Use Display Accommodations on your Apple TV

Learn how to use vision aids on your Apple TV 4K or Apple TV HD, like Color Filters, Reduce White Point, and more.

Set up Display Accommodations

Go to Apple TV Settings and select Accessibility > Display. Then turn Display Accommodations on or off.

Color Filters

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

Select a Color Filter:

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

After you choose a Color Filter (except Grayscale), you can select Intensity to adjust the filter's strength.

To help you read onscreen text, select the Color Tint option.

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

  1. Go to Settings > Accessibility > Accessibility Shortcut.
  2. Select any features that you want a shortcut for.
    Color Filters appears selected on the Accessibility Shortcut menu
  3. Press and hold the Menu or Back button  on your Apple TV Remote to leave the Settings menu. To use the shortcut that you created, quickly press Menu or Back button  three times on your remote. 
    Color Filters and Light Sensitivity shortcut options appear on the Accessibility screen
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