All about Apple TV and Apple Music on your Samsung smart TV

Apple TV App displayed on Samsung TV

A whole new world of entertainment is available on Samsung smart TVs. With the Apple TV app and Apple Music app, you can access your existing library of TV shows and movies, or find new programs to stream, buy, or rent in glorious 4K with HDR! If that isn't enough, Apple TV+ offers more content with original TV shows and movies only available on the Apple TV app. With the Apple Music app, subscribers can stream over 60 million songs, thousands of playlists curated by world-class music experts, top music videos, and exclusive shows on the innovative Beats 1 global livestream, all ad-free.

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What is Apple TV+?

Apple TV+ is an exciting streaming service that is now available exclusively on the Apple TV app. For more details, check out the Apple website.

Is there 4k content in the Apple TV app on Samsung TVs?

Yes! Many of the titles are available in 4K. When you select a title, just look for the 4K icon to the right of the title's rating.

Which devices have the Apple TV app?

The Apple TV app is available on select 2018, 2019, and 2020 Samsung smart TVs, Lifestyle TVs, QLED 4K and 8K TVs, and the Premiere projector. It is also available on Apple TV, Roku, and Amazon streaming devices. For a full list of compatible devices, check out Apple support. You do not even need to download it because it will appear in the Apps section on your TV.

Note: If the Apple TV or Apple Music app does not appear in apps, then it is not compatible with your TV.

How do I sign into the Apple TV app on a Samsung TV?

Before you can sign into the Apple TV app, you must have an Apple Music or iTunes account. If you have never used Apple Music or iTunes, you need to set up an account in the Apple Music app on your phone or iTunes on your PC. 

  1. On your TV, navigate to and select the Apple TV app.

  2. Select Settings, and then select Accounts. Select Sign In, and then select Sign In On Mobile Device.

  3. Two sign-in options will appear on your TV. Using your phone, either navigate to the Apple TV activation page and enter the code that is displayed on your TV, or scan the QR code that appears.

  4. Use the on-screen instructions to complete the sign-in process.

    Note: For more information or if you need help signing in, visit Apple Support.

How do I stream movies and TV shows from Apple TV on a Samsung TV?

  1. Select a category to browse available content, select Library to view content you already own, or select Search if you know what you are looking for.

  2. Scroll through the available titles, select one that you would like, and then select Buy or Rent.

    Note: You may need to enter your Apple ID password to complete your purchase.

  3. Select Play to start playing the video.

Shows available on Apple TV

Apple Music

Apple Music is a global music streaming subscription service with over 60 million songs, thousands of playlists, and daily selections from the world’s top music experts. For more details, visit the Apple Music website.

Which devices have Apple Music?

Apple Music is available on select 2018, 2019, and 2020 Samsung smart TVs (N, R, and T models), Lifestyle TVs, QLED TVs, and QLED 8K models. It is also available on iPhone, iPad, Apple Watch, Apple TV, HomePod, CarPlay, Mac, PC, Android and more.

Apple Music App Screen on a Samsung TV

For a full list of devices that are compatible with the Apple Music app, visit the Apple Music website.

How do I sign into the Apple Music app on a Samsung TV?

Before you can sign into the Apple Music app, you must have an Apple ID and an active Apple Music subscription. If you are not a current Apple Music subscriber, you can subscribe directly from the Apple Music app on your Samsung TV.

To sign in using the Apple Music app:

  1. Navigate to and select the Apps section on your Samsung smart TV.

  2. Open the Apple Music app.

  3. Select Continue on the Welcome Screen.

  4. When you get to the first page of the Apple Music app, select “Already a Subscriber?" and follow the on-screen instructions.

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