Apple TV: Wireless networking list does not display my wireless access point‘s name

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The list of available wireless networks that displays in the Configure Wireless screen (Settings > Network > Configure Wireless) does not update automatically when new resources become available in range of your Apple TV.

To refresh the list:

  1. Press the Menu button.
  2. Navigate to Configure Wireless.
  3. Press Select/Play/Pause to display a refreshed list of available network resources.

Note: If the network you wish to join is hidden, choose Other and enter the network name using the on screen keyboard and the remote1. When this is completed, choose Done.

Note: Apple TV cannot connect to networks with high ASCII or double-byte characters in the name or password (this includes Japanese, Korean, and Chinese characters). See this document for more information.

Last Modified: Oct 10, 2016

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