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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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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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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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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ATV3 Youtube Quality

I have a 3rd generation Apple TV that I'm trying to watch some YouTube tutorials on but the streaming quality is really low. How do I select a higher definition? I can't seem to find an option or ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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How to stream only the video to an Apple TV from a Mac?

I have an Apple TV with which I'd like to read videos from my mac, both from Internet (Youtube for example) and from files stored on my hard drive. There is two ways of doing it: the first one is ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Cannot connect to Apple TV

My Apple TV works perfectly as a stand alone machine. It plays the channels I want to watch. However, Neither my MacBook Air, My iPads, my iPhone 6 and my iMac will no longer connect to AirPlay. All ...
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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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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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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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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 ...
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How to switch between multiple profiles?

I've configured two profiles on my Apple TV. One with a global HTTP proxy (to access YouTube for example) and one with no proxy. But seems like I cannot enable a profile and disable another. All I can ...
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Does Home Sharing require Internet access for movies?

Experience already tells me the answer is 'yes', but I'm curious if anyone has a reference. Recently, my cable internet went out. I think: no problem, I've got all kinds of purchased movies and TV ...
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Making music and photos available to Apple TV

I have a double story house with the modem upstairs and an Apple TV downstairs. I also have a USB hard drive with an iTunes library and iPhoto library on it. At the moment every time I want to use the ...
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Best way to stream video from iPad or iPhone to Macbook ?

I am planning to create some app tutorials (screencasts) using Screenflow on my Macbook The apps are iPhone and iPad apps so I want to show the live app in the tutorial and mix in other aspects ...
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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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AirPlay from MacBook to Apple TV through Airport Express is choppy

So, I have Airport Express (A1392) Apple TV (A1427) connected to Airport Express via Ethernet MacBook Pro (13, L2012, 10.10.1) connected to Airport Express via Wi-Fi Streaming video directly from ...
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Apple TV stops playing the video from movies at 10 minutes

My 2nd gen Apple TV pretty consistently freezes the video but not the audio of purchased content (movies or TV shows Edit from iTunes-see comment below) at exactly 10 minutes in. It doesn't happen ...