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Questions tagged [airplay]

A technology developed by Apple, Inc. to stream audio and video between Apple devices.

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AirplayUIAgent frequently asking to access Keychain

Every time I open my Macbook I encounter a pop up saying that AirplayUIAgent wants to access confidential information stored in my keychain under "Lukes Apple TV" Does anybody know what this process ...
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How to play sounds through AirPlay

I have a 2018 iPad Pro. It plays music through AirPlay to an external speaker if I choose it. However games seem to play sound only through the built-in speakers. I can have music and the game at the ...
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AirPlay display on Apple TV works but cursor can't go past half the screen

I successfully mirrored my internal MacBook Pro display to a 3rd gen Apple TV, and the resolution shifted as expected. Audio in the connected TV works, video looks fine, but when I try to take the ...
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When using Apple TV two are appearing in streaming options

I have a third-generation Apple TV. When in use 2 Apple TV streaming options show in the streaming menu: When I click on the second one sometimes it says the signal is too weak and at other times it ...
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AirPlay 2 from guest network

I have two networks at home - my regular one and a guest network. My router is a Synology RT2600ac. I also have a Sonos One at home, connected to my main network. Everything is working peachy from ...
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Homepod is on same wifi network as my other devices but doesn't show up for airplay or personal requests

I'm having odd behaviour with my Homepod. It feels like a bug. It has internet (plays music fine) and is definitely on the same wifi network as my iPhone and my other mac computer (I've verified ...
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Mirroring MBP screen on iMac

I want to use my laptop (mid 2014 and mid 2012) but use iMac (mid 2017) as a primary or its display. I have used Duet for MBP to iPad but do not know if it’s possible between MBP and iMac. If not then ...
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Using Audio MIDI Setup Multi-Output Device with AirPlay (AirPort Express)

Has anyone really ever made that work? It seems like the function to use an AirPlay device within a Multi-Output setup should work, but when changing the default output to the Multi-Output device it ...
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How to fix audio delay on AirPlay 2?

I have an AppleTV 4K connected to a soundbar in my living room and an AppleTV 4th gen connected to a TV in my guest room. With AirPlay 2 I can output music from Spotify to both, but the audio goes ...
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Can't AirPlay from Mac to Apple TV (ethernet)

The other questions on this subjects are 4-6 years old and have not helped to solve my problem playing my media from a Mac to an Apple TV. MBP Retina Early 2013 running OS 10.12.6 (Sierra, current) ...
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How does AirPlay handle with multiple source devices?

I have a bluetooth speaker and switching between two sources (Mac and iPhone) is a painful two-step process where it's required to disconnect the first device before a new connection can be made. ...
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Stream Netflix movie from iPhone to Mac

I have a 2017 MacBook Pro and an iPhone 8. I use Netflix app on my iPhone and have downloaded a movie in it for offline viewing. Is there a way for me to stream the movie on my iPhone onto my MacBook?...
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Unable to Airplay audio or video from MBP to Apple TV

Apple TV Gen 4 MBP early 2013 with Sierra (10.12.6) I'm unable to make the MBP switch from internal speakers to Great Room, the name of my Apple TV. I click Great Room, and after a moment of silence ...
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Is there a way to turn off notifications automatically when I connect to AirPlay?

If I'm AirPlaying my screen, I likely don't want the room to see my notifications. Is there a way to automatically kill notifs when I connect besides manually option+clicking the icon in the upper-...
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AirPlay audio output

Ok, so I'm working in a new classroom with the following scenario I'm trying to solve. I have a MacBook Air connected to a ceiling projector using AirPlay. The thing I don't like with this is that ...
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Macbook Pro Airplay 2 support for Sonos Play:5 Speakers

I am considering purchasing Sonos Play:5 which advertises support for Airplay 2. Will I be able to stream any audio I want from my Macbook Pro to the speaker? All the examples I can find online seem ...
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Quit Apps While Using AirPlay

I just purchased an Apple TV 4K to use with my iPhone 6s plus after my Chromecast broke. I just noticed that when casting movies to my tv using Airplay, I cannot close the app doing the casting. For ...
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How to tell which computer is connected to AirPlay

My company shares a set of audio speakers accessible via AirPlay. Is there any way for someone to tell which computer is currently connected to the AirPlay without shouting the question out to the ...
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Can a Mac use AirPlay to stream to stereo HomePods?

Set up two HomePods in a stereo configuration, and they act as one pair when used via Siri or an iOS device. Open the HBO, YouTube, or Music app on your phone, and voilà, stereo sound. This doesn’t ...
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AppleTV 4k send separate stereo channels to two bluetooth speakers?

I have an AppleTV 4K which works very well over bluetooth with a Beolit 15 speaker but only in mono. I have two and they can be coupled to play stereo but with frequent dropouts. How can I tell my ...
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How to stream audio from iOS to macOS using AirPlay?

I want to stream Apple Musics audio from iPhone to my Mac using Airplay. Why you ask? Why not just use the iTunes to play on the Mac? Because then if I wanna skip a song etc. I have to go to my Mac. I ...
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iOS 12 AirPlay on iPhone stops when not on app/asleep

I am attempting to stream Foxtel Now to my Apple TV through my iPhone 8 Plus. I used to be able to stream it and it would continue to stream even though I'm browsing Twitter or even when the phone is ...
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Bluetooth playback interrupted by airplay

I've searched relentlessly for a solution but to no avail. The issues is that I bought some expensive Bose Quiet 35 Bluetooth headphones to use with my iPhone 4. The iPhone is an older model and I ...
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“Airplay 2” to a Mac?

I have software (Reflector 2 and Airserver) that allow me to stream over AirPlay 1 from my iOS device. However, AirPlay 1 does not allow me to use the multiple device feature built into AirPlay 2. I ...
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Screen mirroring. App glitch?

I am trying to screen mirror and play an app. This app has many video lectures. And the publisher only provides the mobile app versio to provide the lectures. Now, for my iPhone (SE) and Macbook (10....
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No longer able to AirPlay from iTunes to Homepod directly

I want to AirPlay music from Mac iTunes to HomePod. However, when I select it on iTunes AirPlay menu, I get "Sign in to Apple Music to play songs on your HomePod" prompt with Cancel/Sign in buttons. ...
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Airplay from iPhone to Airport Express, but use iPhone LTE

is there a way to stream content (music) to an Airport Express from an iPhone, but using that iPhone’s LTE data instead of the WiFi connection for internet? Basically the LTE is a ton faster than our ...
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Lock Screen vs Login Window - affect on running processes

It appears to me that BOTH Apple Menu>Lock Screen AND Fast User Switching Menu>Login Window halt user processes at some point. (AirServer eventually stops working for me) I would like to know if/why/...
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Want to use AirPlay to send only video to a studio monitor - only audio to studio speakers

I want to use AirPlay to send videos from my Mac to a studio video monitor (no speakers) and synced audio to studio audio Speakers. I have a mixing console receiving audio from Mac interface, and I ...
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OS X with Airplay display will log me out when display sleeps

I recently got an AppleTV for the sole purpose of using my TV as a wireless second monitor. I'm pretty happy with it but I noticed that if I put my display to sleep via Hot Corner while I'm connected ...
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Mac is mirroring my monitors through miniDP

So I have two DELL u2415 monitors connected to USC-C to Dual Display Port adapter. The problem is when I go to displays it shows both my u2415 monitors as one under arrangement and they are just ...
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Getting “visuals” on AppleTV?

Random question, but remember back in the day when WinAMP had visuals that responded to the music you played? iTunes later added a similar feature, that it wasn’t particularly responsive to actual ...
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Is it possible to AirPlay from Mac to iPhone?

