Whenever we hear streaming service, the word Netflix just pops into our heads. Nowadays, Netflix is becoming more of a verb, just like Google. It offers various content like TV shows, web series, movies, and even their own original content. Moreover, it is a premium service and doesn’t have anything for free. Apple TV definitely a big breakthrough for Apple. Yes, it is more of a streaming device like your Firestick or Roku. In this article, let us discuss how to install and watch Netflix on Apple TV.


Subscription cost

  • Basic – $8.99/month per device.
  • Standard – $12.99/month for 2 devices
  • Premium – $15.99/month for 4 devices

Netflix on Apple TV

Apple TV does provide native support to the Netflix application. This means you can now download the app from the Apple TV App Store. In Apple TV 1st, 2nd, and 3rd Generation, the app comes as a pre-installed app. You can just open the app and sign in with your Netflix ID. For Apple TV 4K and HD, you have to install the app manually.

How to Install Netflix on Apple TV

Step 1: Turn on your Apple TV. Connect it to an uninterrupted WiFi network.

Step 2: From your Apple TV home screen, hover to the App Store. Click on it to open.

App Store

Step 3: Then go to the Now Streaming section. Scroll and find the Netflix app.

Netflix on Apple TV

Step 4: You can also go to the Search Bar and type Netflix.

Netflix on Apple TV

Step 5: Choose the application and go to the installation or app information page.

Step 6: Then click on the Download button. The app will be downloaded.

Step 7: Once done, the Download button will become the Open button.

How to Watch Netflix on Apple TV

  • Launch the Netflix application on your TV.
  • Then click on the Sign-in option.
  • Login with your login credentials.
  • Then, start streaming your favorite content.

Based on your geolocation, the content and video titles available in the app may vary. The contents in the USA won’t be the same as the contents in the UK.

Netflix on Apple TV: Problems

Sometimes, the app will show you an error message like “We’re having a problem connecting to Netflix.” In those times, you can try the below solutions.

  • Check the WiFi connection.
  • Restart the Apple TV.
  • Delete the app and install it again.
  • Update Apple TV to its latest version.
  • If nothing works, Reset Apple TV to its factory settings. Do this as a last solution.

Finally, that’s it about how to install and watch Netflix on Apple TV. With this, you can get all the latest movies, series on your Apple TV. Still, having issues? Do write to us in the comment section below.

Related: How to Watch Netflix on Firestick.

Frequently Asked Questions

1. Can I watch Netflix on Apple TV?

Yes, you can. The app is pre-installed with older Apple TV versions and available on App Store for newer versions.

2.Does Apple TV 3rd generation have Netflix?

Yes, the app comes as a pre-installed app on Apple TV 3rd Gen and lower models.