Alongside the mobile operating systems, tvOS receives an update to version 11.

Apple TV’s operating system, tvOS, has received an update today along with iOS for iPhone and iPad and watchOS for the Apple Watch. This update includes a few new features and some system stability improvements. The new features include:

  • Home Screen Syncing – will occur across multiple Apple TVs via iCloud
  • Light and Dark mode – will automatically switch between the two lighting modes in accordance with the Apple TV’s local time
  • Background Multitasking Modes
  • Notification Support
  • Custom Sound Support
  • Right-to-left Language Support

In addition to these features, you will also be able to control your Apple TV through your iPhone’s control center.

To update your Apple TV, go to Settings > System > Software Updates and select Check for Update. If it’s available, you can choose Download and Install to begin the update. Keep in mind that it could take some time for all the apps and data to populate on your Apple TV.