Questions tagged [tv.app]

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

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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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How do I deactivate the sound I hear when pressing left or right in Mac's TV app?

When opening a movie from the new TV app or when watching a Youtube movie, pressing left or right produces a sound which is annoying for me as I want to use the buttons to do what they are supposed to ...
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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 (...