How To: Watch Apple's Sept. 10 Special Event on Your Computer, Smartphone, YouTube, or Apple TV

Watch Apple's Sept. 10 Special Event on Your Computer, Smartphone, YouTube, or Apple TV

Apple revealed its newest line of iPhone models on Tuesday, Sept. 10, at its "by innovation only" event in Cupertino. While the release date for iOS 13 wasn't announced at the event, Apple issued a press release with the date. If you missed the event, you can still watch it from your computer, smartphone, Apple TV, and any other device that YouTube works on.

Three new iPhone models — the iPhone 11 Pro, 11 Pro Max, and 11 — were shown off. The latest model for the Apple Watch — Series 5 — made an appearance. And the release dates for iOS 13, iPadOS 13, macOS 10.15 Catalina, watchOS 6, and tvOS 13, the latest versions of Apple's phone, tablet, desktop, smartwatch, and media console operating systems, were set after the event.

As usual, it was a big event, as Apple revealed the direction it's taking its business. While you might have preferred to be there in person, not everyone could make the event (or even get an invite). For those of us who didn't, Apple livestreamed it, and you can watch a replay of the event from the comfort of your home.

When Doid the Event Start?

The event took place at the Steve Jobs Theater in Apple Park, located in Cupertino, California. It took place on Tuesday, Sept. 10, 2019, at 10 a.m. sharp local time. Below is a list of times when the livestream was available.

  • 7 a.m. HST
  • 9 a.m. AKDT
  • 10 a.m. PDT or MST
  • 11 a.m. MDT
  • 12 p.m. CDT
  • 1 p.m. EDT

What Are the Requirements for Watching Online?

You had quite a few options when it came to watching the livestream for the Apple Special Event. Below, we've listed each method, which likely be the same when Apple's next big event comes around. Skip to the next section to watch the September Event replay right now.

  • iPad, iPhone, iPod touch using Safari on iOS 10 or later
  • Mac using Safari on macOS Sierra 10.12 or later
  • PC using Microsoft Edge on Windows 10
  • Apple TV, second generation and later running the latest tvOS software

You could also use recent versions of Google Chrome or Mozilla Firefox that support MSE (Media Serice Extensions), H.264 (video), and AAC (audio) formats. MSE, H.264, and AAC support have been in Firefox and Chrome for a while now. So as long as you regularly update your browser, you should have been fine. Other modern web browsers that support the requirements also worked, including those on Android and Amazon Kindle devices.

  • Android devices with the latest software updates and a compatible browser
  • Amazon Kindle devices with the latest software updates and a compatible browser

How Can You Watch the Event?

If you plan on watching the "by innovation only " event on your computer or smartphone, using one of the appropriate browsers mentioned above, visit the link below to watch what happened.

You can also watch it on YouTube using the link below on your smartphone or desktop, or you can watch it via the YouTube app or website on any compatible device. We've even embedded the video so you can watch it right here!

If you plan to watch via the Apple TV, you can use AirPlay to stream the video as long as you had the latest tvOS software on Apple TV generation 2 or higher. If you are using second or third-generation Apple TVs, the event was available via the Apple Events channel. For fourth and fifth-generation Apple TV, there is the Apple Events app.

  • Apple TV 2 and later via AirPlay
  • Apple TV 2/3 from the Apple Events channel
  • Apple TV 4/5 using the Apple Events app

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