Different Methods for iPhone Screen Mirroring
It has become a fad nowadays that people want to mirror their mobile device screens on their Smart TV, computers and Apple TV. There are several third party apps that can be used to achieve this effect. In Apple devices, Airplay is easy to use as it comes preinstalled in their devices. In other Smart TVs and Windows computers, Third party apps are the only solution. Here we look at all the options that you can use for iPhone screen mirroring.
Part 1: iPhone Screen Mirroring to Windows PC
iOS Screen Recorder is an application that can be used in conjunction with Airplay to mirror an iPhone or iPad to a computer screen. Although it is primarily a screen recorder, it works well through WiFi, to connect to a PC and display the content of your screen. iOS Screen Recorder works with devices running on iOS 7.1 and above. Mirroring is great for teaching, making business presentations, playing games and doing a lot more. iOS Screen Recorder comes bundled inside Dr.Fone, as one of the tools. So how do you get to mirror your iPhone to your Windows computer using iOS Screen recorder and Airplay?
Easily record the screen of your iPhone, iPad, or iPod
- Mirror your iOS device on your computer screen wirelessly.
- Record games, videos, and more on your PC.
- Wireless mirroring your iPhone for any situation, such as presentations, education, business, gaming. etc.
- Supports devices running iOS 7.1 to iOS 11.
- Contains both Windows and iOS versions (the iOS version is unavailable for iOS 11).
Step by Step guide on mirroring iPhone to Windows computer using iOS Screen Recorder
First begin by installing Dr.Fone, and then launching it; on the left side of the window, go to “More Tools" and you will find iOS Screen Recorder as one of the tools.
Make sure that your iPhone and computer are running on the same WiFi network. Once done, click on iOS Screen Recorder to launch its home screen.
When it comes to mirroring your iPhone, there are two different methods for iOS 7 to 9, and for iOS 10.
For iOS 7 to 9
Swipe upwards from the Bezel of the screen to access the Control Center. Here you will find the Airplay icon, click on it to launch Airplay. Then click on “Dr.Fone, and enable mirroring.
For iOS 10
Swipe upwards from the Bezel of the screen to access the Control Center. Once again click on the “Airplay Mirroring” option and then select “Dr.Fone”, so you can mirror the device.
This is how you use iOS Screen recorder to mirror your iPhone to a Windows Computer.
Part 2: iPhone Screen Mirroring to Mac
When you want to Airplay you iPhone to a Mac computer, one of the best receivers to use is AirServer. It works well with Airplay and gives good results.
If your iPhone is operating on iOS 7 and above, you should follow these steps:
Install Airserver on your Mac computer and then connect the two devices. They should both be running on the same WiFi network in order to connect
Swipe upwards from the bezel so as to access the Control Center.
In the Control Center, you will see the Airplay icon; tap on it so as to see the list of devices that are using Airplay in the home WiFi network.
Choose the name assigned to your Mac computers, and then toggle the mirroring button. The screen of your iPhone will instantly be mirrored on your Mac computer.
If your iPhone is operating on iOS 6 and below, you should follow these steps:
Start your iPhone and then click twice on the home button. This will bring up a sliding menu, which will be at the bottom of the home screen.
When you move to the far left of this slider, you will find the Airplay button. Tap on this button to access the list of devices using Airplay on your home WiFi network.
Since Airserver is already installed on your Mac, its name will be listed as one of these devices. Click on the name so as to connect the two devices
Toggle the Airplay switch, and your iPhone screen will appear on your Mac computer
Part 3: iPhone Screen Mirroring to Apple TV
IPhone Screen mirroring to your Apple TV is quite easy since they are already compatible.
Start off by making sure that both the Apple TV and the iPhone are on the same WiFi network. Connect them to the network if they are not already connected.
Swipe upwards from the bottom of the Bezel on your iPhone to access the Control center
Once in the Control Center, tap on the Airplay Mirroring Button to see a list of devices that are using Airplay
Select the Apple TV from the list and take note of the Airplay pass code that appears on the TV. You will have to input this code in your iPhone to complete the iPhone screen mirroring process.
The Apple TV will use your iPhone screen orientation and aspect ratio. If you want the screen to fill on the Apple TV, then you will have to adjust the aspect ratio or zoom.
Part 4: iPhone Screen Mirroring to Other Smart TV
If you want to connect your iPhone to a Smart TV that does not have Apple TV technology, then you should use iMediashare. This is an application that enables your iPhone to connect wirelessly with any Smart TV.
Go to the homescreen of your iPhone and tap on the iMediashare app icon. It will only take a few seconds to find all digital media that you have kept in your iPhone. This will make all your media easily accessible to your, no matter where you sourced it from.
Once the scanning is complete, the media will be shown in special categories or channels. You are just about to enjoy the easiest way of screen mirroring iPad.
Choose one of the channels, and you will see all the photos, videos and music stored in it. Move upwards or downwards and across channels to find the media that you want to stream to the Smart TV.
Imediashare takes the guesswork out of deciding which media player you should use on your iPhone for purposes of clear iPhone screen mirroring on the Smart TV.
All you have to do is tap on the media, and you will soon be watching it on your Smart TV.
Whether you have Apple TV, Airplay or other application you can now mirror your iPhone or other iOS device to a number of large screens. This way you enjoy watching movies that you download, videos that your record, on the big screens without having to convert them.
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