What to do if you lose your Apple TV remote

Set Up Your Apple TV with an iPod or iPhone

Apple Remote
It's worth noting that when controlling the fourth-generation Apple TV, the Remote app does not support volume control, accelerometer, or gyroscope, and the keyboard feature does not work with some third-party apps. Apple Remote with iPod and iPhone If you connect your iPod to a home stereo, powered speakers, or TV set, the Apple Remote lets you experience your songs, slideshows, and more from across the room. If you have an Apple TV, then you probably know by now that while setting it up is pretty easy, but using the supplied remote with it, is not. Trendy design over functionality Yes No. HomePod and Apple TV aren't available in all countries and regions. Here comes the cool part Choose whether or not to use Siri.

How to set up your Apple TV with a device

Set up the Apple TV Remote app

Forums Shop Toggle Search. Select the language you want to use with Apple TV. Select the country you're in. Choose whether or not to use Siri. Select Set Up with Device. Tap Set Up on your iOS device. The setup process will begin. Choose when to require a password for iTunes purchases. Sign in to cable provider for single sign-on if your provider is supported.

Turn on Home screen syncing if you want to keep the Home screen and apps up to date between multiple Apple TVs. Select Send to Apple on the Analytics screens. Choose whether or not to share app analytics with developers.

Tap the keyboard icon in the upper left corner of the screen to call up the keyboard again. Is there anything about the Remote app that you'd like to know more about? Let us know in the comments. This post may contain affiliate links. See our disclosure policy for more details. Skip to main content. What's my iPhone worth? Forums Shop Toggle Search. Free - Download now It's worth noting that when controlling the fourth-generation Apple TV, the Remote app does not support volume control, accelerometer, or gyroscope, and the keyboard feature does not work with some third-party apps.

How to set up the Remote app using Home Sharing In order to use the Remote app with Apple TV, you'll need to connect the two devices so they talk to each other. Select Turn on Home Sharing. Enter your Apple ID. Enter the password associated with your Apple ID. On your iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch open the Remote app. Tap Set up Home Sharing. Tap Sign In in the upper right corner of the screen How to set up the Remote app Manually If, for some reason, you don't want to use Home Sharing to connect your Remote app to your Apple TV, you can instead set it up manually.

On your iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch, open the Remote app. Tap Add a Device. A four-digit code will appear on the screen. On Apple TV, open the Settings app. Select Remotes and Devices.

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