Do you want to enable AirPlay on your Vizio Smart TV? AirPlay allows users to stream video from any Apple iOS device to their Vizio or other brand smart TV. You can send audio, video, and even pictures to your TV.
Indeed, using Apple AirPlay, you will be able to screen mirror and potentially cast your iOS device without the need to download any programs or utilize any cords.
Today, you’ll learn which Vizio smart TVs support Apple AirPlay and how you can turn on AirPlay on Vizio TV to use it.
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Apple AirPlay-Compatible Vizio Smart TVs
Below is the list of Vizio smart TVs that are compatible with Apple AirPlay:
- VIZIO OLED (2020, 2021, 2022, 2023)
- VIZIO P‑Series Quantum X (2019, 2020, 2021, 2022, 2023)
- VIZIO P‑Series Quantum (2018, 2019, 2020, 2021, 2022, 2023)
- VIZIO P‑Series (2016, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020, 2021, 2022, 2023)
- VIZIO M‑Series Quantum (2019, 2020, 2021, 2022, 2023)
- VIZIO M‑Series (2016, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020, 2021, 2022, 2023)
- VIZIO E‑Series (2016, 2017, and 2018 UHD models)
- VIZIO V‑Series (2019, 2020, 2021, 2022, 2023)
- VIZIO D‑Series (2018, 2019)
How to Turn On AirPlay on Vizio TV
The AirPlay on Vizio TVs is turned on by default, but if you don’t find it on, follow the below steps to turn on AirPlay on Vizio TV:
Step 1: Press the Smart Cast button on your remote control.
Step 2: Look for the Extras section and tap OK.
Step 3: Scroll down the page and click on Apple AirPlay.
Step 4: Navigate to AirPlay Settings > AirPlay.
Step 5: If it’s turned off, tap on the option to turn it on.
How to Connect Your iPhone or iPad Using AirPlay?
Given that the main goal of turning on AirPlay is to stream your iPhone or iPad activities, follow the below steps to connect your iOS device using AirPlay.
Step 1: First of all, connect your Vizio TV and iPhone or iPad to the same Wi-Fi network and make sure that AirPlay is turned on on your TV.
Step 2: Open the Control Center on your iPhone or iPad and click on the Screen Mirroring icon. This Method lets you mirror your iPhone or iPad screen to your Vizio TV.
Step 3: It will locate compatible devices. Click on the Vizio TV to establish the connection since we have connected both devices to the same Wi-Fi.
Bonus Step: If you want to mirror a movie or show from any AirPlay supported app, then you can simply open the app (for example, HBOMax or Apple TV or any other app), then select the AirPlay icon to mirror the movie to your TV.
How to Connect Your Mac Using AirPlay
If you have a Mac and wish to AirPlay from it on your Vizio TV, follow the below steps to connect your Mac using AirPlay:
Step 1: Connect your Vizio TV and Mac to the same Wi-Fi.
Step 2: Click on the AirPlay icon at the top of the home screen.
Step 3: Click the Second display option and choose your Vizio TV.
Step 4: Once done, play the content on the Mac you want to watch on your Vizio TV.
How to AirPlay to a Vizio TV Without WiFi
Whether your TV is not compatible with AirPlay 2 or you don’t have internet connectivity, you can use a lightning to HDMI adapter to screen mirror from your iPhone or iPad to Vizio TV. Here’s how you can achieve so.
Step 1: Connect the lightning end of the cable to your iPhone or iPad.
Step 2: Next, connect one end of the HDMI to the HDMI port on the adapter and the other end to the HDMI port on the Vizio TV.
Step 3: Turn your TV to the HDMI source using the remote control.
Step 4: Once done, select the content and start streaming it on your TV.
Frequently Asked Questions
Can I use Airplay to mirror my Android device?
No, the AirPlay feature is made only for iOS and macOS devices, and you can’t use it on other devices.
What should I do if my iPhone does not connect to the TV?
First of all, make sure that both of them are connected to the same Wi-Fi network. If the iPhone is still not connecting to your Vizio TV, ensure that your iPhone is running on iOS 12.4 or a newer version and that your Vizio TV is also running on the latest version.
What can I do if My Vizio TV Airplay is not working?
First of all, ensure that AirPlay is enabled on your Vizio smart TV. You can try disabling and enabling it again. Another thing you need to make sure of is that both devices are connected to the same network. If AirPlay is still not working, then check out our dedicated article on how to fix Apple AirPlay not working on Vizio smart TVs.
Conclusion: Turn On AirPlay on Vizio
So, this was all about how you can turn on AirPlay on Vizio TV. We have also added the steps to connect your iPhone or Mac using AirPlay to stream content on your Vizio TV. Please share any additional inquiries related to the article in the comments section. Also, please share this information with your friends and family.
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