Where is the AirPlay status icon?
If you see an AirPlay button — which looks like a rectangle with an arrow pointing up at the bottom — when you open up the app or a video in the app, tap on that to use AirPlay. For example, in the YouTube app for iPad, there will be an AirPlay button in the bottom right corner of the video.
Why is the AirPlay icon not showing on Mac?
To do this, go to Settings > Displays > check the box next to Show mirroring options in the menu bar when available. With that checked, whenever there are AirPlay devices to connect to, the AirPlay icon will appear in your menu bar.
How do I get the AirPlay icon on my Mac menu bar?
To do that, open up System Preferences and select “Displays”. At the bottom, check the box next to “Show mirroring options in the menu bar when available”. The AirPlay icon will now appear in the menu bar. After clicking on the AirPlay icon, select the Apple TV that you want to mirror your Mac’s screen to.
What is the Apple AirPlay icon?
The AirPlay button allows you to choose between output destinations for your audio, video or screen mirroring. Select one of the available AirPlay devices from the list by tapping it. The icons next to it (TV or speaker icons) tell you whether you can stream photos, videos or music from your iPhone.
Why is my TV not showing up on AirPlay?
AirPlay might not be working simply because the device isn’t compatible. To quickly check that you have AirPlay on your iPhone: Open the Control Center by swiping down from the right corner on your Home screen. Older iPhone models with Home buttons may need you to swipe up from the bottom.
Why is my AirPlay not working?
How do I turn on screen mirroring on Mac?
Mirror your Mac’s screen
- Click on the Control Center icon in the menu bar. It should be next to the time in the top-right corner, next to the Siri button.
- Click Screen Mirroring.
- You’ll see a list of devices that are available on your network to mirror your screen on. Click the device you want to use.
How do I enable AirPlay?
Make sure the AirPlay setting is on:
- On the TV remote control, press the (Input select) button and then select (AirPlay).
- Select AirPlay & HomeKit settings and turn on AirPlay.
Do you need Apple TV for AirPlay?
You would need to have a TV that supports screen mirroring, refer to your manual. It won’t be using airplay (that is specific to Apple) but typically Miracast or Chromecast protocol. You don’t need to use AirPlay at all if you use a Lighting Digital AV Adapter.
How do I set up AirPlay on my TV?
To do this on your Apple TV, go to Settings > AirPlay.
- Connect your iPhone and TV to the same WiFi network.
- Open the Control Center on your iPhone.
- Then tap Screen Mirroring.
- Next, select your Apple TV device you want to mirror.
- Finally, enter the AirPlay passcode.
What TV can use AirPlay?
This latest version of AirPlay allows for multi-room streaming across a range of devices, including TVs. Those with an iPhone, iPad, or Mac will be able to send audio and video straight to AirPlay 2-compatible TVs from LG, Samsung, Sony, and Vizio as seamlessly as they could with an Apple TV.