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#233736 30-Apr-2018 17:32
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We have an ATV4. I'd like to pop one in bedroom upstairs. If it had the same Apple ID, and the apps had the same login, how would it work with the other being on the same network (ethernet)?

 

As a truly seperate one?

 

As one that aggregates what Ive also got on the other, so if I spent time on one that built up likes, saves, etc would that carry to the other as the device and the apps have the same login? In effect having the "same" ATV and apps as if it was the same as the other?

 

 


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  #2005353 30-Apr-2018 17:45
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You can have them operate stand alone or use home sync to make them match exactly

 

https://9to5mac.com/2017/06/07/tvos-11-home-screen-sync-automatic-dark-mode-switching/

 

This only applies to downloading apps and the screen layout, 

 

Each app works on its own , i.e netflix if signed in on both with the same account details will remember preferences  same as using it on a pc and an appletv, other apps like games that don't use cloud services to save high scores for example will not syncup

 

 

 

 


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  #2005369 30-Apr-2018 18:02
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I’ve got two Apple TV’s running under same ID.
I’ve set in settings not to auto download applics, but can set so download on one appears on other.

Movies I rent or buy is available on the other.
Have some applics which I’ve iCloud sync, so if do something on one same thing happens on other.

To run them seperately guess they’d have to be two different Apple ID’s.

Netflix, Youtube etc are on the Login ID for that applic, not Apple TV ID.

Edit for Airplaying one is just called AppleTV, the other is called Sunroom, so can give them different names for knowing which one airplaying to etc.

 
 
 
 


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  #2005383 30-Apr-2018 18:38
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I also have two, one in the lounge and one in the bedroom. They’re set up the same so they basically mirror each other. Watch a program on one and it’ll be marked as watched on the other. They have a home screen sync option so whatever changes you make on one are reflected on the other.

Or you can make them as individual as you want and not sync apps, have separate Apple IDs, etc.




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  #2005432 30-Apr-2018 20:36
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tdgeek:

 

We have an ATV4. I'd like to pop one in bedroom upstairs. If it had the same Apple ID, and the apps had the same login, how would it work with the other being on the same network (ethernet)?

 

As a truly seperate one?

 

As one that aggregates what Ive also got on the other, so if I spent time on one that built up likes, saves, etc would that carry to the other as the device and the apps have the same login? In effect having the "same" ATV and apps as if it was the same as the other?

 

 

 

 

The apps will matter more than the kit, in this context. So for Itunes, same appleID, for netflix same login and so on. Saves sounds game related, and from my experience every game manages game center differently.





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  #2005435 30-Apr-2018 20:46
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Thanks all, much appreciated. Will grab another.


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