Get the Apple TV app or Apple TV+ app on your smart TV, streaming device, or game console

Learn how to download and set up the Apple TV app or Apple TV+ app on your compatible smart TV, streaming device, or game console.

a smart TV showing the Apple TV app 

How to get the Apple TV app or Apple TV+ app

  1. Go to your device's app store and download the Apple TV app or Apple TV+ app. If you don't see the app that you're looking for, check your device's compatibility.1
  2. Open the Apple TV app or Apple TV+ app and choose Start Watching.
  3. Go to Settings, then select Accounts.
  4. Choose Sign In. If you don't have an Apple ID, you need to create one. Then, use one of these options to sign in with your Apple ID and complete setup:
    • Sign In On Mobile Device: Use your phone's camera to scan the QR code on the TV screen. Then follow the instructions on your mobile device.
    • Sign In On This TV: Use your TV remote to manually sign in with your Apple ID and complete setup.

Use the Apple TV+ app


Sign out of the Apple TV app or Apple TV+ app

  1. Open the Apple TV app or Apple TV+ app.
  2. Go to Settings.
  3. Select Accounts, then choose Sign Out.

Reset the Apple TV app and Apple TV+ app

Before you sell or give away your device or uninstall the Apple TV app or Apple TV+ app, you should reset the Apple TV app and Apple TV+ app. Resetting the Apple TV app and Apple TV+ app signs you out of your account, removes your personal information, and restores the apps to their original settings.

If you reset the Apple TV app and Apple TV+ app on a smart TV that's also signed in to the Apple Music app, then the Apple Music app will also be restored to its original settings.

  1. Open the Apple TV app or Apple TV+ app.
  2. Go to Settings.
    • On your smart TV, choose Reset Apple TV app and Apple Music, or Reset Apple TV+ app. Then confirm your choice.
    • On your streaming device or game console, choose Reset Apple TV app or Reset Apple TV+ app. Then confirm your choice.

If you're signed in to the Apple TV app or Apple TV+ app on a device you don't have access to

If you're signed in to the Apple TV app or Apple TV+ app on a smart TV, streaming device, or game console that you can't access, remove the device from your Apple ID device list.


If you need help

  • For more information about the Apple TV app or Apple TV+ app on your smart TV, streaming device, or game console, see the Apple TV app user guide.
  • If you have issues installing the Apple TV app or Apple TV+ app or connecting to the internet on your smart TV, streaming device, or game console, contact the manufacturer.

 

  1. The Apple TV app and Apple TV+ app availability might vary by country and region. Learn what’s available in your country or region. The Apple TV app and Apple TV+ app features and supported devices also might vary by country and region.
  2. On Amazon Fire TV devices, you can't purchase content from the Apple TV app. You can purchase content on another supported device to watch it in the Apple TV app on your Amazon Fire TV device.

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