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 stopped working

I've recently bought apple tv for the bedroom and thought it was great.. at first. I only really use it for netflix, but now my remote doesn't seem to be working. I thought maybe that the battery ...
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Apple TV Not Waking on Demand for Computer Behind Switch

I can Home Share between a Mac Mini, Mac Pro, and my AppleTV with no problems as long as the two computers are awake. The ATV finds and streams the libraries with no problems. The Mac Mini and ATV ...
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Why is my new Apple TV suddenly not showing my purchased TV shows?

A few days ago, my new Apple TV stopped showing me my purchased TV shows. When I select the TV Shows app on the home screen, and click on the “Purchased” tab, I get a spinner that never goes away. ...
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My Apple TV wont connect with my Macbook however it will connect with my sisters laptop, and to my iPhone

My sister and I both use a Macbook Air and I have successfully connected her laptop to the Apple TV. When I do the exact same steps on my laptop a notification pops up telling me that I cannot connect ...
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is Tumblr TV for AppleTV the most useless and limited app available? [on hold]

from support.tumblr.com Blow your mind with Tumblr TV for the new Apple TV (fourth generation)! Check out the trending GIFs when you open Tumblr TV, or click on a tag to change the ...
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Apple TV (4th generation) Airplay lag because of VTEncoderXPCService

The moment I turn on Airplay and mirror my macbook to TV, VTEncoderXPCService pops up and takes more than 100% CPU. This causes the significant lag. My Internet speed is good and my operation system ...
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Apple tv (3rd Gen): display album covers immediately

I've recently started using an Apple TV 3rd gen. It's mainly a way to broadcast Spotify and Netflix from my phone. One thing that is starting to bug me a bit is the fact that, when I start playing a ...
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Can I use a PlayStation 3 or 4 controller with a 4th gen AppleTV?

Does anyone have experience pairing and using an official Sony PlayStation 3 or 4 controller with the 4th gen Apple TV?
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What happens to my actively running games if I let my Apple TV go to sleep?

If I make my Apple TV go to sleep while my game is actively running or suspended in the background, will it still be in a suspended/paused state when I wake the device, or will the game restart?
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Why I cannot restore Apple TV from tvOS 10 preview?

It just shows error "The Apple TV software update center could not be contacted. The requested resource was not found." Is there anything I can do to fix it?
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AppleTV's Netflix browse menu is no longer accessible

I bought a new Apple TV from the local Apple Store yesterday. I set it up last night and all was working well. I activated Netflix and was quite pleased with how easy it was to browse TV shows and ...
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Number in brackets appended to Apple TV Bonjour name

I recently set up a 3rd-generation Apple TV in my living room. I have noticed that on my OS X 10.10 MacBook Pro an iPad and two iPhones (all iOS 7), the usual name of "Living Room Apple TV" appears ...
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iTunes starts playing music automatically when watching Apple TV

Every time I pause or unpause Netflix on Apple TV it starts playing iTunes music on my computer, even with wi-fi and home sharing turned off. How do I disable iTunes from launching when using Apple ...
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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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Is AppleTV the only device that can receive AirPlay VIDEO?

3rd-party AirPlay-enabled AV-receivers are starting to hit the market (Pioneer, Denon, Marantz), but as far as I can tell, they can stream AirPlay audio only. Apple's page for AirPlay seems to imply ...
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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 ...
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What to do with an Apple TV 1, in 2016?

I have a first generation Apple TV (with the 40 Gb hard drive) lying unused, in a storage box at home. I'm unsure if there's anything useful I can do with it, so was considering getting rid of it. I ...
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Apple Tv (3rd Gen) App Development What do i need?

i have started considering developing an apple Tv app for my personal use so i got some questions and even tough i googled them im still not sure if i understood correctly. The new TVSJ Framework or ...
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Netflix app on AppleTV crashes and restarts after beginning to play

I have had this issue for several months, the AppleTV is up-to-date, I've even done a factory reset, but the same problem is happening, and it appears to be most common on Netflix. After playing for ...
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Why won't the audio switch back to my Internal Speakers after having used Apple TV?

When I extend my MacBook display to my TV using my Apple TV, both the video and audio work well, being output through my TV. However, when I disconnect my Apple TV, the video disconnects, but audio ...
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Apple TV - Remember Airplay speaker choice

We have our Apple TV 4 connected to a projector and we're using an Airplay speaker. Upon wake-up the Apple TV defaults to the physical audio output; we have to switch it to the Airplay speaker each ...
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Apple TV With Macbook Air Peer to Peer Connection

I need to present Power-Points with a projector and my Macbook Air 1.4. If I got an Apple TV would I be able to present my slides using the peer to peer mode on the Apple TV? I will not be able to ...
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Apple TV 3G can't connect to Windows iTunes home sharing library

I'm trying to connect my 3rd generation Apple TV to iTunes on Windows 7 via iTunes home sharing, but when I "click" the Computers icon on the Apple TV, it shows an error message stating that it can't ...
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Why does my Apple TV 4 often turn my receiver off on startup?

I have an Apple TV connected via HDMI to a Pioneer VSX-S510 which in turn is connected to my Sony Bravia KDL-32W4000 TV. I have everything set to power on automatically, and I can control the ...
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Why Can't I “Complete My Season”?

