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jac2598

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Jun 23, 2010
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I have had a gen4 Apple TV since around launch. It's all set up the way I want, has the apps I use and it's sitting in our family room.

I've recently acquired a second gen4 and want to have that set up identical to the existing. Is there a process somewhat easily allowing for "cloning" an existing household device?

I also assume there are others who have multiple Apple TV's in their house - how do you handle this situation?

Thanks.
 

jac2598

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Jun 23, 2010
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Thank you for the suggestion. I might have to give this a try.
 

Rigby

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To my knowledge there is no way to clone the existing configuration of an Apple TV. Configurator 2 is useful if you want to deploy multiple Apple TVs, but you'll first have a create a new profile from scratch. It'll also not help with settings for 3rd party apps (like entering passwords in cable-authenticated apps etc.).
 
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rockyromero

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To my knowledge there is no way to clone the existing configuration of an Apple TV.

Apple may address this in the future when more people start adding more.

I have (2) older model 3, in addition to my model 4.

I'll be upgrading in the near future.

 

2010mini

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Jun 19, 2013
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Well you can use your iPhone to set up the Apple TV with your network and Apple ID info via Bluetooth. That should make it a lot easier.
 
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