Buy, rent and watch movies and TV shows

You can buy, rent or create a list of movies and TV shows that you want to watch with Google Play Movies & TV Play Movies or Google TV app .

Some products and features aren't available in all countries. Learn more about what's available in your country.

Buy or rent movies & TV shows

  1. On your iPhone or iPad, open your mobile browser, like Safari, go to
    • [Optional] To make it easier to buy movies or TV shows in the future, at the bottom, tap Share Share and then Add to home screen Add to Homescreen.
  2. Search for the movie or show that you'd like to watch.
  3. Tap the item to check prices, buy or rent.
  4. [Optional] To save videos to buy or watch later, tap Add to Wishlist Wishlist.
  5. [Optional] To find out how long you can rent a movie or show for, scroll down to 'Additional Information' and check 'Rental Period'.
Tip: You can share rented or purchased movies and shows with up to five family members. Learn more about Google Play Family Library.

Sign in to a different account

If you sign in, the place where you stopped watching a video is saved so that you can pick up where you left off on any device.

  1. On your iPhone or iPad, open the Play Movies & TV app Play Movies
  2. At the top, tap your profile picture.
  3. To switch accounts, tap the drop-down arrow Down arrow.
  4. Tap a listed account or add a new one.

Check movies and TV shows that you own

You can find the videos that you rented or purchased on your device.

  1. On your iPhone or iPad, open the Play Movies & TV app Play Movies.
  2. At the bottom, tap Library.
  3. At the top, tap Movies or TV shows.
  4. To sort your movies and shows, at the top, tap Sort Sort.
  5. Choose what to sort by, then tap Apply.
  6. To play a movie or TV show, select the item, then tap Play Play.

Tip: You can stream videos using Wi-Fi or a 3G, 4G or 5G network connection. Streaming quality adjusts to your Internet connection speed. To watch in higher quality, you can download your video for offline viewing.

Watch videos on your TV

There are a few different ways that you can watch videos from Google on your TV screen. Learn how to watch videos on your TV.

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