I have a 3rd Generation AppleTV. I mostly use it for purchasing and streaming TV shows, sort of like Netflix, etc. Usually, if you buy an episode or two, rather than an entire season, you will be ...
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Mirror iPad camera to two projectors (simultaneously)

I'm trying to use an Apple TV to show the camera on an iPad on 2 projectors. The projectors will be about 50 feet apart. Is there a way to have the iPad show up on the 2 projectors?
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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 can easily 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 Prevent my Apple TV from Going to Sleep?

TL;DR: How do I prevent my Apple TV (4th gen) from sleeping? In Settings > General > Sleep After, I have it set to Never, yet my Apple TV routinely enters sleep mode. Specifically, after a few ...
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How can I remotely view my Apple TV from my computer?

I would like to be able to view my Apple TV from my computer remotely (similar to Smart View app by Samsung, but in reverse) so I can use an automation tool. What tools are available that allow me to ...
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Do Apple Lossless tracks remain lossless when sent via Airplay to a 4th gen Apple TV?

This question, from 2012, asks whether there is loss in the signal quality of an Apple-Lossless-encoded file when transmitted from a Macbook to an Airport Express. I am wondering whether things are ...
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Why does Apple TV always show National Geographic screen saver?

My 3rd generation Apple TV has a small but annoying problem where it defaults to the National Geographic screen saver, regardless of what is set on the Screen Saver page. I've chosen > Photos > ...
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Xcode 7 develop for iOS without developer account issue with provisioning profile

I am trying to install an app on my Apple TV using Xcode 7, however everytime when I sign into my apple id the create button for iOS Developer is not visible. I can not create a provisioning profile.
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What can a 1st gen Apple TV do than a new Apple TV cannot?

Why are 1st gen Apple TVs selling on ebay for >$100? What can they do that a $99 new Apple TV cannot? I ask because I have a 1st gen one and I'm thinking about selling it to get a new one, but ...
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Create 2 independent audio outputs to apple TV and headphones

So I have this setup: MacbookPro, external DELL monitor and Samsung TV that is connected to Apple TV. I study at home at the moment and use the laptop extensively. Sometimes I play movies to my ...
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What steps do I need to take to replace my Apple TV 4 remote?

We broke our Apple TV 4 remote, and bought a replacement. However, the new one does not appear to control the Apple TV. Do I need to take any steps to get the new remote to control my existing Apple ...
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Download songs without password prompt

When using Apple TV, it asks me every time I want to download a song for my password. It happens each time I download from Apple TV (not my iPhone). Is there a way to make it download the song ...
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record AppleTV output with USB Type-C cable and Quicktime. Are there no restrictions? DRM?

I followed the instructions here and was able to record the AppleTV output. Awesome feature. I tested Youtube, Periscope, a few games and some German Government TV channels. I don't own pay apps (...
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AppleTV 4 Podcast App Slow Playback

After using a Harmony 520 remote with the new AppleTV 4 Podcast app, all the podcasts now playback in slow motion. Rebooting the AppleTV does not solve the problem. It appears that the Universal ...
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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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How to disable “turn off display after” when using Apple TV?

I have my Energy Saver->Battery->'Turn display off after:" set to 2 minutes. This setting is exactly how I want power settings to behave when I'm using the computer on my lap. However, when I hook up ...
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Upload a custom screensaver to apple tv 4th gen

We've got an apple tv in an office setting, when people first come into the room we'd like to have our logo displayed on the apple tv. Ive created a png image with the logo and a black background. ...
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Why's airplay randomly disconnecting?

We're having problems with airplay machines. We've got a pair of Apple TVs as well as multiple Macbooks. Airplay is not used much, but when it is, it likes to randomly disconnect. It doesn't seem ...
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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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Cannot airstream itunes videos from iphone 4s to apple tv anymore

I used to be able to play itunes videos from my iphone onto my apple tv. Now I can fully set up airplay (even mirror, if I want), I can play youtube and netflix content, and even itunes music videos, ...
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How can I figure out why my Apple TV drops connection when using AirPlay

Hi – I have a really frustrating issue with my Apple TV(s). I have two of them, and several iOS devices, and this issue exists for all combinations. The issue: I'll be streaming something in Safari, ...
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AirPrint printer sharing using Apple TV

I have a WiFi printer that does not support AirPrint. Currently, I use a linux system with CUPS to share that printer to my iOS devices. I'm thinking about replacing this linux box with an Apple TV ...
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Thinking of getting rid of my laptop

Thinking of getting rid of my laptop and using my iPhone / iPad / Apple TV 4 to access files on the PC now by getting a 2TB Time Capsule. Will I be able to edit photos, view and edit spreadsheets, ...
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Why can you not set a Siri button for an external remote on Apple TV?

On the latest generation Apple TVs, you can add external buttons and set which button does what. The Siri button never appears. Why does it not appear?
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Apple TV play media stored on Airport Extreme hard drive?

The current gen Airport Extreme (802.11ac, you know... the tall white one) is capable of having a network accessible hard drive connected directly to it. Now that the new Apple TV can run apps, can I ...
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Technology behind Home Sharing

I would like to know how exactly does Apple Home Sharing work. Not the steps to use it but the technology behind it in as much detail as possible. I am mainly interested in learning about the ...