Can i plug in an external harddrive and play movies?

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Can an external harddrive be plugged into an Apple TV and play movies?
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Can an external harddrive be plugged into an Apple TV and play movies?
Can i plug in an external harddrive and play movies?

Can an external harddrive be plugged into an Apple TV and play movies?Welcome to the Apple Community. orip67 wrote: Can an external harddrive be plugged into an Apple TV and play movies? No.Read other 2 answers

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