Mirror your iPhone screen to TV using Screen Mirroring

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By Erric Buttlar

This fast lesson will demonstrate how simple it is to stream photos, videos, and programmes straight from your iPhone to your large-screen TV. You’ll be happy to hear that there are many methods to wirelessly mirror your iPhone to your big screen entertainment system if you possess an iPhone and a contemporary large screen TV. Enabling you to surf the internet, view photos, or watch movies on a bigger screen while lounging on your sofa. Using this, you may instantly display a group of people pictures from your most recent excursion or family celebration and share stuff with friends and family.

This short tutorial will show you how to mirror your iPhone’s screen to your TV or Mac computer using Apple Airplay. Including desktop, laptop, and other products made by independent producers. Apple has included the capability right into the operating system of your iPhone, so there is no need to download any other programmes.

The iPhone control panel is accessible on contemporary iPhones by simply swiping down from the top right corner of the screen. Simply click the highlighted button below to get the screen mirroring connection screen from here. Once you get to this page, all you have to do is choose the Apple device you want to use to share your iPhone’s screen with, and presto, the procedure will begin showing your iPhone’s contents on the device you selected.

The instructions below will help you make better use of the iPhone screen mirroring feature if you’re looking for a quick way to stream or mirror your iPhone screen with others or view movies, media, or documents on a Samsung TV, Roku device, Macbook, iPad, PC, or other smart TV system from manufacturers like LG, Sony, and more.

Once the AirPlay screen mirroring feature is set up, you can stream videos, share photos, or mirror exactly what is on your iPhone, iPad, or Macbook screen to your large-screen TV or Mac computer in both portrait and landscape modes. This feature is compatible with the Apple iPhone, Apple TV, iMac, MacBook laptops, iPads, PCs, and AirPlay 2 compatible smart TVs.

Mirror iPhone screen to TV

The ever-growing list of certified AirPlay 2 capable TVs can be found on the Apple website, and it is certainly worth checking out if you want to share your iPhone screen with your Samsung TV, PC, or MacBooks. Whether you’re unsure if your smartphone will support the most recent Apple screen mirroring and Airplay 2 capabilities.

Check that your iPhone, iPad, or Mac is connected to the same wireless network as your Apple TV, Samsung TV, Roku, PC, or other AirPlay 2 compatible device before setting up screen mirroring on your iPhone. Simply slide down from the top right corner of the screen on the newest Apple iPhone models, such as the iPhone X or after, or iPads running iPadOS 13 or later, to expose the “Control Center” menu panel as seen in the illustration below. By clicking the iPhone “Screen Mirroring” button, which is highlighted by the yellow rectangle, you can view all the Airplay 2 devices that are compatible and readily accessible on your wireless network.

Screen Mirroring

Make sure your smart TV, computer, or iOS device is connected to the same wireless network as your iPhone if it isn’t mentioned. If they are and you are still experiencing problems, you may need to contact the Apple support website for further guidance.

Next, as indicated in the picture below, choose the Airplay 2 compatible device to which you want to mirror the display of your iPhone. If a passcode is required, input it on your iOS device to make the connection semi-permanent if it displays on your TV screen. The first time you establish a connection, you only need to input the passcode once; after that, it will be kept for use the next time you want to mirror the screen straight from your iPhone, iPad, or Mac computer.

You should now be able to view a direct mirror picture of your iPhone’s display on your big-screen TV if the screen mirroring connection was successful. Open the “Control Center” settings page as shown above once again, and then hit the “Stop Mirroring” button on your screen. If it’s more convenient, you may also click the Menu button on your Apple TV remote control.

Stream iOS Apps

If you’d like, you may also use iOS apps to stream content straight to your Apple TV from your iPhone, iPad, iPod, Samsung TV, and other devices. Once again, confirm that your devices are both AirPlay 2 compatible and that they are connected to the same wireless network. A little rectangle with a triangle in the bottom left corner that resembles a TV screen may be seen when viewing a video in an app, for example. Any programme that supports Airplay 2 Streaming will display the symbol.

When you push the button, a list of Airplay devices on your wireless network that can accept your stream will display. Choose one, and your material will show on your big-screen device or TV, and the logo will change from white to blue. You should be aware that not all programmes support AirPlay, but you can always verify whether one is by going to the app’s official Apple Store website for more information.

Simply touch the same (now blue) Airplay symbol to stop streaming, and the icon will transform back to its original white hue.

Your phone may automatically stream video to your favourite Apple TV or AirPlay 2 compatible device, that is, the one you have been often connected to, if you use AirPlay and screen mirroring on your iPhone relatively frequently. If this is the case, the top left corner of your iPhone’s screen will display a blue connection symbol as seen below. Simply press the symbol once again to break the connection, or choose another device from the list to broadcast to or screen mirror to straight from your iPhone.

Airplay 2

On an iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch running iOS 11.4 or later, an Apple TV 4K or Apple TV HD running tvOS 11.4 or later1, a HomePod running iOS 11.4 or later, a Mac running either iTunes 12.8 or later or macOS Catalina, and a PC running iTunes 12.8 or later, you may set up Airplay audio streaming. You will require an Apple Mac with the macOS Mojave 10.14.5 operating system or later, or an iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch with iOS 12.3 or later, in order to stream video over Airplay.

Supported devices

Apple TV 4K or Apple TV HD with tvOS 11.4 or later, HomePod with iOS 11.4 or later, and other compatible devices are among the devices you can stream to utilising the Airplay screen mirroring functionality. AirPort Express 802.11n (2nd Generation) with the most recent firmware update, speakers connected to the Audio Out port, and AirPlay 2 certified smart TVs are all examples of devices that may use this capability. Additionally, there are smart TVs from brands like LG, Samsung, Sony, and VIZIO. For a comprehensive and current list of TVs that are supported. The official Samsung Apple TV app, which enables you to watch Apple Original episodes and movies from Apple TV+ on your Samsung Smart TV through the Samsung website, has extra information if screen mirroring to your Samsung TV is of interest.

Airplay 1

Before the introduction of Airplay, you could stream content from the following devices: an iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch, a Mac, iTunes on a Mac or PC, and an Apple TV 4K or Apple TV HD. You may stream to HomePod, Apple TV 4K, Apple TV HD, Apple TV (2nd or 3rd generation), speakers connected to the AirPort Express Audio Out port, and speakers that have the “Works with Apple AirPlay” certification using Airplay 1. The package for your speakers or the user guide will make this clear. Visit the official Apple support website to find out more about Airplay and how to fix problems with iPhone screen mirroring.

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