Apple today released tvOS 14.0.2, the second update to the tvOS 14 operating system that was released on September 16. tvOS 14.0.2 comes a week and a half after the launch of tvOS 14.0.1, another bug fix update.

tvOS 14.0.2, a free update, can be downloaded over the air through the Settings app on the ‌Apple TV‌ by going to System > Software Update. ‌‌Apple TV‌‌ owners who have automatic software updates enabled will be upgraded to tvOS 14.0.2 automatically.

Apple does not provide detailed release notes for its tvOS updates, so we may not be able to determine what's new in the software. Apple provides tvOS notes through a tvOS support document, but information is often limited. With tvOS 14.0.1, for example, Apple said nothing more than the update "includes general performance and stability improvements."

The main tvOS 14 update introduced Picture in Picture outside of the ‌Apple TV‌ app, introduced audio sharing features for connecting two sets of AirPods or Beats, added new HomeKit capabilities, and expanded game controller support and multiuser gaming options. For more on tvOS 14, check out our roundup.

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Top Rated Comments

jprmercado Avatar
48 months ago

Why does MR always refer to bug fixes as ‘free update’?
Well… This is self-incriminating, but I remember a time when OS updates weren’t free. ?
Score: 11 Votes (Like | Disagree)
portland_bill Avatar
48 months ago
Why does MR always refer to bug fixes as ‘free update’?
Score: 10 Votes (Like | Disagree)
urgs Avatar
48 months ago
Any mentions about HomePods?
Score: 9 Votes (Like | Disagree)
urgs Avatar
48 months ago

I don't have an Apple TV, but I'm really hoping they fix the Apple TV 4K/iPad YouTube issues with 4K & 4K HDR;

Because it's still not working for my 2018 iPad Pro 12.9 yet either.
That needs to be fixed by Google.
Score: 6 Votes (Like | Disagree)
kerr Avatar
48 months ago
“Apple does not provide detailed release notes for its tvOS updates“

This is unacceptable.
Score: 6 Votes (Like | Disagree)
jz0309 Avatar
48 months ago
That was fast... there seem to be more known bugs with iOS and watchOS though, hope those come soon
Score: 4 Votes (Like | Disagree)

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