WWDC 2016

Apple’s WWDC 2016 event is set to start on Monday at 10 A.M PDT where the company is expected to unveil the highly anticipated iOS 10, OS X 10.12 which could be rebranded as macOS, watchOS 3, tvOS 10 and several updates for Macs.

Apple will be live streaming the keynote on its website as soon as it starts and you can watch the official stream on your iPhone, iPad and Mac. Windows 10 users can also watch the stream using the new Microsoft Edge browser

The official stream will not work on Android and older versions of Windows that don’t support Microsoft Edge browser. The good news is that you can use the workaround outlined below to watch the live stream on unsupported platforms.

Watch WWDC 2016 Keynote on Windows & Android

Step 1: Download VLC player for Android or Windows.

Step 2: Launch the VLC app.

Step 3: On Windows, open the Media tab and choose Open Network Stream. On Android, open the Hamburger menu (sidebar) in the app & choose the Stream option.

Stream WWDC 2016 on VLC for Android and Windows

Step 4: Copy the URL below and paste it into the URL field (updated links):


Alternative link: http://appleliveevents-i.akamaihd.net/hls/live/222436-b/16faohbadfvoihjbadfvljhbphjb06/master/4500/4500.m3u8

For low quality streaming (640×266 resolution): http://appleliveevents-i.akamaihd.net/hls/live/222436-b/16faohbadfvoihjbadfvljhbphjb06/master/1800/1800.m3u8?t=YWxpc2FtaXg=

This is the direct link to the keynote live stream.

Stream WWDC 2016 on VLC for Android and Windows

Step 5: Click on the Play button to start streaming the video from the URL provided. Since the event hasn’t started yet, VLC will not be able to play the stream. You’ll have to wait until Apple starts live streaming the keynote.

Using VLC player, you should now be able to watch the live stream of Apple’s WWDC 2016 Keynote on unsupported platforms such as Android as well as Windows 8 that doesn’t support Microsoft Edge browser.

Watch WWDC 2016 Keynote on Windows 10

As mentioned earlier, Windows 10 users can view the live stream of the event officially on their PC. The requirement is that you’ll have to use the new Microsoft Edge browser which comes exclusively with Windows 10.

If you’re a Windows 10 user then you can watch the live stream by navigating to the following URL in Microsoft Edge: http://www.apple.com/apple-events/june-2016/

What are your expectations about this year’s WWDC 2016 Keynote? Let us know in the comments section below.

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