How to set up IPTV on Enigma2? | In 2022

If you have an Enigma2 device and are looking for tutorial guides to install IPTV, however, you will find that difficult, there are very few guides to teach you how to install IPTV on Enigma2, don’t worry, keep reading.

configure IPTV on Enigma2

This article will show you how to install and set up IPTV on an Enigma2 device, with detailed tutorial steps below. Please note, you must use a Computer for this guide.

What is Enigma2?

Enigma2 is a Linux-based application for digital video broadcast receivers or TV set-top boxes and Internet Protocol TV receivers that can watch TV or listen to radio programs, as well as stream programs to other devices (PCS, mobile phones), etc. Other features are available as plug-ins, such as an electronic Program Guide (EPG), access to TV archives and movie databases, play multimedia files, view photos, and more.

The main features of Enigma2

  • The display of received television programs on the TV screen, and the transmission of sound are usually also done using HDMI cables.
  • Enigma2 created a friendly graphical user interface.
  • Provision of Electronic Programme Guide (EPG)
  • Shows tuning channels and their switching
  • Digital video recorder and time shift
  • Play video and audio recordings
  • Teletext
  • Mixed-broadcast broadband television
  • KODI Multimedia Center

Note: The behavior of plugins can be customized in the plugins menu, and other plugins implementing other extension functions can be activated from the plugins menu.

How to set up IPTV on Enigma2?

The first thing to do is install putty, a free SSH/Telnet Windows client: http://www.putty.org/

Step 1: Download the program and install Putty

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Step 2: Take the Box IP address

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Step 3: Putty program “hostname” enter this section and select under the “Telnet” section

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Step 4: “Open” button

Step 5: Turn on the black screen

Step 6: “root” and your device root user and password.

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wget -O /etc/enigma2/iptv.sh “http://domainname.com:port/get.php?username=MyUser&password=MyPassword&type=enigma22_script&output=ts” && chmod 777 /etc/enigma2/iptv.sh && /etc/enigma2/iptv.sh

Note: this line is just an example, of the original Line you will get from us, once you’re logged in, just put into the Terminal Window the IPTV Autoinstaller Script and hit “enter“.

Step 7: “Restart” to enter

Step 8: Restart your box after installation and enjoy!

Note: Please remember to use the correct M3U link sent to your email after purchasing an IPTV subscription.

Step 9: add the EPG IPTV subscription guide, from the following URL to download the e – channelizer: http: //echannelizer.com/downloads.php#

Step 10: Assign DVD references to EPG’s IPTV channel: Channelization needs to be installed on a Windows machine.

Note: As long as your box already has an EPG that uses a satellite, you simply drag and drop (hold CTRL) the equivalent satellite channel to the top of the IPTV channel. This will assign it the correct reference.

Step 11: Then, you need to rewrite the text back into your box. It will restart the GUI, and everything will be fine.

Step 12: Assign DVD references to EPG’s IPTV channel: The channelization program needs to be installed on a Windows machine.

What is MAC address in Enigma2?

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A media access control address of a device is an individual identifier attached to a network interface controller for communications at the data link layer of a network section.

Using IPTV on Enigma2 based devices doesn’t need you to assignee your enigma2 device Mac address to your line. The only plugin that requires you to insert your device Mac address to your line is Extreme TV plugin.

After installing the plugin, you must provide your XtreamTV Plugin ID (Mac address) to your IPTV distributor or add it yourself to your line.

Note: You can find the XtreamTV Plugin ID after you entered the plugin with your Enigma2 device under “Device Details“.

How to Setup IPTV on Enigma 2 via XtreamTV plugin?

Step 1: Start by downloading the necessary items. Download the XtreamTV Plugins or this new version of Plugins New XtreamTV Plugins version 2.3 and DCC_E2 (Dreambox Control Center for Enigma2), extract both of the files and open DCC_E2. After opening the DCC_E2, enter your Enigma 2 IP address and in the login section, you can use the word “Root” for both username and password. Now click on “reconnect“.

Note: You can find the IP address of your device under Menu>Information>Network.

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Step 2: After connecting to your box successfully go to the “FTP” section and proceed to this path “/var/temp/”. In the right side navigate to where you have saved the XtreamTV Plugins and move it in the temp folder. 

Information about which XtreamTV Plugin version you need to install in your box:

  • Mips32el is applied to the most boxes. For example VU zero, Vu+ Duo, Zgemma and often above openpli 4 boxes or new images.
  • Mipsel is applied to old boxes such as DM800 clones with old openpli 2.1.
  • Sh4 is applied to boxes similar to spark.
  • Armv7a is applied to new boxes like Vu+ 4k and gigablue sf4008.
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Step 3: Now proceed to “Telnet” section and paste the following scripts and press “Enter“.

  • opkg install /tmp/XtreamTV_0.0.1_armv7a.ipk
  • opkg install /tmp/XtreamTV_0.0.1_mips32el.ipk
  • opkg install /tmp/XtreamTV_0.0.1_mipsel.ipk
  • opkg install /tmp/XtreamTV_0.0.1_sh4.ipk
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 Step 4: After installing the plugin as the final step, you must provide your XtreamTV Plugin ID(Mac address) to your IPTV distributor or add it yourself to your Dashboard.

Note: You can find the XtreamTV Plugin ID after you entered the plugin with your Enigma2 device under “Device Details“.

Video Tutorial – How to setup IPTV on Enigma2 (DreamBox/Vu+ etc)

Here is a simple video tutorial guide on how to build Enigma2 IPTV.

https://youtu.be/-IODXfxTnmM

IPTV best subscription – How do I get the M3U link

OTV IPTV subscription is highly recommended here. The following is a tutorial guide for getting an OTV IPTV subscription.

1- Search the OTV website link through the browser and enter the home page.

2- Free trial of IPTV by chatting with OTV customer Service on WhatsApp.

3- Reply to customer service and let them know the type of device you are using, the country you are testing, and the playlist format you have chosen, for example, Firestick, UK IPTV, or M3U Link.

4- Finally, the customer service will timely open the IPTV free trial test code for you. M3u URL delivered to your email inbox. Note that activating the IPTV list using the IPTV player is a necessary step.

Conclusion

Eingma2 in general and in the setting process of IPTV, for not familiar with this device, the first attempt to be a bit difficult but can be in accordance with the above-detailed tutorial, make your operation will become simple, finally remind is, be sure to find reliable IPTV subscriptions, E-mail can get M3U link, Transfer IPTV playlists.

FAQ

Do you need to subscribe to IPTV?

IPTV services provide you access to multiple TV channels using your internet connection. Some of the services are free while others will charge a monthly subscription fee.

What is an IPTV provider?

An IPTV service, typically distributed by a service provider, delivers live TV programs or on-demand video content via IP networks.

What equipment do you need for IPTV?

To use an IPTV service, you need a broadband internet connection and a device to view IPTV content on, e.g., a desktop PC, laptop, smartphone, or Smart TV device. Do I need to get a new TV, or is an older one OK? You can easily get IPTV on older TV models, too, but you will need a set-top box.

What is an IPTV address?

IPTV stands for “internet protocol television.” The “IP” in IPTV is the same as the one in your IP address or VoIP (voice over IP). All that means is television programming is being communicated using the internet protocol.

Where do I get a Plugin?

These are accessible freely on the internet. For example XtreamTV plugin.
Via purchasing a box that is pre-configured with the necessary helpful plugins previously installed on it.

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