Sharing is caring, isn’t it? If you love giving out your iCloud storage to your family members, allowing your sweethearts to cash-in-on the movies you have purchased or listening to the exclusive songs you have bought, then you would really like sharing Apple TV with multiple users.
tvOS lets you use separate Apple ID accounts for certain services like iCloud for Photos, iTunes Store and App Store for movies and TV shows and Apple Music. You can also use Game Center for gameplay with friends.
How to Share Apple TV with Multiple Users By Setting Up Multiple Accounts
You will be able to use different Apple IDs and passwords for iCloud, iTunes (and App Store) and Game Center. Do note that you are allowed to use only one Apple ID at one point of time.
How to Change iCloud account on Apple TV
Changing iCloud account on the media player is equally simple.
Step #1. Launch Settings app on your set-top box and choose Accounts.
Step #2. Now, click on iCloud and enter a new Apple ID.
Switching accounts used to purchase items is a breeze.
How to Switch Accounts Used To Purchase Movies, TV Shows, And Apps on Apple TV
Step #1. Launch Settings on your Apple TV and select Accounts.
Step #2. Now, click on iTunes and App Store. Then, you have to enter a new Apple ID.
When you enable Family Sharing, you will be able to view movies, TV shows, and apps purchased by other family members even without changing your iCloud accounts.
How to View Another User’s Purchased Music on Apple TV
Step #1. Open Settings on your set-top box and choose Accounts.
Step #2. Now, click on iTunes and App Store and enter the other user’s Apple ID.
You can also switch between the game center account with ease.
How to Change Game Center account on Apple TV
Step #1. Open Settings app on your Apple TV and select Accounts.
Step #2. Now, click on Game Center and enter a new Apple ID.
tvOS lets you switch directly between family member iTunes accounts without having to re-enter your Apple ID.
How to Switch Between Family Member Accounts on Apple TV
Step #1. Open Settings app on your Apple TV.
Step #2. Now, click on Accounts.
Step #3. Next, you need to click on iTunes and App Store. Then, you have to choose a name of a family member in the list.
Step #4. Next up, you have to enter the password for that family member’s account.
That’s all folks!
Over to you
That’s how you can allow other members of your family to use Apple TV in their own way. Have any question? Do let us know that in the comments.
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