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How to Get Disney Plus on Apple TV

How to Get Disney Plus on Apple TV

Since the release of the streaming service Disney Plus, it has already taken 1 million subscribers from Netflix and showed that the service would be the next streaming giant. Since the service released for limited devices in limited countries, some users are wondering to get Disney+ on Apple TV. 

Well, if you are a streaming geek and not using cable service, then you might like to download Disney+ on Apple TV to enjoy every episode from Marvel, Star Wars, Pixar, Fox, and National Geographic, and of course Disney. Also, you will be able to watch upcoming Loki and Wanda Vision series, along with the Star Wars series, The Mandalorian. The price of Disney Plus starts at a mere $6.99 a month, or $69.99 annually, as well as a bundle deal available, where you can get Disney+, ESPN, and Hulu (with ads) for just $12.99 a month.

Without any doubt, I can say that Disney Plus is the excellent platform to have a great watching experience with your family as it has every family movie and TV shows.

How to Watch Disney Plus on Apple TV

To get Disney Plus on Apple TV, first, you will have to set up your account with Disney Plus. And also, you should make sure that your Apple TV is compatible to stream Disney Plus. 

Disney Plus Compatible Apple TVs

Disney Plus does not support all Apple TV models. It only supports below three:

  • Apple TV HD 32GB – A1625
  • Apple TV 4K 32GB – A1842
  • Apple TV 4K 64GB – A1842

Since there is no Disney Plus app available for older than A1625 model, you can use AirPlay to mirror Disney+ on Apple TV. The process we have discussed below. 

How To Download Disney Plus on Apple TV

Step #1: First of all, Go to the Disney+ sign up page using your iPhone, iPad, or a computer (and web browser)

Step #2: Next, choose either Start Free Trial or Buy Now

Step #3: Here you need to enter your email and create a secure password

Step #4: Start the free trial

Step #5: Now, open the App Store on your Apple TV and Search for Disney+

Step #6: Download and then use your Disney Plus account to log in.

If you have selected the free trial, then you will get 7-day free access to the service, and then it will get charged $6.99 per month.

How To Watch Disney Plus on Older Apple TV than A1625 (Use AirPlay)

Note: You will need to install the Disney Plus app on your iPhone, so make sure that your iPhone is running iOS 11 or later version to support Disney+.

Step #1: First of all, you will have to install the Disney+ app on your iPhone.

But make sure that your iPhone/iPad are on the same network as your ATV. So just go to the Settings → Wi-Fi → make not of the network and check against the Apple TV

Step #2: Now open the Disney+ app on your iPhone

Step #3: Choose a movie/show you wish to watch

Step #4: Now tap the AirPlay icon at the top right-hand corner and select your Apple TV

Now you can watch the content playing on your Apple TV with the help of AirPlay on the iPhone. Well, there are also rumors then the company is also working on the channel to older generation Apple TVs.

That’s it!

This is how you can get Disney Plus on your Apple TV. Hope now you have started watching your favourite Disney content on your ATV in this holiday season. Let us know if you encounter any issue while installing Disney+ on Apple TV. Do you think Disney Plus is better than Apple TV Plus? Give us your feedback in the comment box.

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Devendra Chande

Devendra is a full-time writer at ConsideringaApple and he is fond of new things in the tech world. He loves to read novels and write poems. This adventure-seeking guy is a hodophile who has an aim to explore all the beautiful mountains, oceans, cultures, traditions, and foods this world has to offer. Since the release of the first iPhone, he believes in Jobs' vision and praises every Apple product.

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