Animal Planet is a very popular TV channel from Discovery, Inc that we all are familiar with. If you don’t know Animal Planet, then the name itself suggests the channel streams content relating to animals and wildlife. It is available in multiple nations across the globe and was launched in 1996. Animal Planet airs show that throw light on various aspects of wildlife, their habitat, and more. This channel will blow your mind if you are interested in animals. When it comes to Apple TV, we have the Animal Planet Go app in the App Store. However, the app is available only in the United States as of now.

Animal Planet on Apple TV

The Animal Planet Go app hosts all episodes of the ongoing Animal Planet shows on-demand. The style of these Animal Planet shows includes documentaries and series. All the shows are classified under categories in the Animal Planet library for ease of access. So, you can easily find any show from the app. Shows to watch on the app include Scaled, The Zoo, The Little Giants, and Big, Small, and Deadly. 

Animal Planet Subscription Plans

You don’t need any additional subscription plans on Animal Planet. The app is free to download the app. All you need is a TV Provider subscription to access the app on your TV.

  • Popular streaming services with Animal Planet include YouTube TV, Hulu + Live TV, Dish, fuboTV, Philo, and Optimum.
  • Also, most shows from the Animal Planet Go app stream on Discovery Plus. So, if you have a Discovery+ subscription, then you can stream the shows without a TV Provider subscription.

How to Add Animal Planet on Apple TV?

The App Store on your device hosts the Animal Planet Go app. Follow these steps and add the app to your device.

1. Firstly, turn on your Apple TV and launch the App Store.

Animal Planet on Apple TV

2. Select the Search bar from the top of your screen.

3. Using the search bar, type and search for the Animal Planet Go app.

Animal Planet on Apple TV

4. Pick the Animal Planet Go app from the list of search results.

5. On the overview page, click on the Get button and then install the app.

6. Wait for the download to complete.

7. Click on the Open option and then launch the app.

8. You get an Activation Code on your screen.

9. Visit the Animal Planet activation website on any web browser.

10. In the respective field, enter the Activation code and then click on Activate.

11. Finally, start streaming the mind-blowing Animal Planet shows.

How to Stream Animal Planet on Apple TV from other Streaming Services?

You can watch Animal Planet on Apple TV using other streaming devices as well. Here are the ways to stream:

1. Launch the App Store on your Apple TV.

2. Go to the Search bar and install streaming services that include Animal Planet. For Example: YouTube TV, Hulu, and fuboTV.

3. Install the app on your device.

4. Open the application and log in with your ID that has a valid subscription.

5. Now search for the Animal Planet channel on the application and start streaming it on your device.

This is one of the best ways to stream your favorite shows from Animal Planet on your TV.

How to get Animal Planet on older generation Apple TV

If you find issues with adding the Animal Planet app or an older version of the device, you can use the AirPlay feature. This will help you cast the iOS app of Animal Planet on your Apple TV.

1. Firstly, connect both your iOS device and your Apple TV to the same Wi-Fi connection.

2. If you don’t have the Animal Planet Go app on your iOS device, install it from the App Store.

3. Next, open the app and complete the login process.

4. Play any video on the app and then tap the Airplay icon.

5. From the list of all devices, pick your Apple TV.

6. This will start casting the app on your TV, and you can enjoy watching your favorite shows.

Now you know two methods to binge-watch your favorite Animal Planet shows on your TV. First, have a great time streaming the Animal Planet Go app.

Frequently Asked Questions

1. Can you get Animal Planet on Apple TV?

Yes, you can add the Animal Planet Go app on your device from the App Store.

2. Is Animal Planet free?

Animal Planet is a free app that needs a TV Provider subscription to unlock the library. If you wish to stream Animal Planet for free, you can watch it on fuboTV and YouTube TV that comes with a 7-day free trial.