Apple TV is an official streaming app from Apple with exciting Original titles and licensed content. The Apple TV+ app is supported on various streaming devices, including Samsung TV. It doesn’t mean that you can access the Apple TV app on all models of TVs. In some versions, you need to AirPlay the Apple TV app. The following section will help you add and stream your favorite shows from Apple TV on your device.

Apple TV App Supported Samsung TV

The following Samsung models support the Apple TV+ app.

  • QLED 8K Q9, and Q8 Series
  • QLED 4K Q9, Q8, Q7, and Qx Series
  • UHD 8, 7, and 6 Series
  • FHD/HD 5, and 4 Series
  • Serif Series
  • The Frame Series
  • The Sero Series

How to Download Apple TV on Samsung TV

If you have an Apple TV released in and after 2019, you can see that the Apple TV+ app is added by default. If so, you can simply open the app by selecting the Apple TV+ app icon. However, if you have a Samsung TV released in 2017 or 2018, you need to install the Apple TV Plus app from the Content Store.

1. Initially, press the Smart Hub button on your remote and select the Apps tab.

Apps Tab

2. Click on the Search icon and then search for the Apple TV app.

Search Icon

3. Start downloading the Apple TV app by selecting the Add to Home option.

4. Wait for the Samsung TV to download the app and click on the Open option.

How to Activate and Play Apple TV on Samsung TV

1. Open the Apple TV app and click on the Settings option.

2. Next, click on the Accounts option and then on the Sign In option.

3. Select the Sign in on Device option.

4. Get the Activation Code on your screen.

5. On a web browser, visit the Apple TV Activation website.

Apple TV on Samsung TV

6. Enter the Activation code and follow the instructions on the screen.

7. Once done, you shall start playing the Apple TV+ on Samsung TV.

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Alternative Ways: How to Get Apple TV on Samsung TV using AirPlay

You can use the AirPlay feature to cast Apple TV from iOS devices and Mac.

From an iPhone or iPad

1. Initially, connect your iPhone/iPad to the same Wi-Fi network as your Samsung TV. 

2. Install the Apple TV app on it if you haven’t already owned it.

3. Open the app and sign in to your account.

Apple TV on Samsung TV

4. From the app library, play any content that you like.

5. Next, tap the AirPlay button from the app.

6. Select the Samsung TV from the list and start streaming the shows on your TV. 

7. Enter the Four-Digit AirPlay Passcode from your TV.

8. Finally, you can access the title from Apple TV on your TV.

From Mac

1. Make sure that you connect the Mac to the same Wi-Fi network as your TV.

2. Open a web browser and visit the Apple TV official website and Sign In to your account.

Apple TV website

3. From the Mac Control Center, select the AirPlay button.

Screen Mirroring

4. From the list of devices, select your Samsung TV.

5. Soon, your Mac screen will be cast on your TV.

6. From the Apple TV website, choose any content that you like and play it.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Can I get Apple TV on my Samsung TV?

You can download the Apple TV app on your TV models released in 2017 and later from the App Store.

Why can’t I get Apple TV on my Samsung Smart TV?

If you have an older version of the TV, you might not find the official Apple TV+ app on it.

Why can’t I find the Apple TV app on Samsung TV 2017?

You can’t find Apple TV+ on Samsung TV 2017 if those models aren’t Apple-approved.

Why can’t I sign into Apple TV on Samsung TV?

If you can’t sign into Apple TV+ on Samsung TV, then you might have entered the wrong passcode or sign details. Sometimes, Apple TV+ server down issues might be the reason.

How to fix the Apple TV app on Samsung TV not working?

You need to update your firmware and check for a robust internet connection. When the problem persists, you shall need to contact Apple Support.

Why is Apple TV so dark on Samsung TV?

If Apple TV+ looks so dark on Samsung TV, you should adjust the HDR settings.