Apple today released tvOS 16, the latest version of the tvOS operating system available for Apple TV 4K and ‌Apple TV‌ HD.

The tvOS 16 update can be downloaded wirelessly through the Settings app on ‌‌‌‌Apple TV‌‌‌‌ by going to System -> Software Update. ‌‌‌‌Apple TV‌‌‌‌ owners who have enabled automatic software updates will be automatically upgraded to ‌tvOS 16.

‌Apple TV‌ software updates are more minor than updates for other platforms like iPhone, iPad, and Mac, but there are a few new features in tvOS 16 to be aware of.

The update brings gamepad support for Nintendo Joy-Cons and the Nintendo Pro Controller. When Matter launches, ‌Apple TV‌ with tvOS 16 installed will support it, for better interoperability between smart home accessories from different companies.

tvOS 16 brings multi-device connectivity, a feature that allows developers to integrate ‌Apple TV‌ apps with ‌iPhone‌, ‌iPad‌ and Apple Watch apps to unlock new experiences on ‌Apple TV‌. Multi-user profiles have also been enhanced through the use of a shared keychain, which means users won’t need to sign in and choose their profile when launching an ‌Apple TV‌ app.

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