Settings Overview

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Infuse includes many adjustable options which allow it to be tailored for many specific use cases. Below is an overview of what each setting does.


  • Show Synced Videos (iOS only) - Allow Infuse to access synced iTunes videos
  • Show Filenames - Display full filenames instead of titles
  • File Management - Allow remote videos to be deleted
  • List View (Apple TV only) - Switch from grid to list view
  • Sort Order - Adjust the default sort order for browsing files
  • Show Poster Titles - Display video titles below posters in grid view
  • Appearance - Toggle light/dark mode (On Apple TV, this is set in the tvOS Settings > General > Appearance menu)
  • App Icon - Toggle light/dark app icon
  • Metadata Fetching - Allow metadata and artwork to be fetched from The Movie Database (TMDb)
  • Embedded Metadata - Allow Infuse to read metadata/artwork embedded inside your files (This will slow down metadata fetching)
  • Download Subtitles (iOS/macOS only) - Automatically download subtitles for local (synced) content
  • Cellular Downloads (iOS only) - Allow for syncing and file downloads while using cellular data
  • Up Next List - Adjust which sections are visible in the main Up Next List on the home screen
  • Watched Indicators - Show watched icon overlay in grid view
  • Hide Spoilers - Blur descriptions and thumbnails of unwatched TV episodes
  • Collections - Automatically group sequels into collections while browsing in the library
  • Share Crash Data - Allow Infuse to collect anonymous usage metrics (video codecs, time used, etc...)
  • Auto-Select Next - Automatically highlight the next TV episode after finishing a previous item
  • Metadata - Shows how much local space is used for metadata/artwork - tap to clear.


  • Trakt - Log in and adjust Trakt settings (more info)
  • iCloud Sync - Allow library details to sync via iCloud (more info)


  • Subtitles - Display subtitles by default, if present.
  • Gesture Control (iOS only) - Use gestures during playback (more info)
  • Continuous Playback - Automatically play the next video
  • Resume Playback - Choose what happens when resuming videos
  • Chapter Controls (Apple TV only) - Adjust the edge-tap behavior. On = Chapter Skip, Off = 10s skip
  • 5.1 Audio over HDMI (iOS only) - Allow for 5.1 passthrough when using HDMI adapters
  • 5.1 Audio over AirPlay (iOS only) - Allow for 5.1 passthrough when using AirPlay (Dolby AC3 only)
  • Dolby Audio Effects (iOS only) - Enhanced, simulated surround effects when using 2ch stereo devices, like headphones
  • Background Playback (iOS only) - Allow videos to play audio-only in the background while using other apps
  • Landscape Lock (iPhone only) - Lock playback to landscape mode at all times
  • Streaming Cache - Auto enables an efficient disk-based cache for playback. Legacy disables disk caching.
  • Playback Speed - Adjust default playback speed (playback speed can also be adjusted during playback)


  • Audio - Choose your preferred language for audio tracks
  • Subtitles - Choose your preferred language for subtitle tracks
  • Metadata - Choose your preferred language for metadata and artwork

Selecting ‘Auto’ will cause Infuse to use the current language settings from your device, and automatically select any tracks which may be tagged with the ‘default’ tag. To avoid using the default tag, you can switch from Auto to your preferred language.

Parental Controls

  • Restrictions - Enable Parental Controls
  • Use Face/Touch ID (iOS/macOS only) - Enable Face/Touch ID
  • Change Passcode - Set a new passcode
  • App Lock (iOS/macOS only) - Require a passcode to open Infuse
  • Search Lock - Require a passcode to use Search features
  • Disable Files App (iOS only) - Prevent files from being accessible via the iOS 'Files' app
  • Allowed Movie/TV Show ratings - Select the ratings for which no passcode is required
  • Require PIN - Adjust how often a PIN code must be entered
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