Apple’s Single Sign-On Now Supports 21 Apps and 10 Cable & Satellite Providers

Apple’s Single Sign-On Now Supports 21 Apps and 10 Cable & Satellite Providers

Apple’s new Single Sign-on feature has been available on iOS and tvOS for just one day, and it already offers support for 21 pay TV apps and 10 cable and satellite providers. The feature allows users to unlock content from compatible streaming apps by logging in once on their iOS device or Apple TV.

Apple's Single Sign-On Now Supports 21 Apps and 10 Cable & Satellite Providers

Single Sign-on is supported by the following apps:

  • ABC (iOS and tvOS)
  • A&E (iOS only)
  • Bravo Now (tvOS only)
  • Disney Channel (iOS and tvOS)
  • Disney Junior (iOS and tvOS)
  • Disney XD (iOS and tvOS)
  • E! Now (tvOS only)
  • Freeform (iOS)
  • FXNOW (tvOS)
  • Hallmark Channel Everywhere (iOS and tvOS)
  • History (iOS only)
  • Lifetime (iOS only)
  • NBC (tvOS only)
  • Syfy Now (tvOS only)
  • Telemundo Now (tvOS only)
  • USA NOW (tvOS only)
  • Watch HGTV (iOS and tvOS)
  • Watch Food Network (iOS and tvOS)
  • Watch Cooking Channel (iOS and tvOS)
  • Watch DIY (iOS and tvOS)
  • Watch Travel Channel (iOS and tvOS)

The following cable providers currently offer support for Single Sign-on:

  • CenturyLink Prism
  • DirecTV
  • Dish
  • GVTC
  • GTA
  • Hawaiian Telcom
  • Hotwire
  • MetroCast
  • Service Electric
  • Sling

Single Sign-on can be activated and managed on iOS device in “Settings” -> “TV Provider,” and in “Settings” -> “Accounts” -> “TV Provider” on fourth-generation Apple TV devices. This feature is currently only available to users in the United States.

Apple maintains a regularly updated list of Single Sign-on providers on its support website.

(Via The Verge)

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