If you’re having issues with your Apple TV, resetting it might be the answer. Resetting your Apple TV can help fix software bugs, improve performance, and give you a fresh start. In this article, we’ll guide you through the steps on how to reset Apple TV.
Before You Begin
Before you reset your Apple TV, make sure you’ve tried all other troubleshooting steps. This includes restarting your Apple TV, checking your internet connection, and updating your software.
How to Reset Apple TV
Here are the steps to reset your Apple TV:
Step 1: Go to Settings
On your Apple TV, go to Settings.
Step 2: Select System
In the Settings menu, select System.
Step 3: Select Reset
In the System menu, select Reset. You’ll see two options: Reset All Settings and Restore Apple TV. We’ll cover both options.
Reset All Settings
If you choose Reset All Settings, your Apple TV will reset to its default settings. This means you’ll lose any saved passwords, Wi-Fi networks, and other settings. Here are the steps:
Step 1: Select Reset All Settings
In the Reset menu, select Reset All Settings.
Step 2: Confirm Reset
You’ll see a warning that resetting your Apple TV will erase all your settings. Select Reset to confirm.
Restore Apple TV
If you choose Restore Apple TV, your Apple TV will erase all content and settings, and then install the latest version of tvOS. Here are the steps:
Step 1: Select Restore Apple TV
In the Reset menu, select Restore Apple TV.
Step 2: Confirm Restore
You’ll see a warning that restoring your Apple TV will erase all content and settings. Select Restore to confirm.
What happens when I reset my Apple TV?
When you reset your Apple TV, it will erase all content and settings, and then either reset to default settings or install the latest version of tvOS.
Will resetting my Apple TV delete my apps?
Resetting your Apple TV will erase all content and settings, including apps. You’ll need to reinstall your apps after resetting.
What should I do if resetting my Apple TV doesn’t fix the issue?
If resetting your Apple TV doesn’t fix the issue, you may need to contact Apple Support or take it to an Apple Store for further assistance.
Resetting your Apple TV can help fix performance issues and give you a fresh start. Make sure to try all other troubleshooting steps before resetting. If resetting doesn’t fix the issue, contact Apple Support for further assistance.