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 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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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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What potentially-identfiying (personal or device) data is available to 3rd-party apps on AppleTV?

Based on experience with 3rd-generation AppleTV (Apple TV Software 6.2 (based on iOS 7.1.2) Wikipedia), I have concerns about the privacy of my usage behavior. Not from Apple per se, but from the ...
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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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Keyboard shortcut to mirror from OS X to AppleTV?

Is there a keyboard shortcut to mirror from OS X to AppleTV and to stop mirroring?
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Why do YouTube videos take longer than the length of the video to load?

I've been using my AppleTV (3rd generation) to watch YouTube videos for some time, and have been encountering an increasingly frustrating issue. Videos have been taking longer to load than the length ...
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How do I move all my account settings from an old Apple TV to a new one?

I have an old Apple TV ("2nd generation") and have just purchased a new one as a replacement. How do I move all my settings from the old one to the new one?
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Apple TV airplay Stuttering on Yosemite

I just upgraded to Yosemite today and found that mirroring my laptop to my apple TV is very stuttery... It's not lagging but every second there's a slight delay, both audio and video. Anybody else ...
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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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Can't enable AirPlay system-wide, but it works in iTunes 11

I can enable AirPlay from iTunes to my Apple TV and it works great. In the system-wide audio output devices, the Apple TV is also listed. When I click on it to select it, the selection immediately ...
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Does AirPlaying content from VPN protected laptop expose content beyond local network?

If I AirPlay something from my laptop, which connects to the internet via VPN, to my Apple TV which connects to my wifi router which is NOT VPN protected, is the content I'm AirPlaying exposed beyond ...
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Need to re-pair keyboard with Apple TV everytime

I have the latest Apple TV paired with Apple wireless keyboard. I can pair it in the first time, although not very smoothly. After that, I need to re-pair my keyboard with Apple TV every time. Any ...
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First Gen Apple TV - would it make a good server?

I have a first gen ATV and I'm thinking of upgrading to the latest model - which leaves me with a first gen ATV with no purpose :) I have no interest in XBMC or using it as a media server - I had ...
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Home Sharing doesn't work when using WPA2

I'm having problems using Home Sharing with WPA2 personal. With WEP or no password, it's fine. Here's my setup: Late 2010 27" iMac used for wireless Internet Sharing, running Mavericks. Apple TV 2 ...
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Random Photo Steaming with Apple TV

I have my Apple TV set to stream random photos from the Apple TV file, while I listen to music. There are over 1200 photos in this file, but Apple TV seems to pick the same ones over and over ...
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How can Apple TV connect to a LEAP-protected network?

I have a WiFi network protected by LEAP (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lightweight_Extensible_Authentication_Protocol). When choosing the network on Apple TV, it doesn't go through - says it's missing ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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SublerCLI muxed file slow start Apple TV

I am using SublerCLI to mux video file from mkv to m4v and attempt to play it on AppleTV3. But when playing, it always take about 5 minutes to start, I tried the "optimize" option without much use. ...
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why does my Apple TV (1st gen) not show up in iTunes

I cannot connect my ATV to iTunes (10.7.(21)). No ATV is shown in the device list, nor is there an Apple tab in the iTunes preferences. ATV gives me a 5-digit number to enter in iTunes - but where??? ...
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ipad2 airplay option disappeared, apple tv3, imac as router

I have been using my Apple TV3 and iPad2 successfully for over a month with a Wi-Fi network created on my iMac (no external router). I changed the network name and password so that a visitor could ...
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Apple TV 1: Airtunes shows up on Mac but not iPhone 5

I have a jailbroken first generation Apple TV running the latest firmware (3.0.2), a MacBook with the latest version of Lion (10.7.4, and iTunes 10.7), and an iPhone 5 with the latest version of iOS ...
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Can you play the sound from an iOS device (eg ipad/iphone5) while airplay mirroring a game / video to an AppleTV?

When using Airplay to send a video or game from an iOS device like an iPad/iPhone to an AppleTV, is it possible to have the audio (from the video or game) coming from the iOS device so I can plug my ...
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Why does my 1st Gen Apple TV say my TV Shows are not authorized?

