How to create a macOS 12 Monterey installer on an external drive

This tutorial goes through the process of creating an install drive from the newly-released macOS 12 Monterey Beta application. Having an external drive allows you to install the OS to multiple computers without re-downloading it, perform clean installs instead of initiating them from within an existing OS, and boot to the installer's built-in recovery for troubleshooting tools.

How to set up your Apple TV the right way

Color balance Apple TV

The Apple TV is a nice living room companion, but configuring the device to your liking can be challenging. In this tutorial, we'll show you how to configure your Apple TV the right way by adjusting a few important settings that define your experience, including audio and video.

How to download Spotify playlists and podcasts to Apple Watch for offline use

A promotional image from Spotify promoting offline functionality in the tvOS app wit the ability to download songs, playlists and podcasts on Apple Watch

With Spotify for Apple Watch, you can listen offline even without your connected iPhone. The ability to download Spotify songs to the Apple Watch for listening without an internet connection is especially useful if you don't own an Apple Watch model that has built-in cellular connectivity. In this tutorial, we walk you through the steps required to download Spotify music, playlists and podcasts to your Apple Watch for offline listening.

How to offload unused apps on your Apple TV

The Apple TV can save storage space by temporarily uninstalling apps you rarely use without deleting your data. And when you need an offloaded app, tvOS will automatically reinstall it along with app data. In this tutorial, we show you how to offload unused apps on the Apple TV.