Article ID : 00226446 / Last Modified : 10/20/2020

Can I use the Apple TV app or Apple TV+ with my Android TV?

    Support for Apple TV app is available to these select TV model series through a software update:

    • XBR X900H series

    Note: The date your TV receives the software update will vary. If you enabled the Automatically check for update feature, a notification will appear on your TV when the update is available.

    The Apple TV app on Sony® smart TVs lets customers access Apple TV+, premium Apple TV channels, and buy or rent over 100,000 movies and TV shows. Customers can subscribe to Apple TV+ on the Apple TV app on Sony smart TVs, iPhone, iPad, iPod touch and Mac or at the Apple TV+ website .

    What about other TV models?

    Yes, it’s possible as long as you have an Android TV™ and an Apple device which support a feature called AirPlay 2.

    You need to install the Apple TV app, which includes Apple TV+, onto your Apple device (iPhone, iPad, or Mac) and then use the AirPlay 2 feature to display (mirror) content playing on the app on your device onto your TV screen.

    Note: It is not currently possible to install the Apple TV app onto your Android TV.

    To use the AirPlay2 feature, you will need:

    After you confirm your TV and Apple device are compatible with AirPlay 2, follow these steps from Apple to setup and use it.

    *Apple, iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV, Mac, AirPlay, and HomeKit are trademarks of Apple Inc., registered in the U.S. and other countries.