The iPhone, the iPad, the iPod, and other iOS Devices, are limited by the size of their screen. There’s only but so much you can do and see on a small screen. Luckily, there’s a neat little feature on iPhone (iOS Devices) that lets you stream all your Content .i.e. Photos, Videos, Movies, Games, etc… directly to you TV, thus giving you a more immersive user experience.
AirPlay lets you wirelessly connect your iPhone (iOS Device) to your TV or any large screen monitor. All you need is the latest version of the iOS, Wi-Fi connectivity, and Apple TV. That’s it.
With AirPlay, you can easily stream content to your TV, share your iPhone (iOS Device) Screen on your TV, and also enjoy a Dual Screen Gaming experience. It’s the complete entertainment package.
To Enable AirPlay on your iPhone and iOS Devices, follow these steps:
1) Connect your iPhone (iOS Device) to Wi-Fi.
2) On your Lock Screen or Home Screen, do an Upward Swipe Gesture. A Dashboard/Control Center will appear on your Screen.
3) Click on AirPlay.
4) Select the Device you want to AirPlay to.
For Videos and Photos, choose Apple TV.
For Music, choose Apple TV, AirPort Express, or AirPlay Enabled Speakers.
You’ll now be able to stream your content directly to your TV or AirPlay Enabled Speakers.
If you want to share your screen .aka. Mirror your Screen, follow the same process, except:
When selecting the AirPlay Device, make sure to Turn ON “Mirroring”.
Once Enabled, your iOS device’s screen will be mirrored on your Apple TV.
The AirPlay feature is really great; especially when you’re in a public setting, surrounded by family and friends. You can share all your Photos, Videos, Movies, Music, etc… with your loved ones using AirPlay.
If you have any questions or suggestions, please leave a comment below.
The AirPlay is only available for the following devices:
- iPhone 4s or later
- iPad 2 or later
- iPad Mini or later
- iPod Touch (5th Generation)
- Apple TV (2nd and 3rd Generation)
*You’ll need iOS 7 or Higher
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