Getting Started with Your Apple TV

Getting Started with Your Apple TV
Apple TV is used in all classrooms that have projectors with an HDMI connection. The Apple TV allows both teachers and
students to project/mirror their iPads to the classroom Promethean Board.
Use the Promethean Projector Remote to change the source
1. Press the Source button
2. Use the grey arrows to navigate to the
HDMI option
3. Press the Select Button
4. To return to projecting your Tablet PC,
repeat these steps and select VGA as your
Connecting to Apple TV via the iPad
1. Locate the AirPlay icon.
a. In iOS-6
i. Double-tap the home button on the iPad to bring up the Multi-Tasking bar.
ii. Swipe the taskbar from left to right until you see the AirPlay icon.
iii. Tap on the AirPlay icon.
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b. In iOS-7
i. Swipe up from the bottom bezel (the black area just below the iPad dock) to bring up the
Control Center.
ii. Tap on the AirPlay icon, which is located in the middle of the Control Center.
2. Select the Apple TV for your Classroom
3. If prompted, enter the Password that was provided to you:
If your site code is 1234 and your room number is 624 your
password will be: 1234624624. If you are in a bungalow,
the B is a capital B. If your password is not working, see the
section below on changing it.
You will not need to enter the passcode again on that
particular iPad, unless you change it.
4. Tap OK
5. Tap to turn Mirroring ON
a. Note: You may need to repeat Step 1 (above) to locate AirPlay again.
6. The Apple TV will always project the last iPad to turn Mirroring on. When one
device turns it on, it will push off the one that was previously displaying.
Caution: when mirroring is turned on, everything you do is displayed and projected on the
Promethean Board. This includes passwords. Take care to not enter passwords while
mirroring. Return to AirPlay on the iPad and tap to turn mirroring off (or use the Freeze
button on the Promethean remote) before entering any passwords.
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Changing the Apple TV AirPlay Password
1. With the Promethean Remote, change the source to
HDMI to display the Apple TV startup screen.
2. With the Apple TV Remote, select Settings.
a. For more information
about the Apple TV
remote, hardware and
care, please see the
job aid entitled Apple
TV at a Glance.
3. Select AirPlay
4. Select Clear Password
5. Enter a New Password
6. Select Submit
7. You have now successfully
changed your AirPlay Password.
Note: You do not have to know the
existing password in order to change
it to a new one.
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