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How to set up and watch hayu on Apple TV

Get the hayu hookup on your Apple TV for a whole new library of top content.

Watching hayu on any of Apple’s popular streaming set-top boxes is simple, fast and it offers the good old fashioned convenience of a dedicated remote control. The only thing standing between you and a sizeable library of top-tier TV and movies is the setup process. With our help, said procedure will be a short hurdle indeed, so let’s leap into the entertainment together right now!

How to connect your Apple TV to your hayu account

After you’ve properly configured your Apple TV, as per the instructions that came with it, the first step is to locate and download the official hayu app. From your home screen, click the “App Store” option. Next, tap on the search function and type in “Hayu”. When it pops up in the results, tap “Get” to initiate the download and auto-install process.

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When the app pops up on your Home screen that means it’s installed and ready to go. Click into it and look for the “Sign In” option that will allow you to enter your existing hayu account details. Don’t have any? Use the “New Account” feature of the app to surrender the usual personal details and payment option required to join this service.

Once you’re logged in, there’s a pairing process. Log on to the official hayu website ( and click on “Account” in the upper right corner. Next, go to “Settings” and click on the link entitled “Pair My TV App”.

Enter the code shown on your device and you’re all set! Apple TV will now deliver you non-stop hayu action.

Read more about Hayu prices and plans here.

About Apple TV

The price for a new Apple TV starts from €159 for the standard 32GB 4th generation model. You can buy it online through the official Apple store, in select retail stores or by calling Apple.

How to set up Apple TV (4th gen)

1. Power on your TV and connect your Apple TV. Wait until your Apple TV shows the setup screen.
2. Click the touch surface of your Apple TV remote to connect it to your new Apple TV.
3. Configure the settings of your Apple TV by following the on-screen prompts.
4. (Optional) Follow the on-screen steps to connect any additional iOS devices.
5. That’s it. Configuration is all sorted. You can start using your Apple TV!

In what regions is hayu available on Apple TV?

You can watch hayu on Apple TV in any region where hayu itself is available. Currently, hayu is supported in the United States, United Kingdom, Ireland, Australia, Denmark, Sweden, Norway, Finland, Canada, The Netherlands, Belgium, Luxembourg, Hong Kong, Philippines and Singapore.

What’s the resolution for hayu on Apple TV?

720p is supported by the first two generations of Apple TV, so if you’re using one of these slightly antiquated models that will be the maximum resolution you’ll be able to get away with. The news gets better, however, as Apple TV devices that are 3rd generation and onwards support 1080p HD. Apple TV 4K devices are also available, but hayu doesn’t offer 4K content, unfortunately.

Be aware, though, that your viewing experience will be at the mercy of your Internet connection. You’ll also need decent Internet speeds to stream at HD. As a guide, hayu requires an internet connection speed of at least 1Mb with a recommended speed of at least 3Mb.

Subtitles and audio

Subtitles and captions for hayu on Apple TV are displayed in the lower half of the screen. To save or adjust your settings, play the TV show or movie for at least five minutes and your preferences will be set. To change your actual subtitles appearance settings, you need to log into your hayu account and change them through there.


Is hayu not playing nice with your Apple TV? Check these FAQs for solutions to common problems

What can I do if I can’t connect to hayu?

Troubleshoot hayu and Apple TV with the following tips.

  • Unplug your Apple TV from the wall for 15 seconds to reset it.
  • Go into the Settings menu on your Apple TV and select Test Internet Connection.
  • In the same menu, choose the function that searches for any software updates.
  • Close and reopen the hayu application.

How do I connect my Apple TV?

To connect your Apple TV you need three things:

  • A high-definition television
  • An iTunes account
  • A broadband connection
  • Close and reopen the hayu application.

Hook up your HDMI cable from your TV to the Apple TV unit to your television. (One should come supplied.) Provide power to the Apple TV and then use your TV remote to navigate to the input source that aligns with you chosen HDMI port.

How come the hayu app keeps crashing?

Typically this is related to the app not being updated to the current version. Make sure you’re running the current iteration of the Hayu App, then unplug your Apple TV for 30 seconds and try again.

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