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How to enable AirPlay Mirroring on the iPad

AirPlay mirroring is one of the coolest highlights in the new iOS 7/8. As the name proposes, it permits you to shiw your iPad screen to an adjacent Apple TV, Mac or desktop computer – so everything seen on the iPad can be shown on a larger display

This feature can be a great addition to presentations, screencasts and demos, and can even be used to record gaming.

In iOS 7/8  the controls for AirPlay Mirroring have moved. In iOS 6 they were found on the Multitasking Bar where you exchanged between currently utilized applications. iOS 7 now utilizes a card style perspective to show running applications and switch between them – and the controls for AirPlay Mirroring are now show alongside those.

Here is the way you turn AirPlay Mirroring on and off on your iPad in iOS 7/8:

– Swipe up from the bottom of the screen/ bezel (right above iPad bottom button on screen)

– This will raise the iPad Control Center, where you have fast access to numerous helpful controls, including the AirPlay feature

– At the bottom of Control Center you’ll see the AirPlay symbol, as shown in the blog image.

– Tap on the AirPlay icon and after that tap on Apple TV, Mac or PC name to reflect to that gadget. Your iPad screen should be shown on the selected device!

* Please take note of: a 3rd party application may be required to utilize AirPlay Mirroring from PC

That is how you enable AirPlay on the iPad with the iOS version 7 & 8.

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