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How to Install and Activate AMC on Apple TV



AMC on Apple TV

American Movie Classics, or AMC, is a streaming service that comprises popular movies and TV shows. If you use an Apple TV that runs on tvOS 13.0 or later, you can install the AMC app from the App Store. You need to use your TV Provider Credentials to access the content on the AMC app.

Alternatively, you can AirPlay the AMC videos on your Apple TV from your iOS device. You can also use live TV streaming apps that provide the AMC channel to stream the AMC content on your Apple TV.

AMC can be accessed only in the US. Users outside the US must use a VPN on Apple TV to bypass the geo-restrictions.

How to Get AMC on Apple TV

1. Turn On your Apple TV and connect it to a stable Internet connection.

2. Select the App Store on the Apple TV home screen.

Open App Store on Apple TV

3. Using the on-screen keyboard, type AMC and search for the app.

Search for AMC app

4. Pick the AMC app from the search results.

5. Click the Get button to install the app on Apple TV.

How to Activate & Watch AMC on Apple TV

1. Open the AMC app after installation.

2. An AMC activation code will be shown on the TV screen.

3. Note down the code and go to the AMC activation website ( from a browser on your PC/Smartphone.

4. Type the code on the box and select the Submit button.

Activate AMC on Apple TV

5. Choose your TV provider and sign in using your TV provider credentials.

6. Now, the AMC app will be activated on your tvOS.

7. Play any content on the AMC app and stream it on a larger screen.

AMC: Supported TV Providers

  • Spectrum
  • Xfinity
  • FiOS by Verizon
  • AT&T U-Verse
  • DirecTV
  • Dish
  • Optimum
  • COX

How to AirPlay AMC on Apple TV

You can also AirPlay AMC videos on tvOS from your iPhone or iPad. To do it, you must connect the iPhone/iPad and Apple TV to the same WiFi.

1. Open the App Store on your iOS device and install the AMC app.

Install AMC

2. Launch the AMC app after installation and sign in to your account.

3. Play any video on the AMC app and hit the AirPlay icon on the player screen.

Tap the AirPlay icon

4. Choose your Apple TV from the devices list.

7. Within a few seconds, the video playing on the app will appear on your Apple TV.

How to Watch AMC on Apple TV Without Cable

Several live TV streaming apps offers the AMC channel with their subscription. If you have subscribed to any one of the below apps, use it to stream the AMC channel on Apple TV. All the apps listed below can be installed directly from the Apple TV App Store.

How to Fix AMC Not Working on Apple TV

The AMC app may not work sometimes, and you will find several problems while streaming the AMC content on your tvOS device. To resolve the not working issue, refer to the steps below.

Frequently Asked Questions

1. Do I need to activate AMC on Apple TV?

Yes. You must activate the AMC app to access its videos on tvOS.

2. How to watch AMC without a TV provider?

You can stream AMC on Apple TV by installing live TV streaming applications like Philo, YouTube TV, etc.

3. Why is AMC not working on Apple TV?

You will face this problem if you have a poor internet connection or if the app is outdated. Check the Internet connection and update the app on Apple TV to resolve the issue.

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