambox is a set-top box that allows users to watch both satellite and IPTV channels. While setting up satellite channels on Dreambox is relatively easy, adding IPTV channels may seem a bit daunting at first. However, with a little guidance, setting up IPTV channels on Dreambox can be an effortless process. In this blog post, we will guide you through the process of adding IPTV channels to Dreambox.

First Things First: What is IPTV?

Before we delve into the process of setting up IPTV channels on Dreambox, let us briefly explain what IPTV is. IPTV stands for Internet Protocol Television and it allows users to watch television over the internet. IPTV channels offer a wide range of programming – from sports to news, movies, and TV shows. Subscription-based IPTV services offer channels from around the world, giving viewers access to programming from a variety of countries.

Setting Up IPTV Channels on Dreambox

To set up IPTV channels on Dreambox, you will need a few things:

1. An active IPTV subscription from a provider that supports a Dreambox

2. A Dreambox set-top box

3. A stable internet connection

Once you have these things in place, you can proceed with the following steps to add IPTV channels to Dreambox:

Step 1: Install an IPTV Plugin on Your Dreambox

The first thing you need to do is install an IPTV plugin on your Dreambox. This will allow you to access and watch IPTV channels on your device. The most popular IPTV plugin for Dreambox is called “OpenWebif.” You can install this plugin by following these simple steps:

1. Open the DCC program on your computer

2. Connect your Dreambox to your computer using an Ethernet cable

3. Click on “FTP” in the DCC program

4. Browse to the “Var” directory on your Dreambox

5. Drag and drop the “enigma2-plugin-extensions-openwebif_0.4.3_all.ipk” file into the “Var” directory

6. Open the “Telnet” window in the DCC program

7. Type “opkg install /tmp/*.ipk” and press enter to install the plugin

8. Restart your Dreambox

Once you have installed the OpenWebif plugin on your Dreambox, proceed to the next step.

Step 2: Add Your IPTV Subscription Information to Your Dreambox

The next step is to add your IPTV subscription information to your Dreambox. Here’s how you can do it:

1. Open the OpenWebif plugin on your Dreambox

2. Click on “Configuration”

3. Click on “IPTV Streams”

4. Click on “Add”

5. Fill in your IPTV subscription information (URL, username, and password)

6. Click on “Add”

Once you have added your subscription information, the IPTV channels will be added to your channel list on your Dreambox.

Step 3: Enjoy Your IPTV Channels on Dreambox

After adding the IPTV channels to your channel list, you can enjoy them on your Dreambox. Simply navigate to your channel list and select the IPTV channels that you want to watch.


Adding IPTV channels to Dreambox may seem complicated at first, but with the right guidance, it can be a quick and easy process. With the OpenWebif plugin and your IPTV subscription information, you can enjoy a vast collection of IPTV channels on your Dreambox. We hope this guide has helped you set up IPTV channels on your Dreambox. Enjoy watching your favorite IPTV channels on your Dreambox!

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