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How to Turn On AirPlay on Vizio TV [iPhone, iPad, and Mac]

by Kyle Meranda

Do you want to enable AirPlay on your Vizio Smart TV? AirPlay is a feature that allows users to seamlessly stream video, audio, and pictures from their Apple iOS devices to their Vizio or other brand smart TV. With AirPlay, there’s no need to download any programs or use any cords – it’s a convenient way to screen mirror and cast your iOS device directly to your TV. In this article, we’ll discuss which Vizio smart TVs support Apple AirPlay and how you can easily enable AirPlay on your Vizio TV.

First, let’s take a look at the list of Vizio smart TVs that are compatible with 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)

Now, let’s move on to the steps to turn on AirPlay on your Vizio TV:

1. Press the Smart Cast button on your Vizio remote control.
2. Look for the Extras section and tap OK.
3. Scroll down the page and click on Apple AirPlay.
4. Navigate to AirPlay Settings > AirPlay.
5. If AirPlay is turned off, tap on the option to turn it on.

Once you’ve turned on AirPlay on your Vizio TV, you can easily connect your iPhone or iPad and start enjoying the benefits of AirPlay. Here’s how to do it:

1. Make sure both your Vizio TV and iPhone or iPad are connected to the same Wi-Fi network.
2. Open the Control Center on your iPhone or iPad by swiping down from the top-right corner of the screen or swiping up from the bottom of the screen on older iPhone models.
3. Tap on the Screen Mirroring icon. This will search for compatible devices.
4. Select your Vizio TV from the list of available devices to establish the connection.
5. You can now mirror your iPhone or iPad screen to your Vizio TV or even stream content from AirPlay-supported apps by selecting the AirPlay icon within the app.

If you’re using a Mac and want to AirPlay to your Vizio TV, follow these steps:

1. Connect your Mac and Vizio TV to the same Wi-Fi network.
2. Click on the AirPlay icon at the top of the home screen on your Mac.
3. Select the Second display option and choose your Vizio TV.
4. Once the connection is established, play the content you want to watch on your Vizio TV from your Mac.

What if you don’t have Wi-Fi or your TV is not compatible with AirPlay 2? Don’t worry, there’s still a way to connect your iPhone or iPad to your Vizio TV. You can use a lightning to HDMI adapter to screen mirror from your iOS device to your TV. Here’s how:

1. Connect the lightning end of the cable to your iPhone or iPad.
2. Connect one end of the HDMI cable to the HDMI port on the adapter and the other end to the HDMI port on your Vizio TV.
3. Use your TV’s remote control to switch to the HDMI source.
4. Select the content on your iPhone or iPad and start streaming it on your TV.

In conclusion, enabling AirPlay on your Vizio Smart TV is a simple process that allows you to enjoy seamless streaming of content from your iOS devices. Whether you want to mirror your iPhone or iPad screen or stream content from AirPlay-supported apps, AirPlay on Vizio TVs provides a convenient and easy-to-use solution. Follow the steps outlined in this article and start enjoying the benefits of AirPlay on your Vizio TV today.

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