Now Playing: Control music playback on Apple TV
No matter where you are in Music , you can select a song, then press the Touch surface to start playing it.
Once a song starts playing, it appears in Now Playing. The song continues to play even if you leave Music, but it stops if you begin playing video or audio in another app.
On the Now Playing screen, you can control playback, navigate to other songs in an album or playlist, or select more options.
Control music during playback
With the Now Playing screen open on Apple TV, rest your finger on the Touch surface of the Siri Remote.
Songs adjacent to the current one appear in the Now Playing queue. A timeline also appears showing elapsed and remaining time. When the timeline is active, you can also press the Touch surface to play or pause the song.
Do any of the following on the Siri Remote:
Pause or play: Press the Play/Pause button .
Go back to the beginning or skip to the next song: Press the left or right side of the Touch surface to restart the current song or skip to the start of the next song.
Rewind or fast-forward: Press left or right and hold to rewind or fast-forward during playback. Release to resume playback.
Play a different song: Swipe left or right to highlight the song you want to play, then press the Touch surface.
Move to a specific point in the song: Swipe down to highlight the playhead, then swipe left or right to move backwards or forwards on the timeline.
Select other rooms where you want audio to play
Do either of the following:
With the Now Playing screen open on Apple TV, rest your finger on the Touch surface of the Siri Remote, then swipe up to the controls at the top of the screen; swipe left and select .
Press and hold the Play/Pause button on the Siri Remote.
Select the room or rooms.
Ask Siri. Say something like:
“Play Troye Sivan in the kitchen and in the living room.”
For more information, see Stream content using AirPlay with Apple TV.
Quickly add a song to your library
With the Now Playing screen open on Apple TV, press the Touch surface on the Siri Remote, then swipe up and select the Add button at the top of the screen.
View a song’s lyrics
With the Now Playing screen open on Apple TV, press the Touch surface of the Siri Remote, then swipe up and select the Lyrics button at the top of the screen.
Note: Lyrics are available only if you’re a member of Apple Music. The Lyrics button won’t appear if lyrics aren’t available for the currently playing song.
See more options
With the Now Playing screen open on Apple TV, rest your finger on the Touch surface of the Siri Remote, then swipe up and select the More button at the top of the screen. Depending on the song, you may be able to:
Go to the album
Go to the artist
Add the song to or delete the song from your library
Add the song to a playlist
Play the song next
Start a custom radio station from the song
Flag the song as one you love or dislike
Change your speaker settings
Open Settings on Apple TV.
Go to Apps > Music, then turn on Repeat Music.