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Apple TV not working with airplay

983 Views 5 Replies Latest reply: Feb 20, 2013 5:35 AM by Winston Churchill RSS
timjohnblake Calculating status...
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Feb 13, 2013 11:59 PM

So i am a bit of an apple freak, I have a macbook pro (2011) iPhone 5 & a iPad 2 and none if it will connect to my Apple TV

 

Basically I am wanting to be able to run with airplay because its super hand for meetings etc, it was working fine then one day it just decided to never work. I updated the apple tv today and it worked for about 5 minutes until it disappeared from everything. Does anyone have an ideas?

 

Also home sharing dosn't work

 

Thanks!

MacBook Pro (15-inch Early 2011), OS X Mountain Lion (10.8.2)
  • julesnewtoMac Level 4 Level 4 (1,240 points)
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    Feb 14, 2013 12:19 AM (in response to timjohnblake)

    tim

     

    Try rebooting ATV (take all cables out for 30 seconds) and reboot the router too.

     

    Jules

  • Winston Churchill Level 10 Level 10 (81,665 points)
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    Feb 20, 2013 4:31 AM (in response to timjohnblake)

    Intermittent problems are often a result of interference. Interference can be caused by other networks in the neighbourhood or from household electrical items.

     

    You can download and install iStumbler (NetStumbler for windows users) to help you see which channels are used by neighbouring networks so that you can avoid them, but iStumbler will not see household items.

     

    Refer to your router manual for instructions on changing your wifi channel or adjusting your multicast rate.

     

    There are other types of problems that can affect networks, but this is by far the most common, hence worth mentioning first. Networks that have inherent issues can be seen to work differently with different versions of the same software. You might also try moving the Apple TV away from other electrical equipment.

  • Winston Churchill Level 10 Level 10 (81,665 points)
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    Feb 20, 2013 5:35 AM (in response to timjohnblake)

    If those are the only networks that you can see, Channel 5 should be fine, however Channel 6 would be better.

     

    What is it that you have your Apple TV next to.

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