Disconnecting an Apple TV Remote from macOS

Issue/Question

How do I disconnect an Apple TV remote from my Mac computer?

Environment

  • macOS
    • Apple TV Remote

Resolution

  1. Open System Preferences in the Apple menu.
  2. Click on Security & Privacy.
  3. Click the lock in the lower-left corner in order to make the Advanced button active; then enter your system password, and click Unlock.
  4. Click the Advanced button in the lower-right corner, check the box for Disable remote control infrared receiver, and click OK.

Details

Article ID: 1133
Created
Wed 1/28/15 3:09 PM
Modified
Wed 7/29/20 12:41 PM