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Demonstrating iPad's screen on MacBook

Connect your iPad via cable to your MacBook. Launch macOS built-in QuickTime Player.app Go to File menu → New Movie Recording or use the keyboard shortcut Option + Command + N This would open a Quick ...
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Monterey: mirror iPad screen on Mac in separate window

As of 12.0.1 macOS Monterey only supports receiving AirPlay video fullscreen (and oddly enough, it also turns every other screen that is connected black). If you want to receive AirPlay video in a ...
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Homepod Mini "no peer to peer" warning

...and just like that I found a solution. IGMP snooping wasn't enabled in the LAN bridge, so AirPlay packets were not being routed correctly between wired/wireless devices. I didn't even consider that ...
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Little Snitch reports outgoing connections for AirPlayXPCHelper for wrong subnets?

Time to answer my own question: Why AirPlayXPCHelper goes out to this network on port 5000 and 7000? This is related to the Peer-to-Peer AirPlay and Airplay device discovery. macOS discovers new ...
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Keep AirPlay toolbar icon permanently visible or hidden

You can disable the icon in the menu bar by ⌘-dragging it off the menu bar, which unchecks the option in System Preferences → Displays entitled "Show mirroring options in the menu bar when available". ...
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Stream Netflix movie from iPhone to Mac

Netflix killed Airplay support on April 2019, so it is not possible anymore to use AirPlay in a macOS device to stream from a iOS one. See this support article at Netflix for more information.
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Phantom AirPlay device named "Apple TV (2)"

Apparently I'm seeing a neighbor's Apple TV via peer-to-peer AirPlay. So they're not on my Wi-Fi network but don't have to be. http://forums.macrumors.com/threads/macbook-ipad-sees-atvs-on-neighbors-...
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How can I use AirPlay to watch on the television, but audio through my headphones?

This cannot be done natively from an iOS device as there are no output settings built in to the iOS platform that allow the splitting of the audio from the video while streaming a file. With the use ...
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How can I use AirPlay to watch on the television, but audio through my headphones?

While you cannot AirPlay video and get audio through wired headphones, you can connect Bluetooth headphones to an Apple TV 4th Generation. Since you have wired headphones, you'll need to make them ...
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No longer able to AirPlay from iTunes to Homepod directly

Since you're saying this used to work the way you want it to, then perhaps resetting the HomePod back to its default settings will do the trick. To fully reset it, follow these steps: Unplug the ...
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Stream Netflix movie from iPhone to Mac

Stream from your iPhone or iPad or iPod Touch to your Mac The Netflix app for iOS supports AirPlay, a proprietary protocol stack developed by Apple, which allows wireless streaming between devices of ...
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Homepod is on same wifi network as my other devices but doesn't show up for airplay or personal requests

Went to Apple today This is a fix it worked for me The phone you use needs to be on the same wifi frequency 2.4Ghz or 5Ghz Set the frequency in the router settings to restrict devices to only one ...
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Monterey: mirror iPad screen on Mac in separate window

The best free solution that personally works for me is. Using the zoom to share my iPad screen using iPad via AirPlay option. This opens up a window where I can see my iPad screen over a separate ...
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AirPlay turned off and can't be turned on

The AirPlay icon in the menu bar is only shown when an AirPlay device is available, per the option ‘Show mirroring options in the menu bar when available’ (emphasis mine). You're unable to change the ...
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Will deleting/removing some system processes/ .plist files screw up my Mac?

Be careful! Deleting the plist files and disabling them are two different things. Those plists you mentioned in your block quote are (only imho) relatively save to disable on Sierra when SIP is ...
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Maximum screen resolution with AirPlay Extend Display on the Apple TV 4k?

I had some luck with my lg 65 inch 4k display. By turning off underscanning in the Apple TVs Airplay menu I have gone from having bars around my 'external' display and this seems to have increased ...
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Can a Mac use AirPlay to stream to stereo HomePods?

There is an application that make possible to stream any source of sounds from mac to paired stereo HomePods. It also let you use others types of wifi or bluetooth speakers at the same time. I uses ...
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Is there a way to turn off notifications automatically when I connect to AirPlay?

Open System Preferences → Notifications, select Do Not Disturb in the sidebar and enable ‘Turn on Do Not Disturb: When mirroring to TVs and projectors’. If you enable AirPlay without mirroring, then ...
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Stream Netflix movie from iPhone to Mac

You can connect your iPhone via USB to your Mac and use QuickTime to mirror the screen: Connect your iPhone via USB to your Mac. On your iPhone, if requested, trust your Mac. On your Mac, open a ...
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Can I use an Apple Homepod as a speaker and microphone for WebEx, Skype voice, etc?

Unfortunately no. It is not possible to use the HomePod's built-in microphone for recording audio to a Mac. You cannot Bluetooth pair the HomePod to a Mac in order to use it as a combined speaker/...
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"Unexpected error" while extending Time Capsule with Airport Express

Working solution : Follow suggested setup steps on iphone instead of computer. I encountered the exact same problem as you while trying to set up my airport express to extend an existing network. All ...
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Are AirPlay2 device retrocompatible with AirPlay

AirPlay 2 is backward compatible. You can use AirPlay 2 to play to any AirPlay compatible device. The main difference, but not the only difference, is that AirPlay is 1:1; you can play to only one ...
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Make dns-sd exit after listing service

use -t flag to set exitTime. if (argc > 2 && !strcmp(argv[1], "-t)) { exitTimeout = atoi(argv[2]); argc -= 2; argv +=2: } you must set -t flag as the first argv. example: ...
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Neighbor's Airplay device is sometimes visible in Airplay menu

Airplay devices can be discovered in two ways: The most obvious is using Bonjour on the local network, you're connected to. It is basically a kind of broadcast DNS lookup that allows devices on the ...
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AirPlay mechanism in Layman's language

It is option 1 - in very rough terms of what actually happens. Note that the song is not transferred as a whole - i.e. it is not so that the whole song is first downloaded, and then transferred to ...
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Screen mirroring of selected area in iPhone

Unfortunately, there is no "partial" mirroring of your iPhone screen. The AirPlay tap uses the screen recording function which does not allow cropping controls. You can use AirPlay to stream ...
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How to use Siri to initiate AirPlay

There's not only a single command for this, there are many variations of a "base command": "Hey, Siri. Play music on appName". There is actually a WWDC 23 video that explains this ...
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Deactivate shortcut launching airplay

Noizio was actually at fault here. The application maps Command + Shift + P as its "Play/Pause" hotkey, overriding Sublime's own hotkey for the Command Palette. I modified the hotkey for Noizio to a ...
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Mirror two different devices via usb

Yes. It's now quite easy to do so using Quicktime. Connect both phones to the computer using a USB -> Lightning cable. Open QuickTime Player. Choose File -> New Movie Recording twice. Choose a ...
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Do Apple Lossless tracks remain lossless when sent via Airplay to a 4th gen Apple TV?

I'm assuming you're talking about AirPlay Screen Mirroring from a Mac to an Apple TV. In that case, yes, you are loosing signal quality from compression-before-transmission and decompression-after-...
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