Would you like to enable AirPlay on your Vizio Smart TV? Vizio and other brands of smart televisions are compatible with AirPlay, which allows users to stream video from any Apple iOS device to the TV. It is possible to send audio, video, and even pictures to your TV.
Using Apple AirPlay, you will be able to screen mirror and possibly cast your iOS device without the need to download any applications or use any cables.
Our goal today is to teach you which Vizio smart TVs support Apple AirPlay and how to enable AirPlay on Vizio TV.
Apple AirPlay-Compatible Vizio Smart TVs
Here is a list of Vizio smart TVs that support Apple AirPlay:
- VIZIO OLED (2020, 2021, 2022, 2023)
- VIZIO P‑Series Quantum X (2019, 2020, 2021, 2022, 2023)
- VIZIO P‑Series Quantum (2018, 2019, 2020, 2021, 2022, 2023)
- VIZIO P‑Series (2016, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020, 2021, 2022, 2023)
- VIZIO M‑Series Quantum (2019, 2020, 2021, 2022, 2023)
- VIZIO M‑Series (2016, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020, 2021, 2022, 2023)
- VIZIO E‑Series (2016, 2017, and 2018 UHD models)
- VIZIO V‑Series (2019, 2020, 2021, 2022, 2023)
- VIZIO D‑Series (2018, 2019)
How to Turn On AirPlay on Vizio TV
It is assumed that AirPlay is turned on by default on Vizio TVs, but if this is not the case, follow these steps to enable it:
- The first step is to press the Smart Cast button on your remote control.
- The second step is to locate the Extras section and tap OK.
- The third step is to scroll down the page and click on Apple AirPlay.
- In step 4, navigate to AirPlay Settings > AirPlay.
- It can be turned on by tapping on the option if it is currently off.
How to Connect Your iPhone or iPad Using AirPlay?
The primary purpose of turning on AirPlay is to stream your iPhone or iPad activities. Follow the instructions below to connect your iOS device via AirPlay.
Step 1: Make sure your Vizio TV and your iPhone or iPad are connected to the same Wi-Fi network, and that AirPlay is enabled on the TV.
Step 2: The second step is to open the Control Center on your iPhone or iPad and click on the icon for Screen Mirroring. With this method, you will be able to mirror the screen of your iPhone or iPad onto your Vizio TV.
Step 3: The third step of the process is to locate compatible devices. Since we have connected both devices to the same wireless network, click on the Vizio TV to establish the connection.
Bonus Step: You can mirror a movie or show from any AirPlay-compatible app by opening the app (for example, HBOMax or Apple TV or any other app), and then selecting the AirPlay icon to do so.
How to Connect Your Mac Using AirPlay
Using AirPlay, you can easily connect your Mac to your Vizio TV via AirPlay if you have a Mac at home, and you want to AirPlay from it to your Vizio TV via AirPlay:
Step 1: Make sure your Vizio TV and Mac are on the same Wi-Fi network.
Step 2: Go to the home screen and click AirPlay.
Step 3: Select your Vizio TV from the Second Display option.
Step 4: Play the content on your Mac that you’d like to watch on your Vizio TV.
How to AirPlay to a Vizio TV Without WiFi
If your TV doesn’t support AirPlay 2 or you don’t have internet connection, you can use a lightning to HDMI adapter to screen mirror from your iPhone or iPad to Vizio TV. You can do that this way.
Step 1: Connect your iPhone or iPad to the lightning end of the cable.
Step 2: Connect one end of the HDMI to the HDMI port on the adapter and the other end to the HDMI port on the Vizio TV.
Step 3: Use the remote to turn your TV to the HDMI source.
Step 4: Select the content you’d like to watch and start streaming.
Frequently Asked Questions
Can I use Airplay to mirror my Android device?
The AirPlay feature is only for iOS and macOS devices, so you can’t use it on anything else.
What should I do if my iPhone does not connect to the TV?
The first step is to ensure that both devices are connected to the same Wi-Fi network. To ensure that your iPhone and Vizio TV are both running the latest versions of iOS, ensure that your iPhone is running iOS 12.4 or a newer version, and your Vizio TV is also running iOS 12.4 or a newer version.
What can I do if My Vizio TV Airplay is not working?
The first thing you should do is ensure that AirPlay is enabled on your Vizio smart TV. It may be possible to re-enable it by disabling and enabling it again. The other thing you need to ensure is that both devices are connected to the same network. We have a dedicated article on how to resolve Apple AirPlay’s inability to function on Vizio smart TVs if AirPlay is still not functioning.
Conclusion: Turn On AirPlay on Vizio
The purpose of this article was to explain how you can enable AirPlay on your Vizio TV. Our website has also been updated to include instructions on how to stream content to your Vizio TV using an iPhone or Mac using AirPlay. If you have any additional questions concerning the article, please use the comments section to let us know. We would also appreciate it if you shared this information with your family and friends.