Apple TV Blinking Light and doesn’t Stop White Flashlight

Many people have reported that the Apple TV light does not stop flashing? Is that a problem with your Apple TV too? Generally, when we try to update the Apple TV, the flashlight begins to trouble us. Unfortunately, since it is Apple TV, there are only limited troubleshooting tricks to fix the issues. For the Apple TV flashlight not stopping, we have listed two different methods.

One is simple to restart the Apple TV, and the other is to restore the Apple TV. Unfortunately, if you want to try some more ways to fix this issue, we don’t have any other options. So after trying our best solutions to fix the Apple TV light that keeps flashing, contact Apple Support and ask them for help with your problem if you failed.

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Fix 1: Restart your Apple TV to get rid of apple tv not lighting up 

Normal restart can fix Apple TV flashlight do not stop blinking, so before restoring Apple TV, why not try to restart and get fixed. There are different methods through which you can restart the Apple TV; let’s have a look.

Method 1: Using Settings

  1. For Apple TV 4K or Apple TV 4th Generation
  • Step #1: Open the “Settings” of your Apple TV.
  • Step #2: Go to “System”.
  • Step #3: Select “Restart” from the options.
  1. For Apple TV 3rd Generation or earlier
  • Step #1: Go to “Settings” and select “General” on your Apple TV.
  • Step #2: Lastly, choose “Restart”.

Method 2: Using Remote you can fix the Apple tv issues

  1. For Siri Remote or Apple TV Remote

Step #1: Press and hold the Menu button and button with the Display icon until you see a flashlight on Apple TV.

  1. For Apple Remote (Aluminum or White)

Step #1: Press and hold the Down button and Menu button until you see a flashlight on the device.

Method 3: Unplug the power adapter

If the above restart methods didn’t work, remove the power adapter and plug it back in.

Fix 2: Restore your Apple TV using iTunes [You should have the latest iTunes installed Mac or PC]

Most of the time, a simple restart isn’t helpful to fix Apple TV issues, so in that case, the only option left is to restore the Apple TV. Besides, there are some situations where you cannot reset the Apple TV right from the Apple TV, so go for iTunes. iTunes will definitely bring a solution to your problem.

  • Step #1: Unplug all the cables such as HDMI, power cord, etc from the Apple TV.
  • Step #2: Launch “iTunes” on your PC, make sure the iTunes is updated.
  • Step #3: Plug the USB cable on the back of your Apple TV. And another end of the USB cable in your PC.
  • Step #4: Plug the Power cord for Apple TV 4th and 3rd Generation. And if you have Apple TV 2nd Generation or earlier leave it unplugged.
  • Step #5: Click on the “Apple TV summary page”.
  • Step #6: Select “Restore Apple TV”.
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  • Step #7: Let the Apple TV completes the process successfully, don’t do anything.

Do you have any other helpful trick to repair the Apple TV Blinking light/doesn’t stop flashlight that is not listed above? Then please put it in the comment box; that’s why we can add it in our next update. I really appreciate any help you can provide.

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