When your Apple TV keeps turning off, tap on the power button on Apple TV remote, if Apple TV blinking on and off and doesn't work, unplug the power supply will damage your Apple TV, get the solution from this article.
Apple TV links all your Apple products, use the same Apple id and password, Apple TV provides a better way to enjoy videos at home, it's the share time with your family. Apple fans would like to pay more to get better enjoyment.
For Apple TV new users, if you don't know how to use Apple TV in the right way, you should ask help from a professional person or read the manual carefully before settings up the Apple TV. For product problems, you can contact Apple service to solve the problem, for Apple TV system problems, EelPhone OSFixit is the best choice currently.
When your Apple TV turns off by itself constantly when you're watching a video on TV, check the cause of the issue and get the related method to fix Apple TV keeps turning off.
Part 1: Why Does My Apple TV Keep Turning Off
First of all, make sure that you've connected Apple TV to TV in the right way and the right cable, especially for Apple TV HD and Apple TV 4K, you should use the HDMI2.0 or later and at the same time you should make sure that the TV supports the HD and 4K. find out the power supply on Apple TV to connect Apple TV to power by using the power cable. When all is ready, when you using Apple TV, the Apple TV keeps turning off, please check:
Connection of Power Supply
Make sure that you power cable links the Apple TV to the power firmly. The poor connection will effect the Apple TV.
The Cable Connecting Apple TV and TV
Different Apple TV versions will use a different cable to connect Apple TV to TV, check the manual before linking Apple TV to TV with sucess.
Updated to The Latest iOS Version
Apple TV uses also the iOS system, when you open Apple TV, when there is a new iOS system version is available, you'll be asked to update to the latest iOS version, but once updated to the latest iOS version, the Apple TV keeps turning off, you should consider also the problem of new iOS system version.
Hacker Hacks Your Apple TV
It's possible when you clicked on abnormal link poping on the Apple TV or downloaded strange app to your app TV, the hacker can hack your Apple TV by one link or by one app, don't use strange link and app on Apple TV.
iOS System Damage
Having updated the iOS system or damaged the iOS system by a hacker, for iOS system issue, first of all, you can restart your Apple TV to fix Apple TV keeps turning off issue, if it doesn't work turn to the second part to solve the issue.
Part 2: How to Fix Apple TV Keeps Turning Off
Maybe the first method you can get is unplugging Apple TV power supply, it damages Apple TV, it's not a good method, you may can't fix Apple TV keeps turning off issue, at the same time, you made the system damage more serious. What's more, if you unplug the power cable directly, it may damage the Apple TV hardware, have a look at the tip below to before unplugging Apple TV cable.
EelPhone OSFixit is a professional tool that can fix iOS system issues without losing data if the iOS system was damaged slightly, it's also the only method that can fix Apple TV keeps turning off without losing data.
1.The standard mode can fix Apple TV keeps turning off without losing data
2.The advanced mode can fix Apple TV serious issues but will erase all data in Apple TV
3.Easy operation to fix Apple TV keeps turning off
Note: After trying several tips from the first part, if you can't fix Apple TV keeps turning issue, your Apple TV may be damaged deeply which makes it difficult to fix Apple TV keeps turning off issue without losing data. So if you are not a professional of Apple TV, turn to EelPhone OSFixit directly.
Step 1: Download EelPhone OSFixit to computer, from the interface of the tool, attempt to use the Standard Mode at the first of all which can fix Apple TV blinking on and off without losing data of Apple TV.
Step 2: Now you should connect Apple TV to computer, different Apple TV version should use different cable to link Apple TV to computer.
For Apple TV third generation and earlier
Use the cable with the micro USB port, plug the micro USB port to Apple TV, another USB port to computer. Don't forget to plug power cord.
For Apple TV HD
Apple TV HD has the USB-C port, so you should find out one cable with USB-C port inserting to Apple TV HD, another port plugs in computer. Also you should plug the power cord at the same time.
Apple TV 4K
Apple TV 4k doesn't have the USB port but only the HDMI port, so you should find one cable one port with HDMI, one port with USB, connect Apple TV 4k to computer, and plug the power cord.
You can also follow the guide on the tool to link Apple TV to the software with success.
Step 3: The tool will present the Apple TV iOS version, the tool should the help of the iOS version information to get the related iPSW data package to fix Apple TV keeps turning off issue. Check the iOS version and then click on Start button to download the iPSW data package.
Step 4: Keep connection when the tool is downloading and unpacking the iPSW data package, the process is automatic, be patient.
Step 5: When the iPSW data package was unpacked successfully, tap on Repair Now to fix Apple TV keeps blacking out issue without losing data.
Note: If it's fail to use the standard mode to fix Apple TV system issue, change the USB cable and try one more time. For serious Apple TV system problem, you should the advanced mode to fix it but it will erase all data in Apple TV.
Check the cause of the Apple TV keeps turning off issue, choose the right method to fix the issue later.
This article was updated on 26 March, 2021