How to get Disney Plus on Apple TV [Updated July 2021]

How to get Disney Plus on Apple TV [Updated July 2021]

Are you looking for ways to get Disney Plus on your Apple TV? If yes, then you are at the right place as we have covered the 5 steps to get Disney Plus on Apple TV in our guide. Even if Disney Plus is not available in your country, you can still access it with the help of a premium VPN.

Do you want to know if your Apple TV supports Disney Plus or not? We have dedicated a section of our guide to the Apple TV Compatibility with Disney Plus; so that you can see if your device is on the list or not? We have also covered a section on accessing Disney+ on old Apple TVs.

How to get Disney Plus on Apple TV [Easy Steps]

Follow the steps below to access Disney Plus on  your Apple TV:

  1. Launch your Apple TV
  2. Open your App Store and search for Disney Plus
  3. Select Get to download the application.
  4. Open the application and sign in to the app using your credentials. 
  5. Enjoy streaming Disney Plus on your Apple TV.

How to get Disney+ on Apple TV in geo-restricted countries

If Disney+ is not available in your country due to geo-restrictions, you can still stream it on your Apple TV with the help of a VPN. The best way to use a VPN on Apple TV is with the help of a MediaStreamer. Follow the steps below to stream Disney+ on your Apple TV in geo-restricted countries:

  1. Subscribe to a reliable VPN like ExpressVPN
  2. Download and install its client on your PC. 
  3. Sign in to ExpressVPN’s DNS Settings page.
  4. Click Register my IP address under the IP address registration option.

  1. Enable “Automatically register my IP address.”

    6. Visit ExpressVPN’s Setup page and get your MediaStreamer DNS IP address.

   7. Once your hostname gets registered on ExpressVPN, you can then easily set up Mediastreamer on your Apple TV.

Apple TV DNS Configuration

When you have gotten your MediaStreamer DNS IP address via ExpressVPN, you can continue with configuring the DNS on your Apple TV by following the below steps:

  1. Open Settings on your Apple TV. 
  2. Select Network, and select WiFi
  3. Select your connected WiFi to see its settings. 
  4. Look for the Configure DNS option. 
  5. Select Manual, and enter the previously noted MediaStreamer DNS IP Address
  6. Restart your Apple TV. 
  7. Once your Apple TV turns on, go to the App Store
  8. Search for Disney Plus
  9. Get the app and log in with your credentials.
  10.  Enjoy streaming Disney Plus on your Apple TV via VPN.

Which Apple TVs are supported on Disney Plus?

Disney Plus is supported on the following Apple TVs:

      1. Apple TV 4K 

    • Model number: A1842 

      2. Apple TV HD 

    • Model number: A1625

Disney Plus is not supported on the following Apple TVs:

       1. Apple TV (3rd generation)

    • Model number: A1427 or A1469

       2. Apple TV (2nd generation)  

    • Model number: A1378       

       3. Apple TV (1st generation)   

    • Model number: A1218

How to watch Disney+ on older Apple TV models

If you own a 3rd generation or older Apple TV, then you won’t be able to download the Disney Plus application on your TV as the older Apple TVs do not have an app store

However, you can take the help of AirPlay and stream your favorite Disney Plus shows and movies on your older Apple TV. You need to install the AirPlay application on your iPhone and follow the steps below:

  1. Ensure that your Apple TV and iPhone are connected on the same network
  2. Launch the Disney Plus app on your iPhone. 
  3. Select any of the movies, or TV shows that you want to watch. 
  4. Tap the AirPlay option on the top-right side of your screen. 
  5. Select your Apple TV and enjoy streaming.

Are you getting problems with your Disney Plus? Read our blog dedicated to the reasons why Disney Plus is not working.

How much is Disney Plus on Apple TV?

You can buy the monthly Disney Plus subscription for your Apple TV at $6.99 per month, or you can opt for the yearly package at $69.99 per year (Save $13.89 on the annual payment plan). There is also a Disney Plus special bundle that gives you Disney Plus, with Hulu and ESPN+ for a total of $12.99/month.

Although you can download the Disney+ application for free on your Apple TV, you need to pay for the Disney Plus subscription charges to access the streaming platform. You can get Disney Plus in South Africa, access Disney+ in the Philippines, or download Disney Plus in Malaysia, and enjoy watching Disney+ on your Apple TV.

What to watch on Disney+ with Apple TV?

Disney+ gives you access to 500+ movies and 7500+ TV episodes on Apple TV. You can enjoy watching your favorite shows and movies on the application on Apple TV. 

Best Disney+ Movies

You can watch the following popular and high-rated movies on Disney+ on your Apple TV:

  1. Aladdin
  2. America’s Funniest Home Videos
  3. Beauty and the Beast
  4. Black Panther
  5. Darkwing Duck
  6. Dumbo
  7. Fantasia
  8. Finding Dory
  9. Finding Nemo
  10. Gravity Falls
  11. Star Wars Rebels
  12. The Incredibles
  13. Toy Story
  14. WandaVision
  15. Zootopia

Best Disney+ TV Shows

We have shortlisted the best Disney+ shows that you can watch on your Apple TV as follows:

  1. Big City Greens
  2. Disney Parks Sunrise Series
  3. Gargoyles
  4. Legend of the Three Caballeros
  5. Mickey Mouse
  6. Pick of the Litter
  7. Recess
  8. Sleeping Beauty
  9. Spider-Man: The Animated Series
  10. Star Wars – the original trilogy
  11. The Avengers: Earth’s Mightiest Heroes
  12. The Imagineering Story
  13. The Incredibles
  14. The Simpsons
  15. X-Men: The Animated Series

What other devices does Disney+ support?

You can watch Disney+ on the following devices and platforms in addition to Apple TV:

  1. Amazon Fire Tablet and FireTV
  2. Android phone and tablet (Stream Disney Plus on Android devices)
  3. Android TV Devices
  4. Apple AirPlay
  5. Apple iPhone and iPad
  6. Apple TV (4th Generation and later)
  7. Chromebook
  8. Chromecast (Stream Disney+ via Chromecast)
  9. LG WebOS Smart TVs
  10. Roku (Watch Disney+ on Roku)
  11. Samsung Tizen Smart TVs (Stream Disney Plus on Samsung Smart TV)
  12. Sony PlayStation 4 (Watch Disney+ on PS4)
  13. Xbox One (Access Disney Plus on Xbox One)

FAQs


Yes, Disney Plus is available on Apple TV. You need to have a fourth-generation Apple TV or above to download the Disney Plus app directly.


Disney Plus is not available on third-generation or older Apple TVs, so if you are using an older Apple TV, you won’t be able to access Disney Plus directly. However, we have shown easy steps in our guide to accessing Apple TV on older devices.


You can add Disney Plus to your old Apple TV with the help of AirPlay. Follow the easy steps given in our guide to access Disney Plus on old Apple TVs.


Conclusion

We have shared the easy steps in this guide to help you access Disney Plus on your Apple TV. If Disney Plus is not available in your country, you can still access it with the help of a VPN. Even if you own an old Apple TV, you can still stream Disney Plus on your old Apple TV following the simple steps that we have shared in our guide.

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Chris Mack

Chris Mack

Chris is a technology and entertainment writer whose main interests revolve around the art of writing and expression. He loves writing research-based articles in different niches and translating his thoughts into words that inspire others.