AirPlay video from your iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch

Use AirPlay to share video, photos, or the entire screen on your iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch to an Apple TV. You can AirPlay content directly from an app, or use Control Center to mirror your device's screen.

     

AirPlay photos and video from your iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch

Here's how to AirPlay photos or video from your iOS device to your Apple TV:

  1. Make sure that you're close to your Apple TV.
  2. Open the app that you want to AirPlay from.
  3. Tap . In some apps, like Photos, tap , then tap AirPlay.
  4. Select your AirPlay device. Don’t see your Apple TV? Make sure that your iOS device is connected to the same Wi-Fi network as your Apple TV. Need help?

Want to AirPlay content from iTunes on your Mac or PC?

     

Mirror your iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch

Here's how to mirror the entire screen on your iOS device to your Apple TV:

  1. Make sure that you're close to your Apple TV.
  2. On your iOS device, swipe up from the bottom of your screen to open Control Center.
  3. In Control Center, tap  Screen Mirroring, then select your Apple TV from the list. Don’t see your Apple TV? Make sure that your iOS device is connected to the same Wi-Fi network as your Apple TV.
  4. If an AirPlay passcode appears on your TV screen, enter the passcode on your iOS device.

Your TV uses your iOS device's screen orientation and aspect ratio. To fill your TV screen with the mirrored iOS device screen, change your TV's aspect ratio or zoom settings.

Turn off AirPlay or Screen Mirroring

  1. Open the app that's using AirPlay.
  2. Tap . To stop mirroring your iOS device, open Control Center and tap Screen Mirroring.
  3. Tap your iOS device from the list.

Get help

If you need help with one of the following issues, learn what to do:

  • In Control Center, you don't see your AirPlay device or you don't see AirPlay options at all.
  • You see a "Looking for Apple TV" message.
  • You see video but don't hear audio.
  • You notice network lag or content interruptions.
     

Learn more

Use AirPlay to stream music, podcasts, and more to your Apple TV, HomePod, or other AirPlay-enabled devices.

Published Date:Fri Apr 27 13:23:42 GMT 2018