Apple TV is one of the best electronic devices to have in your home. Running on tvOS, it lets you watch all kinds of media content through the internet. But, most of the users didn’t know the fact that Apple TV has a built-in feature to display the song lyrics. Yes. With tvOS 13 software update, the built-in music app on Apple TV displays the lyrics for all kinds of songs. Let’s discuss the ways to do karaoke with your Apple TV. In order to get song lyrics feature, ensure that your Apple TV is updated to the latest version.

Activate Song Lyrics on Music App

By default, the Music app on Apple TV will display the lyrics after the tvOS 13 updates. But, your screensaver may hide the lyrics due to pre-configured settings.

Step 1: Launch your Apple TV and click the Settings app.

Step 2: Tap the General section.

Karaoke on Apple TV
Select General

Step 3: Select Screensaver menu.

Step 4: Disable Show During Music and Podcasts if it is turned on. This will turn off screensaver.

Step 5: Now, you can see the song lyrics whenever you’re playing in music app.

After enabling this setting, you turn on/off lyrics directly from the music app. While playing a song, press the pause button on your remote and open the lyrics icon located at the top right corner of the screen.

You can also jump between the lines while playing a song on the music app. With lyrics playing on your screen, tap the down or up button on your remote to move between the lines. And then, press the play button to play from the selected line.

Apple TV Remote

Try third-party Karaoke apps on Apple TV

If your Apple TV runs on lower version, you can do Karaoke by downloading some of the third-party apps. These apps are available on the Apple TV app store to download. You can also download some apps on your iPhone or iPad and then Airplay it to the Apple TV.

Here are some of the apps that you can try for Karaoke

  • Smule
  • Singit
  • Karaoke Music
  • Karaoke TV
  • RockIt Karaoke

If you want to do Karaoke during parties, you need to buy and attach a compatible Bluetooth Karaoke microphone and soundbar with your Apple TV.

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