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How to Download and Install IPTV on Apple TV



IPTV on Apple TV

IPTV is a popular system that delivers television services at a cheaper rate. Compared with traditional satellite and cable TV services, IPTV offers a wide range of video content from all over the world. It provides all the popular live TV channels along with videos on demand (VOD) content. Users can access IPTV services on various platforms like Windows, iOS, Mac, Android, Apple TV, and much more. Apple TV is a streaming device equipped with popular streaming services like Netflix, Disney+, etc. Streaming IPTV content on Apple TV is the best way to experience videos of high quality at a low cost or for free.

As the Apple TV 4th generation and 4K models have an in-built App Store. You can download the IPTV players like GSE Smart IPTV, IPTV Smarters, etc., to stream IPTV content. If you have the Apple TV 3rd generation or earlier models, the only way to get IPTV is by using the screen mirroring method.


  • Connect the Apple TV box to your TV and set it up.
  • Get an M3U URL and other login credentials from an IPTV service provider.
  • A proper internet connection.

How to Install IPTV on Apple TV

If you have Apple TV 4th generation or 4K models, follow the steps listed below. We’ve used GSE Smart IPTV as an example to explain the installation process. You can use any IPTV player of your choice.

#1: On your Apple TV, open the App Store.

Open App Store on Apple TV

#2: Navigate to the Search bar.

#3: Type GSE Smart IPTV and search for the app.

#4: Select the GSE Smart IPTV player from the search results and click the Get button on the installation page.

Install GSE Smart IPTV on Apple TV

#5: Wait for the app to get installed on your Apple TV. Once installed, tap Open to launch the GSE Smart IPTV app.

How to Use GSE Smart IPTV on Apple TV

#1: Open the GSE Smart IPTV app.

#2: Give access to all the required permissions and click the option Agree after reading the terms and agreement form.

Click Agree

#3: Once you’re in, select the Remote Playlists option on the sidebar.

#4: Click the Plus icon displayed on the screen and further select the option Add M3U URL.

#5: Now, enter the playlist name and the M3U link of your IPTV service provider.

#6: You can also add Xtream codes of your IPTV provider by selecting the option Xtream-Codes API.

#7: To add the EPG guide of your service provider, click the option EPG Program Guide and add the EPG source URL.

Tap Remote Playlists

#8: After adding the Xtream Codes or M3U URL, wait for the application to load all the channels. Then, open your playlist and enjoy watching your favorite TV channels on a big screen.

How to Screen Mirror IPTV to Apple TV

Due to the unavailability of the App Store on Apple TV 3rd generation or earlier models, the users can stream IPTV only by using the casting method.

#1: On your iOS device, install the GSE Smart IPTV or any IPTV player of your choice from the App Store.

Install GSE Smart IPTV on Apple iOS device

#2: Launch the GSE Smart IPTV and add the M3U URL of your service provider by following the above method.

#3: Then, connect the iOS device and Apple TV to the same Wi-Fi network.

#4: Navigate to the Control Center panel and click the Screen Mirroring icon.

Tap Screen Mirroring icon

#5: From the list of available devices, click your Apple TV device name.

#6: Now, you will see the iOS device screen on Apple TV.

#7: Launch the GSE Smart IPTV mobile app and play any video content of your IPTV provider.

#8: As the screens are mirrored, you can see the video content on Apple TV.

Follow the above steps to get IPTV on your Apple TV. Make sure to get a subscription from the best IPTV provider. Nowadays, most IPTV services are illegal. So, whatever IPTV service you’re using, make sure to use a VPN with it.

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Frequently Asked Questions

1. Can you get IPTV on Apple TV?

Yes. You can install IPTV player apps like GSE Smart IPTV from the App Store on Apple TV.

2. How to watch IPTV on Apple TV 3rd generation?

You can stream IPTV on Apple TV 3rd generation using the screen mirroring method.

3. How do I record IPTV on Apple TV?

It is possible to record videos on Apple TV with the help of QuickTime Player on your Mac. Connect Apple TV and Mac to the same Wifi network > Open the QuickTime Player > Press the Option + Cmd + N keys together or Select File > New Movie Recording > Select your Apple TV from the drop-down menu > Click on Record to start recording your Apple TV.