tvOS 15.1 Features: SharePlay Support For Apple TV 4K (& HD)

tvOS 15.1 update

tvOS 15.1 update

Apple has released tvOS 15.1 update with SharePlay support feature for Apple TV 4K and Apple TV HD. This release comes alongside iOS 15.1, iPadOS 15.1 and watchOS 8.1!

Download And Install

Apple TVs are usually able to automatically update and install new software versions. However, if you disabled this feature or if you want to rush the update you can manually do it in:
Settings -> System -> Software Updates -> Update Software.

tvOS 15.1 Features

SharePlay is the new feature included in this version. It allows you to use FaceTime to watch movies, TV shows and other Apple TV content with friends and family!

The feature enables shared controls for playing media, pausing, rewinding, and fast forwarding.

Fact: Smart volume automatically lowers the audio of the media playback when someone speaks.

Bugs And Fixes

No bug fixes are mentioned in the release notes. If you stumble upon any new issues don’t hesitate to mention them in the comments section.

Fact: More details about the tvOS 15.1 update can be found on Apple’s support document.

Have you installed tvOS 15.1 on Apple TV? What’s your feedback? Use the comments section and share your thoughts.

Related: Apple has also rolled out macOS Monterey and HomePod 15.1 software update!