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Get Your Philo free trial here - Start your 7 days and get full access to Philo TV, a low cost cord-cutting/internet TV service with premium networks such as AMC, MTV and Discovery. However, it does not offer local channels in order to keep costs low. 

 How to cancel my Philo free trial?

  1. Go to your Account in top right
  2. Go to the bottom and you will see “cancel my account” – click it

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How much does Philo cost after the free trial

With Philo you can pay either $16 per month for 45 channels or $20 per month for 58 channels, you can see the channels at the bottom of this post, however we have seen several different reviews all with a different number of channels, I’m guessing this is because they are slowly adding more channels as the service grows in popularity.

Do you need credit card details for Philo free trial?

Yes, you will need some form of payment for the free trial. Philo will accept major credit cards Visa, Mastercard, Discover and American Express. Or you can opt for debit cars Visa, Mastercard and American Express

No other payment options are available at this current time

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Does Philo have a contract?

No, you will just be put onto a rolling monthly contract that you can cancel anytime. Should you cancel you will still have access to your billing cycle.

 What Shows and Movies are available on Philo Free Trial?

Philo is a live Tv cord-cutting service, which means it does not have rights to store thousands of movies and boxsets, instead it has live Tv. Philo will store live Tv shows and movies for 30 days. With the free trial you will have access to the all the live channels that you would get with the paid service

The answer is, it will have whatever has been on any of its channels over the last 30 days. This works well if your looking for seasonal films but not great if you want to binge on boxsets.

What channels do you get on Philo?

Channels include AMC, Comedy Central, A&E, Discovery, nick and many more, please see image at the bottom for the full list.

What devices is Philo Tv available on?

Originally Philo lacked support from Apple TV, Roku and Fire TV as there was not a proper app and was relying on browsers for users to access. This is no longer the case and is available on Apple TV, Amazon Fire TV, Roku, web, iOS, and Android Chrome. In addition to this it allows 3 users at any one time, which is more than any on demand streaming service we have reviewed.

What is the best device for Philo?

If you are going for combination of price and quality, then I would have to suggest Amazon Fire Stick 4k.  It is also available on Roku, Android, Apple and PC but normally at a higher price.

A cheaper Roku may not provide the best picture quality and connecting to your android phone may cause streaming issues. Apple is just expensive. PC is great if you have everything set-up to connect your tv and PC/laptop.

Does Philo Tv have on demand service?

You can record and save an unlimited number of shows for up to 30 days, but it will not give you box-sets like you would have with Amazon, HBO or Starz.

How does Philo work on my TV?

Yes Philo is now available on browsers as well as any TV with Apple TV, Amazon Fire TV, Roku, web, iOS, and Android Chrome. If you have an older smart TV with a custom interface and store then this is where you may struggle to find an app.

Do you get local channels with Philo?

No, by removing local channels Philo is able to keep their price so much lower than regular cable or satellite.

What’s the difference between the Philo packages?

The $16 version has 45 channels and the $20 upgrade has 58 as seen in the chart at the bottom of page.

Does Philo work on multiple TVs?

Yes, Philo allows up to 3 users all streaming at once, which is 1 more than most other competitors offering just 2 on the standard packages.

Does Philo have DVR?

Kind of, it allows you to record shows with an unlimited amount of recording. There is a catch though, you can only have 30 days to watch anything you record.

Can I switch between Philo packages?

Short answer yes. It is always easier to switch to more expensive packages than downgrade. If you have already paid for a yearly premium package, then no you will have to wait until the end of the billing cycle for any changes to take effect.

Is Philo Tv worth a try?

Well it is hard to say as it depends on what selection of channels you are looking for. All our reviewed cord cutting services are as they advertised. Free trials are there to help you to decide if the service is right for you not just a way to get you signup, although that is another main reason. Ultimately you will need to compare the exact selection of channels available on each service. When it comes to price they are all mostly priced according to the selection and quality of networks available (you get what you pay for). If you are looking for basic Tv such as documentaries, comedy and day time Tv then Philo is great, but if your a sports fan then maybe something like Fubo is more for you.

Philo is most popular with fans of the walking dead as it has the AMC network and so is the cheapest way to watch the series or any AMC series.

Why choose Philo over other cord cutting streaming services

I would not say Philo is for everyone, however I don't think any service is for everyone, the reason is simply because every service has to try and balance the content they can afford to offer and the price. The only exception would be if you are wealthy and money is no object and you can afford every single channel on the most expensive cord cutting service.

As for Philo it is one of the cheapest streaming option for online Tv, as such it does not offer many premium channels or dedicated sport channels. So choose Philo if you are happy with basic entertainment and wish to save money, or maybe your just not big on watching loads of Tv but wish to have some basic Tv to watch.

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