Single Sign-on Activated in tvOS 10.1 and iOS 10.2 Betas

Apple has quietly activated its previously delayed Single Sign-on feature, which lets users sign in once with their cable subscription details for immediate access to live cable content across multiple apps.

As MacRumors reports, Single Sign-on is now available in the tvOS 10.1 and iOS 10.2 betas currently being tested by developers. Nonetheless, a relatively low number of cable services, among them Dish, Hotwire, GVTV Communications, and Sling TV, are currently supported by the feature.

Single Sign-on can be reached on the fourth-generation Apple TV through the Settings app’s accounts area, from where a TV Provider section is now accessible. That same TV Provider section also now appears in the iOS Settings app on iPhone and iPad.

If you are new to this feature, it is a process of authenticating multiple platforms, such as websites and applications, with a single sign-in, read more about sso and how it works here.

So, it looks like Single Sign-on should become available to the wider public once the final versions of tvOS 10.1 and iOS 10.2 are released. In the meantime, there remains plenty of exciting video content to download from the iTunes Store – including Sausage Party and Independence Day: Resurgence, two recently added films that we pay more attention to in the new AppleMagazine issue released earlier today.

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