Join Nick Brazzi for an in-depth discussion in this video The components of the Apple TV, part of Up and Running with Apple TV.
- The first thing you'll need to do with your Apple TV…is get it connected…to your television.…The Apple TV connects to any display…that has an HDMI input.…So this could be a projector,…a home theatre receiver,…or even a computer display.…But most people will want a system with speakers…so I think a TV…or a home theatre system…would be most common.…So I'm going to use…sought of a standard Flat Screen Television.…So, let's check out the Apple TV unit…and see how we can get it set up.…In the box,…you are going to have the Apple TV unit itself,…then the power cable,…I just have that secured to this table to keep it clean.…
And then you are going to have the Remote Control,…and a Lightning Cable…which you can use to charge the battery…on the remote control.…We'll talk about that in just a minute.…So this smaller unit…is the third generation Apple TV,…and the larger one here,…is the forth generation Apple TV…that was released in October 2015.…At the time of this recording,…both of these units are currently available.…So all of your connections are on the back of the unit.…
- Setting up an Apple ID or iCloud account on an Apple TV
- Setting up Home Sharing
- Using the remote and searching with Siri
- Buying and downloading apps, movies, and music
- Managing storage space on an Apple TV
- Setting up parental controls
Skill Level Beginner
Q: This course was updated on 04/14/2016. What changed?
A: we updated four tutorials to cover changes to bluetooth keyboards and devices, Siri, photo viewing, and new interface features in the Apple TV OS (v9.2). Nick also recorded one new video, "Using voice dictation to input text," which shows how to use Siri remote to make it easier to type and search.