How to Stream iPhone/iPad to Apple TV

Andre Oentoro
Andre Oentoro

If you want to play iOS photos, videos, games or other media on a bigger screen rather than huddle around your iPhone or iPad to watch the contents, AirPlay is the best way to mirror your iPhone screen to an Apple TV. This guide walks you through how to mirror or stream your iPhone or iPad to television wirelessly, which is easy but useful. Moreover, you can record your iPhone screen at the same time with iPhone’s screen recording setting. If you are also finding a way for Windows recording, you can try Screen Recorder for PC software.

How to Stream iPhone 12/11/X /iPad to Smart TV

Step 1. Open your Apple TV's settings and enable the AirPlay option on it. You need to make sure your iPhone/iPad and your smart TV are connected on the same Wi-Fi network.
Apple TV

Step 2. On your iPhone or iPad, swipe up from the bottom of the screen to access the Control Center.

For iOS 11 and later software version, tap "Screen Mirroring" and select your Apple TV to connect.

For iOS 10/9/8 or earlier software version, tap on the "AirPlay Mirroring" button and then select your Apple TV to connect.
AirPlay Mirroring

Step 3. Now you are able to see an AirPlay passcode on your TV screen. All you need to do is input this code on your iPhone.

You can now stream videos and photos on iPhone to Apple TV, so you can watch your iPhone screen activities on Apple TV. If you are finding ways to record your iPhone screen, iPhone defaulted screen recording feature and ScreenMo can help.

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Step 4. To stop screaming iOS to TV, just open the Control Center and tap Screen Mirroring (or AirPlay Mirroring) button on your iPhone or iPad to disable it.

Some of you may wonder if you can hook up an iPad or iPhone to a TV via a Lightning Digital AV Adapter. Of course you can! But you need to first get an adapter with HDMI cable (sold separately) from the Apple store. If you have got the Lightning Digital AV Adapter, all you need to do is to connect the TV to the Lightning port on your iPad and iPhone via the HDMI cable and adapter. Then you can mirror your iPhone or iPad to your smart TV and enjoy photos or movies on a big screen.

For more tips and tricks on anything Apple, check out iGeeksBlog.

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