Apple AirPlay Receiver on Windows 10/8/7

By Carrie Murray, Saturday, November 25, 2017

As AirPlay doesn't support screen mirroring on Windows, you need to get an AirPlay receiver on it when you want to cast, mirror, or record iOS screen on Windows. Here in this guide, you will see how to display iPhone/iPad screen on PC using the recommended AirPlay receiver.

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What Is AirPlay And What Is It For?


AirPlay, developed by Apple Inc., allows users to  stream audios, videos, and photos from their iTunes library or iOS devices to Wi-Fi-connected, compatible devices such as computers, speakers, and stereo components. With it, you can not only enjoy your own wireless home audio system, but also share your music with other speakers. However, AirPlay only enables you to stream audios. For videos you want to share, AirPlay Mirroring is required.


AirPlay Mirroring (also called Screen Mirroring for iOS 11) enables users to share AirPlay-compatible iOS screen and display videos, games, or other contents on Apple TV. Try to imagine how annoying it is when you want to share something on that screen with a group of people on a iPhone 8/7 screen and they need to huddle themselves very close. But with the AirPlay Mirroring, you can easily mirror your iPhone screen to a bigger device.


But AirPlay isn't full-featured enough to mirror iOS screen on Windows 10/8/7. If you want to display iPhone/iPad screen to Windows PC, it is not complicated and all you need is an iOS screen recorder. Please continue to read and you will find out how to do on your iOS 11, iOS 10 and even iOS 9 or the former.

AirPlay Receiver on Windows 10/8/7


To mirror iOS screen on Windows PC, you are recommended to try FonePaw iOS Screen Recorder , which is a recording tool that will help to easily share iPhone or iPad screen on computer.


Step 1 Download and Install FonePaw iOS Screen Recorder

Click on the following button and you can download and install FonePaw iOS Screen Recorder on your Windows PC. Then launch it.

Windows Version Download


Step 2 Connect iOS Device And PC with The Same Wi-Fi

Make sure that you have connected your iPhone or iPad and computer with the same Wi-Fi for the following process.

Connect with Wi-Fi


Step 3 Mirror iOS Screen to Windows

Now, you need to swipe up on your iOS screen and tap on the "Screen Mirroring" from Control Center. Then choose "FonePaw iOS Screen Recorder". After connecting, the interface will show: xxx (the IP address) is connected.


Mirror iOS Screen to Windows


Now you will be able to get your iPhone/iPad screen displayed on Windows. Thus, you're able to present what you want on the computer and it is availible to zoom in and out. 


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Above is the whole guide to share iOS screen on PC with AirPlay feature, which is suitable for all iDevices with all iOS versions. Only if your devices are with Apple Airplay, you can try this way to mirror or record your screen. If you have any problem about this article, please leave us a message on the comment area below!

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