Apple TV+ Eligible Devices: Different Ways to Watch Apple TV+

Apple TV is a great streaming service that gives you access to a large number of movies, TV Shows as well as Apple TV original content. Of course, all of this is available to users for a monthly fee.

Now, the big question a lot of people are asking is if you can only watch or stream Apple TV+ content only on the Apple TV.

The answer is no.

You can watch it on several devices out there. The big deal here is, you can also stream Apple TV+ on non-Apple devices. Read along to know Apple TV+ eligible devices and how you can stream it on other devices.

Just like many other streaming services and OTT services out there, Apple TV+ is supported on a good number of devices. We will also be showing you a list of supported devices that can stream Apple TV+ right away.

How to watch Apple TV+ on any devices

Before we talk about the steps of watching Apple TV+, it is a good idea to introduce and talk about what Apple TV+ is for those who do not know and also how you can access Apple TV+.

How to get Apple TV+

There are 3 different ways you can follow to get access to Apple TV+. The first way is when you buy a new Apple product, you easily get access to 3 months of Apple TV+ service for free. However, this offer is applicable only when you redeem the offer within the first 90 days of purchasing the Apple device. Of course, after the first 3 months of Apple TV+, you will have to pay for the monthly plan which will cost you $6.99.

If you don’t want to buy an Apple product, there’s no problem. You can always purchase the Apple TV+ plan from the Apple TV website by heading here. When you are buying the service for the first time, you get access to a free 7-day trial. This is an excellent way to test out and see if Apple TV+ is perfect for you. Once you complete the 7-day free trial, you will then have to pay $6.99 per month to access Apple TV+ only device.

The third way to get Apple TV+ is by subscribing to Apple One. This is a bundle that lets you subscribe to several different Apple services for a monthly fee. So, when you purchase the Apple One plan, you get a free month of Apple TV+ right away.

Now that you know how to get Apple TV+, it’s time to look at the supported devices.

Apple TV+ Eligible Devices

Apple TV+ is available on a big list of devices including smart TVs, smartphones, tablets, PC, as well as gaming consoles. Here is the list of devices that will allow you to install the Apple TV app right away.

how to watch apple tv+ on any device

Amazon Fire TV Devices

  • Fire TV Cube (Gen 1)
  • Fire TV Cube (Gen 2)
  • Fire TV Stick 4K (2018)
  • Fire TV Stick 4K Max (2021)
  • Fire TV Stick Lite (2020)
  • Fire TV Stick – Basic Edition (2017)
  • Fire TV Stick – Gen 2 (2016)
  • Fire TV Stick – Gen 3 (2020)
  • Fire TV – 4-Series (2021)
  • Fire TV – AB/AKAI/Croma UHD (2020)
  • Fire TV – AmazonBasics 4K (2020)
  • Fire TV – AmazonBasics HD/FHD (2020)
  • Fire TV – Gen 3 (2017)
  • Fire TV – Grundig OLED 4K (2019)
  • Fire TV – Grundig Vision 6 HD (2019)
  • Fire TV – Grundig Vision 7, 4K (2019)
  • Fire TV – Insignia 4K (2018, 2020)
  • Fire TV – Insignia F20, F30, F50 Series (2021)
  • Fire TV – Insignia HD (2018)
  • Fire TV – JVC 2K (2020)
  • Fire TV – JVC 4K (2019)
  • Fire TV – JVC Smart HD/FHD (2020)
  • Fire TV – ok 4K (2020)
  • Fire TV – Omni Series (2021)
  • Fire TV – Onida HD/FHD (2019, 2020)
  • Fire TV – Technika 4K (2020)
  • Fire TV – Toshiba 4K (2018, 2020)
  • Fire TV – Toshiba C350 Fire TV (2021)
  • Fire TV – Toshiba HD (2018)
  • Nebula Soundbar – Fire TV

Android Powered TVs and Streaming Sticks

The devices need to be running on Android 8 or higher to support the Apple TV app installation.

