Apple TV is small device that attaches to a TV using HDMI and streams content from iTunes, Netflix, Hulu Plus, YouTube, and sports leagues, as well as content on computers using iTunes Home Share over a wireless or wired connection. It's controlled either via an infra red remote control device, or ...

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Inconsistent access to Bonjour services on sleeping devices

This may turn out to be two different questions/answers, but I suspect they're somewhat related. Let's see... Among other things on my home network, I have a MacBook Pro (mid-2010) and a Macbook ...
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Can AppleTV be used to display web page on TV?

We work inside an open space in computing, and we need to display 3 critical webpage (fullscreen mode) on 2 televisions (= 2 apple tv). I was wondering if the apple TV's: can it be controlled via ...
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Apple TV data usage mystery

I have a 3rd gen Apple TV. I primarily use it to stream Hulu content (which as I understand uses 650 MB per hour). I also stream from a foreign TV website on my iPad, airplaying to my Apple TV. This ...
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Bluetooth Speakers for Apple TV (4th Generation) Volume Control

I'm in the market for speakers for the Apple TV 4th Generation. I'd like to be able to control the volume level of the speakers via the Siri Remote. If this works via IR or Bluetooth, either option is ...
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Create a Professional Airplay server on my Mac

I have this big event coming up in a few weeks time. I am going to have 3 iPads stationed around the room in various places, and I want a software which they can all be steaming to on my MacBook Pro. ...
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How to keep QuickTime Player on top?

How do you make QuickTime Player's menu bar stay on top of the window, without pressing esc? If I want to record an online game, and pause while i take a break, is there any way I can make it stay on ...
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Apple TV 4th Gen - How to Sleep / Power Off with Third Party Remote

My new Apple TV (4th generation) is connected to a HDMI matrix and distributed to multiple locations in my house simulatanous. I leave the original Siri remote (with the track-pad) in the living room ...
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How useful is it to buy an Apple TV to be used in India? [closed]

I live in India and love to use Apple products. Besides disabled Apple-TV features like Siri (available only in 8 out of 80 launch countries), many streaming services are not available outside the US. ...
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How to install Ubuntu on a 1st gen Apple TV?

I want to install Ubuntu on my 1st gen Apple TV. How should I go about doing this, using as little third-party software as possible?
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Can I view my home network's iPhoto / Photos library on an Apple TV (4th gen)?

I haven't seen it mentioned anywhere yet, but I'm curious if the new 4th Gen Apple TV allows you to view your iPhoto/Photos library from a computer on your LAN like you could before without using ...
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How do I stop iTunes 11 from randomly match SD and HD episodes of a TV-series?

I'm trying to add my entire TV-series collection to iTunes so I easily can view it on my AppleTV. Everything was great until I tried to add DVD-rips and BD-rips of the same show. Now it just randomly ...
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Netflix won't install on Apple TV 4

Netflix won't install on my new Apple TV 4. Other apps install fine. My iTunes account is working. Netflix goes from "Install" to spinner and back to "Install" again. Other apps go to "Open" after ...
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How do I list my unwatched iTunes purchases on Apple TV?

I'm thinking of "cutting the cord" and getting an Apple TV, and then buying an iTunes "season pass" for each of the TV shows I'm watching. Does Apple TV provide a good way to list/find the episodes ...
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How can I tell the time with an Apple TV?

I'd like to tell the time with my Apple TV, so I don't have to use a computer. But I can't seem to find a single clock app or screensaver for Apple TV. Anyone know if one exists? I'm using an Apple ...
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Stream from DLNA server to Apple TV (Flex?)

I got an Apple TV of 2nd generation, and I also got a DLNA server, what I'd like to do is being able to stream my server's contents on the Apple TV, I know there's a service called FlexConnect, but ...
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How to use Apple TV without a working remote?

My Apple remote's battery died. I can get to the start screen of Apple TV by unplugging the device, but I can't seem to get further than that without the remote. That means I can't activate the Apple ...
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How do I take a screenshot in tvOS?

I need to capture a screenshot in order to send a bug to a developer. How do I take a screenshot in tvOS on the new Apple TV?
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Connecting an old Mac to home entertainment system

I have an old MacBook Pro, with DVI-out video, analog audio (earphone and speaker ports), and of course USB. I'm using it to manage my iTunes library, but the only way to play iTunes content on my ...
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Selecting iPad As Audio Source When Mirroring to Apple TV?

I'm currently mirroring from my iPad to my Apple TV, but the audio source automatically sets to the TV. At night I'd love it if I could switch the audio source to my ipad so I could hook up some ...
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Can an appleTV wake up an iMac to stream it's itunes

Let's say I have an imac with all of my videos on, which has been synced with itunes. If my computer has gone onto standby, but I am in the other room with an appleTV and want to watch something from ...
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How to import m4v files into iTunes 12.2.1.16 on Mac OS X 10.1.2.16?

I converted some mkv files into AppleTV3 files with Handbrake so I could import them into iTunes to watch on my AppleTV 3. I can't seem to import these files into iTunes 12.2.1.16 on Mac OS X ...
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YouTube won't accept login/account

I've upgraded my apple tv to ios 5.1 only to have it now reject my youtube login. I've previously had this same Apple TV login just fine, but I accidentally hit log out. It just gives me the "This ...
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ANY Apple TV in Bedroom will not Home Share, other locations work perfectly

Recently my apple tv in my bedroom will not home share with itunes. I have 3 apple tvs, 1 in bedroom, basement and family room and are all wifi connected all on the same network. The family room and ...
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AppleTV fails to load Photos pictures

I can’t see photos via Apple TV, it shows my movies but forever tries to load photos without success. The new Photos program not only killed the sort by title ability that was so good in iPhoto but ...
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Can I use an iMac in target display mode with an Apple TV?

