AppleTV Keeps Asking for Code

Roon Core Machine

Mac Mini (2018), Intel i7, 32GB RAM
Monterey 12.6

Networking Gear & Setup Details

UniFi, Ethernet, No VPN

Connected Audio Devices

AppleTV 4k 2022

Number of Tracks in Library

N/A

Description of Issue

AppleTV was working at one point and stopped after the last major Roon update. I didn’t use it much but just got the new AppleTV and wanted to finally fix it. I setup the connection in Roon, enter the 4 digit code to pair. On the Roon side it looks successful but the code doesn’t disappear from the AppleTV like it normally would. If I attempt to play anything, the code pops up again.

Roon is known not to work with the 4-digit passcode approach (and it would be great if they could somehow fix that). In the AppleTV under Settings > AirPlay and HomeKit, make sure that Allow Access is set to ‘Require Password’. Then enter a alphanumeric password of your choosing.

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https://community.roonlabs.com/t/apple-tv-airplay-code/218271/6

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Bart is correct but
@Formula has provided step by step instructions to resolve this which might help as well.

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Beat me to it :sweat_smile:

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Sorry, just happened to see the post! :yum:

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Thanks, resolved.

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Glad to hear that worked @Michael_Jones3 !
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