tvOS 12 greatly facilitates the entry of passwords on Apple TV

Apple TV is going to become much more friendly when it comes to entering passwords and PIN codes. It is reported by Cult of Mac.

A set of passwords on the console was always very uncomfortable. But since tvOS 12, Apple has allowed users to use any nearest iPhone, even if it has not previously connected to the Apple TV.

Here’s how it works:

  • Apple TV remote uses Siri to search for nearby iPhone. Then the console will prompt the user to use the keyboard.
  • Apple TV shows a PIN that you must enter on your smartphone. It is necessary to confirm the connection.
  • the iPhone will ask to be authenticated through the Face ID or Touch ID to unlock the password list.
  • Apple has demonstrated the ability of remote Siri to look for the next iPhone during WWDC 2018. Third-party developers can also take advantage of the new features to ease the users life.

    That’s it! Now you do not need hard to look up characters in a huge virtual keyboard Apple TV, and show to all your passwords.

    The presentation took place of a Quad Jun. In addition to tvOS 12, it unveiled iOS 12, Watch OS 5 and macOS 10.14 Mojave. In each system improved performance and added several new features.

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    Clifton Nichols

    Clifton Nichols

    Hi! I’m Clifton and I am a full-stack engineer with a passion for building performant and scalable applications that are beautiful and easy to use.

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