apple tv samsung tv

How To Get Apple TV on Smart TV

Smart TVs are a blessing to the world of entertainment! This fantastic brand allows you to watch amazing content on Apple TV on your in HD.

You can access your current TV shows and movies library on the Apple TV app with a Smart TV. You can also use the Search button to find new shows to stream, buy or rent.

The Apple TV app allows you to view original TV shows and movies in 4K. It doesn’t stop there, and you can also access unique content on Apple TV+ and Apple Music.

Today, we’ll guide you on ways to get Apple TV on your Smart TV, how to stream movies and TV shows from Apple TV, and a list of Smart TVs that are compatible with Apple TV. For this piece, we’ll focus on getting Apple TV on your Samsung smart TV; the process is often similar for most TVs once you can find the settings on your TV.

Can I get Apple TV on my Smart TV?

Yes, you can. We’ll treat the different ways to access Apple TV on your Smart TV in three categories:

  1. For 2019 Smart TV models and later.
  2. For a 2018 Smart TV.
  3. For a 2017 Smart TV.

Although the steps are pretty similar, they are different procedures. 

Watch Apple TV on your 2019 Smart TV and Later

Please, follow the steps below carefully to get Apple TV on Smart TV:

  1. Navigate to the home screen of your Smart TV.
  2. Select the icon of the Apple TV app.
  3. Follow the onscreen prompt, if any, and sign in with an Apple ID.
  4. Go to the Watch Now screen.
  5. Select what you want to watch: Apple TV+ content, Apple TV channels, or featured movies and TV shows.
  6. Select Play or Open In to view your content in a channel.

If you haven’t subscribed yet, choose your preferred option from the following:

  • Subscribe to Apple TV+: Click on the Subscription button, follow the onscreen instructions, and confirm your payment.
  • Subscribe to an Apple TV channel: Click on the Subscription button and follow the onscreen instructions.
  • Buy or rent a movie: Click on the Buy or Rent button and confirm your purchase or rental.
  • Buy a specific TV show episode or season: Click on Buy, and confirm your purchase.

Please, refer to the Apple TV App User Guide for Smart TVs and Streaming Devices if you want to learn more about using the Apple TV app.

Watch Apple TV on your 2018 Smart TV

To access Apple TV on a 2018 Smart TV, you first need to download the Apple TV app from the Samsung store.

The steps below will help you:

  1. Navigate to your Smart TV home screen and select the Apps icon.
  2. Search for Apple TV.
  3. Follow the onscreen instructions to download the Apple TV app.
  4. Once downloaded, the Apple TV app will appear in the app launcher, select the app and click on Open.
  5. Sign in with an Apple ID.
  6. Go to the Watch Now screen.
  7. Select what you want to watch: Apple TV+ content, Apple TV channels, or featured movies and TV shows.
  8. Select Play or Open In to watch your content on a channel.

Note: You need an Apple ID to view content on Apple TV. If you don’t have an Apple ID, please, create one on Apple’s ID webpage.

The Apple ID FAQ webpage will answer your questions.

Watch Apple TV+ on your 2017 Smart TV

Apple TV+ is an app on 2017 Smart TVs. You cannot access Apple TV channels or other features found in the Apple TV app on Apple TV+.

Once you’ve downloaded the Apple TV+ app, you can select any of the following options:

  • Subscribe to Apple TV+: Click on the Subscription button, follow the onscreen instructions, and confirm your payment.
  • Play the item: After confirming your subscription, Select Play.

Note: Specific content and features on Apple TV+ are not available in some countries or regions and on some streaming devices

How to Sign in to the Apple TV App

You must first sign in to the app to stream content on Apple TV. To sign in, you must have an Apple Music or iTunes account.

Follow the steps below on your mobile phone or PC:

  1. Navigate to your TV’s home screen and select the Apple TV app.
  2. Select Settings.
  3. Next, select Accounts.
  4. Select the Sign In button 
  5. Next, select Sign In On Mobile Device.

You’ll be required to choose from two sign-in options: Go to the Apple TV activation page on your phone and enter the code displayed on your TV screen, or scan the QR code on your TV screen.

  1. Follow the onscreen instructions to complete the sign-in process.

NOTE: You can get Apple Music on Apple TV and access over 60 million songs; you can also listen to music from your favorite artists.

How to Stream Movies and TV Shows from Apple TV on a Smart TV

Follow the outlined steps below to watch Apple TV on Smart TV:

  1. Open the Apple TV app on your Smart TV.
  2. Choose a category to browse available content.
  3. Select Library to view your content.
  4. You can also select Search if you want to view specific content.
  5. Browse through the available movies, and click on the one you want to watch.
  6. Click on Buy or Rent to stay watching.
  7. After completing the above step, select Play to start viewing your selected content.

You may need your Apple ID password to complete your purchase.

Note: Visit the Apple support page for more information or if you need personalized help.

Please, note that any recent models will also support Apple TV. You can also check for Smart TV models that support the Apple TV app.

NOTE: If you can not access Apple TV or Apple Music in the apps section, it means your TV doesn’t support Apple TV.


You can now explore Apple TV+ and watch your favorite movies and TV shows. We hope you found the steps pretty straightforward.

Let us know what you think about this article. Please, leave a comment below. We appreciate your feedback! 

Have a great day, folks!😃

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.