How to Watch Philo

March 15, 2017

Gone are the days when watching TV was bound by the confines of your living room. Thanks to personal computers, tablets and smartphones, we now have TV on the go. GW offers students living in on-campus housing the next generation of TV with Philo. It’s TV the way you want it, on the device you want it on.

Follow these steps to choose your device and log in:

Watch Philo on a Computer:

  1. Go to https://gwu.philo.com and select "Log In"
  2. Sign on using GW’s single sign-on. Input your GW email address ([email protected]) and corresponding password to login.
  3. Start watching live TV or record some for later

Watch Philo on an iOS Device:

  1. Download the Philo Edu app from the iTunes App Store at https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/philo/id834527959?mt=8
  2. Sign on using GW’s single sign-on.
  3. Start watching live TV or record some for later

Watch Philo on an Android Device:

  1. Download the Philo Edu app from Google Play at https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.philo.philo
  2. Sign on using GW’s single sign-on.
  3. Start watching live TV or record some for later

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 intstructions found at https://support.philo.com/hc/en-us/articles/201236787
  4. Select the Philo channel to watch TV on your Roku

Note: your Roku cannot be one of the following models: N1000, N1050, N1100, N1101, 2000, 2050, or 2100