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HT3296: Apple TV: Using a third-party remote control

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HT3296 Stop ATV from using Apple Remote and only respond to the 3rd Party Remote

486 Views 1 Reply Latest reply: Aug 25, 2012 4:03 AM by myminirocks RSS
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Aug 25, 2012 3:24 AM

I get how to set up a 3rd party remote, but how do I get the ATV to now stop working with the apple remote and only respond to the newly set up 3rd party remote?

 

See I have a macmini sitting next to the ATV which is controlled by an apple remote. I know I could pair each machine to their relative remotes, but being the remotes are identical in appearance I am hoping to use the ATV Learn feature to be able to control it from a 3rd party remote, and the Mini with the apple remote.

 

I had expected that once a 3rd party remote was set up, there would be an option to select which remote would be used.

 

Have I missed something?

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