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Apr 12, 2001

Apple today seeded the third beta of an upcoming tvOS 15.4 update to developers for testing purposes, with the software coming two weeks after Apple seeded the second tvOS 15.4 beta.


Developers can download the new tvOS 15.4 beta by downloading a profile onto the ‌Apple TV‌ using Xcode.

tvOS 15.4 adds support for captive Wi-Fi networks, which means that an iPhone or iPad can be used to connect your Apple TV to networks that require additional sign-in steps, such as in hotel rooms.

The update introduces an "Up Next" queue directly to the video player to make it easier to get from show to show when you're watching television. It lets you select your Up Next queue without having to go back to the Home Screen.

tvOS 15.4 also brings a new volume button that's accessible from the video player, and "Tap to Navigate" has returned as an accessibility option. Spatial audio controls have also been redesigned.

Article Link: Apple Seeds Third Beta of tvOS 15.4 to Developers


macrumors newbie
May 4, 2021
Now if they would just put back the option to have video playlists loop in the "Computers" app I'll be happy. They removed the "Repeat" option from the "Computers" app in version 15 and in its place added options for cover art, I'd like that functionality back for my ambient video playlists. I'm sure Apple devs don't really read these posts or comments and someone is going to say that Plex Media Server + VLC is a good alternative which it isn't. It just worked and I'd like to have it back. :(


macrumors member
Feb 12, 2016
Can apple please add some update to the UX for Shareplay? I have figured it out but it is very difficult to explain to most of my less techie family members. There must be an easier way than the current approach. It is such a cool function but lost in a morass of confusion to the end user on how to get it to work across an iphone/ipad and an appletv.
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