Apple releases tvOS 14.6 update to the public | AppleInsider

Apple releases tvOS 14.6 update to the public | AppleInsider

Apple has released the tvOS 14.6 update to the public, one which introduces bug fixes and performance improvements.

The update can be installed automatically on a fourth-generation Apple TV or Apple TV 4K. A manual update can be performed by accessing the Settings app and selecting System, then Software Updates, followed by Update Software then by the Download and Install option.

No features were revealed in the betas for tvOS 14.6, but it is anticipated to have various performance improvements and bug fixes. As part of this, the release is also anticipated to support the updated Apple TV 4K and new Siri remote, which has in-store availability from May 21.

The previous tvOS 14.5 update added more obvious features, including support for PlayStation 5 DualSense and Xbox Series X game controllers and a new Color Balance tool. The latter feature enables the video output for an Apple TV to be customized to the connected television, by using an iPhone to monitor the image.

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It is highly likely that the update will include some behind-the-scenes elements to prepare for the launch of Apple Music Lossless, which is arriving in June.

The update arrived after four beta generations. The previous update, tvOS 14.5, arrived on April 26.

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