How to use AirPlay to mirror your Mac screen to your Apple TV

While iTunes can send media directly from your Mac to your Apple TV, you can also mirror your entire display. It's especially useful for things like family FaceTime and company presentations. What's more, it's easy to do!

How to mirror your Mac display to your TV using AirPlay

  1. Turn on your TV and your Apple TV.
  2. Make sure your Apple TV and your Mac are both connected to the same wifi network.
  3. In the task tray in the upper right corner of your Mac, look for the AirPlay icon.
  4. Click on the AirPlay icon and you should see your Apple TV available for mirroring. Simply click on it.

The content on your Mac screen will now automatically be shown on your TV screen.

How to get more help with your Apple TV

If you need any additional help or have specific questions check out our Apple TV Forum!