Reruns of soap operas, football, series chapters and other content from the TV Globo grid are available in the Globoplay app for Android and iPhone (iOS). With a large amount of content released to all users, the streaming platform requires only a short registration to access a vast library of free videos. In addition, depending on your location, you can watch live TV on your cell phone.
In the following tutorial, see how to register and access the main features of the online TV service. The walkthrough was performed on a Galaxy S8 smartphone running Android O.
Learn how to use the main functions of Globoplay on your cell phone Photo: Paulo Alves / TechTudo
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How to register and subscribe
Step 1. Globoplay requires a short registration to release the free content. Access the side menu and tap Sign in to access the login screen. Register using email and password or use your Facebook or Google accounts to streamline the process.
Log in for free to access Globoplay Photo: Reproduo / Paulo Alves
Step 2. If you choose to subscribe to unlock the blacks, touch Try 7 days free and complete the registration with the CPF number. The subscription is validated using the payment method activated on Google Play (Android) or App Store (iPhone).
Subscribe to Globoplay directly by cell phone Photo: Reproduo / Paulo Alves
Subscribers can access full chapters of soap operas, series, humor programs, drawings and full films. The content involves the program that is on the air and another 140 historical titles from the broadcaster. In some cases, episodes may be released on Globoplay before the TV's open signal. The content reserved for subscribers identified by the "subscribers" seal.
Globoplay offers seven free days of tasting. Only after this period and if the user wishes, the service starts to charge R $ 18.90 per month for access on the cell phone, tablet, TV or computer.
Step 1. In the side menu, tap on Novelas to view the available titles. At the top, the app displays the soap operas that are on the air. Below, in the Replay section, you will find the oldest content with episodes available to review on the platform.
Access recent and old soap operas through Globoplay Photo: Reproduo / Paulo Alves
Step 2. When selecting a soap opera, Globoplay displays at the top the chapters available in full available to subscribers. Scroll down to access excerpts, which are shorter videos released free for everyone.
Watch black and excerpts from soap operas on Globoplay Photo: Reproduo / Paulo Alves
How to watch football games on your cell phone via Globoplay
Step 1. The main features of the games of Brasileiro, Libertadores and other tournaments, in addition to sports programs, are available in the Sports menu.
Globoplay has content for championships and sports programs Photo: Reproduo / Paulo Alves
Step 2. Browse the days of the week to explore videos of better times. Globoplay does not bring complete football matches, with the exception of Seleo's matches at the 2018 World Cup.
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TV Globo's live program, called simulcasting, is broadcast via Globoplay free of charge to the metropolitan regions of Rio de Janeiro, So Paulo, Belo Horizonte, Distrito Federal, Recife or Amazonas. Because of this, the application needs permission to access GPS data from the cell phone to determine the location. In other regions, the service offers content on demand.
Step 1. The complete TV Globo grid available in the Programming menu, with content organized by day. If you are in one of the regions with live coverage of Globoplay, look for the identification No ar to open the simulcasting on your cell phone.
Access the live broadcast of TV Globo on Globoplay Photo: Reproduo / Paulo Alves
Step 2. In the Local Programs option, the user can explore newspapers and other variety programs in their city.
Access the local program through Globoplay Photo: Reproduo / Paulo Alves
Step 1. The In Your Time feature allows you to quickly create a playlist with a pre-established duration. Tap on the function in the side menu and determine the time you have at the moment.
Set the length of the Globoplay playlist Photo: Reproduo / Paulo Alves
Step 2. Next, Globoplay displays content styles to choose from and displays a list of videos that fit in your spare time.
Choose the style and play on videos with predetermined duration Photo: Reproduo / Paulo Alves
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