How to AirPlay to Apple TV on iPhone, iPad, and Mac

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How to connect an iPhone, iPad or iPod Touch to your TV
But if you want, you can buy the HDMI adapter. What should I do? If all you want to do is stream videos, the third-generation Apple TV is the more wallet-friendly choice. You can disconnect the movie at any time by tapping the AirPlay icon or Screen Mirroring icon again, or by turning off your iPad's Wi-Fi. A slick update with at least 1 killer new feature that looks suspiciously familiar. But these days, if you want to play games via Apple TV , you're better off with the newest model and a dedicated gamepad. Your video should begin playing on your TV.

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How to AirPlay video and mirror your device's screen to Apple TV

Or simply click on the Menu button on you Apple TV remote. Rene Ritchie has been covering the personal technology industry for a decade. An outspoken analyst and critic, he writes at iMore. Follow him reneritchie on Twitter and Instagram. Skip to main content. What's my iPhone worth? Forums Shop Toggle Search. Swipe up from the bottom bezel onto the screen to bring up Control Center. Tap the device you'd like to AirPlay to. Tap the device name that you're AirPlaying to.

The device name takes the place of "Screen Mirroring" in Control Center. Tap your iPhone in the device list. You should also make sure you're running the latest software for your Mac and Apple TV. Click on the AirPlay icon on the right side of your Mac's menubar. Choose your preferred option: Click on Turn AirPlay Off. Well, the touch controls on the iPad or iPhone could be more intuitive for one.

I do not enjoy using the PS3 DualShock controller to type or navigate in general. Another possibility is that friends can take control using their own device, and serve up entertainment, home videos, or whatever programming they have planned for a get together. Google continues its push for the living room. Apple has its second-gen, rebooted Apple TV product making inroads. I am somewhat surprised that Amazon has yet to make a box for the living room and given it away for almost free or maybe bundle it with Prime memberships.

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How to AirPlay video from your iPhone or iPad

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The iPad and iPhone have a hidden app called the Apple TV Keyboard installed on them with the latest version of the operating system. This app will bring up the iPad's keyboard any time Apple TV asks you to type in something so long as the iPad and the Apple TV are connected to the same Wi-Fi network. Choose your Apple TV. If you don’t see your Apple TV, make sure that your Mac is connected to the same Wi-Fi network as your Apple TV. Need help? If an AirPlay passcode appears on your TV screen, enter the passcode on your Mac. To change the size of your desktop mirrored on your TV, click in the menu bar. Then select Mirror . Connect the iPad to your TV with Apple TV and AirPlay Apple TV is a great way to connect your iPad to your TV. And because it uses AirPlay, it is also wireless, so you can keep your iPad in your lap and use it as a remote while sending the display to your TV.