Your browser is not Javascript enable or you have turn it off. We recommend you to activate for better security reason<div class="billede"><img src="pictures/mini-plexlogo.jpg" alt="Plex on Apple TV"></div>Get Plex on your Apple TV without jailbreak - FlatpanelsHD Plex on Apple TVGet Plex on your Apple TV without jailbreak">

Plex on Apple TV
Get Plex on your Apple TV without jailbreak

06 Jun 2013 | Rasmus Larsen |

Plex is one of the most popular media center solutions for movies and other media files. A new hack called PlexConnect enables you to get full Plex media player functionality on your non-jailbreaked black Apple TV box.

Get Plex on your Apple TV without jailbreak

Some users “jailbreak” their Apple TV box to unlock extended functionality. Jailbreaks take a bit of skill and can remove some of the existing features of the Apple TV. However, PlexConnect requires no such jailbreak – but still requires a bit of technical skills.

PlexConnect works on all versions of the black Apple TV box with no jailbreak required, picture credit:

Basically, PlexConnect works by taking over for example the Trailer app on the Apple TV. By using Plex on a PC or Mac, PlexConnect masks itself as the Trailer app and sends a list of your movies, music files, video clips and photos to the Apple TV box.

In that manner PlexConnect can transform the Apple TV into a full media center solution for your media files stores on a PC or Mac. And you can still use the other features of the Apple TV box, including iTunes and Airplay.

If you want to try it out yourself PlexConnect can be found here. On the site there is also a small guide. It works on Apple TV2 and Apple TV3.

- Source:

Latest news


LG launches CX OLED TVs with HDMI 2.1 – 48" model coming in June

27 May 2020 | Rasmus Larsen |
Quibi AirPlay

Quibi gains AirPlay 2 support, Chromecast support next month

27 May 2020 | Rasmus Larsen |
LG 2020 LCD

LG launches new mid-range 4K TVs with AirPlay 2, HomeKit

26 May 2020 | Rasmus Larsen |
Snyder Cut

HBO Max unveils launch line-up of over 600 movies

22 May 2020 | Rasmus Larsen |
Samsung The Terrace TV

Samsung launches 'The Terrace' outdoor TV with 2000 nits brightness

22 May 2020 | Rasmus Larsen |
HBO Max Apple TV

HBO Max to launch on Apple TV, Android TV, PS4, Xbox & some TVs

21 May 2020 | Rasmus Larsen |
Netflix Recommended

Netflix Recommended TVs must now be optimized for interactive content

21 May 2020 | Rasmus Larsen |
Greyhound Apple TV

Tom Hanks' Greyhound will skip theaters and premiere on Apple TV+

20 May 2020 | Rasmus Larsen |