Apple TV remote messing iTunes in MBP

Discussion in 'Apple TV and Home Theater' started by araje, Jan 5, 2013.

  1. macrumors regular

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    This maybe a funny question but please is there a way to not have my MBP respond to AppleTV remote?

    When watching TV, and using my remote, iTunes on my MBP starts acting up.

    Thanks in advance.
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    OllyW

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    #2
    Go to System Preferences / Security & Privacy / General / Advanced and there's an option to disable the infrared receiver.

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  3. macrumors 6502a

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    Or just pair the remote to the ATV so it wont control any other device.
     
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    chenks

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    that won't stop it controlling the MBP, that will only make the ATV only respond to that remote.

    you either need to pair a different remote to the MBP or turn off IR.
     
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