Like many small units, the Siri Distant for Apple TV has a small working system. In some instances, chances are you’ll must reboot the distant, one thing I hadn’t considered earlier than. This will particularly occur when a Siri Distant (any era) is used as an infrared transmitter after it has been skilled to emulate distant management options, reminiscent of energy on/off and quantity up/down.
I discovered whereas establishing a brand new Apple TV that the distant malfunctioned a number of instances whereas I used to be wrestling with IR programming. Each perform labored besides the infrared associated one. Pressured reboot solved this.
Here is methods to reset your Siri Distant when this occurs:
- Press and maintain the TV/Management Heart button and the Quantity Down (-) button on the identical time.
- Depend to 5 and anticipate the sunshine on the entrance of the Apple TV to show off after which again on. (There is no such thing as a visible indicator on the Siri distant.)
- Go away the buttons. After about 5 to 10 seconds, you will see a Connection Misplaced message, explaining that your Apple TV cannot hook up with the Siri Distant.
- After a couple of moments, Siri Distant completes the reboot course of, and a web based message seems.
Your Siri Distant ought to now have the ability to work as anticipated.
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