TBS is an American TV channel that has a dedicated app called Watch TBS. You can download the Watch TBS app from the App Store on Apple TV that runs on tvOS 13.0 or later. You can access the content on the TBS app with your TV Provider subscription. Install TBS on Apple TV and watch thousands of movies, TV shows, TBS originals, cartoons, and sports content.
In addition to direct installation, you can AirPlay the TBS videos on Apple TV from your iPhone or iPad. You can also install live TV streaming apps that offer the TBS channel and can stream the TBS content on your Apple TV.
How to Get TBS on Apple TV
Before installing the TBS app, connect the Apple TV to a strong WiFi network.
#1. Navigate to the Home Screen on Apple TV.
#2. Locate and select the App Store on the home screen.
#3. Click the Search icon on the App Store.
#4. Using the virtual keyboard, type Watch TBS and search for the app.
#5. On the app info page, click the Get button to install the app on Apple TV.
How to Activate & Watch TBS on Apple TV
#1. Launch the TBS app after installation.
#2. Note down the activation code displayed on the screen.
#3. Visit the website tbs.com/activate from a browser on your smartphone or PC.
#4. Select Apple TV from the “My device is” drop-down menu and enter the code on the box.
#5. Finally, hit the Submit button.
#6. Choose your TV Provider and sign in using your TV Provider’s account credentials to activate the TBS app.
TBS: Supported TV Providers
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#7. Now, reopen the TBS app on Apple TV and watch your favorite shows or movies.
How to AirPlay TBS on Apple TV
If you are using Apple TV 3rd generation or older models, you can’t install the TBS app due to the unavailability of the App Store.
#1. Connect your iPhone and Apple TV to the same Wi-Fi network.
#2. Download the Watch TBS app from the App Store.
#3. Open the Watch TBS app after installation and sign in to your account.
#4. Tap the AirPlay icon at the top.
If you can’t find the AirPlay icon on the app, mirror the iPhone screen on Apple TV and stream TBS videos.
#5. From the devices list, select your Apple TV.
#6. Once the app screen is mirrored on Apple TV, launch the TBS app and play your desired video to watch it on a big screen.
How to Watch TBS on Apple TV Without Cable
TBS channel is available on the streaming applications listed below. All these five applications can be installed from the App Store on Apple TV. If you have subscribed to any one of the services below, install the app from the App Store and stream the TBS channel.
- Sling TV on Apple TV
- YouTube TV on Apple TV
- Hulu on Apple TV
- DirecTV Stream on Apple TV
- fuboTV on Apple TV
How to Fix TBS Not Working on Apple TV
The TBS may not work if the internet connection isn’t stable. In addition, the app doesn’t work due to an outdated version, excessive app cache, and more. To fix these problems, refer to the steps below.
- Connect the Apple TV to stable WiFi.
- Close and relaunch the TBS app.
- Update tvOS to the latest version.
- Update the TBS app to the latest version.
- Reboot your Apple TV.
- Uninstall and reinstall the TBS app.
Frequently Asked Questions
Yes. TBS is available in the App Store of Apple TV.
By subscribing to the Hulu free trial, you can stream the TBS channel for free.
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