Target display mode appears to require a <4K ThunderBolt or DisplayPort connection. Apple TVs exclusively use HDMI output, but Apple sells ThunderBolt to HDMI adapters. I was wondering if it would ...
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How can unauthorized movie purchases be made on my 1st generation Apple TV?

In the last 6 months, two movies have shown up as purchased on my 1st Generation Apple TV, but neither I nor my wife have purchased them. The first time this happened, I thought perhaps it had been ...
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What values Apple TV brings to Netflix experience?

I have PS4 that I use it also for Netflix but I'm only wondering if Apple TV provides extra features to Netflix experience.
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Apple TV 3 drops ethernet connection on 2 seconds

I have a problem with ethernet connection on my ATV3. It started about one month ago. ATV randomly drops ethernet connection for a two seconds. Here is the screenshot from my router: I'm already ...
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“Could Not Sign In” on Apple TV

I am going nuts trying to figure out how to fix this. When I use my Apple TV for Netflix, Youtube, NHL, etc it all works just fine. When I try to rent a movie from Apple (iTunes) it has a black ...
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Can I pair an iPhone 4S to Apple TV?

Can I pair an iPhone 4S to Apple TV (no longer activated with Verizon) or can I connect the iPhone directly to Apple TV to get an HDMI output?
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Airtunes receiver (Apple TV1) not available on iOS

Just hooked up my Apple TV 1 to my soundsystem and can stream audio over AirTunes from the Mac perfectly but I looked on my iPhone 5 and iPad Mini and found no device in the AirPlay section. Is this ...
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See remaining credits of iTunes account on Apple TV

Where can I check remaining credits of my iTunes account on my TV? I use Apple TV.
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What potentially-identfiying (personal or device) data is available to 3rd-party apps on AppleTV?

Based on experience with 3rd-generation AppleTV (Apple TV Software 6.2 (based on iOS 7.1.2) Wikipedia), I have concerns about the privacy of my usage behavior. Not from Apple per se, but from the ...
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AppleTV 3rd Gen Displaying 'static' randomly

We have a third generation AppleTV that has just started giving us trouble (after moving - although the unit was properly packed and transported, so I do not expect damage from this). Randomly when ...
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Can I use 4G LTE (Cellular Data) and Airplay using Wifi w/ No Internet connection at the same time?

I've looked for an answer to this but still haven't found one that works. I want to use my iPhone as my primary source of internet. I am currently an ATT Uverse DSL customer, but I want to cut the ...
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How to use old Apple remote with Apple TV

I have an old white infrared Apple remote for a 2008 Macbook. I lost my apple TV remote and can't get passed the setup screen. I can see that the Macbook remote is noticed by the Apple TV because the ...
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No sound on Macbook Air

Yesterday I tried to use Apple TV, it connected but I realised that I don't have Airplay so I disconnected the Apple TV. I then transfered some files using a USB and after that I have no sound on Mac. ...
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Apple TV - refreshing images

We have an apple TV that constantly displays a slideshow. Images for this slideshow are updated every day. At the moment, we need to restart iTunes (which I'm guessing is scanning a folder), then go ...
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Apple Music & Apple TV

As far as I can see Apple TV does not support Apple Music (see Apple Music) Did I miss something?
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AppleTV and sorting TV Shows

I've been wondering how to organize my shows by Show, then season and then episode because I have, for example, 6 entries for Bones (one for each season), 7 for Star Trek TNG, etc. and it just looks ...
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Problems accessing movies on MacBook Pro via Apple TV

I've got a MacBook Pro and Apple TV, and I can search and select the movies found within the MacBook Pro's iTunes from the Apple TV's > Computers menu. The problem is that when I try to play the ...
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How does Beamer work?

I have just bought the Beamer app in order to stream videos from my MacBook to my Apple TV, it works great and I am very happy. Previously I was using the AirPlay feature provided by Apple but it ...
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ATV stops playing a certain mp4 video after appr. 5 minutes (out of 53 min.)

ATV v 3 Latest iTunes on a PC running Windows 7 Stops when homesharing option is used AND when using Airplay from PC!! Created the video myself - could it be some format error?
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Import .qtz screensaver to Apple TV?

I made a fancy screen saver using quartz-composer on my Macbook Pro (Yosemite). It's saved as Spectrum Particles.qtz, and I'm wondering how I can import this Quartz screensaver onto my Apple TV. It's ...
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How to limit any devices to appear on any Bonjour/Airplay capable devices close by?

This is an issue at my school district where I work as a network admin. Right now, I could see around the list of at least 15-20 Apple TVs that is located across school buildings when I press on ...
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Apple TV mirroring performance

I have a MacBook Air (April 2013) and a new Apple TV. Mirroring of the desktop is alright if I disable my TV's post-processing of the image. But If I start a video (VLC or Netflix for example), the ...
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How can I airplay to my Apple TV without having to turn it on with the remote first?

I can stream / airplay fine from my macbook or iPhone to my Apple TV, however whenever my Apple TV is on standby (the light is off) I have to manually switch it on with the remote control first, and ...
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All purchases have been downloaded for this Apple ID

When I make purchases from my Apple TV it won't automatically download to iTunes on my Mac Mini. All software is up to date via the current versions available from the App store. I have reset the ...
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Apple TV loses links on a nas drive

My Apple TV works correctly, then seemingly at random will lose the link to the media files, the film appears on the list on the screen but when selected displays the following error message "an error ...
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How do I turn on HomeSharing without original remote?

Accidentally the Apple TV had its home sharing turned off (device used was the remote app on iPhone). The original remote is lost. Have Apple Mac laptop and HP Laptops also iPad 3rd Gen, and iPhone ...