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As the Apple TV gains new apps, some users may find that the device's home screen is getting a bit cluttered. For example, I don't care to watch sports on my Apple TV, and it'd be nice if I didn't have to see those apps.

David Chartier, writing on Finer Things in Tech, has pointed out an easy way to clean up excess apps. Go to Settings > General > Parental Controls, turn on Parental Controls if it's not already activated (you'll be asked to enter a 4-digit PIN), then scroll down and click on the apps you want to hide to toggle their visibility.

David also points out, in his article, how to move apps around on the Apple TV's home screen. We posted a hint about this last year.
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Hide apps on the Apple TV
Authored by: daveinburl on Jun 20, '13 08:04:37AM

FYI: Although it is confusing to have the Show/Hide functionality in the Parental Controls area, there is no need to turn on Parental Controls to Show or Hide apps (just scroll down to that section and toggle the various apps). The Show/Hide area is not grayed out when Parental Controls are off.



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Hide apps on the Apple TV
Authored by: gr8tfly on Jun 20, '13 08:48:51PM
I was able to change the show/hide settings for apps without enabling Parental Controls. (It's still in Settings > General > Parental Controls, but you can bypass the top section and go directly to the app list below.)

One less password needed (unless you explicitly need to lock the show/hide settings).

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