Setup AirPlay and use AirPlay Enabled Apps with your Apple TV Device
Edited by Nate Pepperell, Lynn, Graeme, Eng
Apple AirPlay is a streaming feature of Apple TV that allows you to wirelessly stream content from your Apple iOS devices (iPhone, iPad, iPod Touch) and display the images on your HDTV. This means you can use certain AirPlay enabled Apps that you may already have on your iOS device, and view them on your television. This article will tell you more about Apple AirPlay enabled Apps and show you how to use them with your Apple TV device.
- 1 Set up AirPlay on your Apple TV Device
- 2 Set up AirPlay Mirroring on Your iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch
- 3 List of AirPlay Enabled Apps
- 4 Questions and Answers
- 5 Comments
Set up AirPlay on your Apple TV Device
- 5Your Apple TV device and your HDTV should now have the AirPlay feature enabled.
Set up AirPlay Mirroring on Your iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch
After you have enabled AirPlay on your Apple TV device, you now need to turn on and enable AirPlay Mirroring on your iOS device. This will allow you to stream content and use your apps on the wide-screen of your HDTV.
Turn on AirPlay Mirroring on your iPhone
- 5Select "Apple TV." Select the Apple TV option and then you are finished.
- 6Your HDTV should now be displaying the same image that is showing on your iPhone.
Turn on AirPlay Mirroring on your iPad
- 5You have now enabled AirPlay Mirroring for your Apple iPad.Your HDTV should now be displaying the same image that is being shown on your iPad.
Turn On AirPlay Mirroring On Your iPod Touch
- 1Tap the AirPlay icon.After you have successfully enabled AirPlay on your Apple TV device, your iPod Touch should display a AirPlay icon in the lower right corner of your screen. PLEASE NOTE: The AirPlay icon will only appear on your iPod Touch if you have successfully enabled AirPlay on your Apple TV device.
- 3You have now enabled AirPlay on your iPod Touch and your HDTV screen should be displaying a mirror image of what is being displayed on your iPod Touch screen.
List of AirPlay Enabled Apps
Please Note: Some of the following apps are free and some you will need to pay for. All of these apps are available for download at iTunes.
Social Networking Apps
- 1Skype for iPad.Skype your friends and contacts using your iPad and HDTV.
- 2Justin.TV.Watch over 2,500 live channels on justin.TV.
- 3fbTV.Display your Facebook feed on your HDTV.
- 4Showyou.Share videos with your friends using social sharing networks.
Entertainment, Movie & TV Apps
- 1YouTube.Stream your favorite YouTube videos and watch them on your HDTV.
- 2Netflix.Watch a huge selection of movies including new releases.
- 3Videos (iOS 5 +).Organizes your videos and movies on your iOS devices.
- 4Editions by AOL for iPad.Delivers you a daily magazine filled with content you like, based on your search data.
- 5SketchBook Pro.High quality, professional grade paint and drawing application.
- 6Flipboard for iPad.Organizes your favorite websites so you can quickly flip through content that interests you.
- 7PBS for iPad.Watch all of your favorite PBS programs online.
- 8CBC TV.Watch all of your favorite CBC programs online.
- 9Discovery Channel.Watch Discovery Channel online.
- 10EyeTV.Turns your iPhone and iPad into a portable television.
- 11Fandango Movies.Apple's number one movie ticketing app.
- 12ABC iview.Watch ABC TV online.
- 13Channel Ten Australia.Watch channel TEN Australia online.
- 14FaceTime.Speak face-to-face over the internet using this App.
- 15SnagFilms.Music, history and biography documentaries.
- 16Ustream.Creates an interactive audience so you can broadcast and communicate with a large number of people at the same time.
- 17Fireplace with AirPlay.Have a realistic looking fireplace displayed on your HDTV, iPad, iPhone, or iPod Touch complete with the sound of crackling, burning wood.
- 18The Civil War Today.Learn all about the civil war.
