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


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 (preferred) or be connected wirelessly to UI-DeviceNet.
  • 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 or later.
  • 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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June 20, 2019