What’s new in tvOS 14 for Apple TV
Here are some of the new features and enhancements in the latest version of tvOS. Not all features and content are available in all countries or regions.
Apple TV 4K (2nd generation) and Siri Remote (2nd generation) support (tvOS 14.5) The new Siri Remote gives you speed, fluidity and precise control with an all-new touch-enabled clickpad. See Siri Remote at a glance.
Type to Siri (tvOS 14.5) Use the on-screen keyboard, an external Bluetooth keyboard or an iOS or iPadOS keyboard to type Siri queries instead of speaking. See Type instead of speaking to Siri on Apple TV.
Colour balance controls (tvOS 14.5) Get the best colour balance on your TV using an iPhone with Face ID and iOS 14.5 or later. See Calibrate video or audio.
Fitness (tvOS 14.3) Introducing a new fitness experience powered by Apple Watch. Get world‑class workouts on your Apple TV with a subscription to Apple Fitness+. See Apple Fitness app at a glance.
Home Theater (tvOS 14.2) Connect HomePod to Apple TV 4K and enjoy stereo, surround sound and Dolby Atmos audio. Add a second HomePod for a more immersive sound stage with true stereo sound. See Use Apple TV to play audio throughout your home.
Multi-user support for gaming With multi-user support for gaming, players can keep track of their individual game levels, leaderboards and invitations—and switch between players on the fly. You can also connect more of your favourite controllers to Apple TV, including Xbox Elite Wireless Controller Series 2 and Xbox Adaptive Controllers. See Apple Arcade at a glance.
HomeKit camera support Get doorbell notifications on-screen, see a live view of your front door and keep an eye on all your HomeKit camera feeds—right from your Apple TV. Just ask Siri to view any camera at any time or see them all from the Home view in Control Centre. See Use tvOS Control Centre on Apple TV.
Audio sharing and enhanced controls for home audio When it’s quiet time, audio sharing lets you connect two sets of AirPods to your Apple TV and enjoy movies and shows with a friend. And when it’s party time, enhanced audio controls in Control Centre make it even easier to play audio anywhere in your home from Apple TV. See Use Apple TV to play audio throughout your home.
Picture in Picture Now available in all apps that support it, Picture in Picture lets you watch a movie or show in a small window while you keep an eye on the match, check the weather or binge a TV series. See Control what’s playing on Apple TV.
4K video sharing With AirPlay, you can share your 4K videos from the Photos app on your iPhone or iPad to your Apple TV 4K in full resolution. See Use AirPlay to stream audio and video on Apple TV.
4K YouTube support Watch the latest YouTube videos in their full 4K glory. Your favourite music, slo‑mo, outdoor and vlog footage never looked better.