Apple has confirmed that this years WWDC keynote will be live streamed for those who cannot attend, which means just about everyone with the exception of a select few over in San Jose, California.
Apple’s WWDC 2017 keynote is this Monday June 5th 11am Mountain Time, 10am Pacific Time and 1pm Eastern Time.
Streaming Apple’s events is officially supported by iOS and macOS devices using Safari and the Apple TV. Since many of our audience are also users of Windows and Android devices, CBT will show you how you can watch the event as well. Below, we are going to explain what you need to do to watch June 5th’s live event on Apple’s devices as well as Windows and Android devices.
On an iOS device you will need to go to apple.com/live and stream it within Safari, as long as you are using iOS 6.0 or later.
Using your Mac, you will need to go to apple.com/live and stream it within Safari. It is important to note that you will require at least a Mac running Safari 6.0.5 or later on OS X 10.8.5 or later.
This applies to 2nd and 3rd-generation Apple TV. For the 4th generation, download the Apple Events app.
- Step 1: Make sure your Apple TV is up to date. If it isn’t, head to Settings > General > Software Updates and select Update Software.
Step 2: Once your Apple TV is updated, just wait on the main screen for the new Apple Events app with WWDC logo to automatically install.
On Windows 10, Microsoft will officially allow Windows users to live stream the keynote using Microsoft’s Edge browser via apple.com/live. If you are not on Windows 10 then follow the following steps:
- Step 1: Download VLC for Windows from videolan.org.
Step 2: Launch VLC once downloaded and navigate to Media > Open Network Stream and switch to the Network tab.
Step 3: Paste this link and hit the Play button to start the live stream: https://p-events-delivery.akamaized.net/17qopibbefvoiuhbsefvbsefvopihb06/m3u8/hls_mvp.m3u8
- Step 1: Download VLC for Android from the Play Store.
Step 2: Launch the app, open the hamburger menu and select Stream.
Step 3: Paste this link to begin streaming WWDC live: https://p-events-delivery.akamaized.net/17qopibbefvoiuhbsefvbsefvopihb06/m3u8/hls_mvp.m3u8.
This year’s WWDC has been hyped up to be a big one, with both iOS and macOS likely to see updates announced and developer previews released. It is also likely that watchOS and tvOS will receive updates. MacBook Pro, iPad Pro and Siri Speaker – have also been rumoured to get some love, so be sure to tune in.