How To Connect Bluetooth Speaker To Apple TV

It is no secret that the fantastic design, usability, and incredible special features of Apple TV have dramatically improved our lives. When it comes to connecting your Bluetooth speakers to your Apple TV, it is not only possible to do so, but with an easy step-by-step process. Within a few minutes, you’ll be able to enjoy an even better TV experience with your Bluetooth fully connected to your Apple TV.

Apple TV owners can now quickly expand their TV experience by adding extra tools to the set-top box. These include a pair of Bluetooth speakers or headphones, thereby giving the viewer a genuinely mind-blowing audio experience on top of excellent viewing quality. It is crucial to note, however, that the Bluetooth feature only appeared with the 4th Generation and HD versions of the Apple TV, which can be paired to multiple Bluetooth devices.

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How To Connect Bluetooth Speaker To Apple TV

The other generation Apple TVs, do not support Bluetooth and therefore can’t pair with them. Now that you’ve invested in a good Bluetooth speaker, don’t feel overwhelmed by the idea of getting connected to your Apple TV. It is an easy process that usually only needs to be done once.

How to connect your Bluetooth speakers to your 4th Generation Apple TV?

Pairing your Bluetooth speakers with your Apple TV is simple for anyone to do. Carefully follow these steps to pair your Bluetooth speaker without any difficulty:

  1. Switch both the Apple TV and the Bluetooth speaker on.
  2. Your Bluetooth speaker has a pairing button, which is normally found close to the charging portal. Once you have located the pairing button, press and hold it until the blue Bluetooth indicator starts flashing quickly. This means that the pairing mode has been activated.
  3. Now that your Bluetooth speaker has been set to pairing mode move to your Apple TV. Then, on your Apple TV, go to Settings.
  4. Choose “Remotes and Devices”.
  5. Under ‘Other Devices,’ you should see an option labeled ‘Bluetooth.’
  6. Select Bluetooth.
  7. Your Apple TV will begin searching for nearby Bluetooth devices, and since your Bluetooth is on pairing mode, it will show on the search results.
  8. Select your Bluetooth speaker.
  9. Your Apple TV might ask you for your four-digit PIN. Once you have entered your PIN, your speaker should appear in “My Devices.”

That is it. You have successfully paired your Bluetooth speaker to your Apple TV. Audio from your Apple TV will now be directly routed to your Bluetooth speaker. Not only will this provide great audio, but it has the added benefit of controlling the volume directly from the Siri Remote. That is impressive and convenient.

Unpairing your Bluetooth speaker from your Apple TV

If you decide you no longer want to use your Bluetooth speaker as the audio medium when watching your Apple TV, unpairing it is very straightforward.
Follow these steps to ensure easy unpairing of your Bluetooth speaker from your Apple TV:

  1. Switch on your Apple TV 4K or Apple TV HD.
  2. Go to Settings.
  3. Select “Remotes and Devices.”
  4. Select “Bluetooth.”
  5. Select your Bluetooth speaker.
  6. Select “Unpair Device.”

Your Bluetooth speaker has been unpaired. As a result, it will no longer play the audio from your Apple TV.

How do I connect a Bluetooth speaker to Apple TV 2?

Unfortunately, The Apple TV versions before generation 4 and HD don’t support Bluetooth speakers. The only Bluetooth device supported by the older models is a wireless keyboard. However, the older Apple TV versions have a digital audio output, so if your powered speakers have an analog audio input, they will be able to work on your Apple TV 2.

Can Apple TV connect to multiple Bluetooth speakers?

Apple TV can support several Bluetooth devices at the same time. The devices include the Siri Remote, a Bluetooth keyboard, Bluetooth headphones, Bluetooth speakers, and up to four Bluetooth controllers made for iOS.

One or two HomePod speakers can be connected to your Apple TV 4K to offer great-sounding stereo, Dolby Atmos, Dolby Digital 7.1, or Dolby Digital 5.1 surround sound. Setting up a second HomePod as a stereo pair allows true stereo sound. In addition, it will provide a more intense sound experience for your home theater.

