iphone mirroring

Mirroring from and Android smartphone to your TV is not a big deal, how about mirroring using an Apple TV, will you be able to do the same thing with your iOS device?

Yes, you need the Apple TV, which costs $69. Apple TV works as an AirPlay device, which means that you can cast and stream content to your Apple TV, and watch it on a big screen.

All you need is an iPhone, iPod or iPad, and of course an Apple TV second generation or later.

Set up AirPlay on Apple TV

From your Apple TV you need to open the “Settings” from the main menu.

apple tv settings

On the next screen, you will have to select “AirPlay”

airplay

Now, on the next screen you will have to make sure that AirPlay is turned “On”

turn airplay on

If you are done, you can now use your Apple TV as an AirPlay display. See next steps for your other device.

Mirroring from Your iPhone or iPad

To mirror your iPhone or iPad display, you will have to make sure following things:

  • AirPlay is enabled on the Apple TV.
  • The iOs device is connected to the same Wi-Fi network as your Apple TV.
  • If there is not Wi-Fi, you can can connect to Apple TV via BlueTooth.

Your Apple TV should appear as an option in the Control Center. Scroll through the AirPlay menu to see the “Mirroring” option.

airplay appletv mirroring

Turn on the mirroring, now your iPhone or iPad screen should appear on your HDTV. Your iOS device screen will automatically fit on the full screen. Also the orientation and the content will change depending on what is on your iOS device and how you use it.

ipad mirroring

Make sure your device has a strength Wi-Fi signal, else you can experience lag issues.

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