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  • This guide contains all the information youneed to get from setup to your sofa.

    Welcome. Youre watching Apple TV.

  • 3Contents

    Contents

    Chapter 1: Connect. 7 Whatsinthebox

    8 AppleTVataglance

    10 Whatyouneed

    11 SettingupAppleTV

    Chapter 2: Configure. 16 ConfiguringyourAppleTV

    17 ConnectingtoiTunes

    Chapter 3: Watch. 20 UsingyourAppleremote

    21 Basicremotefunctions

    21 PairingAppleTVwitharemote

    22 UnpairingAppleTVfromaremote

    23 Changingtheremotebattery

    24 RentingmoviesandpurchasingTVshows

  • 4 Contents

    Chapter 4: Problem? No Problem. 26 Troubleshooting

    31 ResettingallthesettingsonyourAppleTV

    32 RestoringyourAppleTV

    33 Serviceandsupport

    33 Serialandmodelnumbers

    34 Careandcleaning

  • www.apple.com/support/appletv

    Connect.

    1

  • 6 Chapter 1 Connect. Chapter 1 Connect.

    UseAppleTVtowatchhigh-definitionmoviesandTVshowsdirectlyfromtheiTunesStoreonyourwidescreenTV.PlaycontentfromNetflix,viewliveandarchivedsportsandnews,andenjoypodcasts,YouTube,Vimeo,andInternetradio.StreamyourmusicandphotosfromiCloud,orplayyouriTunescontentwirelesslyfromaMacorPC.Viewfull-screenphotoslideshowsfromthecomfortofyourcouch.AndwithAirPlay,wirelesslydisplayyouriPhone,iPad,andiPodtouchscreenonAppleTV,ormirroryouriPhone4SoriPadscreen.

    Note: Contentavailabilityvariesbyregion.AirPlayrequiresacompatibleiOSdeviceandversion.

  • Chapter 1 Connect. 7Chapter 1 Connect.

    For information about See

    What you need to get started Whatyouneedonpage10

    Setting up Apple TV SettingupAppleTVonpage11

    Setting up your network connection ConfiguringyourAppleTVonpage16

    Using the Apple Remote UsingyourAppleremoteonpage20

    Troubleshooting Apple TV Troubleshootingonpage26

    Apple TV safety information and warranty TheincludedApple TV Important Product Information Guide

    Whats in the box

    AC power cord Apple Remote

    Note: Yourpowercordmaylookdifferentfromtheonepicturedhere.

  • 8 Chapter 1 Connect. Chapter 1 Connect.

    Apple TV at a glance

    Status lightIR receiver

    HDMI port d Micro USB port Optical digital audio port

    G Ethernet portPower port

  • Chapter 1 Connect. 9Chapter 1 Connect.

    IR receiverUsewiththeincludedAppleRemotetocontrolAppleTV.

    Status lightThestatuslightflashesslowlywhenAppleTVstartsup.WhenAppleTVison,thestatuslightglows.SeeStatuslightonpage27.

    Power portConnecttheincludedACpowercordtothepowerportonAppleTV.

    HDMI portConnectAppleTVtotheHDMIportofahigh-definitionTVusinganHDMIcable.

    d Micro USB portForserviceanddiagnostics.

    Optical digital audio portConnectAppleTVtoahometheaterreceiverthathasanopticaldigitalaudioport,usinganopticaldigitalaudio(alsocalledS/PDIForTOSLINK)cable.

    G Ethernet portIfyournetworkisEthernet-based,connectanEthernetcable.

    Z Built-in 802.11n Wi-Fi technologyConnectAppleTVtoyourwirelessnetwork.

  • 10 Chapter 1 Connect. Chapter 1 Connect.

