When you initially set up your Apple TV, part of the setup process involved connecting to a wireless network. But if you get a new router, or if you want to use the Apple TV somewhere else, then you will need to be able to connect it to a different network.
The menus on the Apple TV can be a little confusing if you do not change the settings on the device very often, but you can follow our few short steps below to connect your Apple TV to a wireless network.
Connecting to Wi-Fi on the Apple TV
This tutorial will assume that you have a wireless network in your home, and that you know the name and password for it.
Step 1: Turn on the Apple TV and your television, then switch the TV to the input channel to which the Apple TV is connected.
Step 2: Select the Settings icon.
Step 3: Select the General option at the top of the screen.
Step 4: Scroll down and select the Network option.
Step 5: Select the Wi-Fi option at the top of the screen.
Step 6: Select your network from the list of available networks.
Step 7: Enter the password for the wireless network, then select the Submit button to connect to the network.
Now that you know how to connect your Apple TV to a wireless network, you can start to use all of the features on the device that require that type of network connection.
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