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Make sure that your devices meet the requirements for using AirPlay. To use Siri to play and control video from your iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch, add your Apple TV or AirPlay 2-compatible smart TV to the Home app and assign it to a room.

Stream video from your iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch

  1. Connect your device to the same Wi-Fi network as your Apple TV or AirPlay 2-compatible smart TV.
  2. Find the video that you want to stream.
  3. Tap . In some third-party apps, you might need to tap a different icon first.* In the Photos app, tap , then tap .
  4. Choose your Apple TV or AirPlay 2-compatible smart TV. Need help?
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To stop streaming, tap in the app that you're streaming from, then tap your iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch from the list.

*Some video apps might not support AirPlay. If you can’t use AirPlay with a video app, check the App Store for tvOS to see if that app is available on Apple TV.

If video automatically streams to an AirPlay device

Your device might automatically stream video to the Apple TV or AirPlay 2-compatible smart TV that you frequently use. If you open a video app and see in the upper-left corner, then an AirPlay device is already selected.

To use AirPlay with a different device, tap, then tap another device, or tap 'iPhone' to stop streaming with AirPlay.

Stream video from your Mac

  1. Connect your Mac to the same Wi-Fi network as your Apple TV or AirPlay 2-compatible smart TV.
  2. On your Mac, open the app or website that you want to stream video from.
  3. In the video playback controls, click .
  4. Select your Apple TV or smart TV. Need help?

To stop streaming video, click in the video playback controls, then choose Turn Off AirPlay.

Mirror your iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch

Use Screen Mirroring to see the entire screen of your iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch on your Apple TV or AirPlay 2-compatible smart TV.

  1. Connect your iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch to the same Wi-Fi network as your Apple TV or AirPlay 2-compatible smart TV.
  2. Open Control Center:
    • On iPhone X or later or iPad with iPadOS or later: Swipe down from the upper-right corner of the screen.
    • On iPhone 8 or earlier or iOS 11 or earlier: Swipe up from the bottom edge of the screen.
  3. Tap Screen Mirroring.
  4. Select your Apple TV or AirPlay 2-compatible smart TV from the list. Need help?
  5. If an AirPlay passcode appears on your TV screen, enter the passcode on your iOS or iPadOS device.

Your TV uses your iOS or iPadOS device's screen orientation and aspect ratio. To fill your TV screen with the mirrored device screen, change your TV's aspect ratio or zoom settings.

To stop mirroring your iOS or iPadOS device, open Control Center, tap Screen Mirroring, then tap Stop Mirroring. Or press the Menu button on your Apple TV Remote.

Mirror or extend your Mac display

With Apple TV or an AirPlay 2-compatible smart TV, you can mirror the entire display of your Mac to your TV or use your TV as a separate display.

  1. Connect your Mac to the same Wi-Fi network as your Apple TV or AirPlay 2-compatible smart TV.
  2. On your Mac, click in the menu bar at the top of your screen. If you don't see , go to Apple  menu > System Preferences > Displays, then select 'Show mirroring options in the menu bar when available.'
  3. Choose your Apple TV or AirPlay 2-compatible smart TV. Need help?
  4. If an AirPlay passcode appears on your TV screen, enter the passcode on your Mac.

Change settings or stop mirroring

To change the size of your desktop mirrored on your TV, click in the menu bar. Then select Mirror Built-in Display to match the size of your desktop or Mirror Apple TV to match the size of your TV.

AirPlay also lets you use your TV as a separate display for your Mac. Just click in the menu bar, then select Use As Separate Display.

To stop mirroring or using your TV as a separate display, click in the menu bar, then choose Turn AirPlay Off. Or press the Menu button on your Apple TV Remote.

Learn more about mirroring or extending the display of your Mac.

Do more with AirPlay

  • Use Siri on your iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch to play movies and TV shows, and control playback on your Apple TV or AirPlay 2-compatible smart TV.
  • Use AirPlay to stream music, podcasts, and more to your Apple TV, HomePod, or other AirPlay-compatible speakers.
  • Add your AirPlay 2-compatible speakers and smart TVs to the Home app.
  • Learn what to do if you can't stream content or mirror your device's screen with AirPlay.

Imagine this — you have a couple of movies on your Mac, that you would like to stream on your iPad. Or say, you want to wirelessly access your Mac’s hard drive from any iOS devices on your network. So, what is the best way to do that?

Well, in this post we’ll not only see a simple way to stream videos from Mac to iPad but in fact, you can access your complete Mac’s hard drive from your iPad.

Related: How to Use USB Flash Drive on Android and iOS

The Traditional Way

Well, there are a couple of ways to access Mac’s Hard drive from a iOS devices. Like-

#1 Most people would simply transfer the movies from Mac to their iPad. Now, this is fine if you are going to watch those movies on the go. But, if both your MacBook and your iOS device are under same WiFi network, then there is no need transfer files since you can stream it online.

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#2 Second thing that comes to mind is, use a third-party app like AirVideo or Find it. But apps like these need a server to be installed on your computer and not to forget they are often paid.

The Better Way

Well, guess what, there is no need to transfer videos from your Mac to iPad or use a third-party app. Instead, you can enable a simple setting on your Mac and all its content from any devices on your network whether it’s iOS, Android or Windows. But for this tutorial, let just focus on the iOS part.

Things You Will Need

Both you iPad and Mac should be connected to same WiFi network. And that’s it.

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So let’s see how this is done.

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#1 On your Mac, open spotlight (cmd + spacebar) and type in System Preference and hit enter.

#2 Next, go to Sharing and turn on File Sharing. Under Shared Folder and Users, you can add a new shared folder and specify which user has access to it. By default, the admin can access the entire hard drive.

Note down your Mac’s local IP address (should be something like 192.168.x.x)

#3 Now, take out your iPad/iPhone and install File explorer Free from App Store.

#4 Once the app is installed, open it > Tap on the plus sign at the top middle> Select Mac OS X > Enter the IP address of your MAC and its username and password.

Or, if you scroll down to Network Neighborhood and you’ll see all the devices on your network. Find your Mac from the list and tap on it > Connect as Register User > enter your username and password of your Mac and that’s it.

Now you’ll have access to all Mac’s files on your iPad.You can stream the movie files, or even download pictures by copying them to your clipboard. The video streaming is good as long as you have a decent WiFi router.

Video

For a better understanding on how to access your Mac’s Hard Drive from iOS, watch the following video and leave a comment if you face any problem.

Related: Access Windows Shared Folder From Android Over Wi-Fi