    What you needTostartusingAppleTV,youneedthefollowing:

    High-definition TVAhigh-definitionTV(HDTV)thatcandisplay720por1080pvideo

    Cables AnHDMIcabletoconnectAppleTVtoyourTV

    Anopticaldigitalaudiocable(optional)

    Network An802.11a,b,g,ornWi-Fiwirelessnetwork(wirelessvideostreamingrequires802.11a,g,orn),or10/100Base-TEthernetnetwork

    AbroadbandInternetconnection(DSL,cable,orLAN)

    Yourwirelessnetworknameandpassword(ifyouuseone)

    Software and accountsToplaycontentfromaMacorPConAppleTV,youneed:

    iTunes10.5orlater

    AnAppleIDtorentmoviesorpurchaseTVshowsfromtheiTunesstore,andtouseHomeSharingtostreamcontentfromaMacorPC

    ANetflixaccounttostreamcontent.OtheraccountsmayberequiredforfullaccesstosomeInternetcontent.

  • Chapter 1 Connect. 11Chapter 1 Connect.

    Setting up Apple TVAppleTVconnectstoyourTVthroughanHDMIportthatdeliversbothaudioandvideo.BeforeyousetupAppleTV,lookattheportsonthebackofyourTVtomakesureyouhavetherightcables:

    An HDMI cable: YoucanconnectAppleTVtoanHDTVorhometheaterreceiverthathasanHDMIport,usinganHDMIcableforbothvideoandaudio.

    An optical digital audio cable (optional): UsethiscableifyouwanttoconnectAppleTVtoareceiverforaudio.

    Important: BeforeyouconnectAppleTVtoapoweroutlet,carefullyreadtheseinstallationinstructionsandthesafetyinformationintheincludedApple TV Important Product Information Guide.

  • 12 Chapter 1 Connect. Chapter 1 Connect.

    Step 1: Connecting the cables1 ConnectoneendoftheHDMIcabletothebackofyourTV.

    2 ConnecttheotherendofthecabletotheHDMIportonthebackofAppleTV.

    3 Ifyoureusinganopticaldigitalaudiocableforaudio,connectoneendofthecabletotheaudioinputportonyourreceiverorTV,andtheotherendtotheopticaldigitalaudioportonthebackofAppleTV.

    Apple TV

    Television

    HDMI port HDMI port

    HDMI cable

    Note: Thebuilt-in802.11Wi-FitechnologyconnectsAppleTVtoyourwirelessnetwork.IfyournetworkisEthernet-based,connectAppleTVtoyournetworkusinganEthernetcable.

  • Chapter 1 Connect. 13Chapter 1 Connect.

    Step 2: Connect the power cordConnectoneendofthepowercordtothepowerportonthebackofAppleTVandtheotherendtoapoweroutlet.

    Power port

    Important: DontplaceanythingontopofAppleTV.Objectsplacedontopmayinterferewiththewirelesssignal.DontplaceAppleTVontopofotherelectronicequipmentinamediacabinet.

    Step 3: Turn on your TV and select the inputThefirsttimeyouuseAppleTV,ithelpsyouchoosealanguageandselectanetwork.SeeChapter2,Configure.onpage15.

    IfyouseejustablackscreenthefirsttimeyouuseAppleTV,makesuretheinputsettingyouveselectedonyourTVmatchestheinputyouconnectedthecablestoonyourTVorhometheaterreceiver.SeeChapter4,Problem?NoProblem.onpage25,andrefertothedocumentationthatcamewithyourTVforinformationaboutitsinputs.

  • www.apple.com/support/appletv

    Configure.

    2

  • 16 Chapter 2 Configure. Chapter 2 Configure.

    AppleTVhelpsyouselectandconfigureyourwirelessnetworkconnection,andconnecttoiTunesonyourcomputerifyouwanttowatchorlistentothecontentsofyouriTuneslibrary.

    Configuring your Apple TVHaveyournetworknameandpassword(ifyouuseone)andyourAppleRemotehandywhenyouconfigureAppleTV.MakesuretherearenoobstructionsbetweentheremoteandAppleTV.Forinformationaboutusingyourremote,seeChapter3,Watch.onpage19.

    Ifyou:

    Use a wired Ethernet network to connect,AppleTVautomaticallydetectsyournetwork.

