Set up the Apple TV app on iPhone
The Apple TV app brings your favorite shows, movies, sports, and live news into one app. You can watch titles from popular streaming services and leading cable providers as well as purchase or rent movies and TV shows. You can easily subscribe to Apple TV channels such as HBO and Showtime. The Apple TV app is on your iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV, and supported smart TVs, so you can watch at home or wherever you go.
Note: The availability of the Apple TV app and its features (such as Apple TV channels, sports, news, and supported apps) varies by country or region. See the Apple Support articles Availability of Apple Media Services and Availability of supported apps in the Apple TV app.
Subscribe to Apple TV channels
If you subscribe to Apple TV channels (such as HBO and Showtime), you can stream the ad-free content on demand or download it to watch offline. If you use Family Sharing, up to five other family members can share your subscriptions for no additional charge.
Tap Watch Now, then scroll down to browse the available channels.
To start a free trial, tap Try It Free.
Each channel provides one trial per subscriber or per family. If you previously used your trial, you have the option to resubscribe.
Review the subscription details, then confirm with Face ID, Touch ID, or your Apple ID.
After you subscribe to a channel, you can browse its titles in the Apple TV channels row. Channels you subscribe to are shown first in this row.
Add your cable or satellite service to the Apple TV app
Single sign-on provides immediate access to all the supported video apps in your subscription package.
Go to Settings > TV Provider.
Choose your TV provider, then sign in with your provider credentials.
If your TV provider isn’t listed, sign in directly from the app you want to use.
Connect supported apps to the Apple TV app
The Apple TV app recommends new content or the next episode in a series you watched. The first time you play from a supported app, tap Connect to allow the connection to the Apple TV app.
Manage your connected apps and subscriptions
Tap Watch Now, then tap or your profile picture at the top right.
Tap any of the following:
Connected Apps: Turn apps on or off.
Connected apps appear in the Apple TV app on all your devices where you’re signed in with your Apple ID.
Manage Subscriptions: Tap a subscription to change or cancel it.
Clear Play History: Remove your viewing history from all your Apple devices.