What Screen Mirroring is and how do I use it with my Samsung TV
Note: the process of sharing your screen to a TV differs depending on the make and model of both your TV and device. The following instructions are for sharing the screen of any mobile device to a Samsung TV.
Note: If you're using a Samsung device you may already have the SmartThings app installed. (Update required)
Note: Make sure your phone is near your TV so they can connect.
Note: If you don't see your TV, tap the refresh symbol to search again. If you still don't see your TV make sure that it is turned on and connected to the same Wi-Fi network as your device.
Note: Depending on your device you will be asked to allow the connection or enter a PIN code.
Viewing photos and videos via AirPlay
Step 1. Open the Photos app.
Step 2. Find the photo or video you wish to share.
Step 3. Tap the share icon in the bottom left of the screen.
Step 4. Tap AirPlay.
Step 5. Tap the TV you wish to connect to.
Step 6. If prompted, enter the code shown on the TV on your Apple device.
Playing audio via AirPlay
Step 1. Open the music player on your Apple device.
Step 2. Select a song.
Step 3. Tap the Airplay icon.
Step 4. Tap the TV you wish to connect to.
Step 5. If prompted, enter the code shown on your TV on your Apple device.
Finding AirPlay settings
Step 1. Go to Settings.
Step 2. Navigate to General.
Step 3. Select Apple AirPlay settings.
Note: Your TV and Apple device must be connected to the same Wi-Fi network.
- Only available from TU7000 and above TV model (Including Lifestyle/Outdoor TV) and Samsung Galaxy models from the launch. (Android 8.1 and above)
- To use Tap View, update your SmartThings app to version 1.745 or higher. It is available to download from Google play Store or Apple App store.
- When you start mirroring, you need to cancel power saving mode in Power mode.
Note: The location of the cast icon will differ depending on the app you are using and the orientation of your phone.
Note: Available settings and screens may vary by wireless service provider, software version, and device.
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