If your iPhone is using the iOS 10 operating system, then you have the ability to remove default apps from the device. This is a feature that iPhone users have wanted for years, as there are several default apps that you might not be using, and the ability to remove them from your iPhone allows you to simplify your Home screen.
But you might remove an app from your iPhone, only to find later that you want it. If you have removed the TV app from your device, then our guide below will show you how to reinstall the TV app on your iPhone 7.
How to Download and Install the iPhone TV App
The steps in this guide were written using an iPhone 7 Plus, in iOS 10.2. These steps ill require you to download an app from the App Store, so be sure that you are signed into your iPhone with your Apple ID, and that you know the password.
Step 1: Open the App Store.
Step 2: Select the Search option at the bottom of the screen.
Step 3: Type “tv” into the search field at the top of the screen, then select the “tv” search result.
Step 4: Tap the cloud icon to the right of the TV app. Make sure that the app you are downloading is the one from Apple.
Step 5: Tap the Open button to launch the app.
The TV app may not be in the same location on your Home screen after you reinstall it. Learn more about moving apps on your iPhone if you would like to move the TV app from its current location to a different one.
Was the TV app inadvertently deleted from your iPhone by a child? Learn how to block app deletion on an iPhone by using the Restrictions menu and make it so that apps cannot be deleted from your device.
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