How to browse your Mac from your AppleTV

Connect to and Browse your Mac Files Using AppleTV

Follow our simple step by step guide to connect to and browse your Mac using your AppleTV with the FileBrowserTV app.

On your Mac Open System Preferences

  • Start the 'System Preferences' App.
  • Select 'Sharing'.
  • From the 'Service' list on the left, ensure that 'File Sharing' is ticked (see 1 on screenshot).
  • Under the 'Shared Folders' list, click +
  • Choose a folder to share and click 'Add'.
  • Click the "Options" button (see 2 on screenshot).

Log in and connect

  • Ensure that "Share files and folders using SMB" is enabled, because FileBrowser TV only uses SMB.
  • Make sure your account name is ticked - labelled C in the screenshot.
  • When FileBrowser TV asks for a login, this is the one to use.
Estimated Time: 2 minutes