Questions tagged [airplay]

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

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Airplay to Mac - Is it possible to remove the "accept/decline" prompt?

I have an iMac with AirPlay receiver set as "Anyone from the same network". Therefore I would like to allow everyone at home (with different apple ids) to airplay on the iMac. But there is ...
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Sidecar from iMac to MacBook but not vice versa?

I’m using a 2021 iMac (M1) and a 2019 15" MacBook Pro. Both run macOS Monterey, 12.1. The iMac is mine, the MacBook Pro is supplied by my employer. As you might imagine, there are certain tasks I ...
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How do you screen mirror from an iPad to a Mac when they are not signed into the same Apple ID?

I'm trying to mirror a movie using (SharePlay? AirPlay?) to my Mac from a friend's iPad; however, because we are not signed into our devices with the same Apple ID, it won't allow screen mirroring. ...
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Youtube app Airplay volume control is greyed out

If I am using the YouTube app (iOS) Airplay feature streaming from iPhone to Mac it seems to be impossible to control sound volume via the iPhone itself (the volume controller is greyed out). Same ...
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iPhone to Mac audio Airplay not working in Monterey

MacOS Monterey introduces Airplay to Mac from iOS devices but the audio Airplay is sometimes not working. However, video airplay works without any issues.
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Is it safe to use AirPlay to stream on an essentially open WiFi network?

An elderly relative has just moved into in a nursing home that has 1 WiFi network which is used by all staff, residents, and guests. There is no password: You just select the WiFi and you are ...
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DisplayLink and AirPlay on Targus DOCK520USZ with MacBook Pro 2019, 4 little monitors and an iPad Pro [duplicate]

I'm trying to run DisplayLink with 6 total screens on Monterey. No matter what I do, it maxes out at 5. (It uses airplay if I establish the iPad as a screen first, but then refuses to allow me to use ...
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Toggle Airplay Receiver server with the command line on MacOS Monteray+

The new macOS Airplay Receiver service uses port 5000. I'd like to temporarily disable it during the running of a script. This service is manually toggled by an option under System Preferences > ...
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Keyboard shortcut to disconnect AirPlay

Is there a keyboard shortcut to immediately disconnect AirPlay? Alternatively, is there a bash script or extensions software I can install to provide such a feature? In Big Sur and Mavericks I find ...
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How to extend iOS Airplay connection time when music is paused to prevent loss of said connection?

I link to my airport express using airplay from my iphone (ios15). I play music using the stock music app. I hit the pause button. A few minutes pass... I hit 'play' The connection to airplay is lost. ...
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Timer alarm not working when AirPlay is active

Since the update from iPadOS 14 to 15 the alarm of my timer won't show/sound when the iPad is connected to an AirServer. The timer starts and an icon is shown at the top right corner, but when the ...
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My MacBook connects to my TV through Airplay by itself, all the time

My Macbook Pro M1, keeps on connecting to my TV through Airplay, without my consent. I have used Airplay to display on my TV in the past, for specific reasons, but I don't want for it to do it by ...
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Monterey: mirror iPad screen on Mac in separate window

It seems that now it is possible to mirror an iPad/iPhone screen on your mac over wifi connection. However, if you do this, you cannot do anything esle on your mac, just watch the screen. My question ...
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Mystery: Why do my new landscape lights (which aren't on wifi) show up on my Apple TV?

I'm stumped...when I share a video from any iOS device I on (iPad, iPhone, etc) using AirPlay to my Apple TV three things happen: The audio is shared, but not the video I get a notification on the ...
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Computer mounts install disks when changing screen resolution Mojave [duplicate]

I have a macbook pro 2015 running Mojave. Whenever I plug in a screen to minidp, connect to an apple tv using airplay, or change resolution scaling in system preferences (edit: doesn't always happen ...
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iPad screen record while AirPlay mirroring

I am teaching a live class using an iPad with stylus, mirroring the iPad to an AppleTV over AirPlay. I want to also record my iPad screen while I'm doing this so I can archive it all. This doesn't ...
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3rd Party AirPlay Video Quality

Apple's product page for AirPlay states that Apple TV 4K supports streaming "4K HDR video at 60 frames per second". However, I can't seem to find any other information about AirPlay video ...
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Can I benefit from AI quality improvements (TV manufacturer) when streaming with AppleTV (DLNA and AirPlay)?

