Apple Releases 5.0.2 Update for 2nd and 3rd Generation Apple TV

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Apple has released Apple TV Software Update 5.0.2 for 2nd and 3rd generation Apple TV models. The release has build number 9B830. Apple has yet to update the Apple TV Software Update webpage with details about the update.

The Apple TV can be updated directly on the unit by going to the Settings menu, then General, then selecting Update Software.

The last Apple TV update was released less than a month ago.

Update: Apple has updated its support document to indicate that the 5.0.2 update addresses a single issue related to parental controls.

Parental Controls: Addresses an issue which caused content restrictions to be incorrectly applied for the iTunes Store in Australia.

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Top Rated Comments

keysofanxiety Avatar
113 months ago

The number 2 is like a backwards, misshapen S.

And Siri begins with the letter S..................

Wait.....


I can do this.... That means.... That means this update brings Siri!! :D:D


You should work for Gizmodo! :p
Score: 10 Votes (Like | Disagree)
jhende7 Avatar
113 months ago
I really hope this fixes the language bug with Netflix. Half the good movies only play in French....

Edit: boom fixed it! That's at least one change in the update!
Score: 6 Votes (Like | Disagree)
RoboCop001 Avatar
113 months ago

You should work for Gizmodo! :p


I just got offered a job by every analyst company in the world :D
Score: 5 Votes (Like | Disagree)
Kebabselector Avatar
113 months ago
Any chance they've allowed us to remove stuff I don't want?

(WSJ, Netflix and US sport things)
Score: 4 Votes (Like | Disagree)
SandboxGeneral Avatar
113 months ago

It can't be, there's no safari. Or is that the update? Safari added and it's snappier?!?!?!?!?

He's being sarcastic. Because every time an update for iPhone/iPad or OS X comes out, many people say Safari is snappier. It's now turned into a joke for every update.
Score: 3 Votes (Like | Disagree)
CindyRed Avatar
113 months ago
When???

I'm still waiting for apps on AppleTV.
Score: 3 Votes (Like | Disagree)

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