How to Fix Apple TV

Apple TV HD or else Apple TV 4K not working properly? Go through this blog for fixing your issue.

You might some time face some issues related to your Apple TV, and it can be a big or else a small issue. The worst part is few can even make the system stop working. Have a look at this blog carefully, for troubleshooting such issues.

How to fix Apple TV

Force quitting Apple TV application

  1. Firstly, switch on Apple TV.
  2. Then, after visiting the Home screen do a double click onto the Apple TV/Home switch of the Siri Remote. It will be the button placed in the beginning at the right-hand side front of the remote having a TV symbol.
  3. Next, you need to swipe at the right-hand side on the trackpad for searching the application that you wish of force quitting.
  4. After that, swipe upward on the trackpad for forcing the application for closing.
  5. For quitting Multitasking, tap on the Menu switch located in the Siri Remote, the switch placed in the starting at the left-hand side front of the remote. The word ‘Menu’ will be written on top of that button.

Force restart Apple TV

  1. Firstly, do a long press on the Menu switch of the Siri Remote. It will be a switch located at the left-hand part of the front of the remote having the word ‘Menu’ on that.
  2. Simultaneously, do a long press on the TV switch of the Siri Remote. It is the switch located at the starting in the right-hand part of the front of the remote having a TV symbol
  3. Continue pressing the Menu as well as TV switches till the status light of the Apple TV starts flashing.
  4. Lastly, lift up your fingers from the Menu as well as TV buttons.

Resetting Apple TV

  1. Firstly, launch Settings on the Apple TV of yours.
  2. Then, press on System.
  3. After that, tap on Reset.
  4. Next, again tap on Reset.
  5. Lastly, you need to update the Apple TV into the newest version of the TV operating system.

Fixing a bricked Apple TV

  1. Firstly, you need to plug in the Apple TV to the PC with the help of ‘USB-C to USB cable’.
  2. Then, launch iTunes.
  3. After that, choose Apple TV. It will be located in the Devices menu.
  4. Next, tap on Restore Apple TV.

Even if till now Apple TV is not working properly

If the Apple TV bricked, then you can see the serial number with the help of connecting that to the Mac device by USB-C cable as well as launching iTunes.


Gerry Martin is a self-professed security expert; she has been making the people aware of the security threats. Her passion is to write about Cyber security, cryptography, malware, social engineering, internet and new media. She writes for McAfee security products at

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