tvOS 13 for Apple TV Available to Download

Sep 24, 2019 - 5 Comments

tvOS 13 for Apple TV

Apple has released the final version of tvOS 13 for Apple TV users.

The new tvOS 13 release includes a variety of new features, including a new Home Screen with video previews, new ocean themed screensaver, support for multiple user profile to be used on the same Apple TV, Control Center, support for the Apple Arcade subscription service on Apple TV, support for connecting an Xbox One controller and Playstation 4 controller to Apple TV over Bluetooth, and more.

Separately, Apple has also released iOS 13.1 for iPhone and iPod touch, and iPadOS 13.1 for iPad.

tvOS 13 Device Compatibility

tvOS 13 is compatible with the Apple TV 4th generation and Apple TV 5th generation devices.

Earlier Apple TV models are not compatible with tvOS 13.

How to Install tvOS 13 for Apple TV

The process of updating tvOS on Apple TV is easily done on the device itself by doing the following:

  1. Open the “Settings” app then go to “System”
  2. Choose “Software Update” and install tvOS 13

The Apple TV will restart automatically to complete installation.

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Posted by: Paul Horowitz in Apple TV, News

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  1. FarmerBob says:

    I got the last Beta and was wondering when I would get the Final 13.0. Nothing would download when many were saying they got it. I heard it mentioned about turning off “Get Betas” would do it, I did and forgot about it. I turned on my ATV4K last night and was greeted with a giant screen saying that there was an update and did I want it. I said yes and when all said and done it was tvOS 13.2. AND now I only have two screen savers. San Diego Seals and Hollywood Pollution flyover.

  2. Tango says:

    Been searching for this answer all day…

  3. Tango says:

    I have been searching all day for this answer… I got nothing.

  4. David says:

    How does one access the new oceanic screensavers?

    • Starfish says:

      To see the new Ocean screen savers on Apple TV tvOS 13, first activate the screen saver on Apple TV called Aerial.

      Then you can switch between screen saver locations by swiping right or left on the Apple TV remote touch pad.

      There are seals, kelp, coral reef, jelly fish, barracuda, school of fish, starfish, and they’re all very beautiful.

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