How to turn off or restart your Apple TV

Your Apple TV doesn't have a power button. You can put your Apple TV to sleep from Settings, restart it, or unplug it from power.

Put your Apple TV to sleep

After a period of inactivity, your Apple TV automatically goes to sleep. You can also put your Apple TV to sleep with your remote or from Settings:

To wake your Apple TV, press Menu or Home the Home button on your remote.

Restart your Apple TV

If your Apple TV isn't responding, restart it from Settings or with your remote. 

Use Settings

Use your remote

Learn what to do if the remote that came with your Apple TV isn't working as expected.

Unplug your Apple TV

If the Settings menu and your remote don't restart your device, unplug your Apple TV from power. Wait six seconds, then plug it back in.

Learn what to do if your Apple TV doesn’t turn on or you can't get video or audio.


*Apple TV 4K and Apple TV HD ships with the same remote everywhere. In countries and regions that support Siri, the remote is called Siri Remote. Elsewhere, it’s called Apple TV Remote. Siri works on either remote as long as you’re in a country or region that supports Siri.