How to Connect Airplay to Vizio TV

Connect Airplay to Vizio TV, and play your favorite videos and photos directly from your phone to the TV.

When you Airplay from your iPhone to your Vizio TV, you can mirror your iPhone screen to your TV and play your favorite shows directly from your phone to TV. The feature allows you to share photos, videos, audio, and more from your Apple device to your TV.   

Luckily, Vizio TV enables you to use two very simple methods to Airplay through any of your iOS devices, whether your iPhone, iPad, or Mac.  

In the article below, I have explained the step-by-step procedures you have to follow to connect Airplay to Vizio TV.

how to Connect airplay on Vizio TV from iPhone/iPad 

how to Connect airplay on Vizio TV from iPhone/iPad 

The process to connect Airplay to Vizio TV using your iPhone or iPad is simple and easy. All you have to do is enable Airplay on your Vizio TV and connect your mobile device to it. 

To connect Airplay to Vizio TV:

  • Enable Airplay on your Vizio TV
  • Play the desired video.
  • Select the Airplay Option.

Let’s go through these steps in detail: 

Step 1: Enable Airplay on your Vizio TV.

First and foremost, plug in and power on your Vizio TV.

Click on either the “Smartcast” or the “Home” button on your remote.

From the menu options displayed at the top of the screen, click on “Extras.” It is displayed at the extreme right of the options.

Scroll through the options, and click on the “ Apple Airplay” option. 

The Apple Airplay screen will open on your TV, and from there enable it.

Step 2: Play the desired video.

Now open your iPhone/iPad, and open the app that you want to airplay on Vizio TV. Ensure the app is Airplay compatible.

Now play the desired video on your iPhone/iPad.

Step 3: Select the Airplay Option.

Once the video starts playing, click on the “Airplay “icon displayed on the top right corner of the screen.

Click on the “Vizio TV” from the list of devices available to Airplay.

Once your Vizio TV and your iOS device are connected, your video will start playing on your TV.

How to Connect Airplay to Vizio TV From Mac

How to Connect Airplay to Vizio TV From Mac

Additionally, you can also connect Airplay to Vizio TV through your Mac, and play videos directly from your Mac to your TV.

All you have to do is ensure your Vizio TV and your Mac are on the same Wi-Fi network.

  • Enable Airplay on your Vizio TV
  • Enable screen mirroring on your Mac.
  • Select Vizio TV Option.

Let’s go through these steps in detail: 

Step 1: Enable Airplay on your Vizio TV

Plug in and power on your Vizio TV.

Click on either the “Smartcast” or the “Home” button on your remote.

From the menu options displayed at the top of the screen, click on “Extras.” It is displayed at the extreme right of the options.

Scroll through the options, and click on the “ Apple Airplay” option. 

The Apple Airplay screen will open on your TV, and from there enable it.

Step 2: Enable Screen mirroring on your Mac.

Now open your Mac, and click on the control center icon. It should be displayed at the top right corner of the screen.

From the menu that appears on your screen, tap on the “Screen mirroring” option to enable it.

Step 3: Select the Vizio TV Option.

Once you enable screen mirroring on your Mac, a list of available devices will display on your screen, ready to connect with your Mac.

From the list, locate and click on the “Vizio TV” option. 

Now whatever you play on your Mac will also be played on your Vizio TV as long as you have Airplay switched on.

How to Connect Airplay to Vizio TV: Wired 

Now if you don’t have a Wi-Fi connection, you can also connect Airplay to Vizio TV using the Lighting Digital AV Adapter. 

Take the Lighting Adapter, and insert one end of the cable into your iPhone.

Now take the HDMI cable, insert it into the TV port labeled as “HDMI OUT,” and insert the other end of the HDMI cable into the HDMI port of the Lighting Adapter.

Now switch on your TV, and change the input source to HDMI.

You can now play audio, and videos on your iPhone how you normally do, but now everything you do on your mobile will also display on your Vizio TV.

Conclusion 

With that, we are at the end of the article. Now you know how you can connect Airplay to Vizio TV.

If you still have any doubts or thoughts on the article, please share them with us in the comment section below.

Frequently Asked Questions

How can I mirror my iPhone to a Vizio TV?

To mirror your iPhone to a Vizio TV, you can Airplay directly from your mobile to TV, or you can connect the devices using a Lighting Digital AV Adapter. 

Why is AirPlay not working on Vizio TV?

If Airplay isn’t working on your Vizio TV, you can  try the following troubleshooters:
Reset your Vizio TV.
Ensure your TV and iOS device are on the same Wi-Fi network.
Diable any VPN if at work.
Your TV and iOS device must be in close proximity.
Ensure your TV and iOS device are updated to the latest software.
Ensure your deviceis Airplay-compatible.

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