What’s new in tvOS 17 for Apple TV
Here are some of the new features and enhancements in the latest version of tvOS. Not all features and content are available in all countries or regions.
New and improved Control Center. The new Control Center gives you easy access to user profiles, settings, and controls on Apple TV. See Control Center at a glance.
FaceTime app for Apple TV 4K (2nd generation or later). For the first time ever, you can enjoy the popular FaceTime app on your TV for even more engaging conversations with family and friends. See FaceTime app at a glance.
Apple Music Sing. Use an iPhone or iPad with Apple TV 4K (3rd generation) to see yourself onscreen and apply fun filters, while singing along to your favorite songs. See Sing onscreen with visual effects on Apple TV 4K (3rd generation).
Memories as your screen saver. Enjoy some of your favorite moments with fluid animations and transitions as a screen saver on Apple TV. See Create a photo screen saver on Apple TV.
Siri Remote location. If your Siri Remote (2nd generation or later) gets misplaced, use Control Center on your iPhone to help you find it. See Use your iPhone to help locate the Siri Remote (2nd generation or later).
Updated Remote in Control Center on iPhone or iPad. Find updated controls for Apple TV Remote in Control Center on iOS 17 or iPadOS 17. See Control Apple TV with iOS or iPadOS Control Center.
Personalized routines in the Fitness app. Create your own routine by grouping workouts or meditations in a stack. You can also use the Fitness app on your iPhone to create custom workout plans, then track them on Apple TV. Both Stacks and Custom Plans appear in your library in the Fitness app on Apple TV. See Apple Fitness app at a glance.
Enhance Dialogue for HomePod (2nd generation). Tired of missing the dialogue in your movies and TV shows? Now you can turn on Enhance Dialogue to emphasize vocals in the audio mix. See Turn on Enhance Dialogue for HomePod (2nd generation) with Apple TV 4K.
Updated Home Screen with more apps in each row. See Navigate Apple TV.
Dolby Vision 8.1 support offers Apple TV 4K users a more cinematic visual experience over a broader range of movies and TV shows.
Continuity Camera support on Apple TV 4K (2nd generation or later) lets developers integrate the iPhone or iPad camera and microphone into their tvOS apps to create new shared and immersive entertainment experiences for the living room.
New aerial screen savers feature a collection of stunning new locations, including Arizona’s Monument Valley and California’s coastal redwoods.
Third-party VPN support lets developers create VPN apps for Apple TV.
The Siri Remote (2nd generation or later) now supports enhanced scrolling with the clickpad ring. See Scroll lists.