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 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 ...
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Setup Apple TV (2nd Gen) with neither a remote nor home sharing turned on

How to pair Apple TV (2nd gen) without a remote and without home sharing turned on?
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Can I use the iPhone's cellular internet while connected to the Apple TV?

I need to be able to access the internet during presentations involving the Apple TV and the iPhone, using the Apple TV as the AV link from the phone. My experience has been that connecting to a wifi ...
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AirPlay on Apple TV works for iOS devices but not for Macs

I am trying to use AirPlay mirroring in a conference room-style setup using a 3rd-generation Apple TV. All software is fully-updated (as of 7/24/2014). All devices are connected to a strong network ...
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Stream a Video URL to Apple TV

I know that, for example, when I'm playing a video in YouTube on my iPhone then I AirPlay it to Apple TV, iPhone simply pass video link to Apple TV than iPhone works only as remote (in fact, turning ...
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Workaround for YouTube to appear in Apple TV

My elderly father enjoys watching movies through YouTube through Apple TV, which we purchased in 2012. Last night, I was woke up because the icon of YouTube has disappeared from Apple TV. I tried ...
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My Apple TV2 is powered up, no red light

I have the main screen on the tv but no red light on the Apple TV. I can't control it. I have unplugged it for the required 10 seconds 3 times, no difference. Help! A) Apple TV is powered on B) ...
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Apple TV 2 won't update YouTube app?

Recently, Google updated the YouTube App for Apple TV, revamping the whole UI. Because I love watching ads Because the new version has all content accessible and an improved UI, I would like to ...
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Episode description not showing in iTunes or on the Apple TV

I have added descriptions to my episodes using Subler and for some reason neither iTunes or the Apple TV shows it correctly. iTunes shows it in the episode list but not on the info page. The Apple ...
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Elderly Father Wishes to have YouTUBE GUI from AppleTV 2

This is a follow up to Workaround for YouTube to appear in Apple TV I got my father AppleTV 3rd generation and he HATES the YouTUBE User Interface. He says if YouTUBE API for old Apple TV (we ...
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On Apple TV will Netflix use less bandwidth in lower resolutions?

If I set my Apple TV to a lower resolution, will Netflix download less data?
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Live TV Streaming from MacBook pro late 2008 to TV

I have a late 2008 MacBook Pro with Yosemite installed. I wish to stream Live TV contents (from the web) from my MacBook to my TV. By googling around I realized that AirParrot with Apple TV would do ...
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Connect Apple TV iPad Air and hotel wifi

Have iPad Air Apple TV 3rd generation and wireless internet at hotel but cannot get Apple TV to connect cause no login page to accept hotel agreement
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Watch World Cup on Apple TV

How do you watch the World Cup on an Apple TV? Can somebody give me a tutorial with pictures? I do not have any cable subscription whatsoever. I heard that you can watch it on ESPN on Apple TV, but I ...
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Apple TV Black screen (OS X Yosemite )

I have MacBook Pro (Retina, 13-inch, Mid 2014) and also a third generation Apple TV. Lately, especially after 10.10.3 update for OS X Yosemite, I am having mirroring issues. I have checked all the ...
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Is it possible to stream from Safari to Apple TV with a MacBook Pro late 2008 with OS X 10.9.5?

I have a MacBook Pro from late 2008 running OS X 10.9.5. Is it possible to stream contents, playing in Safari, to 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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Is it better to use AirPlay to push from Mac to AppleTV, or use AppleTV to pull from a Mac?

