- Apr 12, 2001
The update can be performed directly on the Apple TV by going to the Settings menu, then General, then selecting Update Software.Apple TV Software Update 5.0.1
iTunes previews - Previews for movies and TV shows from the iTunes Store can now be viewed in HD.
AirPlay - Fixes an issue that caused some iOS apps to have trouble connecting via AirPlay.
Home Sharing - Improves the reliability of Home Sharing connections.
Netflix - Addresses an issue affecting Netflix login and navigation.
Stability and performance - Includes fixes for issues affecting stability and performance.
Article Link: Apple Updates Apple TV to Version 5.0.1