Questions tagged [appletv]

Apple TV is small device that connects to a TV using HDMI and is capable of streaming content from iTunes, Netflix, and many other sources, and which supports third-party apps as of the release of the fourth generation. This tag is for questions relating to Apple TV hardware and software.

Filter by
Sorted by
Tagged with
1
vote
1answer
13 views

AirPlay to Apple TV not displaying at full 1080 resolution?

I can successfully AirPlay from my M1 MacBook Pro to my 4k Apple TV connected to a 1920 x 1020 display... but I can only get a resolution of 1280 x 720: When I'm not AirPlay'ing and just using the ...
0
votes
1answer
21 views

iPhone remote apps - “Apple TV Remote” vs … something else?

I use the “Apple TV Remote” app to control my Apple TV 4K (A1842). From Settings I can see that I have version 2.2 (344.28) of the app (it’s called merely “Remote” in there, but the info screen ...
1
vote
1answer
18 views

Where can I find of Apple TV apps that can be installed in France?

I bought a French relative an Apple TV from the US as a gift. Until I can go there and see what the Apple TV App Store has to offer, I would love to see if there's a list of TV Apps that one can ...
1
vote
1answer
19 views

Disabling wifi password sync between Apple TV and iPhone

I'm in an environment with a wireless network that has a different WPA key for each user. My Apple TV and my phone have different passwords, but they seem to insist on syncing between themselves. The ...
0
votes
0answers
9 views

Touch pad on remote control for AppleTV 4K getting slower to react

Our AppleTV 4K remote control is getting clunkier, getting slower to react to touches and swipes on the remote control. When choosing an app, I make a swipe-swipe-swipe to select the third adjacent ...
0
votes
0answers
20 views

I bought movies on iTunes before, and when I saw it on iTunes or Apple TV, and it asks me to purchase again?

Let's say I purchased 300 movies on iTunes, and then sometimes I browse the iTunes store to see if there are some new or movies I can purchase. I would then see a movie, and iTunes says I can ...
0
votes
0answers
18 views

Siri be used to play on Apple TV?

While HomePod can be used to play content on Apple TV, I'm finding a lot of trouble getting my watch or iPhone to play content on Apple TV. Assuming I can get something to play on Apple TV using the ...
0
votes
0answers
20 views

Blind: Looking for solution to sync audio described MP3 with movie from other source to not disturb others

I'm new here so I hope I get this right... I'm blind and am looking for a way of syncing up an mp3 downloaded from: http://www.audiovault.net which has the audio described tracks taken from movies, ...
1
vote
1answer
49 views

How can multiple people do the same workout?

We have subscribed as a family to Apple Fitness+ and have it via a TV with Apple TV. All family members have access to the Apple TV already via profiles. It’s possible to have one person’s watch ...
1
vote
1answer
20 views

How do I join my Apple TV to a different home?

I'm living in a shared house with a roommate. We each have our own Apple TV. Currently our Apple TVs (each linked to our respective Apple ID) show up in different homes in the Home app. We want both ...
0
votes
0answers
13 views

Apple TV App lacks TV Plus tab after update to Big Sur; only showing Library tab

What I am seeing What I should be seeing I can still watch content by first finding the show on the web then allowing it to open the content within the TV.app, however, this is suboptimal. How would ...
0
votes
1answer
24 views

Apple TV Screen Mirroring not working from iPad

Every time I select Screen Mirroring from the Control Center and select my Apple TV from the list, it shows that the screen is being mirrored to my TV (there is a checkmark next to the name of the ...
0
votes
1answer
33 views

Apple TV crashes internet upon startup for 5 minutes

We just got the Apple TV 4K and are having a weird problem. When Apple TV is plugged in and setup and we turn on our TV (Samsung), our internet completely crashes. After about 4-5 minutes everything ...
0
votes
0answers
264 views

How to control volume on Apple TV using iPhone?

I have an Apple TV 4K (tvOS 14.2), connected the Apple TV 4K to a 1-year old Samsung 4K TV through HDMI, and use an iPhone 11 (Apple TV Remote) to control it. The issue is that I cannot adjust the ...
0
votes
1answer
65 views

Put Fitness+ workouts on my TV

I do not have an AppleTV, but I have a TCL tv with Roku which has an AppleTV app. The TV says the app is up to date but I see no way to view fitness+ workouts. I have also tried using AirPlay from my ...
1
vote
1answer
48 views

How do I have both custom show tv art and custom episode thumbnails?

