How to automate launching Ditto Receiver on an Apple TV 4K/HD without an MDM solution
The following setup for automating the Ditto Receiver Application launching on an Apple TV 4K/HD requires an iOS device to complete this setup. These steps allow you to automate launching the Ditto Receiver for tvOS without the use of an MDM solution.
The iOS device used to set up the automation will need to be connected to the same network as the Apple TV Ditto Receivers for this automation to function.
Step 1: Open the "Shortcuts" application on the iOS device
Step 2: Select "Create Personal Automation"
Step 3: Select "Time of Day"
Step 4: Customize the time for this automation, then select "Next"
Step 5: Select "Add Action"
Step 6: Select "Apps"
Step 7: Select "Apple TV Remote"
Step 8: Select "Wake Apple TV"
If you see that your shortcut does not have access to Apple TV Remote, then you will need to select "Allow Access" to proceed.
Step 9: Select "Apple TV," then select your Apple TV from the list of available devices
Step 10: Select "+" to add another step to the automation
Step 11: Select "Open App on Apple TV"
Step 12: Select "Apple TV," then select your Apple TV from the list of available devices (repeat step 9)
Step 13: Select "TV" to open the available apps menu for the Apple TV and select "Ditto Receiver"
Step 14: Select "Next"
Step 15: Disable the "Ask Before Running" setting and select "Don't Ask" in the following popup message
Step 16: Select "Done" and the automation setup is now complete