How to update software on your Apple TV (2nd and 3rd generation)

Learn how to update the software on your Apple TV (2nd and 3rd generation). It's always a good idea to have the latest software on your Apple TV.

Update your software

  1. Select Settings > General > Update Software. Apple TV checks for an available update; if one is available, a download message should appear.
  2. Click Download and Install to start the download process.
    Do not disconnect your Apple TV during the update process. The Apple TV status light may flash slowly during the update and restart process. This is expected behavior.
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