Make sharing an Apple TV easier by setting up multiple accounts

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How to add multiple accounts to Apple TV

Before you can use multiple accounts, you need to log into any and all additional accounts you want available. Here’s how to set up multiple accounts on Apple TV.

Click on Accounts.

To add multiple accounts to Apple TV, launch Settings from your Home Screen, then click Accounts.Source: iMore

To add multiple accounts to Apple TV, click iTunes and App Store, then click on Add new Apple ID.Source: iMore

Enter the additional Apple ID username.

Enter the additional Apple ID password.

To add multiple accounts to Apple TV, Click Sign InSource: iMore

Repeat this process for each account that you wish to add.

How to switch between multiple accounts on Apple TV

While you have multiple accounts you can only use one account at a time. That means switching!

Click on the account you want to use.

To switch between multiple accounts on Apple TV, launch Settings on your Home Screen, click Accounts, then iTunes and App Store. Click on the account to use. Source: iMore

You’ll now be able to download or re-download any apps or content available on that account.

A note on Family Sharing

Multiple accounts work with Family Sharing, so kids can switch to their accounts and “ask to buy” just like on iPhone or iPad.

How to use Control Center to switch between users

Members of your family can now enjoy their own entertainment experience with multi-user support. Users can see their unique Up Next list and receive TV and film recommendations based on their tastes. Besides offering multi-user support, the Control Center also provides quick access to key Apple TV features, such as sleep and audio routing.

Here’s how to switch between different users on Apple TV.

Change users at the top right of the device from Control Center on Apple TV.

To use Control Center to switch between users, hard-press the Home/TV button on your Siri remote. Change users at the top right of the screen. Source: iMore

You’ve now switched between users on Apple TV.

Apple TV Control Center: other uses

The Control Center on Apple TV isn’t just to switch users. It also offers additional functions.

How to put your Apple TV to sleep using Control Center

You can use Control Center to put your Apple TV to sleep:

That’s it; your Apple TV is now asleep. Click on the Home/TV button on your Siri Remote to wake it up.

How to change your Apple TV’s audio destination with Control Center

You can play music from your Apple TV on HomePods, other AirPlay speakers, and different Apple TVs with ease by making a change in Control Center.

Scroll down, then choose your new audio selection.

To change your Apple TV's audio destination with Control Center, hard-press the Home/TV button on your Siri remote. Select the Audio icon, scroll down, choose new audio selection.Source: iMore

How to search with Control Center on Apple TV

To find great using the search button on the Control Center.

Type or use Siri to search.

View current music selection

The Control Center on Apple TV also includes a display of what is currently playing on the Apple TV, including videos, music, or other audio content.

Take your Apple TV to a new level

There are plenty of great Apple TV accessories on the market. Check out the best Apple TV accessories of the year.

How to set up multiple accounts on Apple TV, any questions?

Do you have any questions about Apple TV? Put them in the comments and we’ll help you out.

Updated January 2021: Updated for tvOS 14.

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