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What do you do when your Apple TV screen goes black?

Last Updated: 22nd April, 2020

If you see a black screen or briefly see the Apple logo before returning to a black screen, try using the remote to change video resolutions:
  1. On Apple TV 4K or Apple TV HD, hold Menu and Volume Down for 5 seconds, then release.
  2. For Apple TV (2nd or 3rd generation), hold Menu and Up for 5 seconds.

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Also to know is, why is my Apple TV showing a black screen?

Press the Menu and Down buttons simultaneously on the Apple remote for 5-6 seconds. Hold till the indicator light on the Apple TV starts blinking rapidly, then release the buttons. Now, unplug the power cord of your Apple TV, then plug it in again after at least 3-5 seconds.

Similarly, how do I reset my Apple TV without the screen? To force restart the new Apple TV, press and hold both the Menu and Home buttons. (The Home button has the silhouette of a TV or monitor on it.) After holding in both buttons for roughly 10 seconds, the white light on the Apple TV box will begin flashing.

Besides, how do I fix an unresponsive Apple TV?

The Apple TV is acting glitchy You can do this by going to Settings > System > Restart, or by holding the Menu and TV button until the light on the front of the Apple TV begins blinking rapidly. When you release the two buttons on the remote, the Apple TV will restart.

Why is Netflix showing a blank screen?

Restart your Smart TV Unplug your TV from power for at least 1 minute. While your TV is unplugged, press and hold the power button on the TV for 5 seconds to discharge it. If you cannot access the power button or your TV does not have one, leave your TV unplugged for at least 3 minutes.

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