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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. ...
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 ...
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...
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: ...
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...