I stream from my MacBook via DLNA and/or AirPlay to the AppleTV 4K. I stream old family videos (PAL) from time to time and don't see any better quality at all. All TV manufacturers advertise AI based ...
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How to change scaling

I have a 2020 M1 MacBook Air. When I connect my external 1080p/32" monitor in mirroring mode, via AirPlay, my scaling changes. I like this scaling very much, it is much more usable for me than ...
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Playing audio from two Bluetooth speakers at the same time

Is there a way to use two separate Bluetooth speakers at the same time, without using AirPlay or a separate application? I have two sound bars in my home that use Bluetooth and I would like to use ...
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How to mirror iPad display to PC to record

I need to put my iPad display onto my PC. By this I mean record or stream iPad footage on software such as OBS or Streamlabs. I have tried several methods such as LonelyScreen, Mirroring360, and even ...
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Ipad periodic latency / ping spikes when game streaming

I believe I am experiencing this exact issue: MacBook Pro experiencing ping spikes to local router I had this issue on my macbook pro, and I was able to resolve it by running sudo ifconfig awdl0 down ...
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AirPlay 2 not working on iPhone (won't see devices)

I've been streaming music from my iPhone to multiple sound systems simultaneously via Airplay 2 but my sound systems won't show up on iPhone recently (see image below) iPhone and systems are on same ...
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Traffic on Apple TV asleep

I just bought an Apple TV 4k and I discovered that there is some network activity when the Apple TV is asleep (light off). x.x.x.x is the apple tv ip address. This is a summary (ip address / port). ...
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Using an external speaker as the left/right speaker with MacBook?

I am looking for a way to connect an external speaker as the left speaker to a MacBook Pro to get better stereo sound. From what I have read in the forums it should be possible to output audio on ...
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Music App won't airplay to HomePod mini when MacBook Pro is connected to external displays

Trying to AirPlay from the Music App to my HomePod mini results in the following: "The selected movie won't play on one of your connected displays." When I dismiss the popup and hit play it ...
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What version of Apple TV is required for a HomePod mini stereo pair to work?

I have two HomePod minis configured as a stereo pair, that is not recognized by my Apple TV. Instead I see each individual HomePod in the audio settings for the TV and can only select and play through ...
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Adjust playback synchronicity

Multiple Airplay devices Having multiple airplay devices fills the spаce very nicely. My devices are ancient technology, and one in ten times playback is not synched correctly. When it happens, it ...
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GoodNotes + AirPlay with cable?

A few weeks ago I was trying to give a lecture on Zoom by sharing my iPad screen using AirPlay. My Zoom session was through a Mac computer so the connection to the iPad was over the WiFi. The issue ...
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Homepod Mini "no peer to peer" warning

Seeking some resolution with a Homepod Mini. Recently replaced our 11+ year old router with a Linksys WRT3200 ACM dual-band model, running OpenWRT. After initial setup everything on the network ...
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AirPlayUIAgent wants to access an old wifi network

I frequently get an alert that tells me AirPlayUIAgent wants to access information for an old wifi base station, which I haven't had for a long time. I always click "deny", because the ...
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Low latency wireless monitor solution (2021)

It's 2021 and Wifi 6 is finally supported by Apple M1 MacBooks, so can anyone point me to a efficient (preferably dongle-less on the MacBook side) solution for wireless screen casting in extended mode ...
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AirPlay to Apple TV not displaying at full 1080 resolution?

I can successfully AirPlay from my M1 MacBook Pro to my 4k Apple TV connected to a 1920 x 1020 display... but I can only get a resolution of 1280 x 720: When I'm not AirPlay'ing and just using the ...
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Only see "Off" option on AirPlay Display [duplicate]

I have a MacBook Pro and for some reason the AirPlay icon has disappeared from the menu bar. When I go to System Preferences → Displays, the status of AirPlay shows "Off" and there's no way ...
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60fps Airplay (iOS 14 vs Big Sur)

I'm using Airplay to my LG TV. When I Airplay from my iPhone XS with iOS 14.4 it's at 60FPS. When I Airplay my Mac (M1 MBP) it's 30fps. Same with other Macs. Does Big Sur/macOS not support 60fps as ...
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Airplay freezes macbook

Some contexts: My Macbook Pro (15-inch, 2016) OS: Big Sur 11.1 WI-FI: I am currently using my organization's WI-FI. Every time I click the bluetooth or sound button on MacBook menu, the activity ...
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Airplay glitches every once in a while on LG tv

I have an LG CX at home, which has built in Airplay 2 which is great. The issue is that every second or third time I try to play something over Airplay from my MBP the video and audio glitches ...
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Can't find AirPlay on macOS High Sierra

I have a mid-2010 MacBook Pro with macOS High Sierra 10.13.6 installed. I have just found out that my Smart LG TV with webOS has AirPlay incorporated so, I would like to mirror my MacBook Pro screen ...
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Apple TV Screen Mirroring not working from iPad

Every time I select Screen Mirroring from the Control Center and select my Apple TV from the list, it shows that the screen is being mirrored to my TV (there is a checkmark next to the name of the ...
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Put Fitness+ workouts on my TV

I do not have an AppleTV, but I have a TCL tv with Roku which has an AppleTV app. The TV says the app is up to date but I see no way to view fitness+ workouts. I have also tried using AirPlay from my ...
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Connecting AirPlay displays with a keystroke

I have an Apple TV in the living room. I have a Mac mini in my office. I have a wireless keyboard and mouse that can easily reach between the two locations, but am not willing to walk between them to ...
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How to hide Airplay devices in Audio Output list on Macos Catalina?

This was asked many years ago but previous answers are not applicable to Catalina so I'd like to reopen it. Is there a way to entirely disable Airplay in Catalina, or by some other means arrange that ...
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Airplay Apple Music from iPhone or Homepod to Macbook

When I start the music on a iPhone or Homepod via Siri, how do I move the already playing music to my MacBook? Can I only airplay music from the MacBook to HomePod but not vice versa? How do I airplay ...
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How to block certain devices from showing up for AirPlay / Screen Mirroring?

As of MacOS 11 (Big Sur) the Airplay/Screen Mirroring options have changed. In Catalina there was a single icon in the toolbar for Airplay, clicking it gave a list of devices that, AFAIK, didn't ...
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How to use LG Magic Remote to control a Mac when using AirPlay

I have recently bought an LG tv running webOS 5 and figured out that I can easily mirror the screen of my 27" iMac running macOS Mojave. The problem is that I have to take my MagicMouse into the ...
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How to create a Siri shortcut to play tunein radio on HomePod and Mac

How can I create a shortcut such that I can tell my HomePod "Hey Siri, good morning" and it will then play a certain tunein radio station on the HomePod and also on my Mac in the other room ...
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Neighbor's Airplay device is sometimes visible in Airplay menu

I need help understanding why I'm sometimes able to see my neighbor's Airplay-enabled device (a smart TV or Apple TV, I don't know) when wireless and (I think) Bluetooth is enabled on my Macbook Pro ...
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Mirroring from my iPhone 7+ to aucary projector wirelessly to wall

I want to mirror from my iPhone 7+, to an Aucary projector , displaying to a wall. What adapters, or cables do I need ? I haven’t been able to connect wirelessly ( Phone showing no wireless ...
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Mirror iPad Pro screen to my Windows 10 PC via USB

I need to mirror my iPad screen to my windows 10 computer without wifi (via USB). Is there a modern software solution that does not involve very low framerate or high latency ?
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How to stop HomePods from connecting every night?

We have two rooms in our house with HomePods. Every morning, they seem to be AirPlaying from one to the other, and we have to disconnect that AirPlay scenario. Is there a way to avoid having the ...

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