How to restore apple tv 1 gen

Posted on 10.06.2018 by Ernesto
The process works for upgrading or downgrading firmwares, or for restoring it if it has problems. Usb kind on the back may vary if you have previous generation. My intital attempts to just remove power and startup again failed and resulted in repeated crashes and renewed startups. This guide will walk you through how to restore Apple TV.
This brought me to the Recovery Menu. Thanks for the reply, but I don't see any option in the xbmc settings for restore. When I try to get to the diagnostic screen holding menu and down it just reboots back into xbmc. A Micro-USB or USB-C cable, depending on the generation of your Apple TV. If not already, try using a powered USB port. Connect the micro USB or USB-C cable to the Apple TV and then to your computer. Check that you have correctly followed the instructions for your model of Apple TV.
Repeat the process but this tim. If your Apple TV fails to restore through iTunes. The process comes in handy for upgrading and downgrading to signed firmwares, but also for restoring the device if it has problems or needs a fresh start. Would really appreciate some advice. I unplugged the Apple TV and waited about a minute then plugged back in.