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Setup Multiple Users on Apple TV

Apple TV is one of the leading streaming devices in the market. With its sophisticated design and very interactive tvOS, Apple TV stands out among its peers. The advanced features that come along with the device are just the cherry on top. One such feature of Apple TV is the ability to add multiple user accounts. With this feature, every user who uses your Apple TV device can have a personalized experience. There are two methods to setup multiple users on Apple TV. You can add multiple users in the device’s Users and Accounts section. Additionally, you can use the Home app to add multiple user accounts on tvOS.

How to Add Multiple User Accounts on Apple TV

1. Power ON your Apple TV and tap the Settings app.

2. In the settings menu, select Users and Accounts.

Tap Users and Accounts

3. Further, select Add New User.

Click Add New User on Apple TV

4. On the next screen, confirm your choice by clicking Add User to This Apple TV.

Tap Add User to This Apple TV

5. If you are adding an Apple ID for the first time, click on Enter New. You can also choose from previously used mail IDs. 

Tap Enter New

6. Enter the Apple ID and password. Then, click Continue.

Type the Apple ID to add multiple users on Apple TV

7. An authentication code will be sent to your iPhone or iPad.

8. Enter the code on the Apple TV using the virtual numeric keyboard.

9. That’s it. You have successfully added a user on Apple TV. Repeat the steps to add more users on tvOS.

Alternative Method to Setup Multiple Users on Apple TV [Home App]

1. Open the Home app on your iOS device [iPhone/iPad]

2. In the Home app, tap on the home icon in the top left corner.

Tap the Home icon

3. From the dropdown menu, select the Home Settings option.

Select Home Settings

4. Further, tap on the Invite People option.

5. Type the mail ID (Apple ID) of the person you want to add.

6. Finally, tap Send Invite.

7. Ask the other user to accept the invite and ask he/she to perform the functions listed below.

Open Home App → Tap the Home icon → Select Home Settings → Select the name → Click Show Me on Apple TV → Turn ON to add the user on Apple TV.

Invite new user

How to Switch Between User Accounts on Apple TV

There are two ways to switch between user accounts on tvOS.

Switch Users from Settings

1. Open the Settings app on your Apple TV, and choose Users and Accounts.

2. Select Current User on the next screen.

Tap Current User on Apple TV

3. Select the desired profile from the Switch to User screen.

Switch Users from Control Center

1. Long-press the Home button on your Siri Remote Control.

2. Select the user account you want to switch from the Control Center panel.

Add Multiple users on Apple TV

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Frequently Asked Questions

1. Does Apple TV allow multiple users?

Yes. You can add multiple user accounts on Apple TV.

2. How many users can I add to Apple TV?

There is no limit to adding users on Apple TV.

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