Set up and use multiuser on your Apple TV

Switch between user accounts with the tap of a button.

Personalize your Apple TV experience

With multiuser, get your own personalized recommendations and Up Next list in Apple Music and the Apple TV app, access your purchased apps in the App store, or play games with your Apple Arcade subscription. Then let the next user quickly switch to their account in Control Center to access their own content.

You can also change which iCloud and Game Center accounts are logged in to your Apple TV.

Before you begin

If you're adding someone to your Apple TV, check for the following: 

Apple TV isn’t available in all countries or regions.

Choose a way to set up

  • Use the Home app if you want the new user to control your HomeKit accessories, and any Apple TVs or HomePod speakers in your home.
  • Use your Apple TV if you want the new user to control only the Apple TV that they're added to.

Set up with the Home app

Use these steps to invite a user, then accept an invitation.

     

Invite someone

  1. Open the Home app on your iOS device, then tap Home .
  2. If you have multiple homes, tap Home Settings, then select a home.
    • If the user isn't in your Home app, tap Invite. Enter the user's Apple ID that they use with iCloud, then tap Send Invite. 
    • If the user you're adding is already sharing your Home app, they can add themselves to your Apple TV. On their iOS device, tap Show Me on Apple TV.

Accept an invitation

  1. Open the Home app on your iOS device, then tap Home .
  2. Tap Home Settings. 
  3. Select Accept, then select Accept again. 
  4. Tap Done. 

Set up with your Apple TV

Use these steps to add a user.

  1. On your Apple TV, go to Settings > Users and Accounts > Add New User. 
  2. Select Continue, then select Enter New. 
  3. Let the new user enter their iTunes Apple ID and password. Then click Sign In.

Switch between users

Switch between user accounts to access your personal content in the Apple TV app, Apple Music, and the App Store.

  • Press and hold Apple TV App/Home  on your Siri remote to bring up Control Center. Select the user account you want to switch to. 

Remove a user

You can remove a user or leave an Apple TV at any time. 

  • To remove a user: On your Apple TV, go to Settings > Users and Accounts > Current User. Then choose the user account you want to remove. Click [User's] Account > Remove User from Apple TV.
  • To leave an Apple TV: In your Home app, turn off Show Me on Apple TV. 
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