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

Watch movies and TV shows from popular streaming services, like Apple TV+, and subscribe to premium channels — all with 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 might 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 cable subscriber, you can watch content in the Apple TV app. Learn how to sign in with your TV provider on your iPhone or iPad or use your pay TV or cable provider on your Apple TV.

How to use the Apple TV app

Learn how the Apple TV app is organized.

Watch Now

Resume watching movies and 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. Learn how to subscribe to Apple TV+ or learn how to add other Apple TV channels.


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


Keep track of the movies that you rented and the movies and TV shows that you 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. Find your device and learn how.

If you're watching on the web and autoplay isn't working, you might need to turn off ad-blocking software or allow pop-ups for your browser.

You may use the Apple TV app only for personal, noncommercial 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. Learn what's available in your country or region.

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