How to Watch the Apple WWDC Keynote on 5th June 2017

In this tutorial, I’ll show you how to watch the liveApple WWDC 2017 Keynote event, on 5th June 2017,that is Apple is set to livebroadcast over the internet.

How to Watch the Apple WWDC Keynote on 5th June 2017

You can watch the event on a Mac, on an iPad, iPhone or on a television via Apple TV. You could even watch in on a PC.

If you miss the live event, all is not lost.I’ll show you how you canyou can time-shift your viewing.

About theApple WWDC 2017 Keynote Event

How to Watch the Apple WWDC Keynote on 5th June 2017

It has already announced thatthe liveApple special event will take place on Monday 5th June 2017at theSan Jose Convention CenterinSan Jose, Californiain the United States.

The tech press rumour mill, ahead of the event,is in overdrive with speculation thata number of new announcements are anticipated in relation to:

Hardware

  • Siri Speaker
  • iPad Pro 10.5
  • MacBook specifications

Software

  • iOS 11
  • macOS
  • watchOS
  • tvOS

Set the Date

You may wish to set an event in your calendar, as a reminder, so that you do not miss the live-streaming of the Apple presentation.

The Apple specialevent is being held at:

  • 1000hrs PDTPacific Daylight Time
  • 1700hrs GMTGreenwich Mean Time (similar toUTC)
  • 1800hrs BSTBritish Summer Time
  • 1900hrs CET—Central European Time
  • 0300hrs—Australia

How to Watch the Apple WWDC Keynote on 5th June 2017

It can be all a bit confusing, sometimes, working out what time the event starts in your part of the world.

How to Watch the Apple WWDC Keynote on 5th June 2017

You can use thisevent.ics to add the date to your calendarin your time zone.

Requirements

In order to watch the event live, or catch up with it later, you’ll first need to ensure that you have the correct equipment and software in order to view it. This could be a good time to ensure that the software on the device is up-to-date.

Apple’s live streaming usesApple’s HTTP Live Streaming, orHLS, technology and requires one of the following devices and depends upon software specification.

Mac

How to Watch the Apple WWDC Keynote on 5th June 2017

You’ll need a modern version ofOS Xfrom the last three years; one of the following:

  • OS X 10.8.5 Mountain Lion
  • OS X 10.9 Mavericks
  • OS X 10.10 Yosemite
  • OS X 10.11 El Capitan
  • macOS 10.12 Sierra

In addition, you’ll need to be using Apple’s own web browser:

  • Safari 6.05 or later on macOS
  • Safari 7.0 or later on iOS

Launch the Safari browser and enter the following URL:https://www.apple.com/live/

iPhone and iPad

How to Watch the Apple WWDC Keynote on 5th June 2017

If you have an iPhone 3GS or first generation iPad, or any iOS device running iOS 6 or anything prior to it, you’ll be out of luck. Anything else, you should be set.

  • Safari on iOS 7.0 or later

Launch the Safari browser and enter the following URL:https://www.apple.com/live/

Apple TV

How to Watch the Apple WWDC Keynote on 5th June 2017

If you have one of the small, black Apple TV units, ensure that the software is up-to-date. You’ll not be able to stream the event on the original Apple TV, though.

  • Apple TV2nd generation with software 6.2 or later
  • Apple TV3rd generation with software 6.2 or later
  • Apple TV4th generation

On the main screen of the Apple TV there is an icon,Apple Events. By selecting this, you will be able to live stream the event as it happens.

Windows PC

How to Watch the Apple WWDC Keynote on 5th June 2017

If you are using a Windows PC, Apple is requiring you to be runningWindows 10with theEdgebrowser. That’s right up-to-date and will rule out the majority of current PC users.

How to Watch Later

If, for any reason, you are unable to watch the live event, you’ll be able to catch up and view the keynote in your own time.

On a Mac, iPad or iPhone, launch the Safari browser and visitapple.com/live/…although you may have to wait a few hours after the keynote is live streamed before you’ll be able to watch it here.

On the main screen of the Apple TV navigate to theApple Eventsicon.

How to Watch Previous Apple Events

How to Watch the Apple WWDC Keynote on 5th June 2017

To view the most recent Apple event, and otherhistoric Apple events, visithttps://www.apple.com/apple-events/in a Safari browser on Mac or iOS.

Conclusion

The Apple TVis the ideal way to watch theApple special event, either live or on catch-up, with the diminutivedevice showcasing Apple technology by live-streaming the event to the screen in the living room.

If you do not have, or do not have access to, an Apple TV, then the next best thing is an iPador iPhone. Or watch the event at the desk on a desktop computer.