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apple tv+ videos not available

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My Roku player is saying episode 2 of Defending Jacob is not available, but it is. why can't I view it? 

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Re: apple tv+ videos not available

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@kmilano @RkUser119 

Thanks for the inquiry.

For more information about that channel's features and functionality, you'll want to contact Apple TV+ support directly to inquire further. Many channels on Roku are developed and maintained by the channel provider themselves. 

You can reach Apple TV+ support here: https://support.apple.com/tv

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Danny

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Apple TV App - Video Unavailable

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I’ve had Apple TV+ for a few months now. All of a sudden, I can’t watch anything longer than a trailer on it. I have the Roku Ultra device. I can play things on my phone and on my iPad, but not on my TV through my Ultra device. Whenever I try, it says, “Video Unavailable”. I’ve tried removing the app and re-adding it, and I’ve tried rebooting my Roku device. Nothing. This has been happening now for 3 days. 

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Re: apple tv+ videos not available

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@kmilano @RkUser119 

Thanks for the inquiry.

For more information about that channel's features and functionality, you'll want to contact Apple TV+ support directly to inquire further. Many channels on Roku are developed and maintained by the channel provider themselves. 

You can reach Apple TV+ support here: https://support.apple.com/tv

Thanks,
Danny

Danny R.
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Re: Apple TV App - Video Unavailable

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Hi,

I had this same issue and was able to resolve by turning off auto detect video on the Roku settings.

I changed my setting from 4k HDR 60hz to 4k 60hz. I was able to play all videos after this change 

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Re: Apple TV App - Video Unavailable

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That worked! Thanks.

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Re: apple tv+ videos not available

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I had the same problem.  It would load fine on my bedroom TV but wouldn't load beyond Channel One on my main TV unless I logged in with my Apple Password, and purchased another subscription.  I can only assume you have to pay for each TV.  I'm using the latest ROKU.

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Re: apple tv+ videos not available

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P.S. I meant beyond the Pilot, Episode One. 

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Re: Apple TV App - Video Unavailable

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That did the trick for me. Thanks!

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Re: Apple TV App - Video Unavailable

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Hi, where did you change the seetings?

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Re: Apple TV App - Video Unavailable

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On your Roku you have to change your display settings

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