- 19Harry Potter Film Wizardry.Read the complete series of Harry Potter, plus trivia about the book.
- 20NFB Films for iPad.Watch documentaries, feature films and animations free on your iPad.
- 21My Daily Clip.Sends you a short clip from a famous movie every day of the year.
- 22Retro TV.Watch a huge selection of classic television shows.
- 23Squrl for iOS.This App lets you access video content across many different providers such as hulu, Netflix, YouTube and Vimeo.
- 24Movie Vault for iPad.Stream all of your favorite movies from your iPad.
- 25Videos for Apple TV.Transforms you HDTV into a virtual screen saver. Includes an image of a fireplace, waterfall, fish tank and lava lamp.
- 26Fire for Apple TV.Transforms you HDTV into a virtual fireplace, complete with realistic burning wood cracking sounds.
- 27Apple Remote.Turns your iPad, iPhone and iPod Touch into a remote control for your Apple TV device.
- 28Action Movie FX.Create special effects for your own movies.
- 29IMDB Movies & TV.Find all of the information you need about any movie or TV show.
- 1Beatwave.Beat making tool that allows you to make your own music.
- 2Music (iOS 5 +).Replaces the music element of the iPod in your iOS devices.
- 3Yahoo Music.Listen to a wide variety of music, news and sports shows on Yahoo!
- 4VEVO (HD) for iPad.Stream VEVO content on your iPad.
- 5StereoMatic.Organizes your iPod music library and displays it in an old-school jukebox layout.
- 6Tunein FM iCar Radio Lite.A mobile internet radio receiver for your iPhone.
- 78tracks Radio.An internet radio service similar to Pandora.
- 8The History of Jazz.A huge collection of Jazz music organized in a timeline layout.
- 9Dub Siren Pro.Dancehall, Dubstep and reggae radio stations.
- 10SoundCloud.Easily share your playlists with your friends.
- 11AutoPlay.This App will continuously play your YouTube Videos with you having to push the NEXT button.
- 12iTunes Festival London 2011.Stream the entire live music concert of the iTunes Festival in London 2011.
- 13Tunein Radio Pro.You can record and listen to over 40,000 radio stations on any of your iOS devices.
- 14Solo Guitar Lessons.Application that shows you tutorials on how to play the guitar.
- 15djay for iPhone & iPod Touch.A virtual turntable to mix your music in your iTunes library.
- 16Guitar World Lick of the Day.Learn how to play guitar.
- 17AH FM.Stream After Hours FM on your mobile.
- 18iShred.Learn how to play the electric guitar.
- 19SiruisXM Internet Radio.Stream a variety of channels on SiruisXM radio.
- 20VEVO.Watch all of your favorite music videos.
- 21iheart Radio.Listen to over 750 American radio stations.
- 22Slacker Radio.Creates a personalized radio station based on what you like.
- 23SPIN Play.Download and stream content from SPIN magazine.
- 24Spotify.Create playlists and stream them on your iOS devices.
- 25Last FM.Get recommendations and track the music you and your friends are listening to.
- 26MOG.Music streaming App.
- 27Napster.Choose from a selection of over 13 million songs.
- 28NPR MUSIC.Helps you explore and discover new music from all genres of music.
- 29On The Way Woodstock.An interactive look at the history of Woodstock.
- 30SHOUTcast Radio.Choose from a selection of community programmed radio shows from all over the world.
- 31Pandora Radio.Creates a playlist of songs based on the name of the artist you are searching.
- 32Rhapsody.Listen to a huge selection of music from all genres.
- 1Angry Birds (Mirroring).Play the popular Angry Birds Game from your iOS devices.
- 2Real Racing 2 HD.A realistic type racing car game.
- 3War Pinball HD.Pinball game based around the war theme.
- 4Atari's Greatest Hits.Play Retro Atari games from the 70s and 80s.
