Is your iPhone or iPad running iOS 11 or later? If so, check out this easy step-by-step tutorial that will teach you everything about controlling and navigating your Apple TV from the Control Center interface on your iPhone or iPad, no special app required whatsoever.
The fourth-generation Apple TV allows you to begin watching a live channel immediately, simply by asking Siri. Called Live Tune-In, this feature works with supported video-streaming apps that provide live TV functionality.
With it, you can quickly pop into a live news broadcast on CNN or a live game on ESPN without manually launching apps or navigating menus.
In other words, Live Tune-In makes your Apple TV behave more like a conventional TV. Telling Siri to go to a live channel couldn’t be easier, as this quick tutorial attests.
A handy Automatic Downloads feature has been available on the fourth-generation Apple TV as of tvOS 10. However, tvOS editions of the apps you purchase on your iPhone, iPad or iPod touch won’t automatically download to the Apple TV unless you manually turn this feature on.
In this quick tutorial, we’ll show you how to enable and use Automatic Downloads on your fourth-generation Apple TV.
Dark Mode has come to your Apple TV courtesy of the new tvOS 10 software. Indeed, Dark Mode makes sense on big screen TVs as it adjusts the appearance of backgrounds and menus throughout the user interface to make movie posters, icons and other information easier to read at night.
It’s a great enhancement, particularly for those people who may prefer a darker background to fit a home theater environment or darker rooms over the bright and fresh Apple TV interface. Here’s how you can quickly toggle between tvOS 10’s default Light appearance and the new Dark Mode.
I’ve been catching up with AMC’s The Walking Dead on my iPad because AMC didn’t offer a dedicated Apple TV app until last week. As soon as the Apple TV app was made available, I tried logging in using the same Comcast Xfinity credentials I used on the iPad app, but to my surprise, Xfinity was not an option.
How could Xfinity be an option on the AMC app for iPad but not for Apple TV? Does it have anything to do with rights and what devices can be used to watch certain shows? Honestly, I have no idea, but as I complained about this issue on the latest episode of Let’s Talk iOS, a listener was quick to email me with a simple workaround.
The instructions in this tutorial will guide you through the process of restricting access to music, movies, TV shows, books and apps based on content ratings on iPhone, iPad, Mac, Apple Watch and Apple TV.