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Stream from an iPhone to a Samsung TV with AirPlay 2

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From playlists and podcasts on your iPad to pictures and videos on your iPhone, you can now enjoy it all on your Samsung TV. With AirPlay 2 available on select 2018, 2019, and 2020 Samsung TV models, you'll be able to stream shows, movies, and music, and cast images from all your Apple devices directly to your TV.

AirPlay 2 compatible Samsung TVs

Note: Evolution kits will not add AirPlay 2 or Apple TV functionality.

Check out the following list to see which TVs are compatible with AirPlay 2:

  • 2020 8K and 4K QLED TVs

  • 2020 Frame and Serif TV

  • 2020 Crystal UHD TVs

  • 2019 8K and 4K QLED TVs

  • 2019 Frame and Serif TV

  • 2019 4K UHD TV

  • 2018 Frame TV

  • 2018 QLED 4K

  • 2018 4K UHD TV

  • 2018 Smart Full HDTV N5300

View photos and videos from your iPhone on your TV with AirPlay 2

Give that graduation video you recorded on your iPhone the cinematic treatment by showing it on your TV's large screen. Just make sure your TV and iPhone are on the same Wi-Fi network.

On your iPhone, open the Photos app. Select the photo or video you want to share, and then tap the Share icon at the bottom left. Tap AirPlay, and then tap the TV you want to stream to. The image or video will display on the TV.

Image of family on the beach in the Photos app with Share, Like, and Delete icons below

Note: If a code displays, you will need to enter it on your phone to make the content appear.

Play audio from your iPhone on your TV with AirPlay 2

You can't stop listening to that song on your phone, but how much better would it sound through your TV's speakers? Well, you can play all your favorite songs on the TV through AirPlay.

  1. Connect your TV to the internet and make sure your iPhone is on the same network.

  2. On your iPhone, open your music player and select a song.

  3. Tap the AirPlay icon at the bottom of the screen.

  4. Select your TV and the the audio will start playing through the TV!

    Note: If a code displays, you will need to enter it to make the music start playing on the TV.

Music playing with Samsung 7 Series selected for AirPlay

Alternatively, If you were already playing audio, just swipe down from the upper right to open the control center and tap the AirPlay icon on the audio player.

To stop playing audio on your TV simply tap the AirPlay icon on your iPhone and then deselect your TV.

Change AirPlay 2 settings on your TV

If you need to adjust some of your AirPlay 2 settings, you can do it directly on your TV. Just navigate to Settings, select General, and then select Apple AirPlay Settings.

You will find the following options:

  • AirPlay: Selecting this option will turn the AirPlay feature on and off.

  • Require Code: You have the option to require a passcode the first time you connect your iPhone, every time you connect your Apple device, or to create your own passcode. From this menu you can also select Reset Paired Devices which will clear all Apple devices from the TV's memory.

  • Subtitles and Captioning: In this menu, you can turn captions and subtitles on or off. You also have several options to adjust the look of the captions such as font, size, and color.

  • About AirPlay: Here you can find the AirPlay version that is currently running, and see legal information about the software.

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