  • Hisense
  • NVIDIA SHIELD TV
  • Panasonic
  • Philips
  • TCL

Cable Services

  • Comcast Xfinity

Google TV

  • Chromecast with Google TV

LG Smart TVs

  • LG NanoCell – Nano 99, 97, 95, 90, 85, 80 series (2020)
  • LG NanoCell – SM99, SM95, SM90, SM86, SM81 series (2019)
  • LG OLED – B8, C8, G8, E8 Series (2018)
  • LG OLED – G6, E6, C6, B6 series (2016)
  • LG OLED – R9, Z9, W9, E9, C9, B9 series (2019)
  • LG OLED – RX, ZX, WX, GX, CX, BX series (2020)
  • LG OLED – W7, G7, E7, C7, B7 series (2017)
  • LG Super UHD TV – SJ95, SJ85, SJ80 series (2017)
  • LG Super UHD TV – SK9, SK8 series (2018)
  • LG Super UHD TV – UH95, UH85, UH77, UH76 series (2016)
  • LG UHD TV – UH65, UH63, UH61, UH60, UH55 series (2016)
  • LG UHD TV – UJ77, UJ65, UJ64, UJ63, UJ62, UJ60 series (2017)
  • LG UHD TV – UK62 and above, UK7 series (2018)
  • LG UHD TV – UM80, UM75, UM73, UM71, UM69 series (2019)
  • LG UHD TV – UN85, UN73, UN71, UN70, UN69 series (2020)

Panasonic Smart TVs

  • 2017 4K OLED/LCD Smart TV – EZ/EX Series – MT5811
  • 2018 4K OLED/LCD Smart TV – FZ/FX Series – MT5811
  • 2019-2020 4K OLED/LCD Smart TV – GZ/GX/HZ/HX Series – MT5813
  • 2021 4K OLED/LCD Smart TV – MT5816

Sony Play Station Consoles

  • PlayStation 4
  • PlayStation 5

Microsoft Xbox Consoles

  • Xbox One
  • Xbox One S
  • Xbox Series S
  • Xbox Series X

Roku Streaming Devices 

  • Roku 2 4210X, 4205X
  • Roku 3 4200X, 4230X
  • Roku 4K TV 6000X, 7000X, A000X, C000X, G000X
  • Roku 8K TV E000X
  • Roku Express 3900X, 3930X, 3940X
  • Roku Express+ 3910X, 3931X, 3941X
  • Roku HD 3932X
  • Roku Premiere 3920X, 4620X
  • Roku Premiere+ 3921X, 4630X
  • Roku Smart Soundbar 9100X
  • Roku Smart Soundbar 9101X, 9102X
  • Roku Streaming Stick 3600X, 3800X, 3820X
  • Roku Streaming Stick+ 3810X, 3811X, 3821X
  • Roku TV 8000X, D000X
  • Roku Ultra 4640X, 4660X, 4661X, 4670X, 4800X
  • Roku Ultra LT 4662X

Samsung Smart TVs

  • Samsung FHD/HD 5500, 5300, 4500, 4300 Series (2017, 2018, 2020)
  • Samsung QLED 4K Q9, Q8, Q7, Qx Series (2017, 2018, 2019, 2020, 2021)
  • Samsung QLED 8K Q9, Q8 Series (2019, 2020)
  • Samsung Serif Series (2019, 2020)
  • Samsung The Frame Series (2017, 2018, 2019, 2020, 2021)
  • Samsung The Sero Series (2019, 2020)
  • Samsung UHD 8, 7, 6 Series (2017, 2018, 2019, 2020, 2021)

