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Why can't I stream Netflix on my LG TV using AppleTV?


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I was able to stream Netflix using Apple TV for several weeks, but now when I attempt to stream a TV show or a movie from Netflix the big TV screen goes dark. I can still stream the same show to my iPad and it shows fine on the iPad. I can stream TV shows from other sources (for example, NBC) okay. So, Netflix works fine when I am watching on the iPad, I can mirror other programs from the iPad to the big TV, but I cannot mirror Netflix programs to the big TV.


Q&A Team Leader, VR Expert
Jun 16, 2009
Based on my research it IS Netflix, you must use native apps. It's some sort of copyright thing/digital rights. Use the Netflix app directly on the Apple TV don't mirror, OR use the built in LG Netflix app IF your model has apps.