Apple Tv does not appear in itunes

Discussion in 'Apple TV and Home Theater' started by versacejohn, Feb 9, 2009.

  1. versacejohn macrumors newbie

    Jun 7, 2008
    I have just purchased a new atv after my last one bit the dust in just 13 months!! with no help from apple to replace it. I have set the new unit up correctly, it has found my wireless network, but the device does not appear in itunes! has anyone any idea what to do next, also in the preferences the apple tv does not show in the atv box.
  2. sanPietro98 macrumors 6502a


    May 30, 2008
    Have you tried updating the ATV software? Make sure that you're running the latest version. I don't know if the software/firmware that ships with ATV is up-to-date.
  3. ManWhoCan macrumors newbie

    Mar 6, 2003
    You need to do it manually first from the Apple TV go to Settings then Computers. There should be an option to add a computer. The Apple TV should then show in iTunes. You will need to enter the passcode given on the Apple TV.

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