Facebook is becoming more like YouTube now. It features various videos on its Facebook Watch section. Many creators are making videos in various genres and started uploading them to Facebook. Though we are used to its mobile version, we are used to watching and enjoying videos on bigger screens. Apple TV can make this easier. You can download the Facebook Watch or Facebook app on your Apple TV and watch the videos.

Facebook Watch on Apple TV

Facebook app is available on the Apple TV App Store. The official app name is Facebook Watch, but you can also search for Facebook Video and download the application.

How to Install Facebook Watch on Apple TV

1). Turn on your Apple TV and make sure to connect it to the internet.

2). Then press the home button on the Apple TV remote.

App store on Apple TV
App Store on Apple TV

3). On the home screen, look for the App Store and click to open it.

4). On the top section, you can find the Search option.

Search on Apple TV
Search on Apple TV

5). Navigate to the search page, and type Facebook.

6). Choose the Facebook Video or Facebook Watch app from the search results.

Facebook Video app on Apple TV
Facebook Video app on Apple TV

7). On the app info section, click on the Install tab.

8). The Facebook Watch app will be downloaded and installed on your Apple TV.

9). Open the Facebook Watch app on your Apple TV and then choose, log in with Facebook.

10). From your smartphone or computer, go to the Facebook Activation website (www.facebook.com/device), or you may receive a notification on your FB app. You can allow the Apple TV to activate with this notification too.

11). Log in to your FB account if necessary.

12). Enter the code appearing on your Apple TV on the provided field and click continue.

How to AirPlay Facebook Videos on Apple TV: iOS Devices

The most important feature of an Apple TV is that it has got AirPlay. You can stream anything from your iPhone or iPad by tapping the TV icon on the top-right corner. Likewise, you can also stream Facebook videos too. Yes, while playing Facebook videos on your mobile, you can find the TV icon when the devices are under the same Wi-Fi network.

1). Turn on your Apple TV and connect it to a Wi-Fi network.

2). Connect your iOS device (iPhone or iPad) to the same Wi-Fi network.

3). Open the Facebook app and make sure to log in to your account.

4). Play any video you want in the Videos section.

Facebook Cast
Facebook Cast

5). Tap the TV icon on the top-right corner.

6). Choose your Apple TV device from the list of available devices.

7). The video will be streamed on your TV now.

How to AirPlay Facebook Videos on Apple TV: Mac PCs

You can use the screen mirror feature of your IOS devices or Mac and stream the whole Facebook app to your Apple TV.

1). Turn on your Apple TV and connect it to a Wi-Fi network.

2). Connect your Mac PC to the same Wi-Fi network.

3). On Mac, click the AirPlay icon in the menu bar.

AirPlay on Mac
AirPlay on Mac

4). Choose your Apple TV device from the list.

5). Your Mac PC will be mirrored on the TV.

6). Open the Facebook app and start streaming videos and feeds.

7). To stop Control center >> Screen mirroring >> Stop Mirroring.

Apart from Facebook, there are many other apps that can help you to stream the latest video content. Check out our list of best Apple TV channels to get live TV and on-demand videos.

Frequently Asked Questions

1. Can I get Facebook on my Apple TV?

Yes, you can. Apps like Facebook, Facebook Watch are available for Apple TV. You can install any one of the apps on your Apple TV.

2. Where is the App Store on Apple TV?

The App Store will appear on the Apple TV’s home screen.

3. Why is the App Store not on Apple TV?

App Store is only available on the Apple TV 4th Gen models. For older generations, there is no App Store.