How To Fix Apple TV Stuck On Conference Room Display Screen?

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You are getting ready for a Saturday night movie with popcorn in hand, with all your friends gathered in your home for a sleepover.  You want to flaunt your Apple TV and its 4k picture quality. You turn on the screen to find your Apple Tv stuck on conference room display screen. How frustrating can this be?

Apple TV offers this feature of a conference room display screen, which is utilized by business organizations and in educational institutions as it gives a formal vibe.

But this becomes a problem when Apple TV stuck on the conference room display screen. When nothing seems to work, just restart your Apple TV, this seems to solve the problem at most times.  If this does not work, reset Apple TV to Factory Settings, as desperate times call for desperate measures.

Keep reading to know more on how to fix Apple TV stuck on the conference room display screen.

1.Restart Apple TV

2.Reset Apple TV

3.Unpair TV Remote

4.Pair an iOS Device

How to Fix Apple TV Stuck on Conference Room Display Screen?

Do you find that your Apple TV is frozen on the home screen?  This is mainly because, usually your Apple TV automatically switches to the conference room display screen mode, whenever it is turned on.  You just have to try to disable this feature for the TV to go to the home screen.

Apple TV requires you to enter a restriction code while setting up the conference room display screen. You just have to enter the restriction code to disable the conference room display screen on Apple TV.  If you have forgotten the restriction code you can try any of the other steps.

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Fix 1: Restart your Apple TV

Let us try using the oldest method to solve any problem for all the electronic devices. Just turn it off and on it again.  This method seems to fix Apple TV stuck on conference room display screen.  Just restart your Apple TV.

You can restart your Apple TV in the following ways :

Step 1 – In your Apple TV open Settings > System / General > Select ‘Restart”

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Step 2 – Press the Home and menu button at the same time in your remote.  Then release the buttons to restart your Apple TV.

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Step 3 – Force restart your Apple TV.  Just unplug your Apple TV from the power outlet and plug it on after a few minutes.

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Fix 2: Reset Your Apple TV

You may be hesitant to reset your Apple TV stuck on conference room display screen to factory settings, but remember this might be your last resort.  Even though you might lose some of your favorite programs that you have saved to your device, this will come in handy at desperate times when you don’t want to miss your favorite shows.

You can reset your Apple TV stuck on conference room display screen, to factory settings by the following steps:

Step 1 – Go to Settings > Select Systems > click Reset

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Step 2 – You now have the options to reset your Apple TV HD or Apple TV 4K

Step 3 – Click your choice

Now you will see that your Apple TV stuck on conference room display screen is reset to factory settings.  You can also notice that the software has been updated to the latest version of iOS.  Keep in mind that you need a good internet connection for this to be successful.

In case you do not have a good internet connection, you can try to reset your Apple TV. This does not require an internet connection.

How to reset your Apple TV stuck on conference room display screen?

Step 1 – Open Settings > General Settings > click on Reset

Step 2 – Now you are given two options.

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‘Reset all Settings’: Choosing this will reset Apple TV to factory settings.  You should keep in mind that you will lose all your system data without proper backup.

‘Restore’: Using this option requires a good internet connection. This will allow you to reset your Apple TV to factory settings and also installs an upgraded version of the iOS software.

Fix 3: Try to Pair And Unpair The TV Remote to Your Apple TV

This is a quick and easy way that you should try to fix Apple TV stuck on conference room display screen. Just try to unpair and pair the TV remote to your Apple TV.  This could solve issues with connectivity and clear the problem.

How to unpair your remote from your Apple TV?

Step 1 – Press and hold the ‘Menu’ and ‘Right’ button at the same time.

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Step 2 – You may be asked to place your remote on top of the Apple TV

Step 3 – When the remote gets paired to your Apple TV, you will see a successful pairing notification.

You should know that black 4th Gen, 4K and Siri remotes cannot be unpaired from the Apple TV. But following the above steps to pair your remote to the TV usually unpairs and then pairs the remote.

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Fix 4: Pair it with an iOS device

Are you concerned that none of the above steps seems to be working for you? Do not lose hope. We can always try to control your Apple TV by using another iOS device that is connected to it.  Using this will help you to save your downloaded data in your Apple TV.

Try out the following steps:

Step 1 – Open App Store in your iOS device > Download the Apple TV Remote app.

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Step 2 – Open Apple TV Remote app > tap on ‘Add Apple TV’

Step 3 – Choose your Apple TV on the list > Enter the 4 digit code displayed on your TV screen

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Step 4 – Now your TV is paired. Use your iOS device to remove the Conference room display.

If none of the above methods seem to be fixing your Apple tv stuck on the conference room display mode, it is time for expert intervention.  Contact the Apple help desk.

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Wrap Up

Apple provides 24 hour customer service. You can try raising a complaint in the Apple Store.  They will provide you with solutions for fixing your software.  If there seems to be a problem with the hardware, they will provide you with a personal who will visit your place to determine the problem and rectify the error. You can always get help from the Apple help center for any issues regarding your Apple devices.  They will help you with the necessary technical support and solve any issues regarding your software updates.

Frequently Asked Questions

Q1 How To Disable Conference Room Display?

Apple TV automatically switches to the conference room display screen mode, whenever it is turned on.  You just have to try to disable this feature for the TV to go to the home screen.

Apple TV requires you to enter a restriction code while setting up the conference room display screen. You just have to enter the restriction code to disable the conference room display screen on Apple TV. 

Q2 How Do I Unfreeze My Apple TV?

To unfreeze your Apple TV you can try to restart it with your remote. Press on the power button until the lights in your device flashes.

Q3 What Does Reset Do On Apple TV?

Open System > Reset and then select the Reset and Update option. This will restores your Apple TV to the factory settings and erase all information, settings and updates made to your device.

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