How do I mirror my iOS device over to a computer running AirServer?

Last Updated: Apr 25, 2017 04:35PM UTC

On iOS 10, follow these steps to connect to AirServer from your iOS device:
  1. Swipe up from the bottom of your screen to access Control Center.
  2. The Control Center should show an option called "AirPlay Mirroring", tap the "AirPlay Mirroring" window.
    If the option "AirPlay Mirroring" is not available, then swipe the control center to the left and the option "AirPlay Mirroring" should be visible.
  3. Now you should have a list of AirPlay receivers on your network from the menu that appeared.
  4. Select the AirPlay destination that has your computer name and the Mirroring should start on your screen.

If you are using iOS 7, iOS 8 or iOS 9 you can connect to AirServer from your iOS device by following these steps:
  1. Swipe up from the bottom of your screen to access Control Center
  2. Tap the AirPlay icon. You should now see a list of AirPlay enabled receivers available on your network.
  3. Tap the name of your AirPlay receiver you wish to AirPlay to. This would be the name of your computer if you are streaming to.
  4. To begin mirroring, toggle the mirroring switch.
     
On iOS 6 and older, follow these steps to connect to AirServer from your iOS device:
  1. Open your iOS device and double-tap the home button. A sliding menu will appear at the bottom of your screen.
  2. Scroll left until you see the circular AirPlay button. Tap the icon and a list of AirPlay enabled devices will appear.
  3. The computer you installed AirServer on will show up on this list. To connect, simply tap the name of your machine.
  4. If your device supports mirroring, you can slide the mirroring switch to on.
  5. If you’re running an AirPlay-enabled application, such as YouTube, the AirPlay icon will become visible. Simply tap the icon and a list of AirPlay enabled devices will appear. The computer you installed AirServer on will show up on this list. To connect, simply tap the name of your machine.
 
Note: Mirroring is only possible on iPhone 4S or newer, iPod Touch 5 or newer, iPad mini (all models), and iPad 2nd generation or newer.