iPhone XS – How to Mirror My Screen to My TV or PC
Mirroring the screen of your iPhone XS screen to a TV or PC is quite useful for displaying your photos and videos on a big screen. In addition, it is also possible to view the content of apps such as YouTube.
However, to seamlessly mirror your phone’s screen to a TV or PC, you’ll need some gadgets or third-party apps. This write-up describes a few different ways to achieve this.
Mirror iPhone XS Screen to a TV
Use a Lightning Digital AV Adapter
One of the quickest ways to connect your iPhone XS to a TV is via a Lightning Digital AV Adapter. This is a simple two-step process that can have the mirroring up and running in a matter of seconds.
1. Hook up the Devices
Connect one end of an HDMI cable to the adapter and the other to the HDMI input on your TV. Plug the adapter into the Lightning port on the iPhone XS.
2. Turn on Your TV
Make sure the TV is set to that HDMI input and you will be able to see the iPhone’s home screen. From there on, you can choose any media or app on your phone to mirror.
Note: If the iPhone’s home screen appears boxed or low quality, don’t worry. The videos will display in full resolution.
Use Apple TV
Those who have an Apple TV can enjoy wireless mirroring and seamless integration.
1. Find Content
Select the media on your phone that you want to mirror. Use Photos, Safari, or any Video app of your preference.
2. Launch Control Center
Go to Control Center and select Screen Mirroring, then choose your Apple TV.
3. Resume Playback
Exit the Control Center and tap the Play button to resume watching the content on your TV.
Tip: Certain apps like YouTube, TED Videos, and Netflix have a built-in AirPlay button. Just tap on the button and select Apple TV to start.
Mirror iPhone XS Screen to a PC
PC users need some help from a third-party software to mirror their iPhone XS’s screen. There are more than a few apps that deliver great performance. But we’ve chosen Reflector 3, a particularly powerful solution that works on different platforms.
Download and install the app on your PC and run it from the taskbar. Go to Control Center and tap on AirPlay, then select your PC to start mirroring. This app comes at a price but it may be well worth it as you’ll get other cool features like screen recording.
In any event, don’t hesitate to give other apps a try to see which one works best for you.
The Final Screen
Now you should have a better understanding of how to mirror iPhone XS screen to a TV or PC. And there are even more ways to do it. Chromecast users, for example, can send media directly to the TV. This option is available on Chromecast-compatible apps such as Hulu.
We’d love to hear from you regarding anything really, and particularly the mirroring apps that work best for you.