How to use AirPlay? Before you can use this app, you will need to obtain compatible devices, such as Mac or a PC, an iOS running on the latest iOS, iTunes 10.2 or later, iPad model, iPhone 3Gs or higher, Apple TV model and so on. You may also need to download Apples Remote app to use your iOS device, like iPad or iPhone, as a remote in order to control your Mac or PC’s iTunes library and other devices that you use to stream content to.
The icon of this app will be displayed on any of the following app: Photos, YouTube, Music and Videos. To start using it, perform the following steps:
- Click its icon. By clicking on its icon, menu will pop up.
- Select a device. You must choose your recipient device. If your computer has an Airport Express device, you can use this app to stream audio to it. If you do not have such device, you can choose your Apple TV.
- Select a song or a video. Anything that you run on your Apple portable device will be streamed to the selected device.
At home, you can take advantage of this app by using it with your Apple TV. This app and Apple TV are a powerful combination. For instance, you can watch a video on iPad and send it to your HDTV through Apple TV. From there, you can watch that video through your TV.
In order to use it, you will need to obtain Apple’s latest iOS devices, like iPhone 4S or iPad 2. If you have these, then you can activate this app by double-tapping your mobile’s operating system device’s home button.
Today, this app has still limited features. But you can expect it to be more advanced in the future.
There are a growing number of apps that support this app. Before, apps that support AirPlay were limited. But thanks to iOS 4.3, you can already use third-party apps. If you are using older Macs, you can still use this app by downloading a certain program. It is not free but the price is very cheap.