This is why Apple TV 4K Siri Remote scrubbing doesn’t work on Disney+, other apps

Some features of the new Apple TV 4K Siri Remote won’t work properly if a video service, like Disney+ or HBO Max, uses a custom player instead of Apple’s tvOS API.

Credit: Andrew O'Hara, AppleInsiderCredit: Andrew O’Hara, AppleInsider

The new Siri Remote has a feature that allows users to scrub through content by using the touch-sensitive control pad as a “scroll wheel.” However, some users recently noticed that the feature stopped working on HBO Max after the service ditched Apple’s tvOS API.

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