Create IPTV Mobile App using the APK Builder

How to Create an IPTV Mobile App for the Livebox TV Station Set-up?

With the APK Builder provided by Livebox, you can create mobile apps for your IPTV set-up and even for the viewers to view all the live streams you can create a single page app to stay updated with your live streams right from their mobile devices.

To create a mobile app for your IPTV set up,

  • Install and open the APK builder app.
  • If you want to create an app for your IPTV broadcasts, then click “Create an App” under Livebox TV.
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  • In the App Creation Form, give app name, display name, app description.

Note:  In App Name, there shouldn’t be any space or special characters given.

  • In the Server URL, the app creation form will automatically read your server URL and display it on the bar.
  • Then browse and set your app icon and logo.
  • Then finally click on the “Generate App”.
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  • Your app creation process begins and when it says at the end like “Click the below button to download APK”, click on the “Download APK”.
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  • The app gets downloaded to your PC downloads in the zip file format.
  • Unzip the file, where you can use the Testing.apk to test the app on your device and Release.apk to upload your app on the play store.
Apk Builder

Creating a mobile app with Livebox is easy and only a few step process where you can develop a mobile by yourself.

Website Encryption

How to Encrypt a Website Created within the Livebox?

After creating your website from Livebox, if your site shows to be Not Secure, then follow the given below steps to secure your website.

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  • Go to Websites from the navigation menu and click on Global web settings.
global web settings
  • Global Web Settings page opens, under HTTP Settings select your site by clicking the drop-down menu.
websites on Livebox
  • After selecting your site, click on the Secure this website icon.
mark website as the default website
  • A request is sent to secure your website. It might take you a few seconds.
Website settings
  • Now go to your website in the fresh tab of your browser and you can see your site is secured.
websites created within Livebox
  • Likewise, to renew the SSL certificate of your site, click on the Renew HTTPs SSL certificate for this domain and the certificate will be renewed for your website.
Websites encryption

Encoder Software (New Version)

How to start the live streaming on RTMP Channels using the New Livebox Encoder software?To start live streaming using the Livebox Encoder software,

  • Install the Mixer and Playout software from the Livebox streaming server.
  • (Account Settings – Download – Studio (for PC Users) / Android (for Android Users)
  • Generate the unique pin to access the software every time you want to live stream using the Mixer and Playout software.

Note:  You can capture the source from your camera or you can use the playout to take your source for encoding. 

  • So, after setting up the camera or adding the streaming source using the playout, open the Encoder window.

Note: You have to first set up your streaming capturing device (camera or playout settings) and then move on to the encoder settings window.

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Livebox Encoder software

In the Encoder settings,

  • Select your Video Device i.e., the device from which you are taking the video source for live streaming.
  • And the same applies to the Audio Device.
  • Then enter the RTMP URL of your streaming channel.
  • Set your preset.
  • Uncheck the mute option to enable your streaming audio.
  • Then finally click on the “Start” button to start the live streaming.
Encoder software from Livebox
  • Your live streaming is about to START.
New version encoder software from Livebox

You can now check on your streaming channel. The live streaming will happen successfully on your streaming channel.