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Wirelessly mirror iPad screen to MacBook?

I've heard of the software ”Reflector" being able to do this. And I know I can also do this though screen sharing during a Zoom meeting. But I want to be able to do this natively, without having ...
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Monterey - How to trigger DND when mirroring screen

Unitl Monterey you could enable DND when mirroring your screen to an external monitor, via notifications -> DND -> Tick "Turn on when mirroring to TVs and projectors" In Monterey, ...
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Desktop mirroring using AirServer 7 on Mac and AirParrot 3 on Windows 10 doesn't work — any way to fix that?

I'm using AirServer 7.2.7 on my MacBook Pro (Late 2016, macOS Monterey 12.1) and trying to send my Windows desktop (Windows 10) using AirParrot 3. Both computers are connected to the same WiFi-network....
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Does the Lightning port on the Lightning to VGA Adapter have the ability to transmit data?

The Lightning port on the Lightning to VGA Adapter is used for charging while mirroring. I want to know if this Lightning port has the ability to transmit data? For example, plug a Lightning to 3.5 mm ...
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With dual monitors, changing one desktop will change the desktop of the other screen as well

Since I updated my Mac (I'm using a Mac Mini M1, macOS Big Sur 11.2.3), it has a strange behavior now. I have 2 screens. There is a mirror-like effect but not completely mirrored on both. I have the ...
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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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NEC Multi Sync PA302W monitor not connecting after most recent Big Sur update

I have a late 2018 Macbook Pro with four USB-C ports. I have used an NEC Multisync PA302W monitor with my Macbook Pro for the last year and a half. This monitor is connected via a Displayport to USB-...
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Can I use Time Machine to Mirror two Macs?

Sooo. I have a guy retiring soon, and it looks like I get to take over his mac. I made a critical error in updating to Catalina, and lost use of alot of the apps we use here at work. Could I ...
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What options to mirroring iPad display to Windows 10 PC that balance cost and performance?

I would like to record a lecture for my maths students. I want to write it on my iPad, mirror the iPad to my PC laptop, and use OBS on my PC to combine the image of the iPad with the input of my video ...
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AirPlay turns my secondary monitor into a mirroring device

I just replaced a BenQ monitor by an LG Ultrawide one as a secondary device to my 2017 Macbook Pro. When using AirPlay to my Apple TV (AirPlaying the Macbook screen), I used to be able to keep using ...
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How to mirror ipad on mac catalina

I have a MacBook Pro with macOS Catalina version 10.15.3 and an iPad mini with iOS 13.3.1. I'd like to mirror the iPad to MacBook Pro. I can extend the iPad using Sidecar but not the other way around. ...
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Mirroring iPad on to MacBook air

I have the latest generation ipad pro and macbook air, but the problem is I want to mirror or share my ipad screen so that it appears on my MacBook air screen so that when i draw on my ipad notes, ...
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Apple TV AirPlay and Ethernet

Ok, not a techie. I have an iPad (2018) connected via Ethernet cable, I am planning to get an Apple TV (also connected via Ethernet). Will I be able to connect thru AirPlay to ATV, and cast to my TV,...
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How to enable external display on iMac with dead screen

On a iMac 24-Inch (Early 2008) Model:A1225 EMC:2211 I have a bad display - can just about make out the apple logo when I power up but can't see where to enter the password. I have a Mini-DVI to DVI ...
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Is it possible to mirror my MacBookPro's screen to my iMac?

Both are using the latest Mojave. And I'd like to have the iMac just as the display output of my MacBook Pro. Is that possible? A very stupid solution is to use TeamViewer, however the display effect ...
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display mirror settings get reset after shutdown

I'm using the latest High Sierra on my macbook air with an external acer monitor. I recently did a clean install, and noticed that display mirroring gets reset after every shutdown. Before my clean ...
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How to mirror iPhone to external monitor while using FaceTime in landscape orientation?

Steps: Connect iPhone (SE1, iOS 10.2.5) to external monitor via lightning-to-HDMI adapter and HDMI cable. iPhone is now mirroring to external monitor. Launch the native Photos app, Camera app, ...
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Mirror Apple TV screen to macOS

Is there anyway to mirror the Apple TV screen to macOS? For the cases where you don't have a TV set (or have someone hogging a TV set all day long), but an Apple TV. And a Mac.
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How to mirror a selected area/window in primary display to second display

I want to project only a selected area or an application window to the external monitor. Is there any software that can do that kind of thing?
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How to Record Gameplay on Mac Sierra

I am a gamer and I wish to record my Mobile Legends in my Mac book. Any suggestions of the tools that I could use? My phone is iPhone 7 Plus. Thanks
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Fastest way to enabling screen mirroring on Sierra with the touch strip

People, The classical Command + F1 does not work to do screen mirroring macs with the touch bar running Sierra. Also, although in the System Preferences I have "Show mirroring options..." enabled, ...
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How to stop MacBook Air desktop being shown on another computer on network

I have recently upgraded all computers to macOS Sierra V10.12.4 and found to my surprise that my MacBook Air's desktop files and folders are being mirrored on another, more public, computer on the ...
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Which is the earliest Apple TV that can mirror an iPad?

