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AirPlay: How to Use AirPlay on iPad

Today, I will show you how to use AirPlay on your iPad Pro/Air 2/mini 4/mini 3 which runs iOS 9, the latest operating system for iDevice users. The passage below will be divided into three parts:

Part 1: What is AirPlay?

With the help of AirPlay you can transfer videos, music, photos from your iPhone, iPad or iPod touch to the Apple TV wirelessly and play the media files on Apple TV. Besides, you can transfer music to the speaker, the receiver of AirPlay or the AirPort Express.


Part 2: How to Use AirPlay on iPad

It is very simple to play iPad videos on your Apple TV. What you need to do is to hold your iPad with you and follow the below steps:

Step 1. Scroll up from the bottom of iPad and a popup will be shown. Then, you will see the below interface. Choose "Apple TV".

Choose Apple TV on iPad Pro

Note: If you only want to play the songs or the movies on your Apple TV, there's no need for mirroring, you can just turn it off.

Set Up AirPlay on iPad Pro

Step 2. Then, when you see the below interface on your iPad, you've successfully setup the settings between iPad and Apple TV. Now you can enjoy the videos on your Apple TV now.

AirPlay Settings on iPad Pro Done

Part 3: Trouble Shooting Guide

If your Apple TV, Airport Express or any other compatible devices which is developed by a third-party are not shown in the AirPlay menu, please solve the problem by the followings:
1. Turn off Bluetooth.
2. Ensure that all the devices that support AirPlay are connected to the SAME network.
3. Please temporarily deactivate firewall and security software because they may be an obstacle for transferring.
4. Do not transfer data to the same AirPlay of other supported device at the same time.

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