Starting new ATV apps issue

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  1. Richard8655, Dec 12, 2016
    Last edited: Dec 13, 2016

    Richard8655 macrumors 6502a

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    #1
    Whenever I download and install a new app for my ATV 4, it never will start. The icon is there, but it won't start up. The only way to get the app going is after restarting the ATV.

    Is this normal? Anyone else experiencing this?
     
  2. d21mike macrumors 68040

    d21mike

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    It happens to me from time to time but not often. Various other problems occur and so I reboot by holding down the MENU and TV Button for 15-30 seconds until the light on the ATV Blinks very fast and then let go. This general solves most any problem.
     
  3. benjitek macrumors 6502a

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    Maybe for a particular app, but definitely not system-wide. For example, I regularly have issues with Sling not responding when I try to launch it, but everything else works fine.
     
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