Morning Guys in this short blog we will look at How to Install a Web Browser on an Apple Tv 4 this blog also contains a great video to follow to achieve this.
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Right on to the blog in Hand. We are going to cover how to sideload a browser onto your Apple Tv 4th generation
HOW TO INSTALL A WEB BROWSER ON THE APPLE TV 4
List of things you’ll need to run a Web browser on your Apple TV 4th Gen.
PLEASE WATCH THIS VIDEO BEFORE YOU TRY TO INSTALL THE WEB BROWSER ONTO YOUR APPLE TV 4
Step 1. Copy this URL https://github.com/jvanakker/tvOSBrowser.git
Step 2: Now on open Xcode 7 and click on SourceControl → Check Out. (on the top bar) paste the URL into the bar at the bottom of Check Out.
Step 3: When Xcode 7 opens click the play button to start to build the App. The build will fail, and you will encounter an error that states: ‘UIWebView’ is unavailable: not available on tvOS
Step 4: Open the Applications folder
Step 5: Right click on Xcode.app and select Show Package Contents
Step 6: We now need to edit a file but in order to edit the Availability.h file all files you click on to get to the Availability.h needs to be read and write permitted. so right click on all the folders below and go to GET INFO → Then click the padlock in the bottom right of the popup, you can now make that folder Read and Wright. You need to do this to all the folders below.
Step 7: Open Developer → Platforms → AppleTVOS.platform → Developer → SDKs → AppleTVOS.sdk → usr → include
Step 8: Double click Availability.h to open in Xcode