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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How do I update my jailbroken Apple TV to 5.3?

I have a jailbroken Apple TV (black), which has firecore's aTV flash black installed. How do I get it to update to the latest ios so I can use HBOGo? Settings > General > Update just says "You are ...
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iPad tries to connect to Apple TV but then gives up

I am trying to set up my Apple TV and running into some difficulties. I can see the mirroring option on the iPad, and when I select it I can see my Apple TV. When I select these options it nothing ...
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Apple TV 3 and network time problem (after Update to 5.1!?)

My Apple TV (3rd generation) doesn't connect to the internet any more because it doesn't succeed in getting the network time from my router. I tried restarting, updating, resetting both – the Apple ...
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What are the compression/resolution/bandwidth limitations of Airplay mirroring?

In a perfect world Airplay mirroring would display identical results compared to an HDMI cable. In other words, the frames per second, resolution, and image quality would be unaffected by the use of ...
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iTunes KERNELBASE.dll crash - Windows 7 Home Premium

Since I have updated iTunes (11.1.3.8) on my home PC running Windows 7 Home Premium SP1 it constantly crashes after about using it for only a couple of minutes. When I check the Application log on ...
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Rent movie on iPad, watch on Laptop or Apple TV

I rented a movie on my iPad but there isn't enough space on it to download the movie so now I'm trying to either watch it on my AppleTV or laptop through iTunes, but I can't seem to find how to do ...
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Airplay Quality Issue From MacBook Pro

Long story short, my question is - is there a known quality issue using Airplay from a MacBook? And is there a way to improve quality? Details I have an HDTV here that I'm using for Airplay ...
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Apple TV - Can't Sign In, or use YouTube (but other stuff works)

Apple TV was working fine up until yesterday. I had rented & watched Men in Black 3 and it was all good - that was my first day experience wi Apple TV - great! Now it's all gone downhill... ...
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Why does VPN not work on Apple TV?

I have 2 internet networks, one of which is VPN. When I connect with the VPN network to Apple TV I get the following message: An error occurred loading this content. Try again later. When I ...
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Do I need Apple TV to stream wirelessly to my TV?

I recently bought a new TV. Now I want to mirror my MacBook Air on it. I don't need all the other fancy features of Apple TV (I don't have an iPhone/iPad, don't use iTunes etc.). Right now I'm using a ...
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iTunes Movie DRM and Legalities

Before I start, I'd like to be very clear: I have no intention of pirating anything. I like buying movies, I respect that the money pays for more to be made, lines pockets and generally keeps things ...
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iPhone/iPad unable to see iMac/Apple TV until router reboot (affects AirPlay, Remote app, Wi-Fi sync)

Every few days my iPhone (4) and/or iPad (3rd generation) lose their ability to "see" my iMac and/or Apple TV on the network. This means: The Remote app shows zero sources available for Home Sharing ...
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Purchased movies not available after first time played

I have purchased a movie and 20 minutes watching, I was ejected. When I tried to play it again, it seemed like the purchase never happened. I was asked to buy or rent it. It seems like I am not the ...
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Windows 7 computer not showing up on Apple TV

Both iTunes on Windows 7 and the Apple TV 3 are updated to the latest versions. My PC is connected to the router via Cat 5 and the Apple TV is connected on wireless. I can AirPlay with my iPad or ...
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Can I use Airplay without Apple TV or Airport

I have my PC, IPad and a AirPlay compatible speaker My question is: Can I use AirPlay to hear my IPad music in my speaker only with ITunes software only, or I need necessarily to buy AppleTV or an ...
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Why can't I add new m4v videos to my iTunes library?

Using iTunes 11.0.1, I tried to add some newly converted movies to my library for consumption on my Apple TV 2. This used to work well: ripping some movies from my DVDs, converting them using ...
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This content requires HDCP for playback - Airplay on iPhone 5S not working

After getting the iPhone 5S, I have been having problems with the AppleTV connection. Sometimes it just drops as soon as I start Airplay mode from the iPhone, and most of the other times some error ...
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On iPad Mini, AppleTV doesn't work with Google Hangout video chat

every time we try to use Apple TV with Google Hangout on our Ipad Mini (with the Google hangout app) the screen goes blank the second the video chat window shows up. Up to that point, Apple TV ...
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Could not connect to “Apple TV”

I have recently updated both my Mac & Apple TV software now my Airplay mirroring is no longer working (though does through iTunes) I just receive a message saying Could not connect to "Apple TV" ...
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AirPlay video from retina MacBook Pro to Apple TV often doesn't send audio

I use my retina MacBook Pro to stream some videos from the web and play them, via AirPlay, on my Apple TV 3. Every now and then, when I switch to AirPlay, the video goes to the Apple TV, but the sound ...
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Macbook not discovering Apple TV for Airplay after Mavericks update

After updating my Macbook to Mavericks, the system is not longer discovering the Apple TV. What is the problem?
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If I use Apple Tv as a separate display on Mavericks will it transfer sound

I want to get an apple tv, so I can wirelessly use my tv as a separate monitor, now with mavericks I know this is supported. I was wondering if this means I can also transfer any sounds from my ...
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Is there any downside to buying the Apple TV 3rd generation rather than the 3rd Generation Rev A?

The 3rd generation Apple TV apparently comes in two versions: 3rd generation (A1427, model MD199LL/A) 3rd generation Rev A (A1469, also model MD199LL/A) According to the Apple TV article on ...
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How to see the results of Apple TV's network tests?

