Watch films, TV shows and live content in the Apple TV app

Watch films and TV shows from popular streaming services, such as Apple TV+, and subscribe to premium channels — all with the Apple TV app.

Watch Now tab in the Apple TV app 

If this is your first time using the Apple TV app

Make sure that your device is compatible with the Apple TV app.

If you're using a smart TV or streaming device, you may need to set up the Apple TV app first.

The Apple TV app comes already installed on your Apple devices. To use the latest features, make sure that your device is up to date with the latest version of iOS, iPadOS, macOS or tvOS.

If you're a pay TV subscriber, you can watch content in the Apple TV app. Find out how to sign in with your TV provider on your iPhone, iPad or iPod touch or use your pay TV or cable provider on your Apple TV.

How to use the Apple TV app

Find out how the Apple TV app is organised.

Watch Now

Resume watching films and TV shows under Up Next, and explore Apple TV channels that you can subscribe to in the Watch Now tab.

Apple TV+

Discover the latest Apple Originals, watch Friday Night Baseball and browse by category in the Apple TV+ tab. Find out how to subscribe to Apple TV+ or find out how to add other Apple TV channels.


Buy or rent films and TV shows directly from the Store tab on Apple devices and other compatible devices.


Keep track of the films that you've rented and the films and TV shows that you've purchased in the Library tab.


Browse by genre or find out what's new in the Search tab.

Pause, fast forward and control how you watch

While you're watching, you can use the playback controls to pause, skip, turn on subtitles and more. Locate your device and find out how.

You may use the Apple TV app only for personal, non-commercial purposes. Read the full terms and conditions.

The Apple TV app and features of the Apple TV app aren't available in all countries and regions. Find out what's available in your country or region.

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