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Apple TV App & Apple TV+ Now Available on Roku!

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Hey everyone, 

Starting today, the Apple TV app is now available on Roku! The Apple TV app offers access to your iTunes video library, along with many ways to access and watch movies, tv shows, and more! You can install the channel by visiting our channel store online here: https://channelstore.roku.com/details/551012/apple-tv

Apple TV+ will arrive in the Apple TV app on November 1st. You'll be able to subscribe to the Apple TV+ service directly within the channel on your Roku device (starting November 1st), with a seven day free trial.

Check out more on the Roku Blog here: https://blog.roku.com/apple-tv

 

Thanks! 

Tanner 

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Level 7

Re: Apple TV App Now Available on Roku!

Is there any plan to add airplay with the addition of the Apple TV app? With the Samsung TVs it was added at the same time.
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Level 19

Re: Apple TV App Now Available on Roku!

Thanks for the note. We don't have any announcements to share right now. You can keep an eye on the Roku Blog for the latest news and updates at blog.roku.com

Thanks,
Tanner
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Re: Apple TV App Now Available on Roku!

Will this app work on older roku devices?

I have a Roku2 XD from 2013.

I don't see the Apple TV app on the channel store on my device or on my iphone's roku app. But I did find it on the web and "installed" it there.  After performing the Update Now function on my roku device, I still don't see the app.

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Re: Apple TV App Now Available on Roku!

You can see the list of Roku devices that the Apple TV channel supports here: https://support.roku.com/article/360036652634-how-do-i-use-the-apple-tv-channel-on-my-roku-streaming... 

Feel free to contact Apple support for any additional questions regarding their channel on the Roku platform. 

 

Thanks! 

Tanner

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Re: Apple TV App Now Available on Roku!

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Re: Apple TV App Now Available on Roku!

I have the older Roku 2 xd.  So do I need to purchase a newer Roku in order to watch Apple TV on my normal TV?  I have loaded it on my laptop but cannot see it on my TV.  

If I do buy a newer Roku, will I lose all my favorite movies?

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