Link your Apple Remote to your Apple TV. On your Apple Remote, hold down Menu and Right for six seconds. Then on your Apple TV, look for above an icon of a remote. Unplug your Apple TV from the wall power outlet. Wait at least six seconds, then plug it back in. Replace the battery in your Apple Remote.Can I use my Apple TV without the remote?
In fact, Apple has made it easy for you to enjoy the Apple TV with or without their remote control. Setting up your Apple TV is generally a breeze, but not so if you want to set up apple tv without remote.