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How to use a third-party remote to control your Apple TV

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How to use a third-party remote to control your Apple TV

Can I use a other remote with my Apple TV? You positive can! Simply head to the tvOS Settings app.

Up to date February 2017: Revised the object to give an explanation for how to use a third-party remote in tvOS.

If you are now not a fan of the Siri remote (or you have merely misplaced the tiny little factor), you may want to use a third-party remote to control your Apple TV. Just right information: You'll be able to use a third-party remote to control your Apple TV. It is a super-simple, no frills procedure, so let's dive in!

How to arrange a third-party remote with your Apple TV

  1. Wake your Apple TV and release the Settings app.
  2. Scroll down and faucet Remotes and Units.
  3. Scroll down and faucet Be informed Remote.

  4. Faucet Get started to get started the Be informed Remote procedure.
  5. Goal your third-party remote on the Apple TV and apply the on-screen activates. You'll push the buttons on your third-party remote that correspond with the ones at the display. As you press, the growth meter will fill — that is a visible illustration of Apple TV studying the alerts coming from your remote.
  6. Identify your third-party remote.

  7. Optionally, faucet Set Up Playback Buttons to train Apple TV the Play, Pause, Rewind, Rapid-Ahead instructions on your remote.

Your third-party remote will have to now paintings with Apple TV! For those who ever need to take away your third-party remote or in finding the alerts are non-responsive, you'll be able to delete a discovered remote and get started recent!

How to delete a third-party remote hooked up to your Apple TV

  1. Wake your Apple TV and release the Settings app.
  2. Scroll down and faucet Remotes and Units.
  3. Scroll down and faucet at the identify of your third-party remote.

  4. Scroll down and faucet Delete Remote.
  5. Faucet Delete Remote once more to ascertain.

Questions?

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