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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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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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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ATV doesn't see my Home Sharing

I have my MP6,1 connected via Ether to my Time Capsule, and my ATV connected via Ether to the same TC. Everything seems to be working, but my ATV cannot see my Home Sharing movies. I have both the ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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What Flickr channel is Apple TV using as its default screensaver?

I have the latest hardware version of Apple TV and fully updated software. As a screensaver, it shows some Flickr images. However, I haven't logged in to Flickr, so the setting is still default. Can ...
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video playback stops while sharing the screen to apple-tv

I just recently faced this problem, while I have high quality broadband bandwidth and each devices (laptop, apple-tv ,etc) can stream 1080 flawlessly, but the moment I hit the apple tv button, the ...
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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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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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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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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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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 - 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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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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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 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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ANY Apple TV in Bedroom will not Home Share, other locations work perfectly

Recently my apple tv in my bedroom will not home share with itunes. I have 3 apple tvs, 1 in bedroom, basement and family room and are all wifi connected all on the same network. The family room and ...
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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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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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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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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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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 ...