Apple TV Tips and Tricks

How to Master And Change Apple TV Screensaver

How to Master And Change Apple TV Screensaver

Apple TV 4 comes with a very popular screensaver option called Aerials. These high-resolution, “moving pictures” look great on the Apple TV and garnered so much attention, people wanted the Aerials screen savers for their laptops too. Nevertheless, if you have an Apple TV you may want to switch the screensaver option or add some variation to an already existing choice. So, we are going to show you exactly how to change the Apple TV screensaver.  

How to decode Apple TV 4 serial number

How to decode Apple TV 4 serial number

The 4th generation Apple TV is one of my new favorite toys. But that doesn’t mean it couldn’t be improved. Now wouldn’t it be great if there was some way for me to add to it. Well, luckily the Pangu team, notorious for their iPhone jailbreaks have recently released a jailbreak for Apple TV 4.  However, the jailbreak will only work on Apple TVs running tvOS 9.0 – 9.0.1. So, before you run out to buy a new Apple TV we are going to show you a few important steps that will hep you know if you are even getting a device that can be jailbroken. 

How to check Wi-Fi signal strength on Apple TV

How to check Wi-Fi signal strength on Apple TV

Streaming movies, songs, and TV shows through your Apple TV can be a great and smooth experience. But there is one factor that can ruin that experience no matter if you have the First Generation or the new 4th Generation Apple TV – signal strength. 

How to set your Apple TV to automatically turn your television on

How to set your Apple TV to automatically turn your television on

Do remember those TVs that didn’t have remotes with them; and you had to get up every time just to change the channel? Pretty annoying. But nowadays the issue is having too many remotes. So, if you have an Apple TV remote, your cable box remote, and your TV remote, that’s a lot of remotes and inputs to keep switching. 

How to install tvOS beta on your Apple TV 4

How to install tvOS beta on your Apple TV 4

Apple seeded tvOS 9.2 beta for the fourth generation Apple TV few days back, which comes with some nice new features to the stock system that shipped out with the devices. We reviewed some of the new tvOS 9.2 features, which includes a revamped app switcher, the addition of folders, new supported languages for Siri, and more. If you want to check out these new features we are going to show you how to install tvOS beta on your Apple TV.

12 Tips and tricks for mastering your new Apple TV

12 Tips and tricks for mastering your new Apple TV

The Holiday Season is just over and many of us have come into some pretty great gifts during this time. The 4th Generation Apple TV is a great gift to have come across. The newest version offers a 32 or 64 GB hard drive that can be filled with popular apps like HBO GO, Netflix, Hulu and so on. And this time around, owners can download a bunch of apps like the addictive Crossy Road from the App Store. But what else can you do with your brand new device? Take a look at our nice list of Apple TV tips and tricks.

How to pair your iPhone or iPad to the new Apple TV with Remote app

How to pair your iPhone or iPad to the new Apple TV with Remote app

Apple is famously known for creating a network of devices that benefit from one another working together. Steve Jobs pushed his team to create products that easily connected to one another, adding value to owning multiple Apple devices. So, if when I purchased the new Apple TV 4, I knew that my other Apple devices would play a big role in how I used my Apple TV. 

How to restart or put your Apple TV into sleep mode

How to restart or put your Apple TV into sleep mode

Apple TV 4 is one of my favorite Apple purchases. I’ve already covered some of the basics for using the device and its new Siri Remote. But while it is super easy to just leave the device running until it turns off automatically, you can manually put the device into sleep mode. You can also restart the device should you run into any issues. 

How to use iCloud Photos as your Apple TV’s screen saver

How to use iCloud Photos as your Apple TV’s screen saver

The iPhone is the most popular camera in the world. That means that iPhone owners take pictures with their phone time and time again, saving these images to their devices or their iCloud storage to be accessed and shared later. Apple TV owners can share these same images on the big screen through a screensaver or slideshow using their iCloud account. 

How to use photos from your computer as Apple TV screen saver

How to use photos from your computer as Apple TV screen saver

The new, 4th Generation Apple TV introduced the new aerial view screen savers which span across major world cities and produce super-high-quality live images taken from a fancy drone. These images are really stunning to look at, but can get old after some time. Plus, if you have great photos from your last trip on your computer, it’s always cool to add a more personal, homey touch to your Apple TV. You have always been able to stream photos from My Photos or via your iCloud photos, but fewer people know that they can stream photos from any folder on their computer with Home Sharing enabled.