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Plex on Apple TV

Plex is a client-server media player system and a software suite comprising two main components. It is a multiplatform application which can be used in Android, Windows, iOS, and Linux. The Plex server desktop application organizes user’s local videos, audios, and photos. Apart from its desktop application, It also allows users to stream online contents as well. Plex also has a premium subscription named as “Plex Pass” which makes you a privileged user as well. Plex app is officially available in all platforms. Here are going to see how to install Plex on Apple TV. By using Plex on Apple TV, you can both manage the internal storage and use Plex to stream online contents as well.

Plex on Apple TV
Plex on Apple TV

Related: How to Setup Plex Media Server?

How to Install Plex on Apple TV

Here is the step by step procedure to install Plex on Apple TV:

Step 1: To get the app, first you have to turn on the Apple TV and just go to the Settings -> General ->Network.

How to Install Plex on Apple TV
How to Install Plex on Apple TV

Step 2: The Network page opens where you can see the IP Address, Subnet Mask, Router, DNS and Ethernet Address as well.

Step 3: Make a note of the DNS server address and click configure DNS.

How to Install Plex on Apple TV
How to Install Plex on Apple TV

Step 4: On your configure DNS page, you have to select “Manually” button.

How to Install Plex on Apple TV
How to Install Plex on Apple TV

Step 5: Then in the configure DNS screen you have to change the IP address according to the local IP of the device which is running the PlexConnect application. After entering the IP Address, click on done.

Related: How to Setup Netflix on Apple TV

How to Install Plex on Apple TV
How to Install Plex on Apple TV

Step 6: It will take you to the previous network configuration screen. Here you have to check whether the configure DNS is set as “Manual” and check whether the DNS server address is the same as the local IP address in which you are using PlexConnect App.

Step 7: To get the PlexConnect app, first you have to download Python 2.7.x and install it on your device.

How to Install Plex on Apple TV
How to Install Plex on Apple TV

Step 8: If you are running a firewall, then you have to make sure that you have created some rulers to accept python.exe.

Step 9: The developers of the application update the app frequently and you have to install the latest version every time.

How to Install Plex on Apple TV
How to Install Plex on Apple TV

Step 10: You have to place the downloaded zip file in the directory of the machine where you are choosing to run the PlexConnet app and unzip the file.

Step 11: Now you have to make a double-click on the PlexConnect.py file to run the app on your device.

Step 12: Here you can see the output in the command window as Plex get started to use. Just launch the trial version of the application on your Apple TV and see the Plex app interface on the Apple TV.

Thank you for reading the post.

Related: Android on Apple TV

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