Monday, December 12, 2011

How to get AirPlay working on BBC iPlayer iPhone & iPad apps

Struggling to get Apple AirPlay working on the BBC iPlayer iPhone and iPad apps? Here's how:

1. Ensure your iPhone / iPad is running iOS 5.0 or above

2. Ensure your Apple TV is 2nd generation and running v.4.2 or above

3. Open the BBC iPlayer application on your iPhone / iPad

4. Find the programme you want to watch and press play

5. Double press the iPhone / iPad Home button

6. A menu will appear along the bottom of the screen

7. Swipe the menu left to right (once on iPad, twice on iPhone)

8. Click on the AirPlay icon

9. Select Apple TV from the menu

10. Sit back and enjoy!


Andy said...

Dan. Thanks for this information. I've been looking all day how to get air play to work !

ggypsy said...

Thanks for the tips. However, that gives me the sound through Apple TV, but not the picture. Any ideas?

Anonymous said...

Yep!! make sure mirroring is on!!! Hooray!