I can run the network test inside the settings menu. But at the end I only see "Network test successfully complete". I don't see what speeds the Apple TV 3 is actually getting at that spot in the ...
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Export photos from iPad or Apple TV

I have a lot of photos in which I have tagged people, given it the right information and so on. Sadly, I lost all these photos when I did a clean install of OS X Lion. The photos were being ...
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Apple TV (headless) + Home Sharing + Remote stops playback after one song

I have the following setup: iMac (2013) with iTunes (11) and Home Sharing enabled Apple TV (3rd gen) with Home Sharing enabled, no HDMI connected only optical digital out to my DAC iPhone 4 with ...
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How does Airplay from iCloud actually work?

Airplay from iCloud is part of the newest Apple TV update however I don't understand how it is supposed to work. Should I see a new option on my device when I'm airplaying something from it? This is ...
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Best way to stream videos and music from my iPhone to my TV?

So I got a samsung galaxy s advance and found out that it can stream stored music and videos wirelessly (via WIFI) to my TV. It is very efficient with no buffering time and full HD quality. I use an ...
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iTunes won't play from Apple TV

I've had Apple TV for just over a week and up until today, everything has been fine. My problem is that when I try and watch previously bought films/tv shows, they won't play. It just goes back to the ...
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Copy DVD to iTunes for watching on Apple TV

I have quite a collection of DVDs which is slowly getting smaller and smaller thanks (in part) to crappy Wal-Mart binder style DVD cases scratching the discs. After purchasing an Apple TV, I'm ...
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Stream slow motion videos via Airplay?

When I play slo-mo videos through my AppleTV, only the audio goes through with a blank screen. How can I get the video to be streamed as well ?
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Update to Apple TV 6.0 has stopped certain movies from being shown from my itunes

After updating to the latest Apple TV software 6.0 certain seemingly random movies are now no longer available. These are all movies from my iTunes library that I ripped myself. I can't see why its ...
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Apple TV conflict

Hey I seem to not be able to have airport express and Apple TV connected and the same time. I have tried various different setup methods( Ethernet, wireless . Extend, standalone) but keep experiencing ...
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Is there any way to use iOS Remote to control an Apple TV without Home Sharing?

This is an office environment and while we all have iPhones and would like to use Remote with the Apple TV we don't want to all use the same Home Sharing account to do so.
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Sure-fire fix for getting an Apple TV 2 to accept an Apple ID?

So, I had to factory restore my Apple TV after the latest update from Apple bricked it. Got the MicroUSB cable and got the thing back on its feet. Try as I might to enable the Remote app on my ...
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What kind of connector do I need for my HDMI cable for Apple TV?

Apparently, there are five kinds of HDMI cable connectors. Which do I need for Apple TV? I was looking at buying this cable.
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Can I un-jailbreak an Apple TV?

I'm considering switching out my Windows-based HTPC for an Apple TV unit that will stream media off a Mac in my house. This will work out okay for me as long as I can jailbreak the unit and install ...
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Can the 3rd party apps be mirrored on Apple Tv?

Can Apple TV mirroring be used with all the apps on iOS device? If mirroring is turned on, Can all the apps, including 3rd party apps be projected on the TV screen ?
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iTunes home sharing playback position when streaming to iOS device

I am using a Mac mini as a home theater streaming computer, with Home Sharing in iTunes to view the movies in my iTunes library either on my Apple TV or my iOS devices. In cases where I do not finish ...
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AirPlay video, but play audio on device

Is it possible to AirPlay video from my iPad 2 on an Apple TV, but play the audio on my iPad?
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Apple TV Home Videos

I'm considering importing my home videos into my iTunes library so I can easily access them over any device in the house. The one problem I'm seeing is when I add home movies, and I have them labeled ...
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Apple TV and Podcasts

I have an Apple TV 2, the one with a max of 720p. If I decide to upgrade to an Apple TV 3 for its 1080p goodness (or an Apple TV 4 in the future if/when it's released), when I log in with my Apple ID, ...
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How can I control my Apple TV from my Mac?

I have two third gen Apple TVs and a Macbook Pro running 10.8. I use the remote app on my iPhone and iPad all the time, but it seems silly that I have to reach for them when my Macbook is right on my ...
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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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How to enable AirPlay mirroring on an iPad mini?

On my iPad mini I cannot seem to enable the mirroring feature. AirPlay in the photos app or any video app works fine: However the AirPlay icon is missing in the taskbar, where it should be ...
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Why is Airplay from my iPhone to my Apple TV so slow?

I got the new Apple TV and noticed that it takes ages to stream a video from my iPhone. Moreover, streaming videos directly from youtube on my iphone over airplay may cause the video to be very ...
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How to make Apple TV play episodes consecutively?

I have a 3rd-gen Apple TV. I recently started ripping and adding some of my TV Shows from DVD and I've stumbled into a problem. Some of TV shows episodes are played consecutively (one-by-one without ...
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Mac Mini to Apple TV

I know how to move YouTube and other material from my iPhone into the Apple TV. But, as I've just purchased a Mac Mini, I'm wondering, how can I move material from the Mac Mini into the Apple TV?
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Best way to mirror iPad to tv for my parents?

My mother got an iPad 2 and rarely ever uses her old computer anymore. She mostly uses it to look things up and watch video in the different Swedish TV-channels apps (like SVTPlay or TV4Play). The ...
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Airplay: stream video and audio components to different Airplay target devices

I'm thinking about getting a Libratone sound system that plays music via Airplay. I would have an Apple TV connected to an LCD projector. My question is whether I would be able to wirelessly stream ...