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Watch TV Anywhere on Campus

We are pleased to offer Philoto all on-campus residents. Philo allows you to watch live television on your own terms – on laptops and other devices anywhere on campus. With a stellar channel lineup, the ability to pause and rewind live TV, and 20 hours of your own DVR space, Philo gives you the flexibility and control you need to stay up-to-date on sports, current events, and the shows that matter to you most. 

Watch Philo on a computer:

  1. Go to watch.philo.com and select "log in"
  2. Enter your eID and password
  3. Start watching live TV or record some for later

Watch Philo on an iOS device:

  1. Download the Philo app from the App Store
  2. Enter your eID and password
  3. Start watching live TV or record some for later 

Watch Philo on an Android device:

  1. Download the Philo app from Google Play
  2. Enter your eID and password
  3. Start watching live TV or record some for later 

To watch Philo on a TV you will need a Roku or Roku TV or a laptop (with HDMI out) connected by HDMI cable to a TV (see supported devices). You can sign up to borrow a Roku from Residential Life & Housing for free by filling out The Roku Rental Form.

 

 

Watch Philo on a Roku:

  1. Connect your Roku to your TV via an HDMI cable
  2. Connect your Roku’s power cord to an outlet
  3. Follow the Philo-on-Roku setup instructions found here
  4. Select the Philo channel to watch TV on your Roku 

Watch Philo on an Apple TV via AirPlay:

  1. Connect your Apple TV to your TV via an HDMI cable
  2. Connect your Apple TV’s power cord to an outlet
  3. Use AirPlay to stream Philo from your iOS device

Philo can only be viewed on one device at a time.

Supported Devices

  • See what devices are supported here.
  • See what browsers are supported here.

Channel Lineup

Channel Listings

Support

  • Having trouble with Philo? Visit support.philo.com to submit a support request to Philo.
  • Having trouble connecting to the VCU Network or setting up your device? Visit https://quikfm.vcu.edu and submit a work ticket.