Setup Android STB Emulator for IPTV

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Setup Android STB Emulator for IPTV

/ October 21, 2018

Set top boxes are a great way to enjoy your IPTV experience with

If you don’t want to buy a Mag Set top box like the model 250 then you can use an an Android device to emulate the hardware and interface of Mag STBs. Paired with an STB remote app for your Android phone, you can have the same streamlined set top box IPTV experience. This guide was created on an Galaxy S3 running Cyanogen Mod 11 (Android Kitkat 4.4), you will ideally want a powerful device to emulate the set top box.


The Android STB Emulator application can emulate the following IPTV set top boxes.

IPTV Set top Box
MAG 200
MAG 245
MAG 250
MAG 260
MAG 270
MAG 275
Aura HD


Install Android STB Emulator for IPTV

Download STB Emulator (updated working link from here) on your Android device.

Load the Android STB Emulator app and you will see this screen



Tap near the top right corner and then click settings – the 4th icon from the right


Tap Profiles


Tap Test portal to modify the existing profile or Add profile to start a new one



Tap STB Model


Tap MAG 250 or whichever STB you wish to emulate


Tap Portal settings



Tap Portal URL

-Portal:  ( The portal URL is found in the Email you received from iptvclouds with your account and m3u urls )

tap Screen Resolution

You can  chose 1280×720 you are welcome to choose higher but if it is laggy then reduce it


Scroll down and find MAC address. This is an important number because it is how your IPTV service will identify the set top box.

You must change the default MAC address, tap on MAC address.


We recommend changing some of the last 3 sets of characters. The format must be XX:XX:XX:XX:XX:XX.

The Xs can be the numbers 0-9 or letters A-F in any of the fields. You will need to remember this code so write it down somewhere.

You may also need to come back to this screen to edit the MAC if somebody else is already emulating the MAC you have chosen.

Note: If you get the MAC address not found when trying to activate, try exiting the STB emulator, remove it and reinstall, when you re-enter the MAC here exit the STB emulator and re-enter.



And that’s all for the configuration .