Guide: How to Use TV App on iPhone and iPad: iOS 10.2 or later

Apple unveils a new TV app to discover and Watching TV show, movies from multiple Apps at one place. TV app will work with Apple TV, iPhone and iPad. Apple is ready for launch this new App at the end of 2016 in the next updates iOS 10.2. So before it will come, learn here how to use TV app on iPhone and iPad. TV app will gather all your purchased TV Show and movies from iTunes store. Hence, you will get stunning watching experience.

When you updated your iOS on iPhone and iPad to iOS 10.2 from iOS 10.1.1, after that you will see a new TV app on your iPhone/ iPad home screen. In iOS TV App, you will appear there are four tabs (Library, Watch Now, Store, and Search) at the bottom on the screen. I am describing all tabs purpose one by one at below.

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Use TV App on iPhone and iPad: iOS 10.2 or later

How to use Library in the TV app on iPhone and iPad

Library tab is a flagship section of the entire TV app. in it; you will get collections of the TV shows and Movies that you’ve rented or purchased on Apple iTunes. Furthermore, you can discover contents TV show and movies and can download also to watching the items with offline mode. Downloaded option indicates all downloaded TV shows and Movies at one place. When you want to watch downloaded contents offline then tap on a downloaded TV show or movie, hence it will automatically play in Video app.

How to Use Watch Now tab in the TV app on iPhone and iPad

Watch tab, where viewers will see their collection of available shows and movie from apps and iTunes. Watch tab has a group of two different segments Up Next and Recommended (What to watch) respectively.

UP Next: it is a part of TV app where users can enjoy the TV shows and movies. In addition, when you are watching an episode and you’ve finished. The next available one will appear in your list. You can see here contents by almost supported services like iTunes, CBS, or Hulu. Important thing is TV app integrated with Siri, though user can ask Siri to continue watching a show and immediately pick up where they left.

Apple’s developers also added a Recommended section:

It’s a pack of beautiful selection of Curated and trending show and movies. There is handpicked collection by Apple’s curators, category and genres like Kids, Sci-fi and comedy.

How to Use the Store in the TV app on iPhone and iPhone

While you want to see episode but if its supported app not available then you can navigate that app using TV App’s Store tab. You can find app that will allow you to watch TV Show without the need for a cable subscription. When you open an app and if it’s supported with the TV app, then it will be asked you want to connect it to the TV app. Tap Continue to add it to the TV app.

How to Use Search bar in the TV app on iPhone and iPad

TV app search bar is works like as we usual find new App in Apple App store. Here just different is that viewer can find contents (TV show and Movies) what they exactly want to in the TV app. To find your favourite show/ movie, just tap on Search icon and then enter text of your desired TV show or movie in the text field. You’re done.

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