Sony Smart TVs

  • Sony A9F series (2018)
  • Sony A9G series (2019)
  • Sony A9S series (2020)
  • Sony X80H series (2020)
  • Sony X80J series (2021)
  • Sony X85G series (2019 55”, 65”, 75”, and 85” models)
  • Sony X85H series (2020)
  • Sony X85J series (2021)
  • Sony X90H series (2020)
  • Sony X90J series (2021)
  • Sony X91J series (2021)
  • Sony X95G series (2019)
  • Sony X95H series (2020)
  • Sony X95J series (2021)
  • Sony Z8H series (2020)
  • Sony Z9F series (2018)
  • Sony Z9G series (2019)
  • Sony Z9J series (2021)

Vizio Smart TVs

  • VIZIO D‑Series (2018, 2019)
  • VIZIO E‑Series (2016, 2017, and 2018 UHD models)
  • VIZIO M‑Series (2016, 2017, 2018)
  • VIZIO M‑Series Quantum (2019, 2020)
  • VIZIO OLED (2020)
  • VIZIO P‑Series (2016, 2017, 2018)
  • VIZIO P‑Series Quantum (2018, 2019, 2020)
  • VIZIO P‑Series Quantum X (2019, 2020)
  • VIZIO V‑Series (2019, 2020)

If you want to stream the service on your mobile device, simply launch the Apple App Store or the Google Play Store and install the Apple TV app. It’s that simple. The same goes for the different smart TV s out there. No matter what brand of TV you have, simply diving into the Tv’s app store will help you get the Apple TV app instantly.

How to Install Apple TV app on PS4 / PS5

The Apple TV app can also be installed on Sony’s gaming consoles. Here is how

  1. Navigate to the Media Hub on your Sony PS5 using the controller.
  2. Once inside the hub, select the Apple TV app.
  3. Select the app to install on your PS5.
  4. If you are using a PS4, you can navigate over to the TV and Video section.
  5. Now, search for the Apple TV app.
  6. Once you find it, download the app to your console and from here you can easily stream Apple TV right away.

How to Install Apple TV app on Xbox Consoles

Microsoft’s Xbox lineup of gaming consoles also allows you to install the Apple TV app. Here’s how.

  • Power up your Xbox and connect it to the internet.
  • Navigate to the Store app on your Xbox.
  • Now, select the Search bar and enter Apple TV.
  • From the search results, you should be seeing the app.
  • When you find the app, select it to download and install the app to your Xbox.
  • You will be asked to sign into the Apple TV app with your Apple ID. Once done, you can easily stream the content using your Xbox gaming console.

How to Stream Apple TV+ on a PC

If you have any PC be it one powered by Windows, macOS, or even Linux for that matter, all you need is a web browser and a subscription to Apple TV+. With these things in hand, you can easily stream the content right away .without the requirement of any app, Apple device, or even any mobile device or TV.

Alternatively, you can also stream the Apple TV app to your smart TV that has support for Apple AirPlay 2. Here’s the list.

Apple TV+ AirPlay 2 Supported Devices and TVs

Amazon Fire TV

  • Fire TV – Toshiba 4K (2020)
  • Fire TV – Insignia 4K (2020)
  • Fire TV – Toshiba C350 Fire TV (2021)
  • Toshiba M550 Fire TV (2021)
  • Toshiba V35 Fire TV (2021)

LG Smart TVs

  • LG NanoCell – Nano 99, 97, 95, 90, 85, 80 series (2020)
  • LG NanoCell – SM99, SM95, SM90, SM86, SM81 series (2019)
  • LG OLED – B8, C8, G8, E8 Series (2018)
  • LG OLED – R9, Z9, W9, E9, C9, B9 series (2019)
  • LG OLED – RX, ZX, WX, GX, CX, BX series ( 2020)
  • LG SuperUHD SK 9, 8 series (2018)
  • LG UHD TV – UM80, UM75, UM73, UM71, UM69 series (2019)
  • LG UHD TV – UN85, UN73, UN71, UN70, UN69 series (2020)
  • LG UHD UK 62 series or above, UK 7 series (2018)

