How To Setup Apple TV App & AT&T TV

Add Apple TV To Home Row; Install AT&T TV App

This lets you immediate see what to watch next

  1. Find the Apple TV app

  2. Move it to the Home Row, ideally to the far left hand side

  3. Go to the App Store, search for, download & install AT&T TV app

  4. Move it to the Home Row, ideally to the right of the Apple TV app


Sign Into AT&T TV as Your Apple TV TV Provider

The AT&T TV app integrates with the Apple TV app!!

AND by signing in AT&T TV as your Apple TV "TV Provider" allows you to access TV Everywhere apps via your Apple TV TV Provider, so you don’t have to sign in to every channel’s app. 

  1. Make sure you have the latest version of tvOS.

  2. On your Apple TV, go to Settings.

  3. Choose Users and Accounts, then choose TV Provider.

  4. Select your TV provider. You can also scroll down to choose a TV provider from a different country or region. Then select Sign In. 

  5. Select the email that you use for your TV provider account. If it isn't listed, select Enter New and enter your account information.*

  6. Enter your password, then select Sign In.


Enable Streaming Apps Apple TV App Can Access

The most popular streaming apps integrates with the Apple TV app!!

  1. Make sure you have the latest version of tvOS.

  2. Make sure you have installed the streaming apps you most often use

  3. On your Apple TV, go to Settings.

  4. Choose Apps, then choose TV & scroll down to Connect To TV.

  5. Enable all the TV streaming apps listed


Adjust Settings For The Apple TV App

  1. Open Settings  on Apple TV.  (I HAVEN"T REVIEWED THESE YET)

  2. Go to Apps > TV, then do any of the following:

    • Use your play history for personalized recommendations and Up Next: Turn on Use Play History.

    • See live sports scores in Up Next: Turn on Show Sports Scores.

    • Set what appears on the Home screen when the Apple TV app is highlighted in the top row: Select “Top Shelf,” then choose What to Watch to see previews of featured TV shows and movies, or Up Next to see what’s in your personal queue.

    • Get Game Start and Close Game notifications for games you’ve added to Up Next: Turn on Games in Up Next.

    • Get notifications about recommended sports and events: Turn on Exciting Games.

    • Turn the sound on or off for background videos that automatically play in the Apple TV app: Turn Autoplay Video Sound on or off.

    • Set which Apple TV channels and apps share content with the Apple TV app: Select an app from the list to turn it on or off.

    • Remove information about what you’ve watched (which is synced with the Apple TV app on other devices): Select Clear Play History. This also removes TV shows and movies from Up Next.