Watch live and On Demand programs on your Apple TV with the TELUS TV+ app.
Features, requirements and restrictions
Watch live TV and access a large On Demand library of TV shows and movies on your Apple TV with your Optik TV subscription.
Requirements and restrictions
Subscription to TELUS Internet, Optik TV/Pik TV and live channels is required. Licensing and rights limitations mean that not all programs and channels are available when not connected to your TELUS home internet
My TELUS username and password are required to log in to this service
The TELUS TV+ app can only be used in Canada
The TELUS TV+ mobile app is available for download on Apple TV HD (4th generation) and Apple TV 4K (5th and 6th generation).
How to install the TELUS TV+ app
To install the TELUS TV+ app on your Apple TV, visit the Apple App Store and search for "
". You will need a valid Apple ID username and password and your country/region set to Canada.
Use your My TELUS username and password to log in to the app. Don’t have a My TELUS account?
From the TELUS TV+ Home screen, you can see what’s
on live TV,
your On Demand programming, browse
or view your recent
. You can also navigate to
at the top of your screen.
All Optik TV customers have access to the live TV content included in their subscription. Live TV will show you what’s on now by category:
During live TV playback, tap the touchpad or middle of the d-pad on your Siri remote to bring up program details, pause playback for up to 15 minutes or enable Closed Captioning (CC) or Described Video. Press down once on your remote to bring up the Live schedule and see what’s
on other channels. You can also record your current program by clicking the record icon.
: Due to content provider restrictions, some channels are only available when connected to your TELUS home Internet.
All Optik TV customers have access to the On Demand content included in their subscription, as well as a selection of On Demand movies available for rental. You can browse by
: You can pause, rewind or fast forward On Demand TV content, but these features may be disabled on select programming by the content provider. You can pause, rewind or fast forward On Demand movies available for rental.
section, you can see what’s playing today and over the next 10 days. Any shows with a home icon in the guide indicate that this programming is only available when connected to your TELUS home Internet. You can also filter your guide by selecting the filter icon in the top right-hand corner of your screen. Filter options are:
will display all of the channels that are available with Optik TV
My subscribed channels
will display all of the channels that you have in your Optik TV subscription
Playable on this device
will display all of the channels that you are subscribed to and can watch on this device. Please note that some channels are only available when connected to your TELUS home internet connection
When you select a program that is on now, it will take you to the live TV player.
When you select a program that is airing in the future, it will bring up the episode information page. From here you can set a recording either for the episode or for the series and view showtimes.
section, you will see both
programs. For programs that have already been recorded, you will see them organized as
as well as all
. Under an individual recording, you will see information including season and episode details, the date the program was recorded and run time. For series recordings, you will see the number of episodes recorded. You can also delete existing recordings or edit your recording settings.
, you can cancel upcoming recordings, edit your recording settings or resolve recording conflicts. You can also
the views of existing and scheduled recordings. If you have the Recordings bundle included as part of your Optik TV combo, you can also initiate playback of your recorded programs from the
You can use the search function to find a movie, TV show or cast member, using the on-screen keyboard or Siri voice remote. If searching for a movie or TV series, your search results will include both live and On Demand viewing options for your title. If searching for a specific cast member, your search results will provide a list of available live or On Demand titles where that cast member appeared.
You can also enable or disable
Streaming over mobile networks
(you will need to enable this to enjoy Optik TV when not connected to Wi-Fi). Regular data charges will apply. You can also set your accessibility preferences including enabling