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iTunes 10.6.3 home sharing not working properly

51186 Views 46 Replies Latest reply: Aug 27, 2013 3:03 PM by qahtani RSS
  • nanochow Calculating status...
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    Sep 5, 2012 3:40 PM (in response to drbeckmd)

    That worked for me.  I have three ATV3 and just keeping one of the hardwired units from sleeping (while the other two sleep per their settings) allowed for continuos operation without having to regularly reset itunes.

  • jalika74 Calculating status...
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    Sep 5, 2012 5:04 PM (in response to drbeckmd)

    does anyone found the solution to the problem with home sharing / air play not showing in itunes after the 10.6.3 upgrade??

  • eugeniomtz Level 1 Level 1 (0 points)
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    Sep 7, 2012 8:06 AM (in response to drbeckmd)

    Apparently it did not work for me, I told the AppleTv3 not to go to sleep, put it on WIFI, and again, the same error on my AppleTv2.... I have Windows 7..... I will try to tell all appletv not to go to sleep, maybe this will help...

     

    Anyone got another workaround??

  • blueg Calculating status...
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    Sep 7, 2012 8:25 AM (in response to eugeniomtz)

    Haven't tried this fix yet, but I shouldn't have to. Why isn't Apple addressing this? This is an OLD and broadly experienced problem. After 25 years of brand loyalty, I'm starting to lose "faith."

  • eugeniomtz Level 1 Level 1 (0 points)
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    Sep 7, 2012 8:31 AM (in response to drbeckmd)

    I hope they are fixing this in their next update..... and hope this will be soon enought!!

  • BigWorm76 Level 1 Level 1 (10 points)
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    Sep 8, 2012 7:00 PM (in response to drbeckmd)

    AppleTV2 sleep mode off,

    ApplyTV2 on wifi,

    AppleTV2 and Windows7 desktop signed out and in to home sharing,

    Windows Firewall is off

    worked before the last few updates

    I can do airplay from iphone and ipads

    AppleTV can get to cloud movies and music

    Still unable to connect to Windows7 computer running itunes.

  • eugeniomtz Level 1 Level 1 (0 points)
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    Sep 17, 2012 7:45 AM (in response to drbeckmd)

    Does version 10.7 fixed this for you guys?... not for me...

  • ZackChingHuan Calculating status...
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    Sep 20, 2012 9:46 PM (in response to drbeckmd)

    Nope... my iphone is using the wift sharing from my imac. But when they paired with the four digits, my phone still can't find my itunes library...

  • YanShe Level 1 Level 1 (0 points)
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    Sep 22, 2012 8:29 AM (in response to drbeckmd)

    After long study and research I found the home sharing problem i had was due to Linksys WRT120N wireless configuration. my Win7 pc running itunes is connected via cable (Rj45) connection while ipad and iphone via wifi. all on the same network 192.168.1.1XX.

    I change Network Mode: to "wireless N only" and Standard Channel: to "6 - 2.43Ghz."

    After that home sharing started working. Hope it will of use to you all

    Apple TV (3rd generation)
  • craig39 Level 1 Level 1 (0 points)
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    Sep 24, 2012 7:12 PM (in response to drbeckmd)

    I'm having the same problem with my ATV3 not finding my iMac G4 running OSX 10.5.8 and iTunes 10.6.3.  The ATV3 can find iTunes on my MacBook Pro running OSX 10.6 and iTunes 10.7.  My router is an Apple Airport Extreme so there should be no issue there.

     

    One strange thing is that my iMac G4 can see the ATV3 and stream movies TO it!  But the ATV3 cannot connect back.  Also, I tested that the iTunes library on the iMac can be shared by other computers on my network, including the MacBook Pro. 

     

    Why won't Apple address this issue?

  • Hillbilly Sheep Calculating status...
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    Sep 29, 2012 2:00 AM (in response to drbeckmd)

    I'm new to this and have just bought a ATV3.

     

    Home Sharing workes fine over a wireless connection from my Windows 7 laptop, but when I connect the ATV to the router with an ethernet cable Home Sharing doesn't work.

     

    Any ideas ?

  • YanShe Level 1 Level 1 (0 points)
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    Sep 29, 2012 8:28 AM (in response to drbeckmd)

    Last thing I found is that WPA encryption works better then WPA2. Only after I changed that in my Linksys, home sharing started working for days now. All other wifi configuration is on "Auto".

  • ukie.ws Level 1 Level 1 (0 points)
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    Sep 30, 2012 10:41 PM (in response to drbeckmd)

    Updating to iTunes 10.7 and the Apple TV to iOS 5.1 fixed the problem for me!

  • FixedIt Calculating status...
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    Oct 4, 2012 8:31 AM (in response to drbeckmd)

    Solution!  My issue is that I cannot sustain a home sharing connection between iTunes and my iPhone.

     

    After much frustration and many hours of trawling the forums for a fix, I noticed that if I turned Wi-Fi off and then on again under wi fi settings I could re-establish the connection. This led me to believe that the problem originated not with Apple software but with my Wi-Fi setup.

     

    The work around I am currently implementing is to place my iPhone ip address in the DMZ of my router. For those unfamiliar with this the method is as follows:

     

    1. give your iPhone a static IP address settings - Wi-Fi - select the arrow next to your network -  make note of the DHCP settings - Select static - enter DHCP settings - Change IP address to 192.168.1.101 - press home button.


    2. place said IP address in DMZ of router - go to internet browser - enter router IP (usually 192.168.1.1) - enter username and password (usually admin & admin by default). - Find DMZ (usually under advanced settings) -  enter static IP address of Iphone (192.168.1.101).

     

    I understand your frustration brothers, I hope this helps.

  • BigWorm76 Level 1 Level 1 (10 points)
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    Oct 4, 2012 10:13 AM (in response to drbeckmd)

    I finally found my fix to this and it was to disable the IGMP Proxy setting in my providers router.  I have Verizon FIO and even upgraded my router and still had the problem.  I called Apple support and they said the cause is the network is dropping jumbo packets.  Once I disabled the IGMP setting in my router and then rebooted my AppleTV it worked. 

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