tvOS 17 Issues, Features, Changes, Improvements, Bugs &More

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Posted in News by Mike on September 18, 2023

tvOS 17 update

tvOS 17 build number 21J354 is now available for Apple TV HD and later! It’s a major update that brings plenty new features and improvements. New issues, bugs and problems are also included in the package. Check them all here!

tvOS 17 Issues

Before you update, you might want to have a look at the problems reported by early adopters, along with available workarounds:

  • 1. To be updated. (Contribute in the comments!)
  • More: issues and resolved problems are mentioned in the Developer notes.

tvOS 17 Features

tvos 17 features
This update brings FaceTime to the Apple TV, allow you to find your Siri Remote with the help of your iPhone and comes with a redesigned Control Center!

It also expands Siri knowledge and support and ensures better communication with HomePod!

Apple highlights in the release notes 24 new features and improvements including apps like: FaceTime, Control Center, Siri Remote, Siri, Screen savers, HomePod home theater, Apple Music, Apple Fitness+ and more!

  • tvos 17 release notes
  • tvOS 17 new features

tvOS 17 Security Fixes

Vulnerabilities patched in this release will be updated here.

  • 1. Security document yet to be released by Apple! (To be updated soon!)

tvOS 17 Download

tvos 17 download
This update is available over-the-air:

  • 1. Go for Settings -> System -> Update Software.
  • 2. tvOS 17 should show up on the screen.
  • 3. Click Download and Install.
  • 4. Be patient until the new software is requested, downloaded, prepared, verified and installed on your device!

Have you installed tvOS 17 on Apple TV? What’s your favorite new feature? Do you encounter problems or have any questions? Share your feedback in the comments!

Related: Apple has also seeded iOS 17 & iPadOS 17 (21A329), watchOS 10 (21R356) macOS Sonoma 14 RC (23A339), tvOS 17 (21J354) and HomePod 17 (21J354).

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