Someone Attempting Access to My Apple TV

stressed

macrumors newbie
Original poster
Jun 7, 2009
29
1
This has happened several times now and I'm not sure what's causing the following issue...While watching cable broadcast television while my Apple TV is off, all of a sudden my Apple TV will come on and the cable broadcast switches over to my Apple TV with the name of a person I don't know and 4 digit number on the screen. It appears this person is attempting to access my Apple TV. I'm wondering what may be causing this issue. I have a 5th generation Apple TV. How do I get this to stop? Anyone have any ideas? Thanks.
 

stressed

macrumors newbie
Original poster
Jun 7, 2009
29
1
chabig...Thank you for the response. I've changed the setting to Anyone On The Same Network. Hopefully that will take care of the annoyance.
 

CEmajr

macrumors 601
Dec 18, 2012
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Charlotte, NC
Yeah this used to happen to me a lot too haha. A lot of the neighbors around have the same name for their Apple TV so sometimes people will try to airplay to the wrong device.
 
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