How to Use AirPlay on Philips Smart TV

Airplay on Philips TV

AirPlay is a screen-sharing concept developed by Apple. AirPlay lets you share videos, photos, music and many more from Apple devices to other streaming devices and smart TVs. Smart TVs like LG, Vizio, and Samsung TVs already got the AirPlay feature. Android TVs like Philips Smart TV, Hisense Smart TV, and Sony Smart TV are slowly getting AirPlay support with the new update.

In Philips Smart TV, you can get the AirPlay 2 feature by updating the Philips TV. If the AirPlay feature is not appearing on the Philips TV even after the update, you can use third-party apps like ApowerMirror and LetsView to mirror your iPhone.

How to AirPlay Video Content on Philips Smart TV

  • Using HDMI
  • Wireless Method

Airplay on Philips TV: Using HDMI

[1] Get a USB C to HDMI cable. Connect the USB end to the iPhone and the HDMI end to the Philips TV.

USB C to HDMI cable

[2] On your Philips TV, choose the HDMI Input that your iPhone is connected to.

[3] Now, you will get your iPhone screen on your Philips TV.

[4] Stream any video content or access any library file. It will appear on your Philips TV.

Airplay on Philips TV: Wireless Method

In the wireless method, you need to install third-party apps on your iPhone. There are numerous apps available in the App Store to AirPlay media content for Philips TV. Some of them are MirrorMeister, ApowerMirror, LetsView, and AirServer. Based on the mirroring apps, the AirPlay steps will vary.

MirrorMeister

MirrorMeister is the primary screen mirroring app for iPhone. The app is available for free on the App Store.

MirrirMeister app

[1] Install and launch the MirrorMeister app on your iPhone.

[2] Open the MirrorMeister app and select Search for TVs.

[3] Click the Philips Smart TV once it is detected.

[4] Now, click the Start Mirroring button.

[5] Press the Start Broadcast to mirror your iPhone contents on your Philips TV.

Select Start Broadcast

LetsView

LetsView is a free screen mirroring app available on iPhone, iPad, and Apple TV. With the app, you can mirror your iPhone to Philips TV using a QR code, PIN code, or auto-detection.

LetsView app to AirPlay on Philips TV

[1] Install the LetsView app and launch it on your iPhone.

[2] Connect your iPhone and Philips TV to the same WiFi network.

[3] Navigate to Control Center and click the Screen Mirroring on your iPhone.

[4] Choose your Philips TV. Sometimes, the TV name will appear as LetsView + Your TV name.

[5] Play any video content. It will appear on your Philips Smart TV.

AirServer

Airserver is the first iOS application that allows users to stream audio directly to a computer from Apple devices. This app provides Quad HD desktop mirroring capacity for sleek video viewing. The only limitation is that you need to install the AirServer app on both Philips TV and iPhone.

AirServer - Airplay on Philips TV

[1] Install the AirServer app on your iPhone and Philips TV from the App Store and Play Store, respectively.

[2] Navigate to Control Center and click the Screen Mirroring on your iPhone.

[3] Now, select the name of your Philips TV from the list of devices and start screen mirroring.

The above-mentioned apps are the best and most reliable for mirroring your iPhone to Philips TV. Each one has its own unique features and limitations, choose one based on your preferences.

FAQs

1. Can you cast iPhone to Philips Smart TV?

Yes, you can cast your iPhone to Philips Smart TV using the HDMI cables or by using the third-party screen mirroring apps.

2. Is the AirPlay feature available for Apple devices only?

No, unlike other Apple features, the AirPlay feature is available for LG Smart TV, Samsung Smart TV, Sony Smart TV, and other streaming devices.