A monitor you’re hooked up and watching on an external hard drive might not have internet access.
That’s because the HDMI output is only used by the Apple Apple TV.
If your TV’s built-in wifi router has a built-out HDMI port, it won’t be able to connect to your monitor or other external device.
The Apple TV is built to stream video to the Apple TV’s HDMI output, which means it won´t be able connect to the HDMI port on your TV.
You need to turn on the HDMI input of your TV, then plug it in and it should work.
If your Apple TV doesn’t have a built in HDMI port and you’re using a monitor or external device with HDMI output but it doesn’t support HDMI output it might be connected via an HDMI cable.
If you have a smart TV or connected monitor with a HDMI output connected to the monitor’s HDMI port you can turn it on the Apple Remote App and it will turn on a smart screen for you.
You can also find the answer to the above question on this FAQ about HDMI cables.
The Apple TV comes with a pair of HDMI cables which are compatible with both the iPhone 6s Plus and 6s Pro models.
If it is an iPhone 6, you’ll need to connect the HDMI cable to the iPad Air 2 or iPad mini 3.
A better option if you have an iPhone or iPad, is to connect a USB-C cable to your Apple television and plug it into your USB-A port.
This will allow you to connect an external device like a monitor, laptop or other device without having to hook up the AppleTV to your Mac.