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?


With the Apple TV connected to your development machine via USB.


  • In XCode from the menu Window -> Devices
  • Select the Apple TV on the left representing your device.
  • On the device, configure the screen the way you want to capture it.
  • Click the Take Screenshot button.
  • It will save the screenshot to your desktop of your development Mac

For reference: https://developer.apple.com/library/ios/recipes/xcode_help-devices_organizer/articles/capture_screenshots_from_device.html


I would just snap a picture of the TV screen with a smartphone (or any other) camera and use this for the bug report.

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