I have a homemade tv show that I want to add to the Apple TV app on my Mac. I've imported the show, added all the metadata I want to, and I want to add thumbnails for each individual episode, as well ...
1
vote
0answers
225 views

Controlling a Sony Bravia TV and sound bar with an Apple TV

hopefully, this is the right forum, for this question because I have no idea who else to ask. I want my apple TV to control my TV and soundbar. This includes sleep/wake functionality as well as ...
0
votes
0answers
39 views

Can't login to iCloud on Apple TV

I'm using the same Apple ID that I use for everything else without any problems. I don't get a message it just goes back to login. I have tried using the 6 digit code right after my password, but that ...
3
votes
1answer
40 views

Is there a way to use Apple TV+ for free one more time?

One year ago I bought a new iPhone, and availed one year free trial period of Apple TV+ subscription. Now I have bought a new 2020 MacBook Pro and I am just asking. Is there a possibility to use it ...
0
votes
1answer
2k views

Downgrade Apple TV to 7.5

I've recently updated my Apple TV (3rd generation), model A1469, to 7.6 (8130). But now it freezes when pausing YouTube videos. Others have the same problem. Here are some reports and discussions: ...
0
votes
2answers
32 views

My AppleTV is in standby and still connects to Apple servers. Why and how to switch off?

I use OpenWrt as router software and see this while AppleTV is in standby since weeks: DuckDuckGo finds 17.57.144.53 is an IP address operated by Apple Port 5223 Details: Port used by Apple to ...
0
votes
1answer
87 views

Disable Family Sharing for Apple TV+

I used family sharing for my family, now I have Apple TV+ and suddenly lot's of content is enabled for my daughter to watch on her IPad that I would rather not share with her. Thus, is there a ...
0
votes
0answers
8 views

Is it possible to disable the gui controls in apple tv (former itunes) app for MacOS?

I got someone to help me disable amazon prime video's gui that shows up when you move the mouse and am happy with how it went, but I understand that works through browser and appletv is an app, would ...
0
votes
1answer
13 views

Check for available app downloads on Apple TV

Several months ago I bought Sonic the Hedgehog (1) on iOS and was very happily surprised to see it appear on my 4th gen Apple TV also. Now I bought Sonic 2 but it hasn't shown up on the Apple TV yet. ...
0
votes
2answers
24 views

Are there any guidelines by Apple on what content apple TV app should have

We are in the process of developing app for Apple TV, are there any guidelines that app should be either a video playing or gaming app, can I submit app with just readonly content like an iOS app and ...
0
votes
0answers
10 views

Apple TV 4th gen no sound after 48 hours

I have a few Apple TV’s scatted around my site the reported issue from a user: When air playing to the apple TV I get picture but no sound Troubleshooting: The user’s output was selected as the apple ...
0
votes
0answers
9 views

Can you get a “Smart TV” experience from a Mac (Netflix, Amazon Video etc w/ remote control)?

I like the Roku / smart TV experience of leaning back and browsing shows, but I only have a Mac → HDMI into a dumb TV. Is there a way to get something similar? You can obviously just run a TV like an ...
0
votes
0answers
22 views

Use AirPlay enabled TV with AirPlay enabled speakers directly

I'm interested in a Samsung QLED TV (2020 model, which should support AirPlay 2), but I'm wondering if I can then connect the TV with a Denon Home (350) speakers (which also support AirPlay 2) through ...
0
votes
0answers
16 views

Apple TV App - How to group Movie and “Making Of” to be shown as one?

I imported some movies into Apple TV, these show up perfectly fine in the Movies section of Library. But for some of the Movies, I have Making Of videos, Missing Scenes, trailers or similar. I want ...
0
votes
1answer
43 views

Apple TV 3rd generation. How to download to device

I’m fed up of seeing this sort of thing. How can I download a purchase to the Apple TV and it not be in the cloud. Thanks
0
votes
0answers
6 views

Multiroom Airplay audio from Apple TV HD and Apple TV 2

Is it possible to have an Apple TV HD (touch pad remote, airplay 2) airplay audio to an Apple TV 2nd generation (airplay 1) while also playing audio locally?
0
votes
1answer
18 views

AppleTV “Watch Now” doesn't recognize purchased content in library

Approximately two days ago Apple TV’s Watch Now screen stopped letting me watch the next episode of a show that I own and am watching. Instead it takes me to the rent/buy interface. I can watch the ...
0
votes
1answer
31 views

TV app home screen on iOS and Apple TV not working

So the TV app in iOS and Apple TV, where you setup your favorite shows in a carousel isn’t working. When I open it up on iOS or iPad or Apple TV, the first tab shows the scrolling circle and nothing ...
1
vote
2answers
41 views

Change subtitles on Apple TV?

