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Apple TV won't airplay or share

andrewem
Dabbler
Posts: 16
Registered: 31-07-2012

Apple TV won't airplay or share

I just got an Apple TV, and while it's connected fine to the network (i.e. I can watch YouTube etc) It can't see my iTunes library on my computer and my iPhone doesn't have the option to AirPlay.
Any ideas? It's driving me crazy. I have a Thompson router.
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Trevor
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Registered: 06-01-2011

Re: Apple TV won't airplay or share

You will need to set up sharing for your iTunes library on your computer (in iTunes preferences, if I remember right).
Are you saying that you can't find the Airplay symbol on your iPhone or is your Apple Tv not showing on the Aiplay pop up menu?
andrewem
Dabbler
Posts: 16
Registered: 31-07-2012

Re: Apple TV won't airplay or share

Yeah, I'd done all that. Turns out resetting the router fixed it.
andrewem
Dabbler
Posts: 16
Registered: 31-07-2012

Re: Apple TV won't airplay or share

Kept having to reset the router every time it was unused for a while.
Ended up changing the security to WEP and touch wood everything has been fine since.
Plusnet Help Team
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Re: Apple TV won't airplay or share

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Kept having to reset the router every time it was unused for a while.

That doesn't sound right to me, glad to hear you've nailed it but for now but let me know if that presents itself as a problem again.
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LukeAger
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Re: Apple TV won't airplay or share

Was your Iphone connected to the same router ok? sometimes when it goes to lock screen it disconnects. When you unlock it reconnection should be automatic but can sometimes delay. I use it allot and dont normally have an issue.