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Emby for iOS: Installation Guide for iPhone & iPad



Emby iOS

Quick Answer

  • The Emby app is available for both iPhone and iPad in the App Store.
  • Install the app: Open App Store → Search for Emby → Select the app → Tap the Get button.

You can install the Emby app on your iPhone or iPad directly from the App Store. The Emby app is compatible with iOS or iPadOS 12.0 or above. If you are using the older version, update your iPhone or iPad to its latest version to get the Emby app.

Emby, similar to Plex, is a media server platform. You can upload your media files to the Emby Server and access them anywhere in the world with the app. You can access the Emby app for free on your iPhone or iPad with limited access. To get unlimited access, you need to buy the Emby Premiere.

In this guide, you will learn how to install the Emby app on your iPhone or iPad. We have also included a guide to set up the app.

How to Download Emby on iOS [iPhone or iPad]

1. Open the App Store on your iPhone or iPad.

2. Hit the Search bar and search for the Emby app.

Search for Emby on App Store

3. Click on the Emby app and tap on the Get button.

4. After the installation, tap on the Open button to launch the app.

Install Emby on iOS

How to Use Emby on iPhone or iPad

1. Open the Emby app on your iPhone or iPad device.

2. On the welcome screen, tap the Next button. If it asks permission to access Bluetooth and WiFi, tap the Allow button.

Clck the Next button

3. Now, sign in with your Emby account. If you are a new user, click the Sign Up button to create a new account.

Sign in with your Emby account

4. Then, you will get the Connect to Server screen.

5. Enter your Emby Server Host URL and Port ID. Then, click the Connect button.

Enter Host URL and Port ID

6. Now, you can access your saved media file on your iPhone or iPad.

Emby Subscription Plan

Emby offers three types of subscriptions. And there is no free trial available on the Emby platform.

Subscription PlanPrice
Annual $54/ year
Lifetime$119 for lifetime

Get the subscription plan of Emby from the official website.

Frequently Asked Questions

1. What are the best alternatives for Emby?

The best alternatives for Emby are Plex and Jellyfin.

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