How to Get Peacock TV on Apple TV

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What to Know

  • Open the App Store > search for and select Peacock > select the download button > Open > Sign in or Subscribe Now.
  • Follow the on-screen prompts to sign up for Peacock.
  • The Peacock app works on the 4th generation and later Apple TV models.

This article covers how to download the Peacock app on an Apple TV HD (4th gen and later with tvOS 13 and above), sign up for the service, and start watching.

How to Download the Peacock App on Apple TV 

Downloading apps on the Apple TV is easy. You can sign up for Peacock from your Apple TV or sign up online before installing the app.

  1. Launch the Apple TV and scroll down to the App Store.

    Downloading Peacock on an Apple TV.
  2. Open the App Store.

    Downloading Peacock on an Apple TV.
  3. Click the search icon.

    Downloading Peacock on an Apple TV.
  4. Start typing in Peacock. Select Peacock from the results.

    Downloading Peacock on an Apple TV.
  5. Select the download button.

    Downloading Peacock on an Apple TV.
  6. Click Open.

    Downloading Peacock on an Apple TV.
  7. Select Sign-in or Subscribe Now. Sign in with your email and password, or follow the on-screen prompts to sign up for Peacock.

    Downloading Peacock on an Apple TV.

Can You Get Peacock TV on Your Apple TV?

To get Peacock on your Apple TV, you need a fourth-generation model or an Apple TV 4K (and later) that runs tvOS 13 or later. (Here's more on tvOS.) Not sure which one you have? Consult Apple’s support page to identify your Apple TV model.

If your Apple TV doesn’t support Peacock, you can get it on Android TV, Amazon Fire TV, specific Roku models, Chromecast, smart TVs, and PlayStation and Xbox consoles. Check Peacock’s device and platform compatibility page for more details.

Navigating Peacock TV on an Apple TV

Once you’ve set up an account, you can browse categories, search for shows, or look at Peacock Picks to see trending content. Some Peacock programming is available only to paid subscribers, but free plans include exclusive shows like The Amber Ruffin Show and select episodes of The Office.

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