Apple iPad is a great Apple device that is used by a lot of people either for work or while at home. iPad can also be described as a great replacement for any laptop, especially if all you do is play a good number of games, enjoy listening to music, take some pictures, text friends, and stream your favorite shows and TVs.
Granted that the iPad has a large screen. These devices have screen sizes between 9.7 inches all the way up to 12.9 inches. While the device is good enough to show something to three to four friends, it can be a bit cumbersome to show your screen to, let’s say 5 or more people.
In this case, casting and screen mirroring your Apple iPad to a device such as a smart TV is an ideal option. If you own a Samsung TV, then you can cast your iPad’s screen to your Samsung Smart TV or even on Non-Smart TVs.
In today’s guide, we look at how to cast iPad to Samsung TVs.
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How to Cast iPad to Samsung TV
Now, you might be asking, why did we specifically choose the Samsung brand of TVs over any other TV brand? Well, the answer is quite simple. Samsung’s TVs are very popular and the brand itself manufactures a number of smart TVs across various budgets. Hence we will talk about how you can cast your Apple iPad to your Samsung TV.
In order to Cast or Screen Mirror your Appel iPad to any non-Apple device, the device needs to be having support for Apple AirPlay 2. So, let’s first look at the list of Samsung TVs that have support for Apple’s AirPlay 2.
Apple AirPlay 2 Supported Samsung TVs
Apple AirPlay 2 support is available for select 2018 TVs and all Samsung Smart TVs released after 2019. Here’s the complete list of Samsung TVs with Apple AirPlay 2.
- 2018 4K UHD TV
- 2018 Frame TV
- 2018 QLED 4K
- 2018 Smart Full HDTV N5300
- 2019 8K and 4K QLED TVs
- 2019 Frame, Serif, and 4K UHD TV
- 2020 8K and 4K QLED TVs
- 2020 Frame and Serif TV
- 2020 Premiere Projector and Crystal UHD TVs
- 2021 27″ and 32″ M5 Smart Monitors
- 2021 32″ M7 Smart Monitor
- 2021 8K and 4K QLED TVs
- 2021 Crystal UHD TVs
- 2021 Frame TV
- 2022 4K QLED TVs
- 2022 8K and 4K QLED TVs and OLED TVs
- 2022 Frame, Sero, and Serif TVs
- 2022 Odyssey Ark Gaming Screen and G8 Gaming Monitor
- The Freestyle projector
Different Methods To Cast Your iPad to Samsung TV.
Of course, you can make use of the easiest methods to cast your iPad’s screen to the Samsung Smart TV. But if you have a basic smart TV, you can still cast to it but it will require you to make use of a wired method.
No matter what type of Samsung TV you have, we have a number of methods that you can follow to cast your Apple iPad to your Samsung TV. First, let’s take a look at the steps on how you can enable Apple AirPlay on compatible Samsung TVs.
How to enable Apple AirPlay on Samsung TV
Before you go ahead to cast your iPad to your Samsung TV, you need to enable Applel AirPlay 2 on your supported Samsung TV. Here are the steps.
- Open the Settings menu on the supported Samsung Smart Tv.
- Now, scroll and select the General option from the Settings menu.
- Finally, select the Apple AirPlay Settings option.
- You should see an option to turn Appel AirPlay on. Switch it on and you are now good to go.
You can easily AirPlay different types of media from the iPad to your Samsung TV, including Video, Photos, Music, and more. For casting and AirPlay to work, your Apple iPad and your Samsung TV need to be connected to the same WiFi network.
How to Cast Photos from iPad to Samsung TV
You can easily share or cast photos from your Apple iPad to your Samsung TV via the Photos app. Here’s how you can cast your favorite photos from your iPad to TV.
All you need to do is open the Photos app, select the photo, and tap on the share icon. You can tap on the AirPlay option to search for AirPlay-supported wireless devices. Once you see your Samsung TV, select it. The Photos will now be displayed on your Samsung Smart TV.
How to Cast Music from iPad to Samsung Smart TV
Whether you make use of Apple Music or Spotify to stream your music and listen to podcasts, with the help of Apple AirPlay, you can make the podcast or songs from Apple Music or Spotify play via your Samsung’s TV speakers.
All you need to do is play the song that you like and launch the Control Center on your iPad. You should see an AirPlay icon at the top right corner of the music layer tile. Tap on the icon to search for your AirPlay-supported Samsung TV. When you find the TV select it and play your music through your Samsung TV right away.
How to Cast Video from iPad to Samsung TV
All you have to do is open the streaming app, play the TV Show or movie that you want to watch on your Samsung TV, and tap on the cast icon at the top of the player. Your iPad will search for AirPlay-supported displays on the network. As soon as you find your Samsung TV, tap on it and stream your movie or tv show to your Samsung TV right away.
How to Cast from iPad to Samsung TV without AirPlay 2
Now if you own a Samsung TV that doesn’t have Apple AirPlay support, you can still cast to the TV from your iPad. However, this requires you to install a third-party app onto your Apple iPad for this to work. You can install an app called AirDroid Cast. It is recommended to buy the paid version of the app as it’s more useful than the free version on the App Store.
Once you have the app installed, you can easily cast to your Samsung TV that doesn’t have Apple AirPlay 2.
How to Cast from iPad to Samsung TV [Non-Smart]
Another way to cast your iPad’s screen to your basic Samsung TV is by using an HDMI cable and lighting to Type C to HDMI converter dongle for your iPad. This will work provided your Samsung TV has some HDMI input port. Once you have connected your iPad t your Samsung TV via the HDMI cable you can easily cast your screen to the Samsung TV.
How to Cast from iPad to Samsung TV via Streaming Sticks
If your Samsung TV doesn’t support Apple AirPlay 2, there is no problem. One way to overcome this problem is by purchasing a streaming stick such as the Roku Streaming Stick or Amazon FireTV Stick. These are modern streaming devices that plug into your TV’s HDMI port and have support for Apple AirPlay 2.
These devices can also make your non-smart Samsung TV into a smart TV with a lot of capabilities such as wifi and screen mirroring features. You can get the Roku and Fire TV Streaming Sticks easily via the Amazon e-commerce store.
This concludes the guide on how you can cast your Apple iPad’s screen to your Samsung TV. With so many methods to choose from, you cannot say that you have no idea how to cast your Apple iPad’s screen to any type of Samsung TV that you own. In case of difficulties or doubts, feel free to leave them in the comments section below.
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