Questions tagged [tv.app]

Apple's TV app for accessing TV content from streaming providers and other video media, released in iOS 10.2, tvOS 10.1 and macOS 10.15

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How can I move library files with macOS Catalina's new media apps (Music.app, TV.app)?

Just as with iTunes before them, the new media apps allows us to create a new library, or select an existing library by holding alt and double-clicking the application's bundle in ~/Applications. But ...
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Set default audio to “original” in Apple TV for macOS

I’ve just watched my first show (Tehran) on TV+. It took me a while to realize that it was dubbed. It took me more time to figure out what was the original audio since the show features lots of ...
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Apple TV App - How to group Movie and “Making Of” to be shown as one?

I imported some movies into Apple TV, these show up perfectly fine in the Movies section of Library. But for some of the Movies, I have Making Of videos, Missing Scenes, trailers or similar. I want ...
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HEVC video playback - File works in QuickTime, black video in TV.app

I have some HEVC video files which play fine in QuickTime and VLC, but show only a black screen when playing in TV.app (audio works fine). This is the relevant output from ffmpeg's ffprobe of one of ...
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TV app on Catalina truncates/destroys meta-data (description field)

This is really a bug report, not sure if there's a better place to submit that - if apple have a process for that. On the new TV app in Catalina, for Home movie, or a film added to the app and ...
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Can I control an iPad with an Apple TV remote?

Normally I watch TV and Movies using an Apple TV. I love being able to easily Pause and Skip Backward/Forward using the Apple TV's Siri Remote. But in other places in the house I might watch on an ...
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Is there a way to limit the bandwidth used to download an iTunes movie (on the TV app)?

I am using Catalina on one Mac, and sometimes I may download a purchased movie on iTunes (it has become the TV app now). Is there a way to limit its download speed? If it uses as much bandwidth as ...
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Force TV app to refresh movies previews

I imported TV app library file from old MacBook Air to the new one. But movies previews has not been updated and looks like default grey picture (see screenshot). I wonder if somebody knows how to ...
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Mysterious icon when pausing Apple TV app

I'm using the TV app on my Apple TV to watch Apple TV+ content. Whenever I Pause, Skip Forward, or Skip Back using the Apple TV remote, a strange icon immediately pops up above the playhead. I have ...
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TV app subtitles in center of screen

TV app in Catalina displays subtitles the center of the screen, rather than at the bottom as is usual. Is this a behaviour that can be changed? (I haven't found any way to do so) Or is it a bug/fault ...
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How to sync Home Videos on TV app from macOS Catalina 10.15 to iPhone?

Since the update to Mac OS 10.15 (Catalina) split the iTunes app into Music, TV, and Podcasts I can no longer transfer home videos from my Mac to my iPhone. I used to do this by: Adding the home ...
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Can't log in to Music/iTunes store on MacBook

When Apple TV+ came out, I wasn't getting the one-year offer as I should have and got the advice from Apple's online chat to try just completely logging out and back into my Apple account. I logged ...
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TV app in Catalina does not search in local library

Actually problem/issue pointed in the title of the question. When I try to search something in the search field in the up right corner app just shows results from the store, not local library. As a ...
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How do I turn on Up Next on TV in tvOS 13's dock?

I don’t like the new preview feature in tvOS 13. I want my Up Next view back for the TV app in the dock. How do I turn it back on?
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“To watch this video, change your restrictions in Settings.”, but my restrictions are off

I'm trying to launch a video from the TV app on my Apple TV, but when I click on it I get the error message "To watch this video, change your restrictions in Settings.". The problem is that my ...
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How do I unsubscribe from only emails about the Apple TV app?

I'm trying to unsubscribe only from emails about TV like this one: The unsubscribe link takes me to this page, which only has an option for disabling all iTunes emails and not just TV:
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Can I hide the Sports tab in TV?

I’m not interested in sports programming, is there a way to hide the sports tab in the TV app?
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TV app doesn't show some episodes

I just ripped a few episodes of a TV show, added them to iTunes, updated the metadata, then synchronized them to my iPhone 6 running iOS 10. However, the episode doesn't show in the TV app. Other ...
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iTunes home sharing videos with iOS 10.2 TV app

I have videos in iTunes on my Mac desktop (in the TV Shows and Movies sections) that are shared using Home Sharing with my Apple ID. Home sharing is turned on and working; I can watch the videos on my ...
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Unable to Open TV app

I have iOS 10.2 on my iPhone. I can't access TV app. It is not getting opened at all. It struck for 2-3 minutes and even after that it is not getting opened. Do anybody have idea how to solve it?
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Unable to Sync Movies to iPad

I just upgraded our iPad Pro to 10.2 and noticed it the video app was replaced by TV app. I seem to have lost all videos synced from iTunes to my iPad. I tried deleting and reinstalling the TV app and ...
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Problems with iOS 10.2 TV App? [closed]

[Edited for clarity and brevity] The new TV app in iOS 10.2 is missing critical features of its predecessor Videos app. The primary flaw is that there's no way to delete videos from within the app (...