Set Up Apple TV Without Remote with an iPhone, iPad, or iPod

Setting up an Apple TV is really an easy job to do. Even a little kid can do that, but when you’re looking to set up Apple TV without remote then everyone starts thinking how to do that.

You may know that during setup you may have to enter email and password. If you have a long email address or multi-characters passwords then the task may become a tedious one to go with. Fortunately, there are few ways with which you can setup your Apple TV without remote. One of them is using your iPhone or iPod, today we will share this trick here.

Set Up Apple TV Without Remote with an iPhone, iPad, or iPod

With this method the setup becomes really really easy. Otherwise the process was really a cumbersome for me at least. That’s because I am fond of using super strong passwords and it takes too much time when using remote. Lets move to the steps below and find the exact process.

Set Up Apple TV without remote

  • Power Up your Apple TV and continue to follow all the steps until the language screen appears.
  • Next, turn-on bluetooth on iPhone, iPad or iPod and place it near to your TV.
  • Wait until your mobile is connected over bluetooth to your TV and then enter the email and password when prompted using iOS device keyboard.
  • Next, on your Apple TV “Automatic Setup” screen will appear.

Set Up Apple TV Automatic mode

  • Now follow on screen prompts step by step and continue setup your Apple TV with your iOS device.
  • During the process the setup will ask to remember password, click yes if you want to enjoy hassle free purchases from iTunes. Otherwise you have to enter password each time when purchasing.
  • At last, of setup Apple will ask your permission to send usage information to help improve products and support. If you like to share then click “OK” but in fact this do not affect any features of the services.
  • Finally, the setup will continue itself in setting up some configuration. It will also connect to internet automatically by getting authorization from your connected iOS device.

Apple TV Connecting to Internet

  • After that your Apple TV will start activating your device. Next it will access the iTunes store with your registered ID.

Activating Apple TV

Next, you will see the home menu items on your screen. If you still wants an iPhone or iPad to use as remote you can setup Remote App on iOS device to control your TV.