Control what’s playing in the Apple TV app
Whether you’re watching a TV show or a movie, you’re in control.
Play or pause
On the smart TV or streaming device remote, press the center or play button.
When you pause playback, the playback timeline appears, showing elapsed and remaining time. The solid bar indicates how much of the item is cached (temporarily downloaded in the Apple TV app ).
Rewind or fast-forward
You can move rapidly forward or backward through video in several ways. During playback, use the smart TV or streaming device remote to do any of the following:
Skip backward or forward 10 seconds: Press the left or right button to skip backward or forward. Press again to skip another 10 seconds.
Rewind or fast-forward continuously: Press and hold the left or right button to rewind or fast forward, or press either button repeatedly to cycle through rewind or fast-forward speed options (2x, 3x, 4x). Press the center or play button to resume playback.
Turn on subtitles and closed captioning (if available)
During playback, press the down button on the smart TV or streaming device remote to show the Subtitles pane, then select an option.
Choose an audio language (if available)
During playback, press the down button on the smart TV or streaming device remote to show the Subtitles and Audio panes, select Audio, then select an option.