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I have an Airport Express that I have plugged into a speaker system. I can change the music in my house with my iPhone through Apple's Remote app. Great.

Now is my Airport Express compatible with AirPlay? Can I 'push' music or sound to my Airport Express and out the speakers that are plugged into it? Or is this only possible with an Apple TV? And if I get an Apple TV can I do what I'm trying to do? 'Push' music from someone's iPhone that is on the same WIFI network as mine to a speaker system?

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migrated from Mar 9 '11 at 13:27

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Since there is no computer in the equation, this is off-topic for this site. – MaQleod Mar 9 '11 at 5:46
I think you mean AirPlay. – Spiff Mar 9 '11 at 8:42
@MaQleod: your comment looks strange now if one does not notice that the question has been migrated. You might want to remove it. – Per Wiklander Mar 10 '11 at 17:27
@Ma This site is about Apple hardware and software. This is on-topic. please seethe FAQs for more info. – Nathan Greenstein Mar 22 '11 at 18:46

With iOS 4.2 you can send music directly from your iPhone/iPad to your Airport Express from any application supporting it. You can also stream both audio and video from your iDevices from Apples applications. Starting with iOS 4.3 you can also stream video from any application, not just applications developed by Apple.

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