Roku Streaming Devices

  • AOC Roku TV
  • ATVIO Roku TV
  • Element Roku TV (Series 400, Series 450)
  • Hisense Roku TV (R6, R7 & R8 Series)
  • Hitachi Roku TV
  • InFocus Roku TV
  • JVC Roku TV (Select, Premier, and Elite Series)
  • Magnavox Roku TV (55MV379R/F7, 65MV379F/F7)
  • Philco Roku TV
  • Philips Roku TV (4000 Series)
  • RCA Roku TV (RTRQ6522-US, RTRU5027-US, RTRU5527-W, RTRU6527-US, RTRQ5522-US, RTRU4927-US)
  • Roku TV (10012588, 100024699, 100012584, 100005396, 100005397, 100012587, 100012585, 100012586)
  • Roku® 3 (2013)
  • Roku® Express (2017, 2019)
  • Roku® Express+ (2017, 2019)
  • Roku® Premiere
  • Roku® Premiere+
  • Roku® Streambar Pro™
  • Roku® Streambar™
  • Roku® Streaming Stick®+
  • Roku® Streaming Stick®+ Headphone Edition
  • Roku® Streaming Stick™
  • Roku® Ultra (2019, 2020)
  • Roku® Ultra LT
  • Sanyo Roku TV (FW50R79FC, FW55R70F, FW55R79FC, FW65R70F, FW65R79FC)
  • Sharp Roku TV (2T-C45CF2UR, 4T-C60CL2UR)
  • TCL Roku TV (4-Series, 5-Series, 6-Series & 8-Series)
  • Westinghouse Roku TV (UX Series, UT Series)

Samsung Smart TVs

  • Samsung FHD/HD 4, 5 Series (2018)
  • Samsung QLED 4K Q6, Q7, Q8, Q9 Series (2018, 2019, 2020)
  • Samsung QLED 8K Q9 Series (2019, 2020)
  • Samsung Serif Series (2019, 2020)
  • Samsung The Frame Series (2018, 2019, 2020)
  • Samsung UHD 6, 7, 8 Series (2018, 2019, 2020)

Sony Smart TVs

  • Sony A8H series (2020)
  • Sony A9F series (2018)
  • Sony A9G series (2019)
  • Sony A9S series (2020)
  • Sony X80H series (2020)
  • Sony X80J series (2021)
  • Sony X85G series (2019 55”, 65”, 75”, and 85” models)
  • Sony X85H series (2020)
  • Sony X85J series (2021)
  • Sony X90H series (2020)
  • Sony X90J series (2021)
  • Sony X91J series (2021)
  • Sony X95G series (2019)
  • Sony X95H series (2020)
  • Sony X95J series (2021)
  • Sony Z8H series (2020)
  • Sony Z9F series (2018)
  • Sony Z9G series (2019)
  • Sony Z9J series (2021)

Vizio Smart TVs

  • VIZIO D‑Series (2018, 2019)
  • VIZIO E‑Series (2016, 2017, and 2018 UHD models)
  • VIZIO M‑Series (2016, 2017, 2018)
  • VIZIO M‑Series Quantum (2019, 2020)
  • VIZIO OLED (2020)
  • VIZIO P‑Series (2016, 2017, 2018)
  • VIZIO P‑Series Quantum (2018, 2019, 2020)
  • VIZIO P‑Series Quantum X (2019, 2020)
  • VIZIO V‑Series (2019, 2020)

If for some reason your TV is unable to install the Apple TV and you have an Apple device with you. You can easily AirPlay the Apple TV app to your smart TV that supports the Apple TV app. In this way, you can still watch content without having the need to compulsorily have the app installed on your TV. All you need is the Apple device, the Apple TV app, a compatible TV, and a wifi network.

Conclusion

This concludes our guide on how you can stream Apple TV on different types of devices. Also, with our list of supported devices that can install the Apple TV app, you can easily assure yourself that streaming Apple TV content will be a breeze on supported devices. Or better yet, streaming it on your PC will be an even easier option since you don’t need to install or download anything extra.

If you have questions or queries, feel free to leave them in the comments section below.

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