How to watch NBC from abroad? (2019 version)

NBC is an amazing channel with some fantastic TV shows. Their content is mostly free online, however, it is blocked with a geo-block, meaning that you will only be able to watch it from inside the USA.

If you try to watch NBC from outside the USA you will get a message similar to this: “We’re sorry, but the clip you selected isn’t available from your location. Please select another clip.

Error message as you try to watch NBC from abroad
Error message as you try to watch NBC from abroad
Error message on NBC when you try to stream content outside the United States.
Error message on NBC when you try to stream content outside the United States.

The principle if you want to watch NBC from abroad is the same as when you want to watch CBS from abroad. You will need to get hold of an IP address in the United States to watch the show, because once you have that, all servers on the Internet, including the NBC server, will believe that you watch the programs from inside the USA and thus you will be able to watch the different episodes of your favorite programs again.

We are watching Manifest on NBC in Europe
We are watching Manifest on NBC in Europe

Watch NBC from abroad with an American IP address

The best way to get an IP address in the United States is by signing up for a subscription with a VPN provider. When you use such a provider you can connect to a server in the USA which will encrypt your Internet connection and give you an IP in the USA within seconds. It is safe and it is very easy. The best VPN provider offering IP addresses in the USA is PureVPN, and they have tons of servers, so you will for sure find one with great download speeds and making sure that you can watch your favorite shows on NBC from wherever you are in the world.

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You can also use PureVPN to unblock American Netflix, to watch Amazon Prime abroad, to watch content on Hulu, and also to unblock ITV and BBC in the UK, and so much more. It is also nice to know that a PureVPN subscription can be used on 5 devices at the same time, meaning that one subscription is enough for an entire family.

  • Download the PureVPN application after signing up clicking the button above.
  • Install the application and connect to a VPN server in the United States.
  • Restart your browser and visit nbc.com.
  • Create a free user at the NBC website (not always needed).
  • Stream and enjoy NBC abroad!

Do you need help getting your hands on the NBC application for Android devices? Keep on reading, because the instructions are coming further down in the article!

What can I watch on NBC online?

As I mentioned NBC has some great programs available in the register. At the moment you can, for example, see episodes of Hannibal, America’s Got Talent, Camp, 30 Rock, Manifest, The Good Place, Good Girls, Chicago Med, Dateline, The Biggest Loser, Parenthood, Parks and Recreation, Late Night: Fallon, Law & Order, Grimm, Days of our Lives, Crossing Lines, Do No Harm and lots of other hot shows.

Want to see how you can watch NBC abroad using a VPN in a short video-tutorial? Check the video beneath! There I am using the VPN services of ExpressVPN, another VPN provider that works very well with NBC abroad. It is a bit more expensive than PureVPN, so if you want to the cheapest solution, go for PureVPN instead. If you’d rather use ExpressVPN, check the video and use the link beneath the video.

How to watch NBC on your Android device?

If you want to watch NBC abroad on your Android device, you will first need to download the NBC application. You will not find it in the Google Play Store (unless you have a Google ID in the USA). Instead, you will manually have to download the NBC application from here and install it yourself.

You will then need to download the VPN application of PureVPN and connect to a server in the USA. When this is done, you can open the NBC application and start streaming the NBC content on your Android device all across the world.

You should now be ready to stream NBC on your Android device!

Have you got a question?

If you have a question related to streaming NBC from abroad, or maybe you have followed the instructions and succeeded? We would love to hear from you!

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