How can I change the subtitle language on an Apple TV? I’m using the iPhone Remote app as the remote. The Apple TV is 3rd gen.
1
vote
1answer
356 views

Connecting Apple TV HD to a monitor over USB-C port

Does Apple TV HD support connecting to a display via USB-C port? I use the same display with my newer MacBook Pro with USB-C port. I use a display with three input options, a DisplayPort, an HDMI ...
1
vote
1answer
184 views

Fix touchpad behavior on Apple TV remote after wiping with alcohol?

I wiped down my Apple TV remote for the Apple TV 4K (5th generation) ( a.k.a. Siri Remote) using 70 percent isopropyl alcohol as seemingly recommended by Apple on this Support page. Now the touch-...
0
votes
0answers
9 views

Remote, game controllers can't control apps on Apple TV until apps are relaunched

I play games on my 4th-gen Apple TV running tvOS 13.4 and frequently switch between using several SteelSeries controllers and the Apple TV remote. For about the last 4 months or so, when I go back ...
1
vote
1answer
1k views

Can I control an iPad with an Apple TV remote?

Normally I watch TV and Movies using an Apple TV. I love being able to easily Pause and Skip Backward/Forward using the Apple TV's Siri Remote. But in other places in the house I might watch on an ...
0
votes
0answers
12 views

AppleTV Gen2 will connect to unsecured wifi, but not WPA2

I have an old AppleTV Gen2 that's decided it doesn't like secured networks. I can connect just fine to an unsecured network, but the moment I enable WPA2 the appletv fails to connect with the infamous ...
0
votes
1answer
44 views

Apple TV control external HiFi - difference between direct control or Airplay

I have my TV connected to my Apple TV 4K over HDMI. I've connected my HiFi over a toslink (optical)connection. Now there is a difference in controlling the volume if I use an Airplay device or the ...
0
votes
0answers
9 views

Difficulty re-routing call audio

I’d like to be able to stream the audio from a call (on an iPhone) to the TV, and tried to during one to my mom (who also has an iPhone) via Screen Mirroring, and it worked for my ringtone, but right ...
1
vote
1answer
33 views

Horipad Ultimate Local Multiplayer on tvOS

I have two HORIPAD Ultimate controllers and would like to set them up for local multiplayer games on tvOS. Both controllers pair to the AppleTV (4k), but they always both join in the same "position". ...
0
votes
0answers
12 views

Pair Apple AirPods Pro with Apple TV

I’m have trouble pairing my headphones with my Apple TV. The headphones appear on the list of Bluetooth devices on my Apple TV but when I select them nothing happens.
1
vote
0answers
339 views

Audio from apple tv to google home out of sync

I have connected my google home mini via Bluetooth to my Apple TV so I can stream the audio to the google home mini. The problem is, that the audio is out of sync (~50ms). I have tried to use the ...
0
votes
3answers
69 views

Script iTunes to prepend Season and Episode number (padded) to episode title

I'm not knowledgeable about scripting, so I'll be upfront about that. I've been doing management with Doug's Scripts for over a decade, but the one that would be most useful (Append to Selected Tag) ...
5
votes
1answer
824 views

How to stop iPhone from listing Apple TVs as audio options during phone calls?

Over the past few months (possibly since installing iOS 13.2 back in October 2019 but I'm not sure) my iPhone has been listing my home Apple TVs as audio options when on phone calls. Normally when ...
1
vote
0answers
94 views

Is there a command line utility that can copy Apple TV metadata and embed it into MP4 video files?

Is there a way (preferably an open-source command line tool) to copy Apple TV (the desktop application that replaced part of iTunes in Catalina) metadata into the MP4 files so that when transferred to ...
0
votes
0answers
16 views

is it possible to stream AirPlay 2 Audio from an Apple TV to a Mac?

I have an Apple TV HD (4th Gen) hooked to my projector. I would like to stream its audio to my speakers, which are hooked to my Mac (probably via AirPlay 2). Is that possible?
0
votes
1answer
56 views

How to set up an iPhone or iPad to act as an Apple TV (4K) remote?

I can't find the Apple TV (4K) remote, and tried to set up my iPhone or iPad as the remote. But the Apple TV was on a different Wifi router before, and the iPhone and iPad remote app turned the wheel ...
1
vote
2answers
1k views

Best HandBrake-Settings to rip DVD (multi-language) for iTunes / Apple TV / Mac / iPhone etc [closed]

I want to digitalize my DVD-Collection (>300 DVD) and store it in iTunes or somewhere else for playback on Mac, iPhone, iPad and mainly Apple TV 4K. What are the best settings in HandBrake? I want a ...

1
2 3 4 5
14