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Remote App Limitations
Authored by: googoo on Jan 31, '13 01:53:16PM

I use the iOS Remote app to enter text on my Apple TV, but there are limitations. The Remote app provides a keyboard on the iOS app for use in text fields on the Apple TV, but the interface between the Remote app and the Apple TV is over the WiFi network. If you are configuring the Apple TV to join a WiFi network, the Remote app is useless because the Apple TV is not on the network, yet. This means you cannot use the Remote app to enter the network key. In principle, you could use a Bluetooth keyboard to configure your network settings (I have not tried this).


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