AirPlay is a wireless screen mirroring technique in-built on any iOS device. Using this, the Apple device users can screencast to Apple TV or other casting devices. So AirPlay lets users screen mirror almost all media contents like photos, music, videos, and lots more to the Apple TV. This feature seems to be useless if you have an iPhone but no Apple TV. At times, you might have felt casting the iPhone screen to your smart TV, but it isn’t possible as iOS devices aren’t compatible with other TVs operating on different OS. This is an old scenario and this limitation can be overcome easily and hence we have come up with this article. At the end of this guide, you will be able to screen mirror your iPhone to a TV without Apple TV.
How to Mirror iPhone to TV without Apple TV?
There are multiple ways available in which you can mirror your iPhone to a TV without the need for an Apple TV. Get to learn the procedure from the section below.
Mirror iPhone to TV without Apple TV by using an Apple Digital AV Adapter
Make use of Apple Digital AV Adapter to mirror your iPhone to TV without Apple TV. It will mirror your iPhone’s entire screen easily. If you don’t own one, get it at $49 and use it to connect iPhone to TV. The price of the Adapter seems to be high but worth owning if you are a frequent user of AirPlay on iPad & iPhone. So in this method, you can mirror iPhone to tv without WiFi.
Follow the procedure to mirror the iPhone to TV using Apple Digital AV Adapter and HDMI cable.
(1). Connect the Digital AV Adapter into the lightning port (charge port) of iPhone.
(2). Attach one end of HDMI cable to the HDMI slot of AV Adapter.
(3). Connects its other end of HDMI cable to the HDMI port of the TV.
(4). Power on your TV and choose the port in which the cable is connected to the TV.
(5). Wake your iPhone to play anything and now the entire screen will be mirrored to you TV without Apple TV.
Mirror iPhone to TV without Apple TV by using AirBeamTV
If you have AirBeamTV app, then it is quite easy to mirror your iPhone to TV. AirBeamTV is a multiplatform app that supports smart screen mirroring from iOS and Mac to the smart TV. If you don’t want to go with Adapter and wired means, then get AirBeamTV to screen mirror wirelessly.
Note: AirBeamTV works on select smart TV brands. It includes Samsung, LG, Panasonic, Sony, Roku, and Firestick. Also, iPhone users need to download respective Mirror apps for those devices by AirBeamTV to mirror contents to TV. For instance, Samsung TV users need Mirror for Samsung TV app on iPhone.
Procedure to Mirror iPhone to TV using AirBeamTV
Note: Connect your TV and iPhone to the same WiFi network and proceed.
(1). Turn on your Samsung smart TV.
(2). Launch Mirror for Samsung TV app on your iPhone.
(3). It will search for the devices connected to the local network. Select your TV name.
(4). Choose Start Mirroring option and then click on Start Broadcast.
That’s all. Your iPhone will be cast to your smart TV. In the same way, you can mirror iPhone to other AirBeamTV compatible TVs.
Note: Like AirBeamTV, there are lots of other such tools available. You may choose anything between them. Some of the options include LetsView, ApowerMirror, etc.
Mirror iPhone to TV without Apple TV by using AnyCast
AnyCast is a USB sized media streaming device that can be used to mirror the iPhone to TV. It will let you stream your media files on the smart TV without Apple TV.
Procedure to Mirror iPhone to TV with AnyCast
(1). Buy AnyCast and plug it into the HDMI port of smart TV.
(2). Connect the USB cable to the power supply.
(3). On your TV, navigate to select Input option and select HDMI.
(4). On iPhone, go to WiFi and select AnyCast device name and enter the password.
(5). Launch Safari and enter AnyCast IP and select Internet option. Then, connect iPhone to home WiFi network.
(6). Scroll from the bottom of Control Center to select Screen Mirroring icon.
(7). Choose the AnyCast device name and with this your iPhone screen will be cast to TV without Apple TV.
Note: You can use AllCast instead of AnyCast to screen mirror iPhone to TV.
Screen mirroring iPhone to any smart TV is possible with any of the three procedures we have discussed. Choose the method according to your needs and follow the steps to mirror the iPhone to Apple TV with ease. Also, you make the process simpler by using a Chromecast device with iPhone.