OctoStream is the official alternative to Megadede for when your applications are down. This application allows access to the web content without failures since you do not need any web to access the links, access them directly. Is a very fast and for now has no advertising. Of course, it is not as complete as the official Megadede application, although little by little and with the release of new versions, all that is changing.
- Access to the Megadede catalog without speed problems (does not access the web), Go directly to the links.
- Use of a minimal and very fast graphic interface.
- Possibility to add series that you follow, pending, favorites, finished and pending movies, favorites and views.
- You need to create an account in the app to access the content (no account confirmation required).
- Very little publicity.
- Server mode to use the app from the web browser on another device, console, TV, etc.
- Compatibility with Chromecast.
- Option search.
- Different content filterso: Gender, order / status of chips, type of release and other options.
- Different quality filters: Servers, audio language, subtitle language, video quality, audio quality, etc.
- Option for share, open with another player or download the content.
How to install OctoStream step by step
Installing OctoStream is very simple, its use is even easier than other similar applications since the registration is less complicated than in other cases. Of course, the application is only available in APK format, so it is necessary to know how to install it.
Related: how to install an APK from outside the Play Store
The first thing you should do is enter your Android mobile phone from the browser and access this website. After searching for the download link at the bottom of this website, you will always find the latest version of the application and also you will know that it is a 100% reliable application.
This will take you to an external download page, called Mediafire No shortening in between. Inside Mediafire click on Download and wait for it to download.
Just click on the download link, a pop-up window will appear with a warning, press To accept and don't worry, the file is totally secure.
The download process will begin, which should not take too long, since the file occupies only a few megabytes, even so, You will need to have data on your phone rate or be connected to a WiFi network to proceed with the download.
Once the download is finished, click on Open in the file, think you also have it available in the folder downloads from the phone memory, so if you prefer you can look for it there.
Now press on the I buttonnstalar from the bottom right for the OctoStream application to be installed.
You will see the installation process begin and it will take a few seconds before the application is fully installed. You will know that the installation has finished because it will indicate that the app has been installed and you will see a button Open At the bottom, select it.
You will see that the OctoStream screen opens and asks you to log in with User Y Password. Congratulations, you have successfully installed the application.
Related: Download Megadede for Android
Register and log in to OctoStream
Registering a new account with OctoStream is really simple. On the main screen, you can see a field at the bottom that indicates Check in, click on that field and you will open a screen like the following. You must enter an email (field E-mail), username (the one you choose) and a Password, which must have minimum 5 characters and then you must confirm. When you finish click on Submit.
NOTE: It is very important that you remember your username and password. The function I forgot my password at the time of writing this tutorial does not work. No need to verify email.
As soon as you register you will see a message that tells you that the registration was successful and that from now on you can log in with your username and password. To login simply fill in the two fields and click on Log in.
Once inside the application the first thing you should do is click on the menu on the left side.
Once this is done, to access the content of the application click on the section To explore.
After clicking on this button we access the bulk of the application content, with images representative of each of the available movies or series. If we click on the inverted triangle in the upper left, we can select between Series and Movies. In the top right we also have a search icon to be able to make direct searches of the content, for when we know exactly what we want to look for.
On the right side we have another type of filter that allows filtering by gender, order of cards, status of cards, type of release and more options. When you have clear your selection press Ready.
How to watch a movie or series
Once you are clear about the movie or series you want to see, just click on the cover of it in the menu to access the content.
On the next screen select Links to see the access links to the movie.
A screen will open on which you can select the server from which to watch streaming content, as well you can click on the arrow icon on the right side to download the content and see it later. Under the name of the server (in the Streamplay example) is the quality of the video and on the right the language of the video (in the English example). On the right side, by clicking on the exclamation mark, you can report that the links are no longer available.
With the filter on the right you can select the video quality you want to do, so you will not waste your time with video formats and languages in which you are not willing to watch a movie or series, the preferred servers and other settings . When you finish your selection press Ready.
As soon as you click on the server from which you want to see the content, the video will start playing. If you are using a mobile network, OctoStream will ask you if you want to continue playback without being connected to a network, since keep in mind that you will use your rate data.
The process to watch a series is very similar, but with the difference that the interface is modified so that the seasons of each series appear at the top as you can see in the image. As well those chapters that you have already seen are marked with an eye symbol.
OctoStream on TV: streaming without Chromecast
If you want Play the content on your PS3, PS4, Xbox One, PC console or any other device such as a tablet or Smart TV you can do it very easily and without using Chromecast or similar, since you can activate server mode in OctoStream.
- Any device that has a modern browser.
- Internet connection from that device.
- It is essential that both the Android mobile where OctoStream is running and the device to which you want to transmit, are connected to the same network.
- The internet connection must be stable and relatively powerful.
In the settings tab activate the Server mode Y take note of the url.
In the example the url that you must copy is http://192.168.1.17:8000, but this url may vary depending on each case. Now from the browser of the other device type and click on that url. You will see that it tells you that it is Waiting for link.
Go back to the application on the phone and start the link, you will see a pop-up window asking if you want to send the video to the PC / TV, select Yes. The broadcast on the other device will begin.
After approving the connection from the mobile, Playback should start automatically if you click on the start symbol. Otherwise, start the process again. And do not worry about excessive use of data, since only the progress bar of the content being played along with the controls to go forward or backward 30 seconds will be shown on the mobile screen.
Marking movies and series
Another interesting option that can go unnoticed by many people who use OctoStream is the marking of the cards. In this way every time you access the main screen you will get those contents that you have pending to see, what you have seen, your favorites, etc.
To make use of this option position yourself on the content you want to see and click on the three points to get a pop-up menu with different options. Select the one you want and the marking will appear.
Now every time you access the application, this new content will come out, which in the example is Dragon Ball as what you have marked, which in this case is Favorite.
Then we leave you a video with the app running.
If you have any problems, in addition to asking here, you should know that you have a support group at your disposal through Telegram. You can access the group from this link and also from the Support section, within the Settings.
If you think you have discovered a problem and want to report it to the development team, follow these instructions.
- Support for downloading the custom Trakt user list.
- Now the slopes are saved in Watchlist and views in History, thus increasing the integration with Trakt with respect to other apps that use it.
- If Trakt fails, the app automatically switches to guest mode so that videos can continue playing.
- A 24-hour cache has been introduced to reduce the number of calls to Trakt and improve the response of the app.
- Bug fixes.
- Added registration form.
- New menus for access to series, movies and children.
- Now favorite movies are not marked as views.
- The full screen app is shown on the tvbox without Android TV.
- Bug fixes.
- Improvement: Support for 4K links.
- Fix: Bug fixes.
- Fix: Fixed error accessing the links in chapters 0.
- Fix: Fixed session closure.
- Fix: Other bugs fixed.
- Fix: The app was closed when recovering password.
- Fix: Various bugs have been fixed.
- Possible solution to error # 400.
- Fix: Scroll has been added in the login and registration.
- Fix: Now the ‘Ready’ button of the link filter is visible in the movies.
Download OctoStream 1.3.3 | Link
Download OctoStream 1.1.0 (without TrackTV) | Link
OctoStream does not work: Solutions
The application does not usually give problems, but at certain times it may not work due to specific problems, which will surely be corrected in new versions. Here are some solutions to most problems.
The server does not play the content
Some servers do not allow content to be played or problems when you are not connected to a WiFi network. To solve this problem, connect to a WiFi network or change servers.
Do you have any other problem with OctoStream? Get in touch with us through the comments and we will add the solution here.
Related: OctoStream TV, the OctoStream app for Android TV