The apple tv remote is super sleek and has a lot of great features. Here’s a quick guide on how to use the buttons and navigate around your new Apple TV.
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How to connect your Apple TV to your TV
The Apple TV remote is a sleek, white remote that comes with the Apple TV. It has a Menu button, a Play/Pause button, and a volume control. The remote also has a touchpad that you can use to navigate the Apple TV interface. Here’s how you can connect your Apple TV to your TV.
What you need
To set up your Apple TV, you need:
-An HDTV with an HDMI port
-An Internet connection (broadband recommended)
-A Wireless network (5GHz recommended) or Ethernet network
If you have all of the above, you’re ready to set up your new Apple TV!
How to connect
If you have an Apple TV and want to use it with your TV, you’ll need to connect it to the TV using an HDMI cable. It’s easy to do, and once you’re connected, you’ll be able to use your Apple TV remote to control the TV. Here’s what you need to know.
1. Make sure that your TV is turned on.
2. Connect one end of the HDMI cable to the back of your Apple TV.
3. Connect the other end of the HDMI cable to an available HDMI port on your TV.
4. Turn on your Apple TV by pressing and holding the Menu button on the Apple TV remote until the light on your Apple TV turns white.
5. Use the arrows on the remote to choose a language, then select Done.
How to set up your Apple TV
Learn how to set up your new Apple TV and get started with using your remote. We’ll show you how to hold your remote, how to navigate your apps, and how to use Siri. Once you’re all set up, you start watching your favorite shows and movies.
Choose your language
The first thing you need to do when you set up your new Apple TV is choose your language. To do this, use the touchpad on the Siri Remote to scroll through the list of languages until you find yours, then click the Touch surface.
If you don’t see your language listed, it’s possible that Apple TV doesn’t support it. Currently, Apple TV supports over 40 languages.
Set up your Wi-Fi network
Use the steps below to connect your Apple TV to your wireless network. These steps also apply to Apple TV models that don’t have a built-in Ethernet port.
Before you begin
Make sure that you have the following:
-Your Wi-Fi password
If you’re not sure of your password, you can find it by looking at the bottom of your wireless router or in the documentation that came with it. If you don’t have access to your router or documentation, contact your Internet service provider or network administrator.
-An Apple TV remote*
If you don’t have an Apple TV remote, you can use your Siri Remote or the Remote app for iPhone, iPad,ipod touch apple watch to set up your Apple TV. You can also use a third-party infrared (IR) remote control with Apple TV models that support IR.*
1. On your TV, open Settings.
2. Select Network. If asked, enter the password for your Wi-Fi network. If you’re not sure of your password, you can find it by looking at the bottom of your wireless router or in the documentation that came with it. If you don’t have access to your router or documentation, contact your Internet service provider or network administrator. Your Apple TV will try to connect to this network and sign in with your Wi-Fi password automatically if required. If it’s unable to connect, make sure that you enter the correct password and try again.
Set up your Apple ID
If you have an iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch, you can use Sign in with Apple to sign in to apps and websites without having to create a new account. Learn more about Sign in with Apple.
You might be asked to sign in with your Apple ID when you set up apple products and services or make changes to your existing ones. For example, if you download a new app or update a game on your iPhone, you might see a message that says “Signing in to App Store” or “Verifying Updates.”
How to use the Apple TV Remote
The Apple TV remote is a sleek and simple way to control your TV. It has a touch surface that lets you easily navigate through menus. It also has a built-in microphone so you can use voice commands. In this article, we’ll show you how to use the Apple TV remote.
The Menu button
The Menu button on the Apple TV Remote puts the focus on the top-level menu of whatever app you’re currently using. In some apps, like Videos or Settings, this will take you back to the main screen. In others, like Games or Music, it will show you additional options.
The Home button
The Home button on the Apple TV Remote takes you to the Home screen, and can also be used to exiting apps and returning to the main menu. To return to the Home screen from anywhere else, just press and hold the Home button on your remote. You’ll see a confirmation at the top of your screen when you’re successful.
The Play/Pause button
The Play/Pause button does exactly what you’d expect: it pauses whatever you’re watching. You can also hold down the button to fast-forward or rewind. If you’re watching a movie or TV show, you can also press the button twice to skip ahead ten seconds or press three times to skip back thirty seconds.
The Volume buttons
The Volume buttons on the Apple TV Remote can be used to adjust the volume of your TV or receiver. To turn the volume up or down, press and hold the Volume Up or Volume Down button.
The Touch surface
The top of your Apple TV Remote is a touch surface. You can use it for a variety of functions, such as:
-Scrolling: Swipe up, down, left, or right on the touch surface to scroll.
-Selecting: Tap once on the touch surface to select an item.
-Activating Siri: Press and hold the touch surface to activate Siri.
-Returning to the Home screen: Press the touch surface to go back to the Home screen.
How to use Siri on your Apple TV
You can use Siri on your Apple TV to control your TV with just your voice. With Siri, you can search for movies and TV shows, open apps, and more. Here’s how to use Siri on your Apple TV.
What you can ask Siri
Siri on the Apple TV canSearch the Internet,Launch apps,Find specific TV shows and movies,Play music and more.Here are some examples of what you can say to Siri on your Apple TV:”Search YouTube for viral cat videos.””Launch Netflix.””Find Lost.””Play some classical music.””Who stars in this movie?””When does this show air again?””What’s the weather like today?””Set a timer for 20 minutes.”To see a complete list of what you can ask Siri, go to: support.apple.com/en-us/HT204897.
How to turn Siri on or off
If you don’t want to use Siri, you can turn it off. Just go to Settings > Remotes and Devices > Siri.
If you later change your mind and want to use Siri, just go to Settings > Remotes and Devices > Siri and turn on Siri.