Equipment needed to watch Philo EDU

This will help you determine what equipment you will need to watch Philo EDU. Philo EDU television streaming service in the residence halls on the Platteville campus. You gain access to Philo EDU through a Roku device, mobile device (Play Store, App Store, or computer).

Philo EDU television streaming service in the residence halls on the Platteville campus. You gain access to Philo EDU through a Roku device, mobile device (Play StoreApp Store, or Computer.) Watch Philo on your computer that is on campus and connected to the campus network at uwplatt.philo.com.

What Equipment do you need?

First, you must determine how you are going to view Philo:

  • Phone, Computer, iPad, table, other
  • Roku Wireless
  • Roku Wired
  • Roku TV

Phone, Computer, iPad, Tablet

You can watch on your device or connect to your TV.  Determine what cable you may need to connect to your TV. Another option is to Screencast to your TV. (If capable)  To watch Philo on your computer that is on campus and connected to the campus network at https://uwplatt.philo.com.

Example:

Device                  Adapter                                               Extra EQ               Notes

iPhones               Lightning to HDMI Adapter          HDMI Cable          NOTE* Phone have different ports. Know the Type of Connection you need

Samsung             Type C to HDMI Adapter              HDMI cable           NOTE* Phone have different ports. Know the Type of Connection you need

Tablet                  Type-C to HDMI Adapter             HDMI cable           NOTE* Phone have different ports. Know the Type of Connection you need

 

Roku Wireless

First, you must register your Roku with UW-Platteville at https://go.uwplatt.edu/unsecure-wifi-registration

Follow instructions in How to setup Roku and Philo .

Follow instructions in Connecting a Roku to the UW-Platteville network to use Philo EDU .

Add Philo EDU to Roku before you can watch.

 

Equipment:

Wireless Roku and TV with USB input


Roku Wired

First, you must register your Roku with UW-Platteville at https://go.uwplatt.edu/unsecure-wifi-registration

Follow instructions in How to setup Roku and Philo .

Add Philo EDU to Roku before you can watch.

 

Equipment:

Wired Roku and TV with HDMI port (the Wired Roku should come with all necessary wires)

Optional Equipment:

Router -- There is a limited number of data ports in your room. Adding a router will allow you more ports to connect all of your other devices, such as Apple TV, Chromecast, or handheld gaming consoles, Xbox 360/One. PS3/4, Nintendo Switch/Wii U with an adapter, and a computer, a router will be helpful.

Roku TV

Roku TVs can be connected wirelessly or wired. Please know what kind of device you have.

Equipment:

Roku TV

Data Cable may not be needed if connecting wirelessly. (10’-20’ cable)

First, you must register your Roku with UW-Platteville at https://go.uwplatt.edu/unsecure-wifi-registration

Follow instructions in How to setup Roku and Philo

Follow instructions in  Connecting a Roku to the UW-Platteville network to use Philo EDU .

Add Philo EDU to Roku before you can watch.

 

Optional Equipment:

Router. There is a limited number of data ports in your room. Adding a router will allow you more ports to connect all of your other devices, such as Apple TV, Chromecast, or handheld gaming consoles, Xbox 360/One. PS3/4, Nintendo Switch/Wii U with an adapter, and a computer, a router will be helpful.

Getting Tech Support

If you have questions, please contact the ITS Help Desk at 608.342.1400 or helpdesk@uwplatt.edu.  You may also visit the Help Desk on the first floor of the Karrmann Library.




Keywords:Philo, Roku, TV, Cable, Watching TV, Connecting TV, device   Doc ID:110903
Owner:Russell H.Group:UW Platteville
Created:2021-05-19 10:52 CDTUpdated:2021-08-10 14:36 CDT
Sites:UW Platteville
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