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How to watch RTVE Play with Proton VPN

RTVE Play is an online streaming service that offers content from the Spanish TV broadcasting station RTVE. It provides a paid service for international viewers, but in line with Spanish broadcasting rules, it is free for viewers in Spain (who must register for a free account).  

This article will explain how you can use Proton VPN to watch RTVE Play :

  • Windows, macOS, and Linux devices
  • Android, iOS, and iPad devices
  • Your Android TV smart TV
RTVE Play programming

You can use Proton VPN to unblock other popular streaming services as well, including Netflix, Disney+, and Amazon Prime Video.

Our streaming guide lists all the streaming services we support.

How to watch RTVE Play with Proton VPN from your browser

1. If you haven’t already, you’ll need to download and install Proton VPN for your device. 

You can also use our browser extensions for Chrome, Brave, Edge, and Firefox

2. To use streaming services via Proton VPN, you’ll need a Proton VPN Plus or Proton Unlimited plan. If you already have a Proton VPN Free plan, you can upgrade your account by logging in and selecting Plus from your account dashboard. 

If you don’t have a Proton VPN account, you can sign up for a Plus plan here.

3. Log in to Proton VPN and connect to any server in Spain. 

Connect to a server in Spain

4. Visit the RTVE Play website at www.rtve.es and sign up for a free account (if you haven’t already). You can now start watching your favorite shows, movies, and sports events securely with Proton VPN!

How to watch RTVE Play with Proton VPN on Android, iPad, and iPhone

RTVE Play apps are available for Android, Android TV, iOS, and iPadOS.

1. If you haven’t already, you’ll need to download and install Proton VPN for your device. 

2. To use streaming services via Proton VPN, you’ll need a Proton VPN Plus or Proton Unlimited plan. If you already have a Proton VPN Free plan, you can upgrade your account by logging in and selecting Plus from your account dashboard. 

If you don’t have a Proton VPN account, you can sign up for a Plus plan here.

3. Log in to Proton VPN and connect to any server in Spain.

Connect to a server in Spain

4. Download the RTVE Play app and sign up for a free account (if you haven’t already). You can now start watching your favorite shows, movies, and sports events securely with Proton VPN!

How to watch RTVE Play with Proton VPN on Android TV

1. To watch RTVE Play using Proton VPN on your Android TV, you’ll first need to download the Android TV Proton VPN app. For steps on setting up Android TV and connecting to the right server, take a look at our Android TV support guide.

2. To use streaming services via Proton VPN, you’ll need a Proton VPN Plus or Proton Unlimited plan. If you already have a Proton VPN Free plan, you can upgrade your account by logging in and selecting Plus from your account dashboard. 

If you don’t have a Proton VPN account, you can sign up for a Plus plan here.

3. Log in to Proton VPN and connect to any server in Spain.

4. Install the RTVE Play Android TV app and sign up for a free account (if you haven’t already). You can now start watching your favorite shows, movies, and sports events securely with Proton VPN!

Troubleshooting RTVE Play streaming problems

If RTVE Play doesn’t work after following the above steps, try the following troubleshooting options.

  1. Restart the Proton VPN app and start a new VPN connection.
  2. If you are accessing RTVE Play via your browser, try clearing your browser cache.
  3. Restart your device.
  4. Clear your DNS cache (Windows, Mac, or Linux).

If none of these options work, please check out our Streaming troubleshooting guide or contact our Support team.

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