How to Change the Background on Your Apple TV to Your Own Photos

If you want to change your Apple TV background to one of your own photos, follow these steps.

On Your Computer:

  1. Open iTunes
  2. Click File > Home Sharing > Turn on Home-Sharing
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  4. Enter your Apple ID credentials
  5. Go back to File > Home Sharing > Choose Photos to Share with Apple TV…
  6. Choose the picture you want as your background

On your Apple TV:

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  1. Turn on your Apple TV and go to Settings
  2. Click General > Screensaver > Type > Homesharing
  3. Enter the same Apple ID you entered on iTunes
  4. Choose your photo

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Note: Each Apple TV needs a separate Apple ID to change the background