Use old-style (and easier) password entry on the Apple TV 4

23 November 2015, 03:19

Rob Griffiths, a God amongst OS X users and erstwhile editor of the sadly-missed OS X Hints site, offers a neat little trick for easier password entry on the new Apple TV:

Yes, that’s the third-gen Apple TV’s password entry screen, on my fourth-gen Apple TV. Just how did I get it to appear? Very easily, though it took me a bit to figure out exactly how I did it. Here’s how:

To use the old-style password entry screen on the new Apple TV, wake the Apple TV using the old silver remote, and don’t touch the new Siri remote.

[Via Kirkville]



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