Apple TV app now available for Amazon Fire TV Stick ahead of Apple TV+ launch

Users in India can now download the Apple TV app on their Amazon Fire TV Stick devices. The announcement comes just days before Apple’s streaming service, Apple TV+ is launched globally on November 1st. The service will also be available in India, where a subscription will set you back by Rs 99 per month, with a Family Sharing option as well. Apple Originals like “Dickinson”, “The Morning Show”, “See”, “The Elephant Queen” and “For All Mankind” will be available to stream. The subscription service has also been claimed to be ad-free by the company, with more shows, movies and documentaries to be added in the coming months.


Amazon Fire TV Stick users will be able to access Apple TV+, which costs Rs 99 per month in India

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Apart from watching Apple TV+ content, Amazon Fire TV users will also be able to watch movies, TV shows and channels they purchase from Apple. The Apple TV app is now available on the second-generation Fire TV Stick and Fire TV Stick 4K in countries like the United States, Canada, United Kingdom, Germany, France, Italy, Spain, and India. Customers who use the Fire TV Basic Edition in more than 50 countries like  Australia, Austria, New Zealand, Brazil, Ireland, Mexico and more will also get access to the Apple TV app.

Fire TV users will be able to use the Amazon Alexa voice remote or a paired Echo device to watch or discover content on Apple TV+. One the subscription service starts from November 1st, users will be able to use Alexa to search for specific content. In addition, a generic query like “Alexa, find dramas” will also show you relevant content from Apple TV+, in addition to results from other content providers.

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