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In an exciting stride forward, Apple has unleashed the much-anticipated tvOS 17, ushering in a new era of immersive entertainment experiences for Apple TV 4K models and the Apple TV HD. This cutting-edge operating system is now readily available for download via the user-friendly Settings app on your Apple TV.
A seamless upgrade awaits you with just a few taps: Navigate to System -> Software Update, and voila! For those with automatic software updates enabled, tvOS 17 will effortlessly glide into your Apple TV experience.
Embracing the power of connection, Apple introduces the FaceTime app to the TV screen, delivering an expansive canvas for your video calls. Picture this: An iPhone or iPad running iOS 17/iPadOS 17 becomes your camera, while your TV elegantly showcases the display. But that’s not all—tvOS 17 treats you to a Split View option, where you can place your FaceTime call on one side, and indulge in a TV show or game on the other, creating unparalleled SharePlay moments.
And let’s not forget the music enthusiasts! Apple Music Sing, the karaoke feature on Apple TV, now seamlessly integrates Continuity Camera functionality. Witness yourself in action as you belt out your favorite tunes, complete with a range of delightful filters.
The Control Center undergoes a striking transformation, offering swift access to vital settings and information, without the need to dive into the Settings app. Moreover, it now proudly displays the system status, the current time, and the profile of the signed-in user, ensuring a seamless and personalized experience.
For those wielding the second-generation Siri Remote, losing it is no longer a cause for panic. Harness the power of your iPhone to locate your misplaced remote, thanks to the new Remote section in the iPhone’s Control Center. Plus, feast your eyes on a captivating array of new aerial screen savers, alongside a collection inspired by the cherished Memories section of the Photos app.
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The tvOS 17 update also introduces support for Dolby Vision 8.1, enriching your visual experience with stunning clarity and vibrant colors. A new enhanced dialogue feature ensures crystal-clear audio, making it a breeze to follow conversations amid music and effects. And for the security-conscious, rejoice in the compatibility with third-party VPN apps.