- 5Torro's Gold.A fun game to test the speed of your reflexes.
- 1Tagesschau News (German).Watch German evening news and weather reports.
- 2The Age for iPad.Read The Age news publication online.
- 3NZ Herald News (New Zealand).Read NZ Herald online.
- 4Newsy for iPad.Delivers a variety of news updates throughout the day.
- 5iReddit.The official app from reddit.com.
- 6NBC Nightly News.Watch NBC Nightly News online.
- 7CNN.Watch CNN News online.
- 8The SMH for iPad.Read The Sydney Morning Herald newspaper online.
- 9Stitcher Radio.Listen to a huge variety of local AM/FM radio stations and podcasts.
- 1Science 360 for iPad.Science lessons from the National Science Foundation (NSF).
- 2NASA App HD.Explore the universe with NASA and watch live streaming of NASA TV.
- 3TED.Fascinating interviews with people from all walks of life.
- 4How Stuff Works for iPad.The official App for howstuffworks.com.
Healthcare & Fitness Apps
- 1Stress Free with Dr Elaine Smith HD.Relaxation and meditation techniques with Dr Elaine Smith.
- 2Authentic Yoga.Learn authentic Yoga techniques with Deepak Chopra.
- 1Martha Stewart Makes Cookies.Learn how to bake an assortment of cookies with recipes by Martha Stewart.
- 2Video jug com for iPad.Watch tutorials on how to do anything!
- 3MasterChef Academy US.The official App from Masterchef US.
- 4Cool Hunting.An online lifestyle magazine.
- 1Google Earth.Travel the world with the Google Earth App.
- 1iSupra8.Creates a vintage effect for your videos.
- 2Photos.View your photo album on your HDTV with Apple TV.
- 3iMovie.Edit photos and video on Apple TV.
- 4Animoto.Make music videos from your picture library.
- 1Uitzending gemist Public TV (Netherlands).Watch public broadcasting programming fro the Netherlands on your iOS devices.
- 2Tonido.Allows you to share documents, movies, music and files.
- 3Zen Viewer HD.Reads documents, records and plays audio in high definition.
- 4AppAdvice.Gives you tutorials on how to download and upgrade your Apps.
- 1AirPresenter.Allows you to view documents and files on your Apple TV.
- 2Safari.AirPlay support App for internet videos.
- 3StreamToMe.Allows you to stream content from any Apple iOS devices over your WiFi network.
- 4Buzz Player.A multimedia player App that supports a wide range of audio, video codec and file formats.
- 5iCab Mobile.A specialized web browser App for your iPhone and iPod Touch.
- 6Perfect Browser.A full screen web browser designed for Apple TV.
- 7Stash Pro.A file and document organizer.
- 8DashCam.A camera App that allows you to turn your iPhone into a black box/dashboard camera.
- 9Camera for Apple TV.Turns your iPhone into a video camera and then streams the images on your Apple TV.
- 10Web Browser for iPhone.Allows you to browse the internet on your iPhone and then it displays the images on your HDTV.
- 11Air Video.Organizes all of your video content on your iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch.
- 1MLS Match Day.Gives you a timetable of upcoming games in Major League Soccer.
- 2Golfplan.Coaching tutorials on how to play better golf.
- 3Baseball Gameplan.Coaching tutorials on how to play better baseball.Advertisement
- 4Fitness Class.Watch a huge selection of fitness and workout videos.
- 5ESPN the Magazine.Read ESPN magazine online.
- 1The Weather Channel.Stay up to date with the latest weather forecasts and weather information in your area.Advertisement
Questions and Answers
Where is the symbol for air play on apple iPad?
The symbol for air play on your iPad will look like this - http://cocoacake.net/blog/wp-content/uploads/2013/03/AirplayIcon.png
It is something like a play button or an upward pointing arrow, surrounded by a bracket like box.
- If you have problems with any of these steps, ask a question for more help, or post in the comments section below.
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