And if this was , I wouldn't be able to do this without a crossover ethernet cable. To begin, you may want turn off the AirPort connection on your Mac to avoid any network device priority issues. You may now sync to your heart's content. Neat trick if you need to transfer a lot of files fast.
Of course, it'll use the port up on both computers, and you won't have the use of your internet connection during the transfer, but for a quick share, it's the easiest way to do things. Sign up. Directly connecting and syncing content between your Mac and Apple TV. Tang Sponsored Links. Or so I thought. All products recommended by Engadget are selected by our editorial team, independent of our parent company. Some of our stories include affiliate links. We understand that you're running into an issue connecting your Apple TV devices to there internet via an Ethernet connection.
We'd like to look into this with you, and we how we can help. Just to confirm, have you been able to connect your Apple TV's to the internet using an Ethernet connection successfully in the past? You should be able to connect your Apple TV to your router with an Ethernet cable. Set up your Apple TV. Change network settings on Apple TV. Aug 9, AM. Aug 10, AM in response to karina In response to karina Yes, I can confirm everything was working great before with ethernet for well over a year.
One day it stopped working on one AppleTV and then soon thereafter I noticed it on another. In both cases, if I unplug the ethernet cable and plug in my laptop, I can verify that the Internet is working, so I know the setup is okay. I have tried resetting and re-installing the AppleTV but it has not fixed it.
My experience has been very similar to the old thread I pointed to in my original post. Aug 10, AM. Aug 10, AM in response to dmbtr3 In response to dmbtr3. Thanks so much for letting us know. Are your Apple TV's running the latest software version? Here's how to check for an update: Update Apple TV software. Since you mentioned that you were able to connect your Apple TV's using an Ethernet connection in the past, can you let us know if any changes were made to your devices or network before this began?
When you attempt to connect the Apple TV to the internet via an Ethernet connection, do you ever see a specific error message? If you do, please let us know what the error message says. Aug 29, PM in response to karina In response to karina I have not had an issue for the almost 18 months I've had this until just a few weeks ago. I suspect it's possible that the Is there a way to go back to the older version?
I tried to reset NOT reset and update , but it still applied the latest update after reset. No changes made. My AppleTV updates from apple automatically, so it's possible this was when this happened. If I take out the ethernet wire from my AppleTV and then directly plug it onto my laptop, my laptop Internet works fine. This tells me the setup is okay outside of the AppleTV. Aug 29, PM. Community Get Support.
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I connected my Apple TV directly to my Mac Mini and the streaming is fine having the Apple TV connected to the Mac Mini via ethernet. Hey guys. So I'll be moving to a new apartment where my Mid iMac will be my "main" computer, meaning the Internet receiver coming from. Use an Ethernet cable to connect your computer's Ethernet port to a modem or other network device (for example, a switch or a router). · On your Mac, choose.