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AirPlay (iOS/macOS)

What is the AirPlay screen mirroring protocol?
Updated on Tue, 17 Sep, 2019 at 3:30 PM
AirPlay is the screen mirroring protocol used by MacOS and iOS devices. AirServer provides AirPlay mirroring as well as audio only and video playback. AirP...
Does AirServer support iOS/iPadOS 14?
Updated on Fri, 25 Sep, 2020 at 11:42 AM
Yes, AirServer is now supports iOS 14 & iPadOS 14.  There are currently two known issues: iOS 14 - I am unable to add AirServer when scanning the ...
When trying to mirror my iOS device, I get an "Unable to connect to xxxx" error
Updated on Wed, 18 Nov, 2020 at 1:57 PM
There can be several causes for when you receive an "Unable to connect to xxxx" error message when trying to mirror from your iPhone or iPad. ...
How can I verify if AirPlay is correctly advertised on the network?
Updated on Tue, 12 Jan, 2021 at 11:04 AM
AirPlay uses Bonjour to advertise itself on your network so sending devices automatically find AirServer. If your network has Bonjour/mDNS and multicast ena...
Can I share my iPad/iPhone via a cable to AirServer?
Updated on Mon, 21 Sep, 2020 at 3:24 PM
Yes, this is possible when you are mirroring from your iPad/iPhone to AirServer for Mac. This allows you to tether your device to your Mac. In order to achi...
How do I set up a password for AirPlay & why might I need one?
Updated on Thu, 26 Sep, 2019 at 3:48 PM
When AirServer is running on your computer, it will be listed on any other iOS device connected to the same network. Anyone who sees your computer would be ...
Can I use AirServer to control my mirrored iOS device from my computer?
Updated on Fri, 7 Jun, 2019 at 11:00 AM
No. AirServer will only allow you to use media controls from your computer with streamed media files from AirPlay-enabled apps such as Music, Videos and Phot...
When mirroring to AirServer, the resolution is 1080p even though my device has a much higher resolution
Updated on Thu, 26 Sep, 2019 at 9:38 AM
Screen mirroring, using the AirPlay protocol, has a maximum supported resolution of 1080p. This is a limitation set by Apple and its protocol.
How can I prevent my iOS/iPadOS device putting the display to sleep?
Updated on Wed, 24 Jun, 2020 at 8:28 AM
When your iOS/iPadOS device goes to sleep, it will pause the mirroring and remove the mirrored image from AirServer. This is the default behavior for these ...
When mirroring Procreate, I can only see the drawing and not the UI
Updated on Thu, 10 Oct, 2019 at 11:02 AM
This occurs when you have a setting called "Project Canvas" switched on in the Procreate app. To change this, please follow the steps below: ...
Why does the iPhone Camera app not rotate to landscape while mirroring to AirServer?
Updated on Wed, 16 Sep, 2020 at 11:47 AM
AirServer only interprets the orientation information sent over AirPlay. Due to a bug within all versions of iOS prior to iOS 14, the Camera app in iOS does...
iOS 14 - I am unable to add AirServer when scanning the QR code
Updated on Fri, 25 Sep, 2020 at 11:42 AM
iOS 14 adds a new network-permission-prompt for added security. This prompt seems to cause some issues with our AirServer Connect iOS app. We will update ou...
iOS 14 - My device is slower at connecting to AirServer
Updated on Fri, 25 Sep, 2020 at 11:42 AM
When your device is running iOS 14, connecting to AirServer is slower than before due to a change in how AirPlay works on the sending device. We are looking...