Get the Apple TV app on your smart TV, streaming device, or game console

Learn how to download and set up the Apple TV app on your compatible smart TV, streaming device, or game console.

Check that your device is compatible

To check if your smart TV, streaming device, or game console is compatible with the Apple TV app, visit Apple's website.1,2


How to get the Apple TV app

  1. On your compatible smart TV, streaming device, or game console, go to your device's app store and download the Apple TV app.
  2. Open the Apple TV app and choose Start Watching.
  3. Go to Settings, then select Accounts.
  4. Choose Sign In. If you don't have an Apple ID, you need to create one. Then, use one of these options to sign in with your Apple ID and complete setup:
    • Sign In On Mobile Device: Use your phone's camera to scan the QR code on the TV screen. Then follow the instructions on your mobile device.
    • Sign In On This TV: Use your TV remote to manually sign in with your Apple ID and complete setup.


What you can do with the Apple TV app

Rent or buy content and watch your favorite movies and TV shows. You can also subscribe to premium channels in the Apple TV app and more.3

Watch Apple TV+ Original TV shows and movies

When you subscribe to Apple TV+, you can watch Apple Original TV shows and movies and other exclusive content on all of your devices.


Sign out of the Apple TV app on a smart TV, streaming device, or game console

  1. Open the Apple TV app.
  2. Go to Settings.
  3. Select Accounts, then choose Sign Out.

Reset the Apple TV app to its original settings

This will sign you out of your account on that device and remove your personal information. If you're also signed in to the Apple Music app on your smart TV or streaming device, the Apple Music app will also be reset to its original settings and all of your personal information will be removed.

  1. On your smart TV, streaming device, or game console, open the Apple TV app or Apple Music app.
  2. Go to Settings.
  3. On your smart TV or streaming device, choose "Reset Apple TV app and Apple Music," then confirm your choice. On your game console, choose "Reset Apple TV app."

Sign out of a smart TV, streaming device, or game console that you can't access

If you're signed in to the Apple TV app on a smart TV, streaming device, or game console that you can't access, you can remove the device from your account list.


If you need help

 

  1. The Apple TV app availability might vary by country and region. Learn what’s available in your country or region. The Apple TV app features and supported devices also might vary by country and region.
  2. You can also visit Samsung's website to see which Samsung smart TVs are supported and Roku's website to see which Roku streaming players and TVs are supported. To check if other devices are supported, like Amazon Fire TV devices, visit Apple's website.
  3. On Amazon Fire TV devices, you can't purchase content from the Apple TV app. You can purchase content on another supported device to watch it in the Apple TV app on your Amazon Fire TV device.

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