What is Airplay?


AirPlay can be used to stream music, photos and videos to your Apple TV, or stream music to your AirPort Express or Airplay-enabled speakers. Airplay Mirroring will allow you to display your iOS screen on your Apple TV. 

When you choose an AirPlay device, audio or video from your iOS device will play on your AirPlay-enabled speaker or on the TV that's connected to your Apple TV. If your turn on Mirroring, you'll see your entire screen on the TV that's connected to your Apple TV.

AirPlay can be used to wirelessly connect your device to classroom projectors connected to an Apple TVThe Apple TVs are named after the rooms in which they are located.

AirPlay is compatible with:

  • All OSX devices (including the MacBook Air)
  • iPhone 4 or later
  • iPad and iPad mini or later

AirPlay Mirroring is compatable with

  • OSX Devices
  • iPhone 4s or later
  • iPad 2 or later


To learn how to use AirPlay on an iPhone or iPad, click here.

To learn how to use AirPlay on a Laptop, click here.

Are you using AirPlay in the Junior/Middle School Library? Click here.