SYFY, also called Sci-Fi Channel, owned by NBCUniversal Cable, is a division of Comcast. It offers programs in science fiction, horror, and fantasy genres. It is a place to watch all your favorite movies and tv shows. You can watch the latest episodes of new Sci-Fi shows the day after they air on TV. The most anticipated shows available in SYFY are 12 Monkeys, Alien News Desk, Battlestar Galactica, Chucky, and Day of the Dead. Let us take a look at how to install SYFY app on your Apple TV.


SYFY app is completely free to download from the Apple Store. But you need to sign-up and subscribe to any one of the tv providers such as Hulu + Live TV, Sling TV, fuboTV, DIRECTV Stream, or YouTube TV.

  • Sling TV – $35 / month.
  • Hulu+ Live TV – $64.99 / month.
  • fuboTV – $64.99 / month.
  • YouTube TV – $64.99 / month.
  • DIRECTV Stream – $69.99 / month.
Streaming service providers for SYFY

Best Shows on SYFY

  • Helix
  • Killjoys
  • The Movie Show
  • Resident Alien
  • SurrealEstate
  • Chucky
  • Day of the Dead
  • The Magicians
  • Space: Above and Beyond
SYFY on Apple TV

How to Add and Stream SYFY on Apple TV?

The following are the simple instructions to install and stream SYFY on Apple TV without cable.

#1. Launch the Apple TV home screen by using your remote.

apple tv home page

#2. Open the App store on your TV.

#3. Next, click on the Search option.

#4. Type SYFY on the search bar using the on-screen keyboard.

search bar on apple tv store

#5. From the suggestions, select SYFY and choose the Get/Install option to download the app.

#6. After it gets installed, open SYFY app and select Sign-up. You will receive an activation code.

activation code page for SYFY

#7. Now visit on your smartphone or PC.

#8. Enter the activation code and click on the continue option.

Now you can stream SYFY content on your Apple TV.

How to Add SYFY app on Old Generation Apple TV?

You can use the AirPlay feature to cast SYFY app to your Apple TV. Make sure you have a strong internet connection to access this feature. Then, follow the instructions one by one.

#1. Connect your Apple TV and iOS device to the same Wi-Fi network.

#2. Install the SYFY app on your device (iPhone/iPad).

#3. Launch the SYFY app and proceed to sign-in with your cable TV provider.

#4. Open the control center on your iPhone and select the Screen Mirroring option.

Screen mirroring option on iPhone

#5. From the list, tap on your respective Apple TV.

available casting devices on iPhone

#6. This will cast your mobile screen to tv.

#7. You can launch the SYFY app to stream the contents.

SYFY Supported Devices

  • iPhone/iPad
  • Xbox
  • Roku
  • Amazon Fire Stick
  • Windows 8.1 & Windows 7
  • OS X Mountain Lion, Mavericks and Yosemite
  • Google Chrome 10+
  • Safari 7+ (Mac Only)
  • Firefox 13+
  • Internet Explorer 10+
SYFY supported other streaming platforms

Frequently Asked Questions

1) Can I watch SYFY on Apple TV?

You need to subscribe to one of the streaming services like Sling TV, Hulu + Live TV, fuboTV, DirecTV Stream, or YouTube TV. Then log in using your credentials to stream on Apple TV.

2) Does Philo have SYFY?

Philo offers SYFY with its plan starts from $25, including a seven days free trial.

3) Is the SYFY app or watching full episodes on available internationally?

SYFY service is only available for those who are living in the US.

4) Can I watch shows with closed captions?

Yes. Captions are available.