So, I need to mirror an iPad Air 2 (not just spare apps, the whole screen and audio) wirelessly to a projector, and I was thinking of buying an Apple TV. However, since the current version is so ...
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Game performance halved with screen mirroring on macOS

When I run Portal on my MBP with no external screen connected I get a solid 60 fps. When I connect and mirror another screen (same resolution and game settings) it drops to 30 fps, sometimes 20, and ...
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Mirror iPad Pro to MacBook Air

I use the PDF Expert app on iPad Pro to annotate documents using the Apple Pencil, and it works brilliantly. Now, I'd like to mirror the same work flow to my MacBook Air (so I can still look straight ...
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Mirror iPad camera to two projectors (simultaneously)

I'm trying to use an Apple TV to show the camera on an iPad on 2 projectors. The projectors will be about 50 feet apart. Is there a way to have the iPad show up on the 2 projectors?
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Mirroring iPhone screen via browser

Is there a tool that could be used to mirror an iPhone screen via browser. What i need is to provide someone a URL and when that URL is opened in browser he could see a mirroring of my iPhone? ...
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Is there any App where I can show where I click on an non-jailbroken iPad?

I am using a mirroring app to present to people in a different geographic location, and I need to show them where I am clicking using different Apps, I know that PPT and Keynote already have those ...
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MacBook 12" mirroring on iMac

I have an old MacBook Air, which, when using Thunderbolt cable, I am able to mirror the screen on my iMac. However, I cannot do the same for my newer MacBook 12". Any ideas?
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How to mirror an application window in a second display?

Is there any way to mirror an application window onto a second display? Specific use case: I want to show a terminal window in a second screen (i.e. projector), while still working on that same ...
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How to mirror a Mac desktop to a larger Windows computer's screen?

I've a 15-inch MacBook Pro and a 21-inch All-in-one Windows Computer. However, I haven't any HDMI or DisplayPort cable but Ethernet. I would like to transfer the Mac's desktop to the larger computer ...
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Can I mirror my second and third monitors but not the first for a presentation?

Assuming I have an external monitor plugged into my laptop and a projector - I now have three monitors. I want to be able to see what is on the projector from the second monitor and leave the ...
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No audio when AirPlay mirroring from MacBook Air to Apple TV

Air running Yosemite, played a video and turned on AirPlay mirroring to my Apple TV 4 running tvOS 9.1. The sound keeps coming from my Air, not the TV. I checked the Sound.prefPane and confirmed that ...
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Mirroring iPhone 6s to MacBook Pro without Airplay

I want to mirror a video-streaming app from my phone to my MacBook Pro (an app that unfortunately is not available for laptops, just iPhone and iPad). Airplay won't work for this. Need the USB port ...
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Apple Mac OS X & Chromecast AirPlay Mirroring

Is there a way to use Chromecast same way as Apple TV - Apple AirPlay Mirroring? I'd like to do display mirroring from OS X via Chromecast.
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How can I set a default "Mirror Displays" resolution?

I have an iMac running at 1920x1080 resolution with a second monitor connected that is running 1920x1200 resolution. Whenever I enable "Mirror Displays", OS X Yosemite 10.10.4 (14E46) will always set ...
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How to mirror iPod Touch 4th-gen to TV?

I have an iPod Touch 4th-generation currently running the latest iOS software supported by it (iOS 6.1.6), and it is jailbroken. I am trying to find a solution to mirror its screen to a TV. As this ...
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iOS screen mirroring via USB to a Windows PC?

I want to mirror the screen of an iOS device to a a Windows PC. I only found solutions which either use a VGA-adapter or AirPlay. Because AirPlay uses WiFi I seek for a more stable and independent ...
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Force aspect ratio with crop on external monitor while mirroring display

When I connect my Macbook Pro to an external monitor with a different aspect ratio than 16:10 (which the Macbook Pro has) and let it mirror my display, the resolution is automatically changed to ...
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Restore a lost partition from degraded software mirror RAID

I used to store my valuable files on Apple software RAID (mirror). Recently one disk has failed and the mirror became degraded. I rebuilt the mirror using new drive, following this guide, but seems ...
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AppleTV Air Mirroring: does the signal go through the WIFI router?

A general question about how AirMirroring works, because I've some freezing problems and I would like to know if connecting my Apple TV to the rough by ehternet cable could help. N.B. I'm not ...
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Compatability of Macbook Air with HP 23fi

Is HP Pavilion 23fi monitor compatible with Macbook Air?
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Change of default behaviour when connecting to external display: mirror mode

Some OS generations back the default behavior when a new display was attached was that the screen was mirrored. I would like to get this behavior back since without it I have to fiddle with the ...
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