I'm trying to play two HD TV Shows on my jailbroken 1st Gen Apple TV. When I try to play them, I get the 'authorizing' message and then I see 'Your Apple TV is not authorized to play this content.' ...
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Share connection over ethernet on jailbroken appletv

Would it be possible to have an (jailbroken) ATV2 share a WiFi connection over its Ethernet port? I'd say yes, but I can't seem to find any information about this. I found this helpful, yet not, ...
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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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AEBS crashing after iOS 8

Okay, let me start with the caveat that I'm a bit in the dark about what exactly is going on here. I'll try to provide all the necessary info but feel free to ask for more if I leave something out. ...
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I do NOT want AppleTV to update iTunes play counts

OS 10.9.4 iTunes 11.4 Playing songs on both of my AppleTVs updates the iTunes play count, even though this option is deselected in the iTunes preferences. How can I get the AppleTV to STOP updating ...
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apple TV won't let me put in new apple id password

Apple Tv will not let me put in new password. It says "Could not sign in" Your Apple ID or password is incorrect". Then there is a highlighted "Ok" button but it will not let me click on it so i ...
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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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Restoring bricked Apple TV

Apple TV 2nd generation stopped booting. It just shows Apple logo, then disconnects, then shows it again and never reaches the UI. I've just restored from a PC but it didn't help. (tried that twice). ...
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Can we make iPad or iPhone mirroring work even when video is played?

I tried both using (1) a lightning to HDMI cable, or (2) AirPlay with Apple TV, with iPad Air running iOS 7.1 and Apple TV latest Software version 6.1, but both seem to be able to mirror and once I ...
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View large photo library on AppleTV and iPad

I have several hundred gigabytes of photos. What is the most simple/efficient way to view these photos on both an AppleTV and an iPad/iPhone? -I don't want to store the photos on the devices ...
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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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AppleTV Speaker option greyed out

When I hold select on the apple TV the option to select an airplay speaker is greyed out and I cannont select it. Airplay is working fine if I go to settings menu and manually select the speaker but ...
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AirPlay microphone input from mac

I'm trying to have a family karaoke with a simple setup: mac playing a youtube karaoke video, microphone connected to it via usb with [LineIn][1] to pass voice from mic to speakers, and AirPlay ...
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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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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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AppleTV rent movie without finishing transaction

Tonight we were in the process of renting a movie on our AppleTV, we got to the step of it asking for the password and then we suddenly had to leave. It sat there at the password screen and about 2 ...
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Wake on demand not working with Apple TV 3 & iMac Mountain Lion

I have an iMac (mid 2008) with Mountain Lion. I recently bought an Apple TV 3 and read that this can enable Wake on Demand via Bonjour sleep Proxy. I've followed the guide at ...
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Unable to use Airplay, Remote App, or wireless printing

I have a regular home wireless network. The only issue is that, apparently, I'm unable to do things which require device-to-device connectivity (Airplay, Remote App on iPhone, or wireless printing). ...
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iTunes does not synchronize iPhoto albums for Apple TV

The one liner here is, my iPhoto albums do not show up on my Apple TV. This only just stopped working. My iPhoto started up the other day, missing all of the albums. All the photos were still ...
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Apple TV required switching hardware / mobile WiFi router

I am considering Apple TV for a trips, but usually the hotels' wifis' connections are separated. I came up with using my Vodafone branded Huawei R201 mobile wifi router for that purpose, but I am not ...
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Playing iPhone games with Apple TV & Airplay

I just got an Apple Tv yesterday and I've purchased apps that say they are compatible with Apple Tv for playing games. However, I can't seem to figure out how to get them to work. I've double tapped ...
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Awful noise when starting up Apple TV

I seem to be having the same problem as another user: "TV connected to AppleTV makes horrible noise on startup and when waking up from standby" In my case, I'm using a stereo receiver for audio ...
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How do you connect an Apple TV to a wireless connection that requires a password after connecting?

The wireless router I'm connecting to does not have any encryption. If you log in from a computer and open a browser, you are prompted with a password request. How do you access this type of network ...