How to switch your Game Center account on Apple TV

A lot of the games you can play on the iPhone and iPad are also available on Apple TV, and much like gaming on iOS, tvOS can track your progress in games that support Game Center. If you share Apple TV with other members of the household, though, you may want to switch between Game Center accounts, depending on who is playing at any given time.

How to log into your Game Center account on Apple TV

To save or access supported game data on Apple TV, you'll need to log into Game Center.

  1. Select Settings from the Home screen of your Apple TV.
  2. Select Accounts.

    Select settings from your Apple TV's Home screen and then select accounts.

  3. Select Game Center.
  4. Select Sign into Game Center.

    Select Game Center and then select Sign into Game Center.

  5. Enter your Apple ID.
  6. Select Continue.

    Enter your Apple Id and the select continue.

  7. Enter your Apple ID password.
  8. Select Sign In.

    Enter your Apple ID password and then Select Sign In.

Once logged in, you can continue playing games on Apple TV that were saved from Game Center on your iPhone or iPad.

How to switch Game Center accounts on your Apple TV

If someone else is logged into Game Center Apple TV, but you want to play a game, you can switch accounts and log in with your credentials instead.

  1. Select Settings from the Home screen of your Apple TV.
  2. Select Accounts.

    Select settings from your Apple TV's Home screen and then select accounts.

  3. Select Game Center.
  4. Select Sign Out.

    Select Game Center and then select Sign Out

  5. Select Sign into Game Center.
  6. Select Add New….

    Select Sign into Game Center and then select Add New.

  7. Enter your Apple ID.
  8. Select Continue.

    Enter your Apple Id and the select continue.

  9. Enter your Apple ID password.
  10. Select Sign In.

    Enter your Apple ID password and then Select Sign In.

Every time someone in your household wants to play games on Apple TV, just switch Game Center accounts to make sure your supported data gets saved.