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How to share Apple TV apps and games with friends

How do I share apps from my Apple TV?

If you are acquainted with the Apple ecosystem, you are most probably used to how simple it's to share apps between other units. Sadly, Apple TV, even with the brand new tvOS, does not share this option.

There is lately no easy approach to share apps out of your Apple TV with anyone else. Most likely it's because tvOS apps are so other from iOS or macOS apps or Apple simply does not see a requirement for it. In both case, now not all hope is misplaced, there are some workarounds to be had should you actually need to share.

Log into your iTunes account for your pal's Apple TV

It is not the very best answer, however you have to all the time log in to your iTunes account in your pal's Apple TV. This will likely permit you to re-download any apps you could have in the past downloaded in your account to your good friend's Apple TV.

The issue with this technique is you could have depart your account logged in in your pal's Apple TV for the ones apps to keep on there. So it will not be the choice for everybody.

How to ship your good friend a hyperlink to an Apple TV app

The opposite workaround calls for a bit of of labor and wisdom to pull off as it should be, however you'll be able to all the time ship your good friend a hyperlink to an app from the App Retailer on-line.

Necessary Observe: There is not any to get right of entry to the Apple TV App Retailer on the internet, so any apps that best paintings on Apple TV you will not be able to share this manner. If you are now not positive an app is suitable with Apple TV, the outline at the App Retailer will inform you.

  1. Pass to the App Store in your cellular or desktop browser.
  2. Click on or faucet at the seek button. It is the magnifying glass icon.

  3. Sort within the identify of the app you wish to have to share.
  4. Hit Input for your keyboard.

  5. Click on or faucet at the app.
  6. Reproduction the URL.

Now you'll be able to paste that hyperlink into an e mail, iMessage, Fb message, or some other app or carrier you wish to have to use to ship your good friend the hyperlink.

Your good friend can then obtain the app by means of the iTunes hyperlink onto an iPhone, iPad, or Mac. The app will seem mechanically within the Bought segment of Apple TV, the place it may be downloaded again.

Is there a greater means?

Have you ever come throughout a greater approach to share Apple TV apps? Tell us within the feedback beneath!


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