Can I get Apple TV on my Samsung SMART TV?


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Written By Dinu Sri

Dr. H. T. D. S. Madusanka is an electronic enthusiastic, involved in research and development.

With the advent of Smart TVs, you can watch everything you want to at any given time. With their latest screens, you can do so in glorious detail. Hence, they create a unique, immersive experience. Thus, it is only natural that you would want to watch Apple TV on your Samsung Smart TV.

With all the content it offers, it would enhance your viewing experience even more. That said, you might not always know how exactly to get Apple TV on your Samsung smart TV. You should read through the details to make the entire process seamless.

Can I Get Apple TV On My Samsung Smart TV?

Yes, you can get Apple TV on Samsung TV provided the model you have is approved by Apple. You will just need an Apple ID to check in when you are ready to start watching. Following that, you can subscribe to channels, buy or rent movies, or buy TV shows.

How Do I Get Apple TV On Samsung Smart TV?

The Apple TV app is simple to install and use on your Samsung Smart TV. It is also important to note that this process is only going to work with Samsung Smart TVs. You will need to have a Samsung Smart Hub or Smart Viewer installed in order to stream content to it.

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Here is the way to do it:

  • Make sure your TV is on.
  • On the right end at the top of your screen,  navigate to Smart Hub.
  • You may have to swipe right on the bar at the top.
  • Select “Smart remote”. Select “My Apps”.
  • Go to the Samsung App Store. Then, look to find Apple TV. Choose Apple TV and push the green colored button.
  • You need to have an active Apple ID to download the app.
  • Your TV will automatically install the app.
  • Enter into the Apple TV app on your cell.
  • On the app, you will want to connect your Apple TV with your Samsung account.
  • You will need the same Apple ID that was used during the installation process.

Follow the steps on the app. After your Apple TV and Samsung Smart TV are connected, you will be able to do the following:

  • Control your TV using your phone with the Apple TV remote.
  • Stream music and videos from Apple TV to your TV.
  • Search for and watch TV episodes and movies on your TV.
  • Play games on your TV with your iPhone.
  • Stream your music library to your TV from your iPhone.

How To Use Apple TV On Samsung Smart TV?

With so many people making the switch to Smart TVs, it makes perfect sense that you would want to control your TV with your iOS device. Luckily, you can do this with an Apple TV. This tutorial will help you set up your Apple TV on your Samsung Smart TV and help you stream movies, TV shows, music, and more to your TV.

Apple TV Setup for a Samsung Smart TV

Provided you own an Apple TV and a Samsung Smart TV, you can connect the two devices together. Once you have done so, you can navigate your Apple TV from your Samsung Smart TV and you can use your iPad to control the TV.

Connect Apple TV to Samsung Smart TV

You need to have a Micro HDMI cable in order to connect the Apple TV to your Samsung Smart TV.

  1. Plug one side of the cable into the HDMI input section on the Samsung Smart TV.
  2. Then, plug the free side of the cable into the Mini HDMI port on the back of the Apple TV. You can also use the Apple TV’s USB-C port to connect an HDMI cable.

Set Up the Apple TV Remote

In order to use the remote control on the Apple TV, you need to set it up on your Samsung Smart TV.

  1. Use the Samsung Smart device, push the Home option on the remote. When you do this, you will see a list of apps appear.
  2. Scroll down to Settings and press OK. Select Display and press OK again. Then, scroll down to Remote and press OK.
  3. Then, select the Apple TV Remote and press OK. Follow the directions popping on your screen to finish setting up.

Connect your Apple TV to the Internet

In order to stream content from your Samsung Smart TV to the Apple TV, you will need a stable, reliable Internet connection. Also, if you are using a Wi-Fi connection, you will need to connect the Apple TV to that network.

If you are using wired Ethernet to connect your Apple TV to the Internet, you will need to connect your TV to that network.

Watch movies and series from Apple TV to your Samsung Smart TV

Using your Samsung Smart TV remote, open the Video app. Choose Browse, then Movies and TV Shows. Scroll down to and click on iTunes Rentals. Select an Apple TV-compatible movie or TV show, then choose Watch now.

How To Connect Apple TV To Samsung Smart TV (Stepwise Process)?

Here are the simple steps to connect Apple TV to Samsung Smart TV:

  • First, get the HDMI cable and connect the HDMI port of the Apple TV device to the HDMI port of the Samsung Smart TV device.
  • Secondly, get and plug in the power adapter of the Apple TV to the power outlet and then connect the USB cable to the Apple TV and the TV port of the Samsung Smart TV.
  • Thirdly, set up the Apple TV remote and run that sensor to control Apple TV.
  • Then, install the Apple TV app onto Samsung Smart TV and then take the on-screen steps and enter the Apple ID and password to enter the Apple TV app.
  • Finally, run the Apple TV app on Samsung Smart TV and then click on the “Connect to Apple TV” option to connect Apple TV.

Now the Apple TV app has been connected to or installed on Samsung Smart TV. So, you can start playing video on Samsung Smart TV by playing media files from your Apple TV device.

How To Connect Apple TV Or Apple TV Box To Samsung Smart TV?

You can connect the Apple TV or Apple TV box to your Samsung TV using the following steps:

  1. Make sure the Apple TV or Apple TV box and Samsung Smart TV are connected to the same Wi-Fi network.
  1. Make sure your Samsung Smart TV is ready to support the AirPlay feature.
  1. Then, ensure the Apple TV is turned ON.
  1. Open the Apple TV, tap on the AirPlay icon, and select the SAMSUNG Smart TV you want to stream the content to.
  1.  After the Apple TV, SAMSUNG Smart TV, and the AirPlay device are properly connected, you can control the playback using the AirPlay control icon (the third icon in the control panel), and start watching your video on the screen.

How To Mirror Apple TV Or Airplay To A Samsung Smart TV?

If you want to mirror your device to your Samsung Smart TV to watch content, you can take a few routes:

Using The Samsung Smart Share App

  1. Download and install the Samsung Smart share app from the Google Play Store or Samsung Appstore.
  2. Download and install the Apple TV or AirPlay app on your Samsung Smart TV.
  3. You should see a similar screen on your Samsung Smart TV and Apple TV.
  4. Then, tap on Apple TV or AirPlay or mirroring and find your Apple TV or Airplay device.
  5. Finally, tap on the Apple TV device or AirPlay device and connect to mirroring.

Using Your Apple Tv Or Airplay Device

  1.  Navigate to Apple TV or AirPlay settings from your Apple TV device.
  2. Then, select Mirroring or Screen Mirroring.
  3. Turn on or switch your Samsung Smart TV to the HDMI port.
  4. Select your Samsung Smart TV as a Mirroring or Screen Mirroring device.
  5. Your Samsung Smart TV screen will appear on your Apple TV screen.

Using Google Chrome Browser

  1. Make sure both your Samsung Smart TV and Apple TV or AirPlay device have Google Chrome Browser.
  2. Then, make sure to be signed into the same Google Account on both devices.
  3. Type in the URL “chrome.google.com” in your Apple TV or AirPlay device.
  4.  Click on the cast icon to begin the streaming.
  5. Your Samsung Smart TV screen will appear on your Apple TV screen.

Conclusion

Hope you now know everything about getting Apple TV on your Samsung TV. Now you will be able to enjoy the myriad of shows that the platform offers. Further, if you face any issues, you can read through the points again.