Learn everything you need to know to start using the Ignite TV (formerly known as BlueCurve TV) app. From download information to FAQs, you can enjoy our Ignite TV app in no time. Available to anyone that is subscribed to our TV service, with the Ignite TV app you can watch TV anywhere in Canada, at any time.

System requirements

The Ignite TV app is available through both mobile and web. Devices/browsers that do not meet the minimum requirements will be presented with an error prompting you to update your app to the latest version. Below are the system requirements for each:

Ignite TV app

  • iOS 14.0.0 or newer
  • Android 7.0 or newer

Note: The app is no longer available on Chromebook, however, it can still be accessed via web browser.


Ignite TV web

  • The latest version of your browser (Chrome, Edge, Firefox, Safari)
  • Operating systems:
    • Windows 7 or newer
    • Mac OS X 10.14.4+ for Safari
    • Mac OS X 10.7+ for Chrome/Firefox


Ignite TV app on Fire TV

  • Fire OS 6+

Ignite TV app features

Stream from your app to your TV screen

The Ignite TV app supports streaming via Apple AirPlay and Google Chromecast. Stream (or cast) content from the app to a smart TV or other supported device and use your mobile device as a remote!

Access from your Amazon Fire TV devices

The Ignite TV app is also available on Amazon Fire TV devices, including the same great features you get with the Ignite TV app on mobile. Visit How To: Use the Ignite TV App on Amazon Fire TV to learn more.

Watch more channels at home

You'll have access to most of the same live channels you enjoy on your Ignite Entertainment Box from the Ignite TV app when you’re connected to your home WiFi network. (Not applicable to Ignite Streaming.)

Visit About in-home channels on the Ignite TV app to learn more.

Download to go

This feature lets you download select On Demand titles to your mobile device so you can watch them anytime — without having to be connected to the Internet or use your device's mobile data connection. This feature is not available for the web app or for casting through Chromecast. Learn more about Ignite TV App - Download to go

Note: Any downloaded content will need to be downloaded again after the mobile app has been updated to the latest version.

Manage and watch PVR recordings

Gives you the power to manage and watch recordings for your favorite programs while you're away from home. This feature works on both the mobile and web versions of the app.

Note: This feature is available only in areas where Cloud PVR is enabled. Check the list of areas with Cloud PVR.

Parental Controls

Set parental controls to limit the types of content available for streaming and download. Parental controls must be set up on each device and the Ignite TV app website. Learn more about Ignite TV App Parental Controls.

Manage Ignite TV app settings in My Shaw

You can log in to My Shaw to manage your registered devices and disable parental controls on any registered device. Learn more about Managing the Ignite TV app.

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