AirPlay is a really cool feature of iOS that allows you to mirror the screen of your iPad or iPhone onto an AppleTV or Mac. AirPlay Mirroring is very useful in classroom settings. It is great for presenting educational material, demonstrations, and games. In this tutorial, you will learn how to enable AirPlay to mirror the screen of your iPad (or iPhone) onto an AppleTV.
Below are the steps to enable/disable AirPlay Mirroring. Please note that the screenshots are from an iPad with iOS 7. The same steps also apply to the iPhone. If you are on iOS 6, the steps are slightly different.
1. Swipe up from the bottom of the screen.
* Note: On iOS 6, double-press the Home button on the device.
2. The Control Center will appear.
3. Press on the AirPlay button.
4. Press on AppleTV and enable Mirroring to that device. Or press on iPad to disable mirroring.
When mirroring is enabled, the screen of your device will appear on the TV. Audio will also play through the TV (or connected speakers).
What is an AppleTV?
The AppleTV is a small, black device, which connects to the HDMI port of your TV (or projector). In addition to AirPlay mirroring, the device also includes a number of apps for video streaming, such as iTunes Movies, NetFlix and YouTube. Music and photos can also be streamed to the device. It is connected to your network by ethernet cable or WiFi. The price of the AppleTV is $99. Overall, it’s a neat little device that is very useful. You can learn more about it on the Apple web site.
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