This article explains what is required to utilize Apple TVs in University Residence Hall Rooms.

Requirements:

In order to use an Apple TV in your University Residence Hall room your Apple TV and devices must meet the following requirements.

Required Apple TV:

  • 3rd generation rev A, model A1469 or later. How to identify your version of Apple TV
  • Apple TV software 7.0 or later.
  • The Apple TV must be connected via a WIRED connection (Wirelessly connected Apple TVs are not supported).
  • Make sure that Bluetooth is enabled.

Required Devices:

  • iPhone 5 or later.
  • iPad mini or iPad (4th generation or later).
  • iPod touch (5th generation or later).
  • iOS device must be running iOS version 8 or later.
  • Mac computer (2012 or later) running OS X Yosemite.
  • Make sure that Bluetooth is enabled.

Using Airplay with an Apple TV:

For instructions on how to use Airplay with an Apple TV, please see the following instructions on Apple's Website:

Useful Tip

It's a good idea to configure your Apple TV to require an onscreen code in order to connect a device to the Apple TV. This will prevent someone from "Hijacking" the display.

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104128
Last updated: 
April 14, 2016
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