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You mean the Available AirPlay Display icon that's on the menubar allowing you to opt to AirPlay whatever is on your screen to an Apple TV? It looks like a rectangle with an arrow at the bottom that is pointing upward. If you don't see it on the menubar, go into Display Preferences in System Preferences and toggle the option on.


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One of the issues I had with AirPlay was very similar to yours, and it was solved by changing my wifi router. Buscar's suggestions are great - try them and see if they give you any useful diagnostics. (please post a comment to tell us what you found.) I've personally found that tweaks to the router settings rarely yielded more than a bit more time before ...


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Disable and enable wifi. This avoids killing coreaudiod.


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Per Apple KB article HT6175, AirPlay makes use of a number of ports: ╔══════╦═════════╦════════════════════════════════════════╗ ║ Port ║ TCP/UDP ║ Name ║ ╠══════╬═════════╬════════════════════════════════════════╣ ║ 80 ║ TCP ║ Hypertext Transfer Protocol (HTTP) ║ ║ 443 ║ TCP ║ Secure Sockets Layer (SSL, or ...


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This is the default (and only) behavior. Whether you play the TV show from the special TV Show section of iTunes or create a playlist, iTunes will only play on TV show and then stop. Try the playlist approach - iTunes won't even play the playlist, but forces you to select one show and then start playing.


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What's happening is that since Apple TV OS 6.1 and iOS 7.1, iPhones and iPads have supported Bluetooth discovery of Airplay services for Apple TVs. What this means is that even without doing any pairing, the Bluetooth does a "handshake" between the iPhone/iPad and the Apple TV that exchanges discovery information. This means that even if you're not on the ...


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Is air play mirroring enabled in System Preferences? To enable it open System Preferences and click on the displays. Then at the bottom there should be a check next to show mirroring options in the menu bar when available. If not click the box to enable it.



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