On the receiving end, AirPlay 2 works with the 4th-generation Apple TV HD released in 2015 and the Apple TV 4K introduced in 2017, as well as a number of smart TVs. It seems like it would be a big step for it to become an AirPlay router, with one input and multiple simultaneous outputs. I have similar airplay issues, but it applies only to Apple TV updated to tvOS 14.0.1. Video wirelessly shared using AirPlay from the laptop, with the telemetry on the laptop screen. Re: (Score: 2) by Mortimer82. The second- and third-generation Apple TV support AirPlay, but not the newer AirPlay 2. Thanks, that's nice to know. Last year you could get a great setup going with a mobile device. Currently, Apple TV only supports one AirPlay connection. With Apple TV or an AirPlay 2-compatible smart TV, you can mirror the entire display of your Mac to your TV or use your TV as a separate display. - Apple TV4K updated to tvOS 14.0.1: airplay disconnects when connected to 15" MBP or 13" MBP - Apple TV4K with tvOS 13.4.8: NO ISSUES when connected to 15" MBP or 13" MBP And you need to select your Apple TV from the list of detected devices. No need to Airplay anymore. For instance, your Apple TV stuck on AirPlay screen, Apple TV … Perhaps, this explains why your Apple TV has occasionally been experiencing specific problems. Especially for a device based on iOS software. But for 2021, they’ve changed the video player. On your Mac, click in the menu bar at the top of your screen. Smart TVs are now integrating Apple’s AirPlay 2 technology. That was one of the big stories of CES 2019, where many TV manufacturers simultaneously announced AirPlay was coming to their TVs.Some are even updating existing TVs with AirPlay. You need an Apple TV, AirPlay-compatible TV, or another AirPlay device to use it. If you have the second- … For that, you would need to modify these steps to use an Apple TV HD or Apple TV 4K. Just a little addition - there is since a few months an official Spotify app for the Apple TV. With Mirroring, AirPlay shows precisely what is playing from the device on the TV screen. Step 2: Next, run the 5KPlayer and tap the AirPlay function or icon from the main interface. Apple. Step 1: Download and install the 5KPayer from its official website on your computer and ensure that Apple TV and PC are connected to the same network. The Apple TV doesn’t have a dedicated F1 app, unfortunately. Connect your Mac to the same Wi-Fi network as your Apple TV or AirPlay 2-compatible smart TV. I do still however like the convenience in certain situations of just pressing AirPlay on the phone and not having to use the physical remote (or Remote app). Although people expect Apple TV to single out as a perfect brand, this is impossible as the world we are living is also imperfect. The main downside there is that they cannot participate in a multi-speaker destination, such as having all the speakers in your house play the same music in sync. AirPlay allows you to wirelessly cast audio or video from your iPhone, iPad, or Mac to an Apple TV or an AirPlay 2-compatible smart TV, as long as your device is connected to the same Wi-Fi as the TV. All it takes is for you to connect the iDevice or Mac and the Apple TV to the same local Wi-Fi network. Either AirPlay from another device to Apple TV, or AirPlay from Apple TV to and audio receiver. So the best option I’ve found is a laptop and AirPlay.