Use Display Accommodations on your Apple TV (4th generation)

Learn how to use vision aids with tvOS 10 on your Apple TV, like Color Filters, Reduce White Point, Invert Colors, and more.

Set up Display Accommodations

In Settings > General > Accessibility > Display Accommodations, you'll see four main options: Invert Colors, Color Filters, Light Sensitivity, and Reduce White Point.

Invert Colors

Choose either white text on a black background or black text on a white background. 

Color Filters

Color Filters can help you differentiate colors or read onscreen text.

To help you differentiate colors, there are four presets. After you choose one (except Grayscale), you can then select Intensity to adjust the filter's strength:

  • Grayscale
  • Red/Green Filter (for Protanopia)
  • Green/Red Filter (for Deuteranopia)
  • Blue/Yellow Filter (for Tritanopia)

To help you read onscreen text, select the Color Tint option. Then select Intensity or Hue to make adjustments.

Light Sensitivity

Lower or increase the overall brightness.

Reduce White Point

Lower or increase the intensity of bright colors.

Use a shortcut to turn Display Accommodations on and off

Since Display Accomodations aren't necessarily needed at all times, you can quickly turn them on and off with a shortcut:

  1. Go to Settings > General > Accessibility > Accessibility Shortcut.
  2. Select any features that you want a shortcut for.
    Select which features you want shortcuts for on Apple TV (4th generation)
  3. Press the TV icon to leave the Settings menu. To use the shortcut that you created, quickly press Menu three times on your remote. 
    Press Menu three times to find a list of your shortcuts on Apple TV (4th generation)
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