Bug 34093 - No Video Playback Using AVPlayerViewController After iOS 9 Upgrade
Summary: No Video Playback Using AVPlayerViewController After iOS 9 Upgrade
Alias: None
Product: iOS
Classification: Xamarin
Component: Xamarin.iOS.dll ()
Version: XI 9.0 (iOS9)
Hardware: PC Windows
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Target Milestone: Untriaged
Assignee: Bugzilla
Depends on:
Reported: 2015-09-19 23:52 UTC by Adam
Modified: 2015-09-20 11:23 UTC (History)
3 users (show)

Is this bug a regression?: ---
Last known good build:

Video player disabled (46.27 KB, image/png)
2015-09-19 23:55 UTC, Adam
Example App (45.45 KB, application/x-zip-compressed)
2015-09-19 23:57 UTC, Adam

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Description Adam 2015-09-19 23:52:42 UTC
After upgrading Xamarin to iOS 9, I am no longer able to use the AVPlayerViewController to playback video. It worked perfectly fine before the upgrade. I have created and attached a simplified version of the code but the video never loads...

public partial class AVPlayerViewDemoController : AVPlayerViewController
        public AVPlayerViewDemoController() : base("AVPlayerViewDemoController", null)
            Player = AVPlayer.FromUrl(NSUrl.FromString("http://vjs.zencdn.net/v/oceans.mp4"));
Comment 1 Adam 2015-09-19 23:55:59 UTC
Created attachment 12983 [details]
Video player disabled

I always get this result with the player when running it with iOS 9.
Comment 2 Adam 2015-09-19 23:57:03 UTC
Created attachment 12984 [details]
Example App

Attaching a simplified example of my code.
Comment 3 Sebastien Pouliot 2015-09-20 10:20:07 UTC
By default iOS 9 disallow HTTP access to download content. You need to either swicth to HTTPS (Apple's preference) or opt-in [1] to continue using unsecured connections.

[1] by modifying your Info.plist, see ""App Transport Security has blocked a cleartext HTTP (http://) resource load since it is insecure." in XI 9.0 release notes.

Comment 4 Adam 2015-09-20 11:23:47 UTC
Thank you! That solved the problem. Added this to the info.plist: