Those who have Samsung and LG smart TV. I have good news for them, now you can connect the iPhone and iPad with both Samsung and LG smart TV. The best part is, you don’t need to buy an Apple TV or any other dongles, as we used to in the past. I have bought a number of dongles in the past just to mirror my iPhone to Samsung Smart TV. But now you can easily Mirror your iPhone or iPad on your LG or Samsung smart TV.
Thanks to AirBeamTV BV, they have released new apps on App Store named as Mirror for Samsung TV and Mirror for LG TV. You can use both of these apps on iOS devices running on iOS 12.
Both of these apps work in the same manner since I have a Samsung smart TV so I will be using the Mirror for Samsung TV. There is one more thing you should keep in the mind, in order to things workout, your device and TV must be on the same WiFI network. Let’s get going now.
Mirror your iPhone or iPad on your LG or Samsung smart TV:
Time needed: 5 minutes.
Heed the following instructions and you will be able to connect your iPhone or iPad on your LG or Samsung smart TV with ease. Again, make sure your TV and iPhone or iPad are on the same WiFi network.
- Download Mirror for Samsung TV App
Download and Install Mirror for Samsung TV app from App Store. Keep in the mind it’s a paid app, so you have to make a purchase before installing this.
- Launch the App
Next step is to head back to the home screen and launch the App.
- Select your TV:
If both iPhone and Smart TV are on the same WiFi network. You will see your TV name in the list. Select your TV and Tap Mirror Samsung TV.
- Allow your iPhone to connect
You will see a pop-up on your smart TV, an app is trying to connect with your TV. Use your TV remoter and select Allow -> Press OK button.
How to Stop Mirror your iPhone or iPad on your LG or Samsung smart TV:
It’s easy peasy if you want to stop mirroring your device on your smart TV. Open the app on iPhone or iPad, or you will see a red button at the top your home screen, tap on it, the app will open now tap on ‘stop broadcasting.’
Mirror for Samsung TV App Compatibility list:
Before you make a purchase in excitement to mirror your iPhone or iPad on your LG or Samsung smart TV. You need to know this. This app will only work with Samsung Smart TV’s which are built-in 2012 and onward. Following is the list of the compatible Samsung smart TV’s.
This works on any Samsung Smart TV from the 2012 models onward. Which model year do you have? You can see that by looking at the middle letter in your model type (on the back of your Samsung TV).
E = 2012
F = 2013
H = 2014
J = 2015
K = 2016
M = 2017
N = 2018
R = 2019
Q = QLED (also supported)
UE55_E_S8000 = 2012.
UE78_H_U8500L = 2014.
Things you should know!
- These apps won’t work on any other iOS version. In order to make these apps work, your device must be running on iOS 12.
- While connecting to your smart tv, you will notice a short or to be more specific a 1-3 second delay.
- Keep in mind, if you are broadcasting from Safari or Chrome, the audio playback will not mirror. Instead of Smart TV speakers, you will hear the audio from your device. Your best bet is to install Puffin Browser from the App Store.
- Both of these are specifically designed for Samsung and LG smart TV’s.
That will be all for now.