The only way to add an AppleTV is now with an iOS device?

Cupertino, November 7, 2020

Upgraded to the 14.2 update on all devices, and was changing some account sign-ins on an AppleTV. Unless I am missing something, the only way to add an AppleTV to a Homekit Home is now to use an iOS device and Bluetooth sync?


This is ridiculously inconvenient for those people, like myself, who have their AppleTVs mounted somewhere inaccessible, like the back of a flush-mounted large television. I had to get out my 8 foot ladder in order to get my iPhone within a few inches of the AppleTV so that it could activate. Major step backwards.


Am I missing something, and there is an alternate way to do this in 14.2?

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