PlayStation Vue Among Nearly 500 TV Providers Supporting Single Sign-on in iOS 11 GM

Saturday September 9, 2017 11:55 AM PDT by Mitchel Broussard

While most of the leaked information from the iOS 11 golden master has hinted at major features coming to the iPhone and Apple Watch, a few smaller tidbits have surfaced online today. One of these is the apparent confirmation that PlayStation Vue will support Apple's Single Sign-On feature once the software update launches to the public later in September. This suggests Single Sign-On will also arrive on the PS Vue Apple TV app for tvOS 11.

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Discovered and shared by Daniel Yount on Twitter, Yount mentioned noticing Single Sign-On support coming to both PS Vue and YouTube, but in our testing it appears that YouTube still requires the user's password to sign into individual apps. It is recognized as a provider in search, however, suggesting full YouTube support for the feature could be coming in iOS 11 as well.

Yesterday, Apple also published a new support document listing all of the TV providers and apps that allow for Single Sign-On, amounting to 471 providers and now including PlayStation Vue. New apps regularly gain support for Single Sign-On, most recently including HBO GO and NBC.

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34 months ago

Let's hope so.

2nd that! They gave away free apple tvs when first signing on. You think they would have added support by now.
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34 months ago
still no DirecTV Now. Maybe they are waiting for their big redesign and update later this year before they roll out support.
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34 months ago

still no DirecTV Now. Maybe they are waiting for their big redesign and update later this year before they roll out support.

Seriously! This has bugged me incessantly that direct tv now is absent, when basically every other internet tv provider is there.
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33 months ago

500 tv providers..... damn you Americans!! That's crazy

And practically no local competition. Go figure.
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34 months ago
No comcast.

They are the worst. The absolute worst.
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34 months ago

still no DirecTV Now. Maybe they are waiting for their big redesign and update later this year before they roll out support.

Let's hope so.
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