Apple TV is a great platform to watch 4K content, play games, and do other things as well. But, Have you ever wonder you can manage Apple TV right from your wrist by pairing your Apple Watch? Well, it is quite straightforward to pair and control Apple TV with Apple Watch.
All you need to do is to install a remote app on your Apple Watch, and then you will be able to control the Apple TV from your wrist. Once the Apple Watch becomes your remote, you can swipe through your Home screen content, pause and play the running content, and also you can control the music on your Apple TV through your Apple Watch. Let’s take a look at how you can use your Apple Watch as a remote control for your Apple TV.
How to Use Apple Watch as a Remote Control for Your Apple TV
How to Pair Apple TV with Apple Watch
Step #1. Press the Digital Crown on your Apple Watch and access the Home screen.
Step #2. Open the Remote App on Apple Watch.
Step #3. Tap on Add Device. Note down the four-digit passcode you have got for Apple TV.
Step #4. Turn on your Apple TV and open the Settings App.
Step #5. Turn on Remotes and Devices.
Step #6. Select Remote App.
Step #7. Select your Apple Watch under ‘Pairable Devices’.
Step #8. Now you need to enter the four-digit passcode you have noted down in Step #3.
Now both your Apple TV and Apple Watch are paired.
How to Control Apple TV with Apple Watch
Step #1. To access the Home screen on your Apple Watch, press the Digital Crown.
Step #2. Open the Remote App → Tap on Apple TV icon to select your Apple TV.
Step #3. To navigate the Apple TV interface swipe up, down, left and right.
Step #4. To select an item from your Apple Watch, just tap on it.
Step #5. In the bottom left corner of your Apple Watch’s screen, tap on Menu to go back.
- To play and pause audio and video playback tap on play/pause.
- For fast forward and rewind, tap on play/pause icon and then swipe left or right.
- To go back to your connected devices tap on Devices icon again.
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Once you follow the above procedure, you will become a master to use Apple Watch as a remote control for Apple TV. What do you think is it space-age feature? Let us know your thoughts. If your Apple Watch not pairing with Apple TV, you can also ask us for help as well in the comments or on Facebook, Twitter, and Google Plus.