How to watch ITV live with a VPN

Want to watch ITV live wherever you are? ITV Hub (formerly ITV Player) lets you watch some of Britain’s most popular entertainment programmes, like Love Island, as well as stream live sport and news.

Here’s how you can stream ITV online securely and privately right now.

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Watch ITV live as well as ITV2, the home of Love Island.

Watch ITV live in 3 easy steps

Step 1

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Step 2

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Choose and connect to a secure VPN location in the UK.

Step 3

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Stream ITV, ITV2, and more

ITV Hub (formerly ITV Player) is best known as ITV’s catch-up service, meaning you can log on to catch up on programmes you may have missed when they aired.

But ITV Hub also lets viewers stream ITV live over the internet, if the viewer has an IP address in the UK. This includes broadcast shows, news, and sports from all ITV channels, including ITV, ITV2, ITVBe, ITV3, ITV4, and CITV.


Formerly known as ITV1, ITV airs original programming to a wide general audience.


American programming, soap operas, and other entertainment programming.


Reality and unscripted shows aimed at a younger demographic.


Typically shows reruns of UK dramas and soap operas.


Sports coverage, U.S. comedies and dramas, as well as classic ITV action series of the 1960s and 1970s.


ITV’s channel for children’s programming.

FAQ: Watch ITV Hub with a VPN

Does ExpressVPN come with an ITV subscription?

No. If you want to stream ITV online, you’ll need to sign up for an ITV Hub account on your own. ExpressVPN merely complements ITV Hub by letting you watch securely anywhere, even on public Wi-Fi, and without content-based throttling by your internet service provider or network administrator.

On what devices can I watch ITV online?

You can watch ITV with ExpressVPN the following ways:

Note: Streaming ITV on certain devices may require ExpressVPN for routers, and ITV has not yet made its app available for all platforms. For specific advice, please visit ITV’s website or contact Support.

Can I stream ITV live free?

ITV live streams are available free to viewers who have an IP address in the UK, or to viewers who subscribe to ITV Hub+, which is available for a monthly fee.

How do I watch Love Island 2020?

There will be two installments of Love Island in 2020. The first installment will be the Winter edition of the show, taking place in South Africa and featuring new host Laura Whitmore. The Winter edition of Love Island 2020 begins in January and will be aired every day for six weeks (except Saturdays) at 9 p.m. on ITV2.

Details for the Summer edition of the show have not been announced.

What is ITV Hub+?

ITV Hub+ is a paid add-on service that allows users to watch ITV abroad without needing to change their IP address (within the EU only), access shows without advertising, and even download programmes for later viewing (iOS devices only).

What is BritBox?

Jointly launched by ITV and the BBC, BritBox is a streaming service dedicated to British television. The service streams programs from the UK’s Channel 4 and Channel 5, in addition to those made by ITV and the BBC. It focuses on non-current episodes to avoid competing with ITV Hub and BBC iPlayer, while also featuring original series. BritBox claims to have the largest collection of British series of any streaming service. It’s only available to viewers located in the U.S., Canada, and the UK, and can be watched on your phone, tablet, computer, Chromecast, Apple TV, or Roku.

What else can I do with ExpressVPN?

Use ExpressVPN to enjoy secure, blazing-fast streams of all your favorite British or international content, whether it’s on Netflix, BBC iPlayer, Sky Go, or Amazon Video.

ExpressVPN is a VPN service not intended to be used as a means of copyright circumvention. Please read the ExpressVPN Terms of Service and the ITV Terms of Use for more details.

Why use ExpressVPN for live streaming?

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