The Apple TV and Apple TV 4K can be personalized for different users sharing the device. Once different user accounts are created, each person watching Apple TV will enjoy their own profile with viewing histories and recommendations. While switching accounts does not change the app layout on the home screen, it will customize the Up Next and other sections of tvOS based on viewing habits. You can switch Apple TV profiles with two clicks on the Siri remote.
Amazon has launched its streaming music app for Apple TV. Amazon Music runs on tvOS 13 and later, with access to millions of ad-free songs and unlimited skips. Even better, Amazon Prime members get free access to Amazon Music streaming audio. Now instead of using AirPlay or other methods to stream Amazon Music albums and playlists, they can be accessed directly on Apple TV.
Autoplaying video seems to be everywhere nowadays, and this fall the feature made its debut on the Apple TV and Apple TV 4K. With tvOS 13, Apple has added new apps such as Apple Arcade, and Apple TV+ original content to its streaming player. Video previews start playing automatically on the Apple TV home screen by default.
The launch of recent updates to Spotify have brought support for Siri voice commands on iOS 13. Spotify subscribers have another reason to celebrate, as the app has finally made its way to Apple TV. Now instead of using AirPlay or other methods to stream Spotify albums and playlists, they can be accessed directly on Apple TV.
You do not need to pay a monthly subscription fee in order to use the Apple TV. It comes with a variety of pre-installed apps. Many of the apps and functions of the Apple TV are free - for example, you can view your photos and videos via Apple TV and listen to your music as well. Some content from some networks like PBS, ABC and CBS is free as well.