If we have an iMac and an AppleTV, is it better to use the AppleTV to pull content from the Mac to play it, or is it better to start from the Mac and use AirPlay to push to the AppleTV?
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Airport Extreme, Apple TV line-of-sight

I have an Apple TV (3rd Gen A1427), connected to my Airport Extreme (6th Gen). I often stream music from iTunes on my retina MacBook Pro. The Apple TV, Airport and MBP are all connected on the same ...
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RV Hookup of MacBook Pro, iPad air, Apple TV to Big Screen TV

I occasionally take my camping trailer out where there is no internet and usually no cell service. There are 3 scenarios and was wondering the best way to do them using my macbook pro, iPad air, ...
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I have to turn my Apple TV on to make it discoverable by laptops/phones

Whenever I want to share my screen to my apple tv, I first need to find the apple tv remote and turn it on. I used to be able to, at anytime, go to the displays dropdown and select my Apple TV to ...
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Is there a problem with OSX 10.9.5, iTunes 12.0.1 and AppleTV Airplay?

My wife's iMac starting doing this annoying thing right after we noticed the ATV removed a bunch of its channels (software update or something?). We have the Remote app on our phones to talk to ...
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Hiding ads on my own YouTube videos on Apple TV

I'm going to set up an Apple TV at the office to show the company's own videos. I thought about using YouTube, but I need to make 100% sure there are no ads are ever shown before nor after the video. ...
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Setting up Apple TV without a TV

How can I make my Apple TV 1st gen join a WiFi network without having a TV connected? Is there an OSX utility for set up in the same way there is with Airport Express?
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Why does my Apple TV cause wifi to drop on my MacBook?

As soon as I attempt to connect my MacBook Pro to my Apple TV (in extended desktop or mirrored mode) my Macbook loses its wifi connection. Sometimes it will attempt to reconnect to the network, ...
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Apple TV 2 Stuttering while playing movies

Recently my Apple TV 2 have started stuttering but it seems like it only happens while playing 1080p movies. There are no problems when playing 720p tv episodes. The stuttering doesn't appear right ...
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iTunes on Windows 7 loses connection to other iTunes or Apple TV 2

I can start iTunes on my Windows 7 desktop, and can browse it from my Apple TV 2. It works fine for a while, then randomly in the middle of the movie I'm watching it completely loses the connection ...
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How to continue running Apple TV preview movies or songs

I like to continuous viewing Apple TV preview movies or songs. Don't know how to set? Help Thanks
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Apple TV > Mac Mini audio passthrough

The Mac Mini has an optical input and an optical output. I want to route the audio from my Apple TV through my Mac Mini and then back out to my receiver. This way both devices are connected without ...
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Networking with a Dual Band Router

I recently introduced a dual-band router into my home network, which includes two laptops (mine and my wife's), an AppleTV, and a headless Mac Mini running as a home server. The router is a Linksys ...
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Apple TV A1469 Wi-Fi Direct not available

Everything I read (specifically: http://9to5mac.com/2014/09/23/peer-to-peer-airplay-apple-tv-ios-8/) states that the Apple TV A1469 running Apple TV Software version 7 and newer offers Wi-Fi Direct ...
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Why would I get color fading/bleeding on the main menu of an Apple TV (3rd gen)?

I've noticed lately that the Netflix icon on my Apple TV (3rd gen, 1st revision) is starting to show color bleed. In particular, the icon is a white background with red text; the red used to be sharp, ...
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Apple TV and hearing aid streamer

Apple TV audio will not activate my Beltone First TV streamer. Other input sources (cable box, Blu-Ray) work fine with the streamer, but Apple TV does not. Anybody know why? And how to fix it?
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How do I prevent my iMac from sleeping while media is being played or streamed?

I know this problem has been around for a while. With the release of Mountain Lion Macs got the bad habit of falling to sleep when they are not used by a human. My iMac falls to sleep when I walk ...
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Apple TV won't connect to Airport Express

I just bought an Apple TV last night. I have it sitting directly underneath my Airport Express. I have 2 wifi connections on my Airport, one for my stuff and one for guests. When I list the wifi ...
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Turn off auto sleep while streaming to apple tv on iPad

I am streaming YouTube to my appleTv and after a few minutes my iPad goes to sleep. I have tried using Mobile Safari to stream and the YouTube app from the iOS app store. Can the auto sleep be turned ...