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February 06, 2019
Occasionally your Apple TV may freeze, or otherwise start glitching, and need a restart. The Apple TV doesn't have a power button, but you can still restart it. Here are three easy ways to reboot your Apple TV.
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June 01, 2018
  Have you ever had three or four or people more gathered around you as you show off pictures from your iPhone? Ever wish you had a bigger screen to display those photos? Well, if you (or someone you know) has an Apple TV, you can use your iPhone’s AirPlay feature to wirelessly stream those photos to the TV’s screen. AirPlay, or screen mirroring, is also a great way to stream music, other audio, and videos from your iPhone. If you are a Spotify (or other non Apple music) subscriber who wants a HomePod, AirPlay is the only way you can listen to your tunes from your Smart Speaker Let's get started learning how to use AirPlay on your iPhone now so that you can take advantage of all your Apple TV and HomePod have to offer.
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May 21, 2018
If you're a podcast enthusiast you may already know that you can sync podcasts across your iPhone, iPad, and iPod Touch, but did you know you can sync podcasts across your Apple TV, Mac, and HomePod as well? This means you'll be able to switch the device you're using to listen to Apple's Podcasts app, yet maintain your playback position, stations, and subscriptions. Let's get started learning about syncing your Apple TV, Mac, and HomePod, so you catch every moment of all your favorite podcasts.
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May 10, 2018
There's an Apple TV remote app available for download in the iTunes Store, but if your iPhone is running iOS 11 or later, you don't need it. Your iPhone's Control Center is customizable, and one of the features you can add to it is your Apple TV Remote. The iPhone remote control feature is super convenient, especially if you want to use your iPhone keyboard to enter things in the search field on your Apple TV instead of slowly and painfully entering them one letter at a time with your remote. Here’s how to add the Apple TV Remote to your iPhone's Control Center, so you can start using your iPhone as a remote control.
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March 21, 2017
You can stream music from your iPhone to your Apple TV using Airplay. This wireless option makes listening to your music collection on your TV easy to do. It’s nice to Airplay your music to your Apple TV when you’re having a party or cleaning the house and you want music to serenade you. A college classmate of mine once told me that he played music constantly day and night. “I feel like I need a soundtrack for my life,” he said. It’s been 20 years since I’ve seen him and music playback has come a long way since that CD player clipped to his belt. If my former classmate now owns an iPhone, my guess would be that he is using AirPlay to keep his tunes playing wherever he goes. Here’s how to play music on Apple TV from iPhone using Airplay.
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March 18, 2017
Being able to use your iPhone or iPad as a remote for your Apple TV is a fantastic feature, especially since the included remotes are easily lost. Using Siri to type on Apple TV (Gen 4) isn’t perfect, which makes using your iPhone or iPad to type on Apple TV the quickest way to type anything on Apple TV. Forget sliding across or spelling out each letter of a strangely spelled word to Siri, just use the Remote app on iPhone or iPad to make it easy. Here’s how to use your iPhone or iPad to type on Apple TV.
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March 07, 2017
Using your iPhone as a remote for Apple TV is super easy to set up. Apple has improved upon the Remote app for Apple TV just as it’s improved upon the Apple TV itself. You can set up the remote app for Apple TV in a few quick steps. Why do this? The major benefit of using the Apple TV Remote app is that the remote device need not be in line of sight for the Apple TV to respond. With the app you can change media from any room as long as both the device and Apple TV are connected to the same Wi-Fi. The Remote app also allows you to input text for searches from your iPhone's keyboard. Here’s how to set up the Remote app for Apple TV on iPhone.
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July 18, 2016
You can organize your apps on an iPhone, an iPad, and even an Apple Watch. It only makes sense that you’d be able to do so on the Apple TV too. This is specific to the 4th-generation Apple TV or later. All you need is your trackpad remote and a couple of minutes to organize the apps on your Apple TV however you’d like. Here’s how to move and organize your apps on the Apple TV.
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June 12, 2016
Apple TV is striving to be your one-stop box for all things TV, movies, and video. But sometimes you may not wants the sound of your Apple TV to disturb the people around you (or a baby sleeping in the next room.) Luckily, with the 4th generation Apple TV, you can pair headphones with the device like you would any other Apple device. Here’s how to pair headphones with an Apple TV.
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