How to watch Love Island from anywhere in the world

Don't miss the latest series of Love Island

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After a year's hiatus, Love Island 2021 is back and we've got a guide on how you can watch it from anywhere in the world.

The UK version of the hit show—which sees a bunch of singletons dropped in a stunning villa in Majorca where they hope to find love with—made its triumphant return last week and the drama is already sizzling up.

But if you're not lucky enough to be watching it live on ITV2 in the UK, fear not because there are several simple ways to watch Love Island from anywhere in the world. 


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When does Love Island start?

Love Island 2021 returned on Monday 28th June at 9pm and episodes air every evening, except for Saturdays.

While the official date for the finale hasn't been confirmed yet, this year's series is expected to run for eight weeks—meaning it will end around the week of 23rd August.

What channel is Love Island on?

In the UK, Love Island airs on ITV2 and is also available on the ITV Hub for the episodes you've missed.

The sister show, Love Island After Sun—also fronted by the show's host Laura Whitmore—airs every Sunday at 10pm after the main show. 

How to watch Love Island from anywhere in the world:

If you’re outside of the UK or Europe and don't have access to ITV2, you may need to use a VPN in order to stream this show.

This is a really handy bit of software that changes your IP address so that streaming services think you’re in the UK.

Our sister site, TechRadar, has tested all of the major VPN services and they rate ExpressVPN as the absolute best. They say, “It’s compatible with all of your devices, supports most streaming services, and ranks among the fastest. You can even install it on devices like an Amazon Fire TV Stick, Apple TV, Xbox, and PlayStation. So for a one-stop-shop, you can’t go wrong with Express.”

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Georgia Farquharson
Georgia Farquharson

Georgia studied Print Journalism at university in Nottingham, England before going on to work on several leading celebrity magazines, as well as freelance writing for international magazine Grazia Middle East. An enthusiastic, hard-working and ambitious writer, Georgia recently launched her own communications consultancy, farq media. As Director and Founder, Georgia helps businesses with their Public Relations strategy, as well as influencer and celebrity marketing. She also represents several influencers of her own. She lives with this motto in mind; "if your dreams don't scare you, they aren't big enough."