Smart STB is an android app which can be installed on Samsung and LG 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.
Features of Smart STB
- MAG 250 Based Platform
- Categorized live tv list
- Categorized on-demand list
- Electronic Program Guide (EPG) supported
- Program Icons (Picons)
- Fast channel buffering
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 address?
To find Software MAC address do as instructed below:
Now select “System Settings“.
Now select “Device Info“.
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.” IPTVFarm”
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 https://smart-stb.net/index.php?_url=/order/unlock-custom-portal-for-smart-tv.
Opening the link provided above should show you the earlier picture. The green arrow shows the proper field for entering Software MAC Address. The red arrow shows the field in which we can enter the stalker portal URL of your IPTV provider. It can both be entered from here or later from the app on your TV. Remember to check the Terms of service box before finishing up. In the end, click on Order Now.
If you implement the correct information and add the correct Mac address, the following message in the green text should show up.
Step 3: You require to register on their website eventually. So if you have not registered at the moment, we recommend that you do. https://smart-stb.net”>https://smart-stb.net
How to find out my Software ID (App or Software MAC)
The info below is valid for all supported Smart TV’s platforms up to date and future platforms.
Make sure you have the app installed on the TV and fully started atleast once in the past 3 months.
Please type in the SOFTWARE ID when buying or trying a License!
To get the Software (App) ID address that you need to register your TV:
- Press OK/Center key on the Remote as soon as you see Loading Portal.
- On some TV Remotes you need to press any of the ARROW keys instead of Center key.
- Use Software ID (former Software MAC) on the registration page
- Software ID (former Software MAC) can be different from the TV’s actual MAC address!
Installation of IPTV Stalker Portal
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, follow these steps to input it into the 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 System Settings. Now choose Portal as we need to input the portal URL. You can ask for MAG portal from your IPTV provider.
You should see the Portal Settings page like the earlier picture. In Portal 1 URL type the desired name for the main portal and in Portal URL input the URL you have been provided by the IPTV Provider you are subscribed to. Once done, press the Return button on the remote controller. Going back to the preceding page, Restart Portal must be selected. Next time you start the app, IPTV portal should load with bouquets and details of IPTV service ready to be used.
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