Watching Kanopy on Apple TV and AirPlay

Setting up the Kanopy app on your Apple TV

Download the Kanopy app from the Apple TV App Store on a supported Apple TV, then launch Kanopy.

If you don't have a Kanopy account, select Get Started and follow the on-screen prompts to create an account. Learn more about creating a Kanopy account.

If you already have an account, select Log In and use one of these methods to log in:

  • Enter your email address and Kanopy password, then select Log In.
  • In a web browser, go to and enter the code displayed on your TV. (You'll be prompted to log in first if you haven't already done so in that browser.)
  • In the Kanopy mobile app, go to More > Link Your Device and enter the code displayed on your TV.

Using AirPlay

You can use AirPlay to watch Kanopy films on your Apple TV:

  1. Log in to the Kanopy iOS app on another device.
  2. Select a film and press Play.
  3. Tap the AirPlay icon in the top-right corner of the screen and select your Apple TV.

To control closed captions and subtitles (if available), tap subtitles menu to the right of the AirPlay icon, then select an option.

To stop AirPlay, tap the AirPlay icon again, then select your mobile device.

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Updated: 11 December 2023 12:16 PM

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