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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Switching HDMI input to Apple TV causes crackling noise and strange video

When I switch HDMI inputs on my TV from Tivo or Blu-ray to a sleeping Apple TV (4th generation, with apps), I get nasty crackling electronic interference noise on the sound system plus weird LSD-acid-...
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How to share a Smart Album in Photos App

I am using the new Photos app in OSX and would like to share recent photos with the Apple TVs in my house by using Home Sharing. The photos would be used for the screen saver feature on the Apple TV. ...
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How to get Apple TV to start an iPhoto slideshow in the middle?

I have a photo album in iPhoto '11. To stream it to my Apple TV (3rd gen), I open iTunes '11 and do File > Home Sharing > Choose Photos to Share with Apple TV. I select my photo album from the list ...
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Can I use an Xbox 360 controller with the 4th Gen Apple TV (2015)?

Can I use my Xbox 360 controller with the 2015 (4th Gen) Apple TV?
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Apple Remote controlling iPhone

I am trying to connect an Apple TV remote to my iPhone so I can test my application with the remote. But I can not find anything that shows how to connnect the devices together. Does the remote ...
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Apple TV 2: shared photo folder won't update

I have successfully shared photos from my computer to my Apple TV via iTunes, by going to Advance > Choose Photos to Share. However, when I add photos to that directory, they do not appear on my ...
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Getting YouTube back on Apple TV

As of the latest Apple TV software update, YouTube is no longer showing up on the home screen, apparently replaced by Vimeo (which I like, but which has a very limited video selection). Is there any ...
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4th Gen AppleTV - multiple logins vs shared login

I've just purchased the 4th gen AppleTV. One thing I've noticed is that switching user accounts could be a lot easier. For example, if my wife would like to listen to music associated with her ...
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How can i place photo albums into my family folder so i can see them on apple tv 4gen?

I want to see all my photos on the apple tv photos app. I have 30,000 saved in iCloud and they are in about 1000 different folders. As far as I can see, you can't save folders within a folder in the ...
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Can I have audio from my PC output to Bluetooth while my video outputs to AirPlay?

As it stands, my Apple TV is hooked up directly via HDMI to my television. I have 2 amazing speakers that I use bluetooth to connect to and play from when I'm NOT using AirPlay. When I switch to ...
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Apple TV (4th gen) - ability to prevent episodes from playing consecutively?

I've upgraded from 3rd gen Apple TVs to the latest 4th gen model, and I've noticed that almost all apps now play episodes back-to-back until they are manually stopped—"Computers" does this, "Netflix," ...
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3rd Gen Apple TV, updated but no YouTube app

I know about Youtube being removed from Gen 1&2 Apple TV but I've got 3rd, updated, and Youtube is not showing on the app list. Yes, I know where it is. There are a few but YouTube disappeared ...
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Pair Apple TV 4th gen remote with MacBook Pro

What the title says, I've looked it up but the instructions where for the old Apple TV remote (press menu and next for 5 secs) so how do I do it with the new remote? Thanks
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Apple TV ungroups songs in an album

I'm seeing this issue all too frequently with some albums on my Apple TV. When I try to search for an album, the tracks are not grouped within one album. Instead, the Apple TV creates duplicate list ...
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switching Netflix to Apple TV/iCloud payment

I have a lot of money on my iTunes account and am using it to pay for Hulu and HBO currently, but I want to switch my Netflix account to it as well. The only thing I don't know is how do I login to ...
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How do I calibrate an Apple TV Display?

I am familiar with using the Display Calibration Assistant. I have used it on other external monitors before. Connected to my living room TV via AirPlay using Apple TV. The colors are all off. ...
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Apple TV (4th gen) - Errors playing back purchased content on YouTube

The 3rd gen Apple TV had the ability to play back purchased content from the YouTube app, such as movies sold in the Google Play store. This worked fine as long as you logged into an account with ...
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Is Apple TV intelligent enough to stream directly from a NAS?

I'm considering purchasing an Apple TV. I understand that I need to include movies in iTunes in order to play them on the device. On my iMac, my movies are linked in iTunes over a shared drive to my ...
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Apple Music on Apple TV 3?

Is it possible to get Apple Music on Apple TV 3? I can stream to it from my iMac, but it would be nice to be able to launch Apple Music from TV directly...
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Constant lag issue when streaming music from iTunes to Apple TV, not the other way around

My network is setup as follows: Cisco DPC3825 Modem / router; wireless is disabled. DNS servers set to Google, then Shaw as a backup. Apple Airport Extreme (in bridge mode) connected via ethernet to ...
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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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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 10.1....
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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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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.