Best Ways To Enter Text On Apple TV

by Lucia Mandela I am working as an IT professional and holds a ver

Many Apple TV users are bored of putting content in the search boxes by using their Siri Remote. This process can be extremely tiring.  If you are also one of them, then this blog is perfect for you. You will be surprised to see the different ways of entering text on Apple TV. To learn how to do it, go through this blog carefully.

By using Siri

Seeing the symbol of microphone displayed on the entry bar implies that you can use Siri for search purposes. For it, you only require pressing the symbol of a microphone on the remote control so that you can do the searching. The user shall be able to see that this feature is turned on by going through the given below instructions:

  1. Firstly, press on Settings.
  2. Then, tap on General.
  3. After that, click on Dictation.

By using an iPhone, iPad or iPod Touch

For setting up Remote application on Apple TV and iOS device, the foremost thing which you need to look for is whether the software on both of the devices is updated and make sure that both of them are using the same network on Wi-Fi. For setting the application that follows:

  1. You need to set the Home Sharing by logging in with Apple ID and going through the below instructions.
  2. Firstly, press on Settings.
  3. Then, hit on Accounts.
  4. After that, click on Home Sharing of the Apple TV.
  5. If you wish to set manually, go to Remote application and select Add a Device. Note that a code shall get displayed that you will be required to enter in Settings, Remotes & Devices and Remote application.

By using an Apple Watch

On your Apple Watch if you have got Remote application, then you can easily use your smartwatch for entering the text manually.

By using the Old TV remote

Fortunately, users shall be able to use TV control if their Apple TV supports it. Take remote control of the TV and follow the given below instructions.

  1. Firstly, press on Settings.
  2. Then, click on General.
  3. After that, tap on Remotes and Devices.
  4. Next, tap on Learn Remote on the Apple TV.
  5. Lastly, follow the on-screen instructions one by one.

Apart from all of this, you can even use a Bluetooth keyboard to enter text on your TV. Just hook up your wireless keyboard to the TV, and use it for entering text.

Lucia Mandela is a self-professed security expert; she has been making the people aware of the security threats. Has passion is to write about Cyber security, cryptography, malware, social engineering, internet and new media. She writes for Norton security products at

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