Apple TV Tips

last updated 10/8/2020

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Your iPad and Apple TV together are powerful teaching tools in the classroom.

If you are using your iPad to teach, make sure to check the following settings.

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Rotation Lock

Prevents your display screen from rotating when the iPad is physically rotated.


1. Open the Control Center.
2. Tap the Rotation Lock button.

Quick Timer

Allows you to quickly set a timer on your device.


1. Open the Control Center.

2. Press & hold on the Timer button while moving your finger up/down to change the time.

3. Tap the Start button.

Do Not Disturb

Prevents notifications from appearing when turned on and Silence set to Always.


1. Open Settings.

2. Tap Do Not Disturb.

3. Under Silence, tap Always.

4. To turn on/off, open the Control Center.

5. Tap the Do Not Disturb button.

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Auto-Lock

Prevents your iPad from going to sleep to quickly if not touched.


1. Open Settings.

2. Tap Display & Brightness.

3. Tap Auto-Lock.

4. Tap to choose a time length.
NOTE: If you select Never, you will have to manually put your iPad to sleep or the battery will run down.

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AssistiveTouch

Use this powerful tool as an on-screen pointer.


1. Open Settings.

2. Tap General.

3. Tap Accessibility.

4. Tap AssistiveTouch.

5. Toggle the AssistiveTouch option to ON.

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AirPlay

Setting that allows people to send you files via the bluetooth connection to your device.


1. Open Settings.

2. Tap General.

3. Tap AirDrop.

4. Tap a setting to select:


  • Receiving Off - No one can send to you via AirDrop.
  • Contacts Only - Only Contacts listed in your Contacts app can send.
  • Everyone - Use With Caution! Anyone can attempt to send you anything via AirDrop.
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