Download and stream shows and films from Apple TV+ and Apple TV channels

Learn about downloading and streaming content from your Apple TV app subscriptions.

Download a show or film

If you subscribe to Apple TV+ or an Apple TV channel, you can download TV shows and films included with your subscription on your iPhone, iPad, iPod touch and Mac.

  1. Open the Apple TV app on your iPhone, iPad, iPod touch or Mac.
  2. Go to the channel's page. Or search for a film or TV show.
  3. Tap or click the download button  next to the TV show or film.

To find and play your downloads, go to the Library tab, then tap or click Downloaded.

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Limits for downloads

For most Apple TV channels, downloads are available for up to 30 days before they expire. For a few channels, downloads might expire earlier.

Some Apple TV channels might have limits for how many titles can be downloaded simultaneously and the number of devices you can download content on. If you reach the limit, the Apple TV app will alert you.You’ll need to delete previously downloaded TV episodes or films on one of your (or your family's) devices before you can download anything else from that channel.

Limits for streaming on multiple devices

  • Apple TV+: One subscription allows you to enjoy six simultaneous streams. If you have an Apple Music student subscription, which includes Apple TV+ for a limited time, you can only stream Apple TV+ on one device at a time.
  • Apple TV channels: One subscription allows you to enjoy up to three simultaneous streams. Some channels might allow more than three simultaneous streams.

Learn more

The Apple TV app, Apple TV channels, Apple TV+ and store availability might vary by country or region. See what’s available in your country or region.

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