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How to change the screensaver on Apple TV

Uninterested in the standard Aerial screensaver on Apple TV? How about the use of all of your Photograph library as an alternative!

The fourth-generation Apple TV will give you a lot of other screensaver choices. The most recent and default is Aerial, which incorporates helicopter and drone pictures of towns, landscapes, and different scenic wonders. If you wish to have to change issues up, although, you'll be able to transfer to a extra private screensaver, together with the use of all footage for your Photograph library.

How to change the screensaver on Apple TV

In case you are in a position for a change, you'll be able to simply switch your screensaver at any time.

  1. Open the Settings app.
  2. Choose Common.

  3. Make a selection Screensaver.
  4. Choose Sort.

  5. Select a special screensaver from Aerial, Apple Pictures, My Pictures, House Sharing, or My Track.

Recently, My Pictures can handiest be used to make shared photograph albums right into a screensaver, however there's another way to use your House Sharing photograph library as an alternative.

How to change the screensaver transition on Apple TV

While you don't seem to be the use of the Aerial screensaver, you'll be able to choose a special visible transition taste, like cascading, origami, or snapshots.

  1. Open the Settings app.
  2. Make a selection Basic.

  3. Make a selection Screensaver.
  4. Scroll down to Transition and choose an choice.

If you choose Random you'll be able to see a special transition each and every time your screensaver begins.

How to change when your screensaver begins on Apple TV

If you wish to have your screensaver to seem kind of ceaselessly, you'll be able to modify how quickly it switches on after being inactive.

  1. Open the Settings app.
  2. Choose Basic.

  3. Choose Screensaver.
  4. Make a selection Get started After.

  5. Change the get started time to By no means, two, 5, 10, 15, or 30 mins

How to change how incessantly Apple TV downloads new Aerial screensaver movies

For those who want the aerial screensaver — it's lovely cool! — however need to change it up extra often, you'll be able to building up how ceaselessly Apple TV downloads new movies.

  1. Open the Settings app.
  2. Make a selection Basic.

  3. Make a selection Screensaver.
  4. Choose Sort.

  5. Choose Aerial.
  6. Faucet the Menu button on the Siri Faraway to again out. It's the height button on the left aspect of the face of the far flung with the phrase "Menu" on it.
  7. Choose Obtain New Movies.

  8. Select how frequently Apple TV downloads new vidoes from By no means, Day by day, Weekly, or Per month.

Aerial video downloads are about 600MB each and every, so stay that during thoughts in case you are fearful about space for storing on your Apple TV

How to set House Sharing to use all footage out of your Pictures app as a screensaver on Apple TV

In case you have House Sharing arrange, you'll be able to ship album artwork, audiobook duvet artwork, and photographs out of your pc to Apple TV. So as to percentage all footage out of your Pictures app to Apple TV, although, you'll be able to have to set it up.

  1. In your pc, open iTunes.
  2. Choose Document from the menu bar in the higher left nook of your pc's display.

  3. Make a selection House Sharing.
  4. Click on on Select Pictures to Percentage with Apple TV.

  5. Ensure Percentage Pictures from is chosen.
  6. Make a selection the Pictures app from the dropdown menu.
  7. Click on on All pictures and albums.

For those who stay all your footage in a selected folder on your pc, you'll be able to choose that folder as an alternative of the Pictures app.

  1. On Apple TV, open the Settings app.
  2. Choose Basic.

  3. Make a selection Screensaver.
  4. Make a selection Sort.

  5. Choose House Sharing.
  6. Choose Pictures.

  7. Pick out an album, or make a selection Pictures at the height of the record to use all your photograph library.
  8. Choose Set as Screensaver.

This will likely make it imaginable for you to use all of your Apple Pictures library as a screensaver on Apple TV.

Anything else Else?

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