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How to Get Amazon Music on Apple TV

Listen to all your favorite songs and podcasts on your Apple TV with Amazon Music.

Amazon Music is a free music streaming service available on the App Store for Apple TV. For ad-free streaming, it requires a subscription of $8.99 per month. With this app, you can listen to over 100 million songs on your Apple TV in Dolby Atmos and 360 reality audio. If you have an Amazon Prime membership, you will get Amazon Music and Prime Video as a complimentary service.

How to Install Amazon Music on Apple TV

Amazon Music is supported on Apple TV 4K and HD models if they are running with tvOS 12.0 or later.

[1] Turn on your Apple TV and open the App Store on the home screen.

App store

[2] Enter Amazon Music in the search bar and locate the app.

[3] Select Amazon Music and tap Get to install the app.

[4] Once the installation is complete, click Open to launch Amazon Music.

How to Activate Amazon Music on Apple TV

[1] Upon launching the Amazon Music app, it will display an activation code.

[2] Visit the Amazon Music activation website ( on a browser.

[3] If prompted, enter your Amazon account credentials and click Sign-in.

[4] Enter the Amazon Music activation code in the field and click the Continue button.

Amazon Music on Apple TV:  Enter the Amazon activation code

[5] Your device will be registered with the Amazon Music account.

[4] After registration, the Amazon Music app will display the content on the screen. Start listening to your favorite songs without any interruptions.

Amazon Music on Apple TV

AirPlay Apple Music on Apple TV

The Amazon Music app is not supported for Apple TV 2nd and 3rd-generation models. So users with those models can access Amazon Music using AirPlay from Apple devices.

[1] Connect your Apple TV and iPhone/iPad to the same Wi-Fi network.

[2] Install the Amazon Music app on your iPhone or iPad from the App Store.

[3] After the installation, launch the Amazon Music app and sign in with your Amazon account.

[4] Play any music, and click the Airplay icon on the control center.

AirPlay icon on iPhone control center

[5] Choose your Apple TV from the list of available devices.

Finally, the selected music will start playing on your Apple TV.

How to Fix Amazon Music Not Working on Apple TV

If Amazon Music is not streaming on your streaming device, it may be due to various reasons. However, you can follow these steps to fix the issue.

  • Unplug the Apple TV cord from the source. After a few minutes, reconnect it back to the TV and turn it on. Open Amazon Music and check if you can stream without any errors.
  • Fix the internet connectivity issue by restarting the Wi-Fi router. Following that, restart Apple TV and then connect it to a Wi-Fi network.
  • Update the Amazon Music app on your Apple TV to the latest version and use it. You can simply go to the App Store and check if there is any update for Amazon Music.
  • Update Apple TV firmware if you haven’t updated it to the latest version.
  • If none of the methods work, you can reset Apple TV to bring it back to defaults. Further, install the Amazon Music app on your streaming device to check whether it works.

Alternatives to Amazon Music

Besides Amazon Music, here are some best music streaming services to use on Apple TV.

Streaming ServicePricingKey Features
Apple Music$10.99/month• 100 million songs
• 2.5 million podcasts
• Spatial audio
Spotify$9.99/month• 100 million songs
• 5 million podcasts
• Offline Listening
Pandora$4.99/month• 50 million songs
• 1400 podcasts
• Offline Listening
Deezer$10.99/month• 73 million songs
• 160,000 podcasts
• High Fidelity sound
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