If you've missed Jason Momoa on Game of Thrones or Oprah Winfrey in her own long-running, titled show, you can catch both plus more Hollywood stars on Apple TV Plus. Apple's premium video streaming service opens with a modest nine shows, with more coming, the company says. You can watch Apple TV Plus on various Apple devices, as well as a selection of smart TVs and streaming boxes. And while Apple costs $ 4.99 per month for the service, the company offers several ways to view everything for free in the next 12 months.
Apple TV Plus is an important part of the company's efforts to create attractive services. Earlier this year, Apple launched two subscription services ̵
This is what you need to start watching programs on Apple TV Plus.
When is the launch date of Apple TV Plus?
You can now watch: The service is open on November 1.
Which devices can I watch?  With the Apple TV app you can watch Apple's streaming service on an iPhone ($ 699 with Apple) or iPod touch ($ 180 with Walmart) with iOS 12.3 or higher, an iPad ($ 330 at Walmart) with iPadOS, an Apple TV 4K ($ 169 at Walmart) and HD with tvOS 12.3 or higher and a Mac with Catalina. The 2018, 2019 and newer Samsung TVs and a streaming box that the Apple TV app can run, including selected Roku and Amazon Fire ($ 50 with Amazon) devices, should also to work. No news about an app for Android devices. If you don't have a compatible device, you can watch with a Safari, Firefox or Chrome browser on tv.apple.com.
How much does Apple service cost?
After a free seven-day trial period, Apple TV Plus costs you $ 4.99 (£ 4.99, AU $ 7.99) per month. Apple also offers an annual subscription of $ 49.99, which you may be able to switch to by going to where you manage your subscriptions. (On iOS and Apple TV devices, find it in Settings. On a Mac, it is in the App Store.)
What about a family plan?
The Family Sharing plan of the service allows six family members to share one Apple TV Plus plan. Every family member can view with his own Apple ID.
How do I view for free?
If you purchased a new iPhone, iPad, Apple TV, Mac or iPod touch on or after September 10, Apple gives you a free year of its premium streaming service. The offer includes devices purchased from Apple or an authorized Apple reseller and refurbished models.
To claim your free year with Apple TV Plus, you must sign in with your Apple ID on your new device and open the Apple TV app. Apple notes that you should use the latest version of your device's operating system and you may need to update the Apple TV app to see the offer.
After opening the app, tap the Enjoy 1 year free button and follow the instructions. You should be ready for a year.
If you are a student with an Apple Music student subscription, you can get the Apple TV service with your subscription at no extra cost. A student subscription to Apple Music costs $ 4.99 per month.