Apple Releases tvOS 17.3

Apple today released tvOS 17.3, the third major update to the tvOS 17 operating system that came out last September. tvOS 17.3 comes over a month after tvOS 17.2, an update that brought the revamped Apple TV app.

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tvOS 17.3 can be downloaded using the Settings app on the ‌‌Apple TV‌‌. Go to System > Software Update to get the new software. ‌‌Apple TV‌‌ owners who have automatic software updates activated will be upgraded to tvOS 17.3 automatically.

tvOS updates are typically minor in scale compared to other operating system updates, focusing primarily on bug fixes and smaller improvements rather than notable outward-facing changes. No new features were found in the tvOS 17.3 beta testing process.

Apple shares release notes for tvOS in its tvOS support document, which is updated after each new version of tvOS comes out.

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Top Rated Comments

goodcow Avatar
21 weeks ago
Have they reverted any of the garbage changes they made in 17.2 from 17.1?
Score: 8 Votes (Like | Disagree)
BrianM_CAN Avatar
21 weeks ago
I hope that this version fixes the issues with the IR volume control not working that 17.2 introduced. Will find out in a few hours :)
Score: 7 Votes (Like | Disagree)
sbcdk Avatar
21 weeks ago

I hope that this version fixes the issues with the IR volume control not working that 17.2 introduced. Will find out in a few hours :)
I restart my remote 1-2x per week bc of this.

Press the button with the TV icon and Vol Down together for five seconds or so, until the light on the Apple TV unit starts flashing. Wait a minute or so and it should work again.
Score: 5 Votes (Like | Disagree)
red elma Avatar
21 weeks ago
They screwed up the iTunes Movies in the new "Store" big time.
Categories are a big mess, they've got 25 year old movies in the "New Releases" section.
Whatever happened to "Movie Reviews" section? It was always my go-to section before renting or buying movies.
There is no separate "Favorites" section for the Movies any longer. Favoriting anything now just adds them to the freaking "Watchlist" timeline.
Not to mention IR volume control...
Score: 4 Votes (Like | Disagree)
mikegustavson Avatar
21 weeks ago

I hope that this version fixes the issues with the IR volume control not working that 17.2 introduced. Will find out in a few hours :)
I fixed this on both of mine by restarting the remote - worked instantly.
Score: 3 Votes (Like | Disagree)
chipsandsalsa Avatar
21 weeks ago
Lets see if they fixed the ATMOS audio issues in Music.
Score: 3 Votes (Like | Disagree)