How to watch Apple’s WWDC 2015 Keynote live stream

BY Gautam Prabhu

Published 7 Jun 2015

WWDC 2015 logo

Apple’s WWDC 2015 keynote kicks off on Monday at 10:00 am PST or 1:00 pm ET where it is widely expected to unveil  iOS 9, the hotly anticipated next generation mobile operating system for iPhone, iPad and iPod touch, and OS X 10.11, the next major update for Macs.

The good news is that Apple has announced that it will be live streaming the event, so you can watch the WWDC 2015 Keynote on your iPhone, iPad, Mac, Windows or Android device. If you need help, then you can follow the instructions below.

How to watch Apple’s WWDC 2015 Keynote live stream

Apple TV

If you have Apple TV 3 or Apple TV 2 with Apple TV software 5.0.2 or later, then navigate to “Apple Events” channel with the WWDC 15 logo on the main menu to watch the event live on your television.

Apple Events Channel - WWDC 2015


If plan to watch it on your Mac, then launch Safari browser and point it to the following url:

iPad, iPhone or iPod touch

If you plan to watch it on your iPhone or iPad, then point mobile Safari to the same URL –


The live stream officially works only on the Mac and iOS devices. However, you can use the following workaround to watch the WWDC 2015 live stream on Windows or even on an Android device:

  • Download VLC, the VideoLan media player.
    • Windows users can download the VLC app from this link.
    • Android users can download the Android app from this link.
  • Launch the VLC app.
  • Navigate to the ‘Media’ tab and select ‘Open Network Stream’.
  • In the URL field, type (or copy) the following link. This is the direct location to the stream (which is the stream Apple TV uses internally):

  • Press Play.

Please note that the live stream url may appear broken until it is has started. Refresh the stream when the video has begun (at 10am PDT or 1:00 pm ET) and everything should work fine.

What time will the event start:

The event is set to kick off at 10:00 am PT. Check this post to find out when Apple’s WWDC 2015 Keynote will start in your time zone.

We’ll be bringing the live coverage of the event, so don’t forget to join our liveblog to discuss the announcements.

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