Rejoice! The BBC has launched iPlayer TV downloads for Android

Auntie's updated her iPlayer app with a long-awaited download-to-enjoy-later feature
BBC launches iPlayer TV downloads for Android

BBC launches iPlayer TV downloads for Android

The BBC has announced that its Android iPlayer app now supports iPlayer downloads, a feature that's been requested since iPlayer first landed on the Google Play store.

Android users on Ice Cream Sandwich and Jelly Bean can download programmes and watch them back for up to 30 days. Once you hit play, you'll have seven days to finish watching what you've started.

As an added bonus, you can carry on downloading shows in the background while you're using other apps – a feature not available to iOS users.

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