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Having trouble connecting Apple TV to viZio m551d-a2 tv

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Having trouble connecting Apple TV to viZio m551d-a2 tv
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: TV
Expert:  Jack replied 1 year ago.
Hello , my name is Jack
Perhaps I can help you with this problem but first note this please;
Website charges if you ask for phone call = $18 ADDITIONAL ( not total ).
That being said , could you please reply to me so i know you are there and we can proceed ?
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
I'm here
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
sorry - have to leave -will come back later
Expert:  Jack replied 1 year ago.
No problem
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
i'm here
Expert:  Jack replied 1 year ago.

Hello there .

Let me get that manual back but in the mean time can you tell me why you would want your tv to see your apple tv as a computer ??

That is a streaming device such as a roku box or blueray player with built-in apps .

Expert:  Jack replied 1 year ago.

which generation is your apple tv , 1,2,3 or 4 ?

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
i was unable to find a way to connect my iphone 5 wirelessly to the tv. I know that the apple tv should be able to link the iphone to the tv screen. I'd also like to connect my mac laptop to the tv.i have no idea what generation the apple tv is - it says model A1427 & the year 2012.
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
if you can tell me how to connect my iphone & mac laptop to the tv without the apple tv, then I won't bother with installing the apple tv.
Expert:  Jack replied 1 year ago.

Sorry but i was in for an apple tv connect and would not know anything about either your mac or iphone so i will opt out and repost your question.

You don`t have to do anything , your question will be reposted for other techs. to see and jump in.

Just stand by and someone should be with you shortly .
PS. Do not reply to this or it will be sent back to me instead of reposted.

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
if you think that you can connect the apple tv, then that would solve my issue too, wouldn't it?
Expert:  Nathan replied 1 year ago.

Hello, I’m Nathan, and I’ll be assisting you today. My livelihood depends on your positive feedback, so your satisfaction is my highest priority.

Sorry to hear you’re having trouble.

You cannot wirelessly stream direct from pc/mac/iphone to the tv. You can do so from select applications (via airplay mirroring) through the appletv.

What specifically happens when you connect the atv to the vizio via hdmi?
Do you get an error message such as "no signal" or "out of range"?

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
omg - did you read the first guy's response???? Did I just blow $28 to have you tell me that???? I know! I tried!! that's why i asked about connecting the apple tv!!!