Daily Guide: How to Reset Your Apple TV for Optimal Performance

Experiencing issues with your Apple TV? If it’s not responding or you’re just seeing a blank screen, performing a reset might be the solution.

To reset, press and hold the Menu and Down buttons on the remote until the status light on the Apple TV begins to blink rapidly.

When you observe the rapid blinking, let go of the buttons and allow the device to restart.

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