How to browse your Mac from your AppleTV

Use AppleTV to connect to 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

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