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How to set up and watch Binge: A step-by-step guide

Our step-by-step guide will help you stream quality Binge content in a matter of minutes.

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With Foxtel's new streaming service Binge you have a generous library of content only a few clicks away, at a competitive price. If you've always been intrigued by shows available on Foxtel but weren't interested in getting a pay TV subscription, Binge makes for an easy and affordable alternative.

Even better, the platform is fairly intuitive, so you don't need a lot of technical knowledge to get started. Follow the steps below and you'll be up and running in no time.

Step 1. Make sure you have a compatible device

To watch Binge, all you need are a broadband connection, compatible device and an account. The service launched with good device compatibility, with the promise of more gadgets including game consoles and other smart TVs being supported in the future. Here's what you can use to watch Binge right now:

  • PC/Mac
  • iOS or Android smartphones and tablets
  • Telstra TV
  • Chromecast
  • Apple TV
  • Android TV

There's also no need to worry if you're wondering how to get Binge on your telly, if you don't have a smart TV. We've got some handy tips to solve your problem.

Step 2. Visit the Binge website

Go to the official Binge website, sign up using the 14-day free trial and log in with your credentials. If you don't have an account, follow the on-screen instructions and enter your personal information to set one up.

Step 3. Choose the right Binge subscription

There are three Binge subscription plans available:

  • Base (1 stream, SD) – $10/month
  • Mid (2 streams, HD) – $14/month
  • Top (4 streams, HD) – $18/month

Whichever option you choose, you will have access to the entire library of content, with all the features. The only factors differentiating between the plans are the numbers of simultaneous streams supported and the video quality. Also, don't forget that new users get a two-week free trial.

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Step 4. Set up Binge on your devices

Once your account is set up, you can watch Binge content on demand using a variety of devices. Here's how to set up the service on each one:

Desktop computer or laptop

Streaming with Binge on your laptop or desktop computer is simple. Start your browser, access the Binge website and sign in using your credentials. Then you're good to go.

Smartphone or tablet

To get Binge on your mobile device, access Google Play or the App Store, search for the Binge app and install it. Then, sign in using your credentials. We can help you out whether you run an iOS or Android device.

Apple TV

Getting Binge on your Apple TV is simple, launch the App Store from your TV's home screen to download the app. Then, sign in using your credentials.

Telstra TV

To get Binge on your Telstra TV, head to the Telstra TV app store and install the Binge app. Sign in using your username and password.

Android TV

To get Binge on your Android TV, head to Google Play and install the Binge app. Sign in using your login details.

Step 5. Start watching Binge

That's it! You can now start watching content from the Binge library and enjoy the platform's fun features. If you're looking for more information on the service then check out our Binge vs Foxtel comparison or how it matches up with Netflix.

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