AirPlay lets you enjoy all of your favorite music and videos wireless — from iPhone, iPad, and Mac to any AirPlay-compatible device!
AirPlay is Apple’s proprietary wireless streaming protocol that lets you instantly share audio or video between your iPhone, iPad, or Mac and an Apple TV or another AirPlay-enabled device. Apple’s new HomePod also relies heavily on AirPlay, and with AirPlay 2 out now on iOS 11.4 and HomePod OS 11.4, a new world of multiroom audio is at your disposal.
Here’s your ultimate guide to using AirPlay!
How to AirPlay to Apple TV on iPhone, iPad, and Mac
Your iPhone, iPad, and Mac are the heart of AirPlay. Without them to actually send the audio and video, AirPlay wouldn’t be a thing.
- AirPlay 2 FAQ: Everything you need to know
- How to AirPlay video from your iPhone or iPad
- How to stop AirPlay video from your iPhone or iPad
- How to AirPlay audio from your iPhone or iPad
- How to stop AirPlay audio from your iPhone or iPad
- How to AirPlay Mirror from your Mac
- How to switch AirPlay Mirroring modes on your Mac
- How to stop AirPlay Mirroring from your Mac
How to use AirPlay with HomePod
AirPlay is what the HomePod experience is all about if you want your friends to be able to play music from the iPhone on your speaker.
- How HomePod works with Apple Music, iTunes Match, iCloud Music Library, AirPlay, and FLAC files
- How to secure AirPlay on HomePod
- How to add multi-room audio to your HomePod speakers with AirPlay 2
- How to create a stereo pair with your HomePods and AirPlay 2
- How to AirPlay to HomePod and other Bluetooth speakers at the same time using Airfoil for Mac
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Updated June 2018: Updated for AirPlay 2.