Apple is popular for its vast range of products starting from smart phones to laptops and its Apple TV. Apple always tries to bring innovations with friendly and modern gadgets. It is a digital media device and is becoming a very popular product. Apple TV is a user friendly device and helps to stream videos, movies and songs. It requires a high speed internet connection for streaming videos and TV. Here we will explain how to setup your Apple TV that really is very simple.
Setting up the Hardware
The first step is to setup the hard ware for your Apple TV. The Apple TV comes with four ports one power port, HDMI, USB, Ethernet. The HDMI cable is required to connect your Apple TV with the HDTV or AV receiver. If you are using an Ethernet connection for internet then you need to connect the Apple TV with the router using Ethernet cable. If you are using the wireless connection then no need for the Ethernet connection setup.
Turn on TV
Turn on your HDTV. From your TV select the source and Choose HDMI port. Now you can see the Apple turns on automatically. If it’s not turned on then you have to check the connectivity issues.
Connect the Remote
To connect the remote press the touch surface of the remote. Once connected press the centre button of Apple TV remote to get connected the Apple TV.
Choose the Language
Choose the language from number of language options and press the centre button to confirm the language you want to interface.
When your network is Ethernet and you have plugged in the Ethernet cable the connection will automatically established. If you have Wi-Fi connection then it will display the names of your network devices. Choose your network name and if it is password protected then you have to enter the password. Once correct password is entered your Apple TV will be connected to wifi device.
- Sign in with your Apple ID.
- Enter the verification code on your Apple TV send to you by your chosen device.
When you are login with Apple ID and password you are logged in into iCloud system therefore you can now set your location service, weather app and screen saver etc. Once your Apple TV is connected to your iTunes account you can then go to Apple’s App store to download apps. You can stream to your purchased movies and TV shows. You can also access YouTube and Netflix etc.