Apple Releases Firmware Update for Apple TV Siri Remote

Apple today released new firmware for the Siri Remote designed for the Apple TV, updating the software from version 9M6772 to 10M1103. The software is for the redesigned Siri Remote that was released in May 2021, aka the gray remote with the updated interface. In the ‌Apple TV‌ settings, the new firmware will display as 0x0070, up from 0x0061.

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There is no word on what's new with the ‌Apple TV‌ ‌Siri‌ Remote, but it likely includes minor bug fixes and performance improvements. Apple regularly provides firmware updates for its hardware products, though the company does not typically provide details on what's been refreshed.

Apple also does not provide details on how to update the ‌Siri‌ Remote, but the software will be installed over the air automatically through the ‌Apple TV‌. The updated ‌Siri‌ Remote is available with the latest-generation ‌Apple TV‌ 4K and ‌Apple TV‌ HD models, plus it is sold on a standalone basis.

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Top Rated Comments

christarp Avatar
22 months ago
I hope it fixes the inconsistent latency issues with it when using it to control the volume of stereo paired HomePods.
Score: 35 Votes (Like | Disagree)
SpringKid Avatar
22 months ago

does it warns you now that the battery is low? Or it still dies every other day?
If yours die every other day, there's something wrong with it. I'm amazed with how seldom I need to charge it, and I use it daily.
Score: 32 Votes (Like | Disagree)
SpringKid Avatar
22 months ago

This remote is still bad. I much preferred the other one. I thought this would work better but using it for a year I've noticed a lot of situation where its just not well thought out.
Not to mentioned that the "click" feel seems off a bit.
Really? Personally I think it's waaay better than the old one, in every aspect.
Score: 19 Votes (Like | Disagree)
CarAnalogy Avatar
22 months ago
While we're making wishlist, I wish it would fix the issue where if you accidentally tap the Siri button, the screen is taken over with "press and hold to use Siri" and it never ever goes away until you press that button again.
Score: 17 Votes (Like | Disagree)
DenniSundaY Avatar
22 months ago
Indeed I hope it’s more than ‘minor bug fixes’ as the remote gained a major bug with the previous update, the laggy volume controls that many people are experiencing namely…
Score: 16 Votes (Like | Disagree)
orbital~debris Avatar
22 months ago
This is a really nice remote, in my opinion.

I do hope that this firmware addresses the bug with volume control of paired soundbars where volume increases/decreases multiple steps with a single click.
Score: 14 Votes (Like | Disagree)

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