-Open up iTunes first.
-Plug the microUSB into your Apple TV.
-Hold down the ‘Menu + Down arrow button’ together for 6 seconds to reboot the Apple TV.
-Once your Apple TV reboots immediately hold down ‘Menu + Play buttons’ together until a message appears in iTunes telling you an Apple TV in recovery mode has been detected.
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