Apple TV and iWork presentations

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  1. pilgrimav8r

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    Anybody know how or if Apple plan to be able to play a iWorks presentation through Apple TV?

    Makes sense to me.
     
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    If you are talking about Keynote (iWorks) then it should already work.

    I dont' have an Apple TV myself, but I do have the Reflector app that makes my iMac AirPlay compatible.

    After you open Keynote, swipe up from the bottom of the screen to get the Control Panel; then tap on AirPlay and select your Apple TV. Also turn on Mirroring.

    At that point your iPad's screen should be duplicated on the Apple TV. When you Play the presentation you'll have some presentation option on the iPad wile the Apple TV will only show the current slide.

    {my descriptions are based on iOS 7. If you are using an earlier version of iOS, the details may differ}
     
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  3. pilgrimav8r

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    As always you are absolutely right and if I spent ten minutes reading the instructions that came with the Box I needn't have wasted everyone's time. Thanks yet again.

    I've not been on the App for ages so it took me a while to find out about the new look forum - I think it looks good.

    Regards
     
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    No problem. Since I rarely read the box myself I'm not going to do any more than grin. And it's not waste of time as long as we all learn something. I did. :D
     
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    TP have they done something or is it just yet another iOS 8 problem? Suddenly, haven't tried for ages mind, my apple tv will not let me play a Keynote Presentation on the screen?
     
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    I know there have been problems with Apple TV and AirPlay since the iOS 8 update. All I can suggest is to make sure both the iPad and the Apple TV have the latest updates. You can also try restarting the iPad, Apple TV, and your router.

    Good luck.
     
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    Thanks TP albeit, I tried all of that - roll on iOS9 because for a lot of people (me anyway) iOS 8 is a disaster of epic proportions.
     
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    I donot understand why you are having so many issues. I use air play almost every day both to demonstrate how it works and also for personal sharing I have had users with problems and in most cases it was there wifi modem being ancient or just cheap. If the Apple TV has the latest updates and you have a late model wifi modem then you should not have issues. The update on the Apple TV is critical to work with the current iOS. I just tested keynote and it is fine so it's beyond me.
     
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    I use Apple Tv at home to stream Acorn.tv videos to the big screen and also to mirror my Keynote presentations works great. Does not work for streaming at our Senior Center which has a captive wifi network. I can mirror but because Apple TV has no browser, I cannot log the apple TV into the net. It does connect to the wifi so mirroring does work.

    Why don't they include a basic browser? My Samsung smart tv has one!
     
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    Yeh that helped col.bris.

    Its me - I'm making it up - of course everything is updated, of course its just me being awkward. I'm obviously having these technical issues because, well; I just can't be........... that technically minded albeit; somehow everyday, I manage to strap a £48 million, 11 ton helicopter to my backside and manoeuvre it around the North Sea in abysmal weather conditions with several hundred passengers from oil rig to oil rig. Or its maybe, Apple are just being vindictive to poor little me.

    I have been using these products for years - everything worked pretty well until iOS8 came along. Now everything is a struggle or it just doesn't work anymore - AS I SAID, in the vain hope someone might offer something constructive to help as TP and quite a few others always do.
     

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