How to watch the live stream of Apple’s “Loop you in” keynote on March 21 on Windows and Android

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Don’t be left out of the “Loop you in” Apple keynote on March 21 2016 at 10 a.m. PDT just because you don’t have a Mac, iPhone or Windows 10.


Its been speculated that Apple will announce the iPhone 4SE, anew iPad Pro, some new Apple Watch bands and the usual “wait one more thing.”

Cut and paste the following URL without the quotes into the Network URL box (warning: clicking the URL here will automatically download a file):


Apple will block many people from watching the keynote in real time because the majority of the world is using Android phones, Windows 8.1, 8.0 or 7 or Linux who will have to wait for Apple to get around to posting the video of the keynote online. Here are the requirements in Apple’s own words from their website. "Requirements: Live streaming uses Apple’s HTTP Live Streaming (HLS) technology. HLS requires an iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch with Safari on iOS 7.0 or later, a Mac with Safari 6.0.5 or later on OS X v10.8.5 or later, or a PC with Microsoft Edge on Windows 10. Streaming via Apple TV requires an Apple TV (2nd or 3rd generation) with software 6.2 or later or an Apple TV (4th generation)."

Not part of the Apple club?

Follow these directions to watch the announcement:

Download VideoLan’s VLC player for Android from the Play Store or VLC for Windows from VideoLan’s website. No viruses were detected with Google’s Virus Total in the Windows versions available when I first wrote this.

Launch VLC Player on Android or Windows and open the media tab.

Below is where you’ll find the media tab in the Android app:

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Below is where you’ll find the media tab in the Windows app:

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Note: Bookmark this page and if the link above doesn’t work due to some change in how Apple live streams, I’ll hopefully have debugged the problem and posted the link at the top of the page.

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