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How to use multiple audio outputs (of a mac) simultaneously?

For this you can use the App "Audio MIDI Setup" in /Applications/Utilities. When you open the app, you will see a list of all audio devices in the list to the left. With the "+" button at the bottom ...
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Change content's default language in MacOS TV app

I also had this problem with my German macOS. I found the solution: you can set the language of each Mac app separately. Go to your macOS Settings -> Language & Region Go to tab "Apps&...
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Apple TV Remote option in iPhone Control Center doesn't work

My guess is that you’re using either a 2nd or 3rd generation Apple TV. The iTunes Remote and Apple TV Remote apps available from the iOS App Store will work with all Apple TV units going back to the ...
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What are all these tvOS services?

The services are: ._airplay._tcp.local This is a Bonjour advertisement for the network service that enables AirPlay of video content. I.e. this allows iOS devices to discover the Apple TV as a "...
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Is it possible to use an Amazon Echo with HomeKit?

Philips Hue Bulbs are controlled by the Philips Hue Bridge or other ZigBee compatible bridge. HomeKit and Apple TV don't function as a true bridge or hub as it requires other hubs and bridges to ...
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New to macos: Apple Ventura OS will not let me delete TV?

Apple introduced a Signed System Volume with Big Sur in 2020. Basically this means that macOS is installed on its own volume/partition This volume is mounted read-only at boot time There is a ...
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How do I add an Apple TV to hotel wifi without a browser?

Use a computer to imitate or “spoof the MAC address” and register the AppleTV hardware address and agree to the terms is the pragmatic manner to join. Unlike the post you found, however, it can be ...
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Send "soft power off" signal from a Mac via HDMI to a TV

How can I make a TV (a Sony W755C in my case) do a "soft power off" (same as when pressing the ON/OFF on the remote) by sending HDMI signals from a connected Mac? Unfortunately, you can't. ...
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Sound from an Apple TV plugged in an LG monitor

The answer is both Yes and No depending on the model. Let me explain. The model you have linked to at http://www.lg.com/hk_en/monitor/lg-IPS277L is the Hong Kong model and this has a headphone socket....
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Differences between using AppleTV 4K device, AppleTV app and AppleTV+?

Apple TV+ is a streaming service for movies and series. The TV+ app on the Samsung TV gives you access to the content provided by Apple TV+. The Apple TV box is a dedicated hardware box which runs TV+ ...
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Can you use the Nintendo Switch Pro Controller with an Apple TV?

After reading the article you linked to on AppleInsider, I noticed that it says that They will not work with iOS games, nor tvOS. Since these controllers are not "Made for tvOS/iOS" certified, ...
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AppleTV ethernet over HDMI?

HDMI Ethernet Channel never took off, and no commercially available devices support it. Your Apple TV, HDMI cable and TV would all have to support it, and it’s almost certain that none of them do. ...
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The Apple TV doesn't support native VPN configuration - is there another way to use VPN?

There's no way to add a "real" native VPN to the AppleTV through software currently. The DNS-based solutions you describe are really not what you would normally expect from a full VPN solution. The ...
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How do I take a screenshot on Apple TV?

Starting with tvOS 11 and later running on a 4th-gen Apple TV/Apple TV HD or an Apple 4K, and a Mac running macOS High Sierra 10.13 or later, you can take a screenshot of Apple TV wirelessly and ...
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Phantom AirPlay device named "Apple TV (2)"

Apparently I'm seeing a neighbor's Apple TV via peer-to-peer AirPlay. So they're not on my Wi-Fi network but don't have to be. http://forums.macrumors.com/threads/macbook-ipad-sees-atvs-on-neighbors-...
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Apple TV Apps Question

Head over to iCloud Login with your user name and password Head into settings. Scroll down to my devices. Click on the Apple TV you wish to remove. That should open a dialog. There is a blue circle ...
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How can I use AirPlay to watch on the television, but audio through my headphones?

This cannot be done natively from an iOS device as there are no output settings built in to the iOS platform that allow the splitting of the audio from the video while streaming a file. With the use ...
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How can I use AirPlay to watch on the television, but audio through my headphones?

While you cannot AirPlay video and get audio through wired headphones, you can connect Bluetooth headphones to an Apple TV 4th Generation. Since you have wired headphones, you'll need to make them ...
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An Apple TV tried to AirDrop me a system diagnosis archive. What happened?

The Apple TV supports creating sysdiagnose bundles and sending them over AirDrop. Apple staff recommend this regularly on the Apple Developer Forums. To capture a sysdiagnose, hold down the Play/...
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Picture-In-Picture (PIP) feature in Apple TV 4K (5th gen)

No, there no such feature on the Apple TV 4K (or any other AppleTV product). An app can implement PiP within the app (such as for example the ESPN app's MultiCast feature), but that is just within ...
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Can Apple TV stream video from an external server using SMB or FTP protocol with external subtitles?

Yes, this is possible using third party apps such as for example the VLC media player for Apple TV. Note that you need a fourth generation Apple TV or newer.
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The Apple TV doesn't support native VPN configuration - is there another way to use VPN?

Here is a summary of what did to get my Apple TV to route through a VPN service. Complete details, including crucial details on how to configure the VPN service (using the System Preferences->...
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how to completely uninstall AirBeam TV?

From https://www.airbeam.tv/faqwd/how-can-i-uninstall-the-airbeamtv-audio-driver-2/ First, find out what driver version(s) you have installed. Go to System Preferences -> Sound -> select the ...
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Upper limit on simultaneous streaming from a single AppleTV+ subscription?

According to the Apple Support document Download and stream shows and movies from Apple TV+ and Apple TV channels, 6 streams at the same time are the limit for the normal subscription: Apple TV+: ...
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If you see some movies in the Apple TV website, does that mean you can watch it if you join some program?

Does that mean if you join some program, such as Apple TV+, then you can watch it as included in the program? Nope. Apple TV+ is said to be included one year free if you buy some new Apple devices,...
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Can I control an iPad with an Apple TV remote?

There's no way to use the remote which comes with an Apple TV to control the iPad, but you can connect an Apple or third-party bluetooth keyboard to control your iPad. Quoth Apple: Apple Wireless ...
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Log out of Apple TV

Go to https://appleid.apple.com/ log in with your AppleID and password. In the next page, scroll down and you will see every device you have signed into with that AppleID. You can remove any device ...
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Why AppleTV displays "An error occurred loading this content. Try again later" error?

For my Apple TV 4K, Buddy's answer worked as well, but my remote has no down arrow. I had to reboot the Apple TV by pressing the MENU button and the TV button together for a couple seconds until the ...
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Can a visitor play their Apple Music account through my Apple TV?

To answer your second question, no they cannot login without you logging out. They can, however, use AirPlay from their iOS device in Control Center (swipe up from the bottom of the screen) to send ...
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