You can use the iPad or iPhone in place of the Apple TV remote. It can be a perfect and most convenient option to type the text on your Apple TV. It will take some time when you will use Apple TV remote because you will have to select letters one by one.
If you want to type directly from your iPhone to the Apple TV, then first get free app Remote from your iOS App store.
If you want to connect the iPhone Remote App to your Apple TV, follow the steps below:
- You must connect the iPhone to same Wi-Fi network as your Apple TV.
- Then you will open the remote app.
- After that, you will tap the option of Add a Device and there will be a 4-digit passcode that will appear on screen.
- By using the Apple TV, you will navigate to General -> Remotes -> Remote App.
- Your iPhone will pair with Apple TV.
Right after installing the remote will provide the virtual keyboard, gestures and button to Apple TV.