One of the most anticipated innovations of the fourth-generation Apple TV is the gaming component. In order to fully enjoy the news on the big screen, you will need to connect a game controller to the console. Any compatible controller turns the new Apple TV (4th generation) into a real game console! In addition, you can easily control the console from it. How it works? This is what will be discussed in today’s article, and I will tell you in detail how to connect the Playstation 4 joystick to Apple TV.
How to Connect a Playstation 4 Bluetooth Gamepad to Apple TV?
- To connect it to the set-top box, open Settings on it, select the Remote control and devices item, then Bluetooth;
- Then turn on the power on the controller and put it into pairing mode;
- The gamepad is determined by Apple TV, after which it remains only to choose for use.
How to Use Playstation 4 as Remotes Controller with Apple TV?
Now the gamepad can navigate through the console. Everything is like on the native console – button X is responsible for choosing, O button is for returning to the previous menu, the left joystick is for moving right-left-up-down.
The controller can even wake the Apple TV from sleep mode. To do this, connect it to a power source. Further, the accessory itself will “wake up” the Apple TV box via a Bluetooth connection. So you won’t have to look for the Siri Remote.