Although the 4th generation Apple TV has Bluetooth 4.0, it cannot support multiple Bluetooth speakers simultaneously. Only controllers, as many as 4, and one other accessory, which will be the speaker, can be connected at once. Therefore, people who crave multiple speakers on their Apple TV can consider investing in a HomePod system. Not only has it been specifically designed for Apple products, but it also offers classic Apple quality, and it is an excellent addition to any home theater system.

Connecting HomePods to your Apple TV

Connecting HomePods to your Apple TV is as simple as 1, 2, 3, and can be done quickly by following these 3 steps:

  1. Assign your Apple TV and HomePod to the same room in the Home App. This can be done on your iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch.
  2. If you want to use two HomePod speakers, you’ll need to create a stereo pair. Once you have made the studio pair, assign the stereo pair to the same room as your Apple TV in the Home app.
  3. After turning on your Apple TV, you’ll be asked if you want to use HomePod as TV speakers. Select “Use as TV Speakers” to turn on home theater audio using HomePods.

This is simple enough, but what should you do if you don’t see the setup screen? If the setup screen doesn’t automatically appear, you can manually turn on your home theater audio with your Apple TV, iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch.
Follow these steps if you are doing this with the use of your Apple TV:

  1. Select Settings from the Home screen on your Apple TV.
  2. Select “Video and Audio”
  3. Select “Audio Output.”
  4. Select the HomePod or stereo pair that you want to use for your home theater audio.

Follow these steps if you want to complete the manual setup using your iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch:

  1. In the Home app, press and hold Apple TV.
  2. Scroll down and select “Default Audio Output.”
  3. Select the HomePod or stereo pair that you want to use for your home theater audio.
  4. Click on “Back,” and then tap “Done.”

Once your HomePods are connected, you can rest assured knowing that your Apple TV has been paired with speakers that have been made for your TV.

Can a Bluetooth speaker be paired with more than one Apple TV at once?

The answer to this question will depend on your Bluetooth speaker. Speakers with Bluetooth multipoint can be paired with more than one Apple TV or IOS device simultaneously. To pair your Bluetooth speaker with more than one device, simply follow the pairing instructions on both devices. This will allow a swift transition between the two devices when you want audio provided through your speaker. To find out whether your speaker includes Bluetooth multipoint, check online or check the manual that came with the speaker.

Which Bluetooth speakers work with Apple TV?

All functioning Bluetooth speakers can work with a 4th generation or HD Apple TV. The Bluetooth speaker needs to be paired by following the steps stated above, and then the Bluetooth speakers will work with your Apple TV.

AirPlay: The revolution in wireless audio

Apple users can now send audio wirelessly from their IOS devices to another Airplay-enabled device. Airplay-enabled devices include HomePods, Apple TV, or Bluetooth speakers that have been connected via a line-out port using AirPort Express. This is amazing, but even more incredible is the introduction of AirPlay 2. This allows Apple users to connect to multiple Airplay-enabled devices.

How to AirPlay to multiple devices

  1. While audio is playing, go to the Control Center on your IOS device.
  2. Click on the music block.
  3. Select the wireless audio icon.
  4. You will see a circle next to your device’s name if it is AirPlay 2-capable. Tap on the circle. You can follow any other AirPlay 2-capable devices you’d like to play your audio through.
  5. After a few seconds to connect to all devices.

Once you have completed all the steps, you can AirPlay to multiple devices, including your HomePod and Apple TV. AirPlay speakers don’t have Apple speakers, although Apple recommends using their HomePods for the best AirPlay experience. There are several other incredible ways of streaming wireless music from your iPhone, iPad, or Mac. However, AirPlay is an effective way to do multi-room audio without getting locked into a single audio brand. AirPlay is simple, and while Bluetooth is ubiquitous, there are still advantages to choosing one of the best AirPlay speakers.


Apple TV is a revolution in the home theater industry, simplifying our lives while offering us the best in entertainment. It is great to break away from our ordinary day-to-day matters and get lost in phenomenal audio and video quality that only a trusted brand like Apple can provide. When it comes to Apple, you know it’s right.

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