October 10, 2018

