1 of the most important frustrations with Apple’s TV app, which launched within the UK earlier this 12 months, is that it eliminated 1 of the helpful options from the older video app: the power to watch the next episode of a TV sequence mechanically.
If you have got younger children and also you really need them to give you the option to watch episodes of Peppa Pig now and again (hey, all of us want some relaxation now and again), you could be disillusioned which you can now not let the youngsters along with your iPad solely without having to play the next episode each 10 minutes.
If you are certain it used to work like this, within the Video app. The TV app has eliminated that performance – at the very least for iTunes purchases. Learn how to use the TV app on iPhone right here.
Although it’s now unattainable to play a sequence bought from iTunes again and again within the TV app. Fortunately, you may nonetheless use the TV app to uncover the identical sequence in a number of different apps, akin to Mr5 or Amazon Prime, and play it there – the place it should mechanically play the next episode.
How the next episode will mechanically play on iPhone or iPad
How this works relies upon on the on-demand or subscription service you use. As we defined above, when you purchased a sequence from iTunes, the entire sequence will now not play mechanically, you have got to faucet to play the next episode – which isn’t nice if you’re below 3 years previous.
If you watch the sequence in Amazon Prime – even when you found it by the TV app – the next episode will play mechanically.
If you the iPlayer app also needs to play it mechanically – though that relies upon on whether or not you performed the newest episode. The iPlayer Kids app works in an identical manner. It could take 10 seconds for the new episode to begin taking part in.
The Netflix app on iPhone may also play episodes mechanically.
If you could find what you need to take a look at YouTube, you would let that play as sequence like Peppa Pig and different children’ favorites can be found there – we suggest the YouTube Kids app for peace of thoughts when it comes to unreliable content material, you may also set a timer in order that it stops taking part in after some time.
Unfortunately, not each app will play mechanically.
My5 doesn’t mechanically play the next episode.
ITV Hub simply performs back-to-back adverts after an episode ends.
Automatically play video on iPhone and iPad when offline
Using 1 of many on-demand or subscription apps is probably not the very best resolution for you if you do not need to use Data, for instance, when you play movies at the back of the automobile on an iPad.
In that case, the very best resolution could be to download the sequence straight from the app you watched it in. This works in iPlayer, Netflix and Amazon Prime.
An various might be to make a video recording by recording the display screen – we clarify right here how to file video on the display screen of your iPhone. Note that we find that the audio just isn’t at all times captured, so check it earlier than recording for an hour.
Read more about utilizing the TV app on the Apple TV right here.