How do I use the Music app on Apple TV?

How do I use the app on Apple ?

The app on Apple allows you to enjoy all your favorite tunes right on your . It links directly to your Apple ID, letting you access Apple (provided you have a subscription) and play any local you may have stored in your iCloud Library.

Meet the interface

If you haven’t already linked your iTunes account with your Apple , you’ll be asked to do so when you first load the Music app. After you have entered that information, a whole world of music awaits.

The app is divided into several tabs along the the top of the screen; which tabs you see depends on whether or not you have an Apple Music subscription.

If you don’t have an Apple Music subscription you will see the following tabs: Library, Apple Music, Radio, and Search. If you do subscribe to Apple’s streaming service, you will see the following tabs: Library, For You, Browse, Radio, and Search.

The Library

Music library on Apple TV

This is where you’ll find your music library: All the new wave, indie rock, metal, classical, or whatever genres you have in your iCloud Music Library will be displayed here and ready to play. You can also view all your tunes by song, artist, albums, and even playlists.

Here are all the basics you need to get started:

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For You

For You on Apple TV

Apple Music is the driving force behind most of the tabs found in the Apple TV Music app. The For You, Radio, and Browse tabs are all part of the streaming service. When you sign up (if you haven’t already) for Apple Music, it will ask you a series of questions about your musical taste. Apple uses that information to create the For You tab, which is meant to be full of artists, albums, and playlists that you would enjoy.

Radio

Radio on Apple TV

The Radio tab is where you can find Apple Music’s radio stations, including the popular Beats 1. They have stations for a wide variety of genres, such as Classic Rock, Jazz, and Modern Pop, and you can every create your own stations!

Browse

Browse music on Apple TV

Here is where you can go to find the latest music, popular currated playlists, and find out what’s hot on Apple Music. It’s not tailored to your specific tastes like the For You tab is, so it’s great for finding music you may not even know you like!

Want more info?

There’s plenty to explore on Apple Music on Apple TV, but if you’re looking for a starting point, here are some of the basics:

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Questions?

What else do you want to know about the Music app on Apple TV? Did we miss anything? Let us know in the comment section below!

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