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The App Store prepares for upcoming Single Sign-On feature with dedicated app pages

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The App Store prepares for upcoming Single Sign-On feature with dedicated app pages

For the ones the use of an iPhone or iPad operating some of the beta variations of iOS 10.2, Apple has began populating particular pages at the App Store that are supposed to paintings with the update's Single Sign-On feature for cable logins. Those sections are adapted for use with your specific supplier, and can handiest display apps that paintings with that subscription.

The trade used to be first famous by way of a poster on Reddit:

Up till these days for those who have been at the beta and signed into SSO there used to be a button that stated "In finding Extra Apps" that may ship you the app retailer however would by no means populate. As of nowadays it's now populating with apps suitable for your cable subscription.

If you are at the beta, merely head to Settings > Basic > TV Supplier. If you are signed in with your cable account, faucet the In finding Extra Apps button to go to the App Store web page. Observe that some suppliers, like Sling TV, lately have empty pages. While you obtain and use an app that helps Single Sign-On, you'll be able to it appears that evidently want to give permission for your login credentials for use, a lot as you could if the app used to be asking for microphone, digital camera, or location knowledge get right of entry to.

Single Sign-On, which is about to reach with iOS 10.2, alongside with tvOS 10.1 at the Apple TV, will assist you to check in as soon as with your cable login knowledge, with apps that require a cable login pulling the ones credentials from iOS or tvOS, slightly than requiring your to go into them over and over again. Whilst the feature continues to be in beta, just a handful of cable firms are supported, together with Dish, DirecTV, and Sling TV.


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