1 Reply Latest reply: May 29, 2013 7:29 AM by mario49
ludvigerikss0n Level 1 Level 1

Since my router isn't the best mirroring is a bit laggy. But i do not need 1080p resolution. Is there any way to force the resolution to 720p or even lower to optimize performance instead of quality?

Apple TV, OS X Mountain Lion (10.8.3)
  • mario49 Community Specialists Community Specialists

    Morning ludvigerikss0n,


    Thanks for using Apple Support Communities.


    Apple TV (2nd and 3rd generation) are set by default to provide the highest resolutions available from iTunes Store.


    If your Internet connection is too slow to quickly start playing High Definition movies or TV shows, consider changing your iTunes Store Video Resolution preference to Standard Definition.


    To do so, from the main iTunes menu, choose Settings > iTunes Store, and toggle the "1080p HD" or "720p HD" option to "Standard Definition".


    For troubleshooting on this, take a look at this article:

    Apple TV (2nd and 3rd generation): Troubleshooting playback performance



    Hope this helps,