How to connect iPhone to TV
When you are watching a movie or your favorite series even the 10 inches screen seems too small. With the introduction of the HDTV, you can connect your iPhone to the technological device and enjoy everything on bigger screen. Here we have a simple guide to help you connect your smartphone to your TV.
Connect iPhone-TV with cable
Apple’s Digital AV adapter is the simplest way to connect an iPhone with TV. You can plug a cable into your iPhone and the HDMI port of the TV. You will also need the HDMI cable. So ensure that you invest in the least expensive one.
It is important that you select the right model of AV adapter. There are two options available:
- One of for the lightning devices
- 30-pin ports adapter for the older phones
Once your device is connected to the TV, your TV will become the duplicate of the device it has been connected with. You can easily get the 1080p HD display. Now you can play anything you like.
Use the Apple TV
You might not be comfortable with the wire between your TV and iPhone. If you want the devices to be connected wirelessly, the best option is Apple TV, which is Apple’s own media extender.
- Set up the Apple TV in your home or call Apple Australia for help
- Ensure it is connected to the same WiFi network you use on your iPhone
- You will find the Air Play option when you swipe up from the bottom of your iPhone’s screen
- Tap on the option and select Apple TV
- Within seconds your Apple TV will start the streaming process
- You will easily enjoy what is available on your iPhone screen
Keep in mind if the place is crowded then Apple TV will often stop working. You will need a cable in this situation.
Use Android TV stick
It is one of the secret ways that you can use to connect your iPhone with TV. All you need is the Android power stick and plug it into the back of your TV set. Now you can install any type of media server application on your iPhone.
The stick will help you to play all the unprotected videos and movies that are available in the built-in apps of your iPhone using the AirPlay button. However, protected video streaming and mirroring will not be supported. If you have been an android user and recently bought the iPhone it is the best option that you can use.
So now the choice is all yours, you can select any method you like and enjoy the streaming. The best option would be using the Apple TV. Keep in mind that the Android stick will be slow and buggy. If you do not have the budget to buy extra devices then you must stick to the cable because it is the most cost-effective option to have the best media experience by connecting TV and iPhone.