tvOS 15.5.1 Update Fixes Music Stops Playing Issue

tvOS 15.5.1 update

tvOS 15.5.1 update

Apple has released tvOS 15.5.1 (19L580), a minor Apple TV software update, to fix an issue that caused music to suddenly stop playing. This bug affects the HomePod too, so there’s also a new 15.5.1 version for the smart speakers too.

tvOS 15.5.1 comes only 10 days after, 15.5, which was the 5th significant improvement of tvOS 15. It’s a minor bug fixing update that might include also other under-the-hood improvements that haven’t been mentioned by Apple in the tvOS update notes!

tvOS 15.5.1 Download

If automatic updates are disabled on your Apple TV you have to update manually as follows:
tvos 15.5.1 download

  • Use the remote and go for Settings -> System -> Software Updates.
  • tvOS 15.5.1 update should show up on your TV. Select Update Now.
  • Select Download and Install. Be patient until the update is prepared, verified and installed.
  • Tips: Do not unplug your Apple TV while it’s updating, even if the image briefly disappears from the TV screen! The device automatically reboots when the update is completed.

tvOS 15.5.1 Features

This seems to be like a bug fixing update. No new features have been spotted yet. If notice any changes, share them with us in the comments please.

tvOS 15.5.1 Bug Fixes

According to this related document, the release notes mention a single fix:

“This update addresses an issue where music could stop playing after a short time.”

However, there might be other fixes coming under-the-hood. If you spot other improvements don’t hesitate to share them with us in the comments section and we will update them here:

  • To be updated!

tvOS 15.5.1 Issues

Along fixing bugs, new updates might also trigger new problems. New bugs detected in this release are listed below:

  • To be updated!

Have you updated to this latest release? What’s your feedback? Use the comments section and let us know.

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