HGTV is an American tv channel that is a division of Discovery, Inc. This channel offers a variety of ideas on interior design, home decor, remodelling for lifestyle improvement. HGTV is a short form of Home and Garden Television. Some popular shows are Extreme Makeover: Home Edition, House Hunters Renovation, Home Town and Beachfront bargain hunt. You can also watch live tv and exclusive HGTV series for free on your Apple TV. But, first, let us check on how to install and stream the app.

Shows of HGTV app


HGTV is free to download on most platforms. However, you need to sign-up with your tv provider to enjoy a variety of lifestyle improvement ideas. Presently, it is available in the list of the following streaming providers.

  • Philo – $25/month (7-day free trial).
  • Sling TV – $35/month (14-day free trial).
  • YouTube TV – $64.99/month (Free trial for 14 days).
  • Hulu – $64.99/month (30-day free trial).
  • DIRECTV Stream – $69.99/month (14-day free trial).

HGTV Available Countries

Currently, HGTV is available in the list of countries given below.

  • United States
  • Canada
  • Latin America
  • Australia
  • Indonesia
  • Malaysia
  • Poland
  • Germany
  • Spain
  • South Africa
  • Italy
  • United Kingdom
HGTV house renovation show

How to Watch HGTV on Apple TV?

The following steps guide you to download and stream HGTV on your Apple TV.

#1. Open App Store on your Apple TV. You can locate the App Store on the home page of your screen.

Apple TV home screen

#2. Click on the Search bar that appears on the screen.

search bar on apple app store

#3. Using the on-screen keyboard, type HGTV and select the app from the suggestion list.

HGTV app icon

#4. On the App info page, click on the Get/Install button to download and install the app on your device.

#5. Once the installation is completed, launch the HGTV app.

#6. You will find an activation code on the home screen of the app.

#7. Visit this link from your computer or mobile device.

#8. Enter the activation code you find on the TV and click on the Activate button.

#9. Pick up your tv provider and click sign-in.

#10. Now you can stream HGTV shows on your tv.

HGTV Dream home 2021 show

Alternative Method to Stream HGTV on Apple TV

For old generation Apple TVs, you cannot directly download and stream content of HGTV. In such cases, you have to use the screen mirroring feature to cast your screen to tv. Let us take a look at how to use this feature.

#1. Make sure that your Apple devices are connected to the same WiFi network.

#2. Download HGTV Go on your iPhone/iPad from the App Store.

HGTV GO app on iPhone

#3. Launch the HGTV Go app once the installation is complete.

#4. Toggle to the Control Center and tap on the Screen Mirroring option.

#5. From the list, select your Apple TV.

Control center on iPhone

#6. You will see HGTV content casting directly to your tv screen.

HGTV content on apple tv

How to Stream HGTV Outside the US?

There is an option to stream HGTV in any country by using a subscription-based VPN service. ExpressVPN, NordVPN, IPVanish and CyberGhost are the best VPN streaming services for servers and privacy protection. You can get a subscription by just visiting their official website and completing the sign-up process. You will get a promising free trial if you are a newly registered user. Make use of this and enjoy streaming HGTV content from wherever you are.

HGTV Other Supported Devices

  • iPhone
  • Android
  • Roku
  • Chromecast
  • Amazon Fire TV
  • Samsung Smart TV

Frequently Asked Questions

1) Is HGTV free on Apple TV?

It is free with your tv subscription.

2) Can I watch HGTV by using a computer?

Yes, visit the webpage to stream it on your computer.

3) What are the contents HGTV can stream on Apple TV?

It offers a variety of content in home decor, renovation ideas and real estate tips.