How to connect your iPhone or iPad to a Samsung TV

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Casting contented from nan mini surface of your smartphone to a big, beautiful TV makes for a overmuch amended acquisition for viewing photos and watching videos. You tin mirror immoderate is connected nan screen of your handheld device. With Apple's AirPlay system, casting audio and video from your iOS instrumentality couldn't beryllium much streamlined — particularly for Apple ecosystem devotees. But did you cognize that you tin besides usage AirPlay 2 pinch an assortment of compatible smart TVs?

One of nan much celebrated TV brands pinch built-in AirPlay 2 compatibility is Samsung. In this guide, we'll show you really to usage AirPlay 2 to nonstop contented from your iOS instrumentality to your surviving room Samsung TV. This process is besides known arsenic "screen-mirroring".

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AirPlay 2 compatibility

Not each Samsung TVs support AirPlay 2, but arsenic nan years spell by, much and much of Samsung’s offerings connected nan marketplace support nan characteristic retired of nan box. Samsung has been offering AirPlay 2 support connected prime TVs since 2018. Here’s a database of a fewer examples of TVs and monitors manufactured by Samsung that are compatible pinch AirPlay 2.

  • 2018: Smart Full HDTV N5300, 4K UHD TV, QLED 4K, Frame TV
  • 2019: Frame TV, Serif TV, 4K UHD TV, 8K, and 4K QLED TVs
  • 2020: Crystal UHD TVs, Premiere Projector, Frame TV, Serif TV, 8K and 4K QLED TVs
  • 2021: 8K and 4K QLED TVs, Frame TV, Crystal UHD TVs, 27-inch and 32-inch M5 Smart Monitors, 32-inch M7 Smart Monitor
  • 2022: 8K and 4K QLED and OLED TVs, Frame, Sero, and Serif TVs
  • 2023: Neo 8K and 4K QLED TVs, Frame, OLED, and QLED TVs
  • 2024: We're monitoring this abstraction intimately arsenic Samsung's 2024 TV lineup becomes clear

Enable AirPlay connected your Samsung TV

First, you mightiness person to alteration AirPlay connected your Samsung TV.

Step 1: To do this, usage your TV's distant and navigate to Settings (All Settings) and General (Connection connected 2023 TV models).

Step 2: Next, find nan Apple AirPlay Settings and move it on.

Connect iPhone via AirPlay 2

First, guarantee that your Samsung TV is connected to nan aforesaid Wi-Fi web arsenic your iPhone. Follow these steps to play AirPlay content, and if you request assistance, we urge visiting Samsung’s support website for much accusation connected your peculiar TV model.

AirPlay (video and audio)

Step 1: On your iPhone, swipe down from nan top-right area to unfastened nan Control Center.

Step 2: Tap nan Screen Mirroring button.

Step 3: Tap nan Samsung TV action presented.

Step 4: If prompted, participate nan codification shown connected your Samsung TV.

Connect via AirPlay (only audio)

AirPlay (only audio)

Step 1: On your iPhone, swipe down from nan top-right area to unfastened nan Control Center.

Step 2: Tap connected nan Now Playing widget.

Step 3: Tap connected nan AirPlay icon (a mini circle pinch a triangle).

Step 4: Tap nan Samsung TV action presented.

Step 5: If prompted, participate nan codification shown connected your Samsung TV.

That’s it! If you person a Samsung TV pinch AirPlay 2, it’s that elemental to link and stock your favourite contented connected nan large screen. Otherwise, you whitethorn wish to travel nan wired HDMI action presented below.


Adjusting AirPlay settings

If you want to fine-tune your AirPlay 2 acquisition connected your Samsung TV, caput complete to nan Settings paper connected your TV, prime General, (Connection connected 2022-2023 TVs) and past Apple AirPlay Settings. Within this menu, you tin move AirPlay connected aliases off, arsenic good arsenic take if a relationship requires entering a codification for accrued security. Lastly, if you request assistive services, specified arsenic subtitles aliases captioning, you tin take whether these settings are enabled by default and set their wide appearance.

Connecting iPhone via HDMI

If your Samsung tv doesn’t support AirPlay 2, you tin still surface reflector your iPhone, but you’ll request an HDMI cable, arsenic good arsenic a USB-C-to-HDMI aliases Lightning-to-HDMI adapter. Apple sells specified an adapter done its charismatic store, but you tin find overmuch little costly options that activity conscionable arsenic good connected Amazon. Once you person obtained nan HDMI cablegram and request an adapter, you tin plug your iPhone into your TV conscionable arsenic you would immoderate different device.

A statement connected third-party apps

Another action for connecting your iPhone to your TV is to usage a third-party app, specified arsenic Airbeam’s Mirror for Samsung TV. We could not find immoderate third-party apps that operated without consequence, specified arsenic lag aliases stutter, successful our testing. We don’t needfully urge this path, but if you person a Samsung Smart TV that doesn’t support AirPlay 2, 1 of these apps whitethorn activity — conscionable understand that your acquisition whitethorn vary.

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