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Setup Instructions

Apple TV, 4th generation

With the 4th generation Apple TV and later, you can connect natively to the Apple TV using the SketchParty TV “Display” app, available on the Apple TV App Store.

  1. Open the App Store on your Apple TV

    Using the remote, open the App Store app.

    Don't have Apple TV yet? Visit Apple.com to purchase.

  2. Search for SketchParty TV

    Enter the text “SketchParty TV“ in the search field. Though, it should come up after the first five letters or so.

  3. Open SketchParty TV

    Open the app on your Apple TV. You should see a button on your device in the SketchParty TV app that says Join Game. Press this button and begin!


AirPlay Mirroring

You can also connect using AirPlay Mirroring on the Apple TV (4th generation and earlier). And if you can use peer-to-peer AirPlay, your device and Apple TV won't even need to be on the same network.

  1. Connect Apple TV to your HDTV

    If you haven't already done so, connect your Apple TV to your television.

    Don't have an Apple TV yet? Visit Apple.com to purchase.

  2. Open Control Center

    Swipe up from the bottom of the screen to open Control Center.

  3. Enable AirPlay Mirroring

    Tap the AirPlay button and select your Apple TV from the list. Slide the Mirroring on/off toggle to ON.

    Note: you may need to scroll the list to see the Mirroring toggle.

Requirements

SketchParty TV requires one of the following AirPlay Mirroring capable iOS devices:

Supported devices:
  • iPad
  • iPad Pro
  • iPad mini
  • iPad mini 2
  • iPad mini 3
  • iPad mini 4
  • iPad Air
  • iPad Air 2
  • iPad 3rd gen
  • iPad 4th gen
  • iPad 2
  • iPhone
  • iPhone 7 Plus
  • iPhone 7
  • iPhone 6s Plus
  • iPhone 6s
  • iPhone 6 Plus
  • iPhone 6
  • iPhone 5s
  • iPhone 5c
  • iPhone 5
  • iPhone 4S
  • iPod touch 6th gen
  • iPod touch 5th gen
You'll also need:
  • Apple TV
  • Apple TV 4th gen or newer
    (for the TV app)

or

  • Apple TV 2nd gen or newer
    (for AirPlay Mirroring)

Additionally, you'll need an HDTV and a wireless router. Oh, and electricity. Maybe some comfortable couches. Snacks. And friends and family.

Note: SketchParty TV can also be played with a cabled HDMI adapter or with a Mac or PC app like Reflector.

Troubleshooting

Having issues? Please try the following suggestions.

Can't connect more than one iPad or iPhone? If you're trying to connect more than one device to the native Apple TV app, please note: SketchParty TV is a pass-and-play game, and only supports using one iPad or iPhone.

Issues with AirPlay Mirroring? Please visit Apple's troubleshooting page for AirPlay Mirroring.

Audio but no video? Please ensure the AirPlay Mirroring switch is set to On (green).

Note: You may need to scroll the AirPlay destination list to see the Mirroring toggle. It will be just below the destination you choose (typically named "Apple TV" in the list).

App crashes? If the app crashes, please opt to let it send crash reports for analysis. The app will prompt to do this on the next launch after a crash.

Contact Support

If you've tried the suggestions here and are still having trouble, please send a support request email.

More Apple TV Games

A collection of our favorite AirPlay Mirroring enabled games for Apple TV are listed here.