    Use a wireless network to connect,AppleTVhelpsyouselectandconfigureyournetworkconnection.

    Connecting to your wireless networkAppleTVhelpsyouconnecttoyourwirelessnetwork.Ifyouuseanameandpasswordtoaccessyournetwork,havethemready.

    UsetheAppleRemoteto:

    1 Selectyournetworkfromthelist,orenteryournetworknameifthenetworkishidden.

    2 Enteryournetworkpassword(ifyouuseone).

  • Chapter 2 Configure. 17Chapter 2 Configure.

    IfyoudontconnectusingDHCP,youmayneedtoenteryourIPaddress,subnetmask,routeraddress,andDNSaddress.

    Tocompletethenetworkconnection,followtheonscreeninstructions.

    Connecting to iTunesToaccessthecontentofyouriTuneslibraryonAppleTV,youneediTunes10.5orlaterinstalledonyourcomputer.Foralistofsystemrequirements,seeSoftwareandaccountsonpage10.

    Updating your iTunes softwareYoushouldupdatetothelatestversionofiTunes:

    On a Mac,useSoftwareUpdatetoupdatetothelatestversionofiTunes.TouseSoftwareUpdate,chooseApple()>SoftwareUpdate.

    On a Windows-based computer,gotoiTunesHelptoupdatetothelatestversionofiTunes.OpeniTunes,andthenchooseHelp>CheckforUpdates.

    Setting up Home SharingAfteryousetupyournetworkconnection,youneedtosetupiTunesandAppleTVtosharethecontentsofyouriTuneslibrary.UseHomeSharinginiTunesandonAppleTVtosharetheiTuneslibraryofanycomputeronyourlocalnetworkthathasHomeSharingsetup.

  • 18 Chapter 2 Configure.

    To set up Home Sharing in iTunes:1 OpeniTunesonyourcomputer.

    2 ChooseAdvanced>TurnOnHomeSharing.

    3 EnteryourAppleIDandpassword,andthenclickCreateHomeShare.

    4 Repeatsteps1through3oneachcomputeryouwanttouseforHomeSharing.

    ForinformationaboutiTunes,openiTunesandchooseHelp>iTunesHelp.

    To set up Home Sharing on Apple TV:1 OnAppleTV,chooseSettings>Computers.

    2 ChooseTurnOnHomeSharing,andthenenterthesameAppleIDandpasswordyouenteredonyourcomputer.

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    Watch.

    3

  • 20 Chapter 3 Watch. Chapter 3 Watch.

    ReadontolearnaboutusingyourAppleRemotewithAppleTV.

    Using your Apple remoteUsetheAppleRemotetocontrolAppleTVsettingsandnavigateyourcontent.MakesuretherearenoobstructionsbetweentheremoteandAppleTV.

    MENU

    Up

    Down

    Play/PauseMenu

    Left Right

    Select

  • Chapter 3 Watch. 21Chapter 3 Watch.

    Basic remote functionsHereshowtouseyourAppleRemote:

    To Do this

    Move through the menu options PressUp,Down,Left,orRight

    Select an option from a menu PressSelect

    Return to a previous menu PressMenu

    Pause or resume current playback PressPlay/Pause()

    Return to the main menu HolddownMenu

    Reset Apple TV HolddownMenuandDown,untiltheAppleTVstatuslightblinksrapidly

    UpandDownontheAppleRemotedontcontrolthevolumeonyourTVorreceiver.UsetheremotethatcamewithyourTVorreceivertochangethevolume.

    Pairing Apple TV with a remoteTheAppleRemoteworkswiththebuilt-inIRreceiveronAppleTV.TosetAppleTVtoworkwithonlytheincludedremote,pairAppleTVandtheremote.

    To pair Apple TV with the included remote:

    1 KeeptheremotepointeddirectlyatAppleTV.

    2 HolddownMenuandRightfor6seconds.

  • 22 Chapter 3 Watch. Chapter 3 Watch.

    Or, you can:

    1 ChooseSettingsfromtheAppleTVmainmenu.

    2 ChooseG

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