What’s new in tvOS 13 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.
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New Home screen designed for discovery
The newly reimagined Home screen puts all your favorite apps front and center, and it features full-screen video previews that pull you into new movies, the latest music, and top-rated games. See Customize the Apple TV Home screen.
Apple’s new gaming service features original games designed by some of the world’s most innovative game developers. Of course, the best place to experience Apple Arcade is on your big screen and Apple TV, which now supports even more game controllers, including the PlayStation DualShock 4 and Xbox Wireless Controller with Bluetooth. See Find games in Apple Arcade.
Apple TV now features unique profiles for every member of your household with an Apple ID. Sign in to get Up Next lists, music collections, and recommendations tailored to you. See Set up multiple users on Apple TV.
The new Control Center panel gives you quick access to settings and controls for playing music, searching for content, switching between users, putting Apple TV to sleep, and more. See Use tvOS Control Center.
New screen savers
Apple has partnered with the BBC Natural History Unit to capture stunningly immersive underwater videos—filmed in mesmerizing 4K HDR—from bodies of water all over the globe. Go far beneath the surface and explore a world that few have experienced firsthand. See Use screen savers.
Other tvOS 13 features
Dynamic lyrics in Music: Now you can sing along with your favorite songs using lyrics that scroll in time with the music. See Now Playing: Control music playback on Apple TV.
Picture-in-picture viewing: Play movies and TV shows in the Apple TV app in a small viewer that frees up the screen so you can browse for other content. See Watch Now in the Apple TV app.
Sign in with Apple: Sign in to apps with the Apple ID you already have, without filling out forms or creating new passwords. See Set up your Apple ID on Apple TV.