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How to Change the Battery in Your Apple TV Remote


The Apple TV remotes take their power from the batteries that are already installed in them. It has been a few years since Apple first released its television set, known as Apple TV. Since that time, Apple has released several distinct models of its Apple TV streaming media player. There are numerous Apple TV models, each of which comes with its own unique remote control, including the Siri remote. The power source for each of them is a unique type of battery. All of these remotes can have their batteries replaced, with the exception of the Siri remote, which can be charged instead. This article will walk you through the process of replacing the battery in your Apple TV remote control. So let’s get started:

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How to Change the Battery in Your Apple TV Remote

Let’s have a look at the instructions for changing the batteries in an Apple TV remote.

Apple Remote (Aluminum):

You can replace the battery in your aluminum battery with a CR2032 or BR2032 lithium 3V coin battery.

1. Locate the battery component on the Apple TV remote you are using.

2. To open the door to the battery compartment, use a penny to spin the door counterclockwise so that it faces away from you.

How to Change the Battery in Your Apple TV Remote

3. Remove the used battery from the container that houses the batteries.

4. When replacing the battery in your remote, make sure the positive pole is pointing in the direction of the user.

Apple Remote (White):

On your white Apple remote, you can replace the battery with a fresh CR2032.

1. Locate the battery compartment on the Apple TV remote that you are using.

2. Use a paper clip or something else of a similar nature to open the battery component.

3. To open the battery compartment, use the circular release button that is located on the side tray.

4. Take out the old battery from the storage container for the batteries.

How to Change the Battery in Your Apple TV Remote

5. Place the battery into the container with the positive side facing you and the rest of the way up.

Siri Remote or Apple TV Remote:

The battery that is included with a Siri remote or an Apple TV (HD and 4K) remote cannot be replaced in any way. Rechargeable batteries are included with these iterations of the remote controls. You may power it up by connecting it to a Lightning USB cable. Either your personal computer or a separate USB power adapter can be used to charge it.

How to Change the Battery in Your Apple TV Remote


Does Apple TV remote have a replaceable battery?

Batteries can only be swapped out in earlier models of remote controls. The batteries in the more recent remote controls are rechargeable but cannot be swapped out by the user. If you have a more recent remote, check to be that it is fully charged.

What way does the battery go in a Apple Remote?

To access the slotted battery cover located on the back of the Apple TV Remote control and change the remote’s battery, you can use a coin of appropriate size. (It goes in the opposite direction of the clock.) The positive side of the new battery should be facing up when it is installed.

Can Apple Remote be replaced?

You can get a replacement remote for your Apple TV via the Apple Online Store, an Apple Store, or any other retailer that sells Apple products.

Why is my Apple remote not working?

Restart your remote

If your remote continues to perform inconsistently, you might try restarting it to see if that helps. While holding down one of the buttons, simultaneously press the TV/Control Center button and the Volume Down button. Maintain pressure on the buttons for approximately five seconds, or until the status light on your Apple TV flashes off and then back on again. Put the buttons to the side.

Does Apple TV cost?

$6.99/mo. After a free trial period of one week, a monthly subscription may be had for just $6.99 per month. Apple TV+ can be shared with your immediate family.