I'm working on a native macOS app. I need to test some multi-monitor issues. When I'm at home I use AirPlay to my TV to test multi-monitor issues. But, when I'm at a cafe or co-working space if I ...
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Sony Airplay Speakers LAN port connection vs Airport Express standalone Airplay receiver only

After searching for a long time, I could not find the solution, on the internet. I hope someone can help me, to configure my setup with following equipment : Airport Express https://www.apple.com/...
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Airplay Yamaha CRX-N560d speakers working on iPad Air 2 but not on Macbook Pro 2017

Good morning everyone. I own a Yamaha Net HI-FI, a CRX-N560D that has airplay capabilities. I couldn't get my new Macbook Pro 2017 - High Sierra 10.13.3 installed - to stream audio to airplay ...
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How to change the default name of airplay receiver inside airport express

Ive got an airport express setup an airplay receiver only (basically just plug it into the network and connected a 3.5mm headphone jack between the airport express and my speakers). The current ...
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Mac Pro & Apple TV 2 for computer audio

Equipment & OS: Apple TV 2 Mac Pro (circa 2013 - the cylinder) MacOS Sierra Version 10.12.6 DAC (digital to analog converter, this only has USB and TOSLINK connections) HDMI cable connects Mac ...
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AppleTV 4 - how to disable Bluetooth needed to pair AirPlay device

In our large auditorium, an A/V rack which contains an AppleTV 4 for use as an AirPlay device to our humongous projector, sits in the back of the room in a closet. The ATV4, with the latest tvOS, uses ...
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What speed does the home network need to be so that Air Play is the same as connected by a cable?

If the home network is running 802.11n or 802.11ac, can the Air Play from a Macbook to Apple TV video playback be guaranteed to be the same as if connected by a cable? There may be 2 Wifi or up to 3 ...
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Mac doesn't go to sleep anymore

Since a while, probably the last system update, after inactivity, the screen won't go to sleep. The system itself is configured not to go to sleep, but the screen should, and it should lock then, but ...
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Putting display to sleep with AirPlay crashs apps in macOS High Sierra

I use AirPlay everyday and put my display to sleep if I leave my desk in macOS Sierra. However, putting display to sleep with AirPlay crashes all the apps after upgrading to macOS High Sierra. I ...
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Possible to use Apple Watch to adjust volume of TvOS or Safari on MacOS?

I want to use the wheel on the Apple Watch to adjust the volume of whatever I'm listening to... it could be Air Pods paired to MacOS (iTunes works, but Safari or other apps don't) Apple TV speakers ...
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Maximum screen resolution with AirPlay Extend Display on the Apple TV 4k?

What is the maximum screen resolution possible with AirPlay Extend Display on the Apple TV 4K? I.e. is it possible to treat an Apple TV 4K connected to a 4k TV as an external Retina-enabled display ...
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Apple TV triggers TV every 5 minutes

I have set my TV to turn on and/or switch to Apple TV when the ATV wakes up from sleep. Until tvOS 10 it worked as expected but since I upgraded to 11 the other day, the TV switches to the ATV input ...
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Will deleting/removing some system processes/ .plist files screw up my Mac?

I am thinking of deleting some contents from /usr/libexec/ , I don't use AirPlay nor AirPort so if I delete these two processes will it again screw up my mac the processes are AirPlayXPCHelper and ...
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OS X Wi-Fi turning on and off, slows mac down while doing so

My Wi-Fi is turning on and off every 5 seconds. It's not connecting to anything and just lagging my MacBook Air. Even when I click on AirPlay, it slows down and spins the loading icon. Seems like a ...
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mac mini > apple tv: no audio except using itunes

The 2014 Mac Mini is connected via ethernet cable to the latest-generation Apple TV, which in turn is connected to the TV via HDMI. Controlling the Mini via Screen Sharing, I start up iTunes, and am ...
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Blank/Black Screen on AppleTV when mirrored from iMac

Using macOS Sierra 10.12.5, iMac 27-inch Mid 2011, AppleTV Model A1469 7.2.2 (8015) Connected via WiFi I have an Apple TV that used to work, however, now whenever I mirror or extend my display from ...
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No audio when playing mp4 video from MacBook Pro to Apple TV

When viewing some files with quicktime on my retina MacBook Pro (Sierra 10.12.6), I can view it on Apple TV and the sound works fine. However some files produce the following behaviour: Select Apple ...
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How do I mirror my iPhone screen to my iPad?

How can I mirror my iPhone SE to my iPad Pro under iOS 10? There is a web site that says this is supported via AirPlay but I cannot get the iPad to show up as a destination for my iPhone, I can only ...