Apple Seeds Second Beta of tvOS 16.4 to Developers

Apple today seeded the second beta of an upcoming tvOS 16.4 update to developers for testing purposes, with the beta coming two weeks after the launch of the first tvOS 16.4 beta.

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Registered developers are able to download the tvOS 16.4 update by downloading a profile on the Apple TV using Xcode.

tvOS updates are usually minor, focusing on internal bug fixes and improvements rather than notable outward-facing changes. There is no word as of yet what's included in the tvOS 16.4 update, but we'll update this article if we find anything new.

Apple shares some information on tvOS releases in its tvOS support document, which is updated after each tvOS launch.

Though we don't often know what's new in tvOS during the beta testing process, we let MacRumors readers know when new updates are available so those who are developers can download it upon release.

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_Spinn_ Avatar
16 months ago
I wish we would get the Home app on tvOS. Also it would be nice to be able to update your Apple TVs from the Home app like you can with HomePods.
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FishyFish Avatar
16 months ago
I have a feeling this release is going to be tremendous.
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sjsharksfan12 Avatar
16 months ago
Everyone always says you can't do much to update TVOS, but there is a specific thing that Apple should do that Roku does very well. Allow you to check for updates on individual apps using juggle mode. So basically you do what you would do to delete or put the app in the folder, but then there would be another item saying check for updates and it would send you directly to the app store. The fact that we are 16 updates into this and you still can't do such a simple thing is kind of a joke.
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