Hot Spots and Satellite Internet
Hot spots and satellite internet connections do not always work with Locast apps for TV streaming devices(Roku, Fire TV, Apple TV, and Android TV). Public IP addresses associated with these networks are not usually associated with your true geolocation. IP addresses associated with these networks can be geolocated to just about anywhere in the world and will change each time you disconnect and reconnect your network.
If you are receiving a location error while attempting to use Locast on a TV streaming device while connected to one of these networks, please logout and re-activate the app. If this doesn't work you can submit a ticket with your IP address and zip code and attempt to reset your location, but if it doesn't work you will need to explore other ways to stream Locast.
If the only internet connection you have is a mobile hot spot or satellite internet connection, you may only be able to view Locast on devices that have location services built in. This includes PCs, tablets and mobile phones. If you have a device you can cast to(Chromecast or AirPlay), this may be a way for you to view your locals with Locast.org on your TV.
Geolocation Errors on TV Streaming Devices
Geolocation can be tricky with ROKU, APPLE TV, ANDROID TV, and FIRE TV devices as they do not have built in GPS/location services like other devices do. If you are receiving a location error on one of these devices, please logout of Locast.org and ...
How to Allow Access to your Geolocation on Computers and Mobile Devices
Most computers and mobile devices have GPS/location services built in. When you allow Locast.org to access this information, it allows us to determine which Designated Market Area(DMA) you are eligible to stream with Locast. Allowing the Locast app ...
How can I access Locast?
Viewing your local channels via Locast is possible on a variety of devices. Computers(Windows and Mac): Chrome browser Edge browser Firefox browser Opera browser Safari browser(MacOS computers only) iOS mobile devices(iPhone, iPad): Mobile Chrome ...
Activating the Locast App on TV Streaming Devices
If you have added Locast to your Roku device, you have the option of logging in using your email address and password or an activation code. Activating Locast on Roku is just another way of logging in. 1. Navigate to the "Login with Code" button at ...
Why can I no longer view programming on Roku, FireTV, Apple TV or Android TV?
If you are receiving a location or out of market error, please see: Geolocation Errors on TV Streaming Devices If you are having trouble with the Locast app, please try logging out and activating again. Activating Locast is just another way of ...