iPad - Using AirPlay

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Using AirPlay

You can stream music, photos, and video wirelessly to your HDTV or speakers using AirPlay and
Apple TV. You can also use AirPlay to stream audio to an Airport Express or AirPort Extreme base
station. Other AirPlay-enabled receivers are available from third-parties. Visit the online Apple
Store for details.

iPad and the AirPlay-enabled device must be on the same Wi-Fi network.
Stream content to an AirPlay-enabled device: Start the video, slideshow, or music, then tap and
choose the AirPlay device. Once streaming starts, you can exit the app that’s playing the content.

Get quick access to the
AirPlay controls

When the screen is on, double-click the Home button and scroll to the
left end of the multitasking bar.

Switch playback back to iPad


and choose iPad.

You can mirror the iPad screen (iPad 2 or later) on a TV with Apple TV. Everything on the iPad
screen appears on the TV.
Mirror the iPad screen on a TV: Tap at the left end of the multitasking bar, choose an
Apple TV, and tap the Mirroring button that appears.

A blue bar appears at the top of the iPad screen when AirPlay mirroring is turned on. You can also
mirror the iPad screen on a TV using a cable. See “Watching videos on a TV” on page 64.