Apple Releases Apple TV Software Update 5.1.1; Adds Support For Up Next With iTunes 11

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Apple has just released Apple TV software update 5.1.1 (build number 10A831) for 2nd and 3rd generation Apple TV.

It brings support for iTunes 11 and the new version of the Remote app for iPhone and iPad released few minutes back.

Here’s what’s new in Apple TV Software Update 5.1.1 according to the release notes:

iTunes Up Next  - Adds support for Up Next with iTunes 11 or iTunes Match. See upcoming songs when playing music on your Apple TV. Add new songs and edit what’s queued with your Remote or with the Remote app.

Stability and performance - Includes performance and stability improvements with the iTunes Store, AirPlay, Netflix, iTunes Match, and wired Ethernet connections.

Jailbreakers should avoid upgrading to Apple TV Software update 5.1.1.

If you don’t care about jailbreaking then you can install the update directly on the Apple TV via the Settings menu.

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  • Eric Mace

    i just updated my apple tv 3 and now it just shows the spinning circle, goes to the home screen then freeze and returns back to the spinning circle…repeats..anyone have this issue? when i connect apple tv to computer via usb itunes says the device can not be found?

  • HieroJux

    I’m stuck at 80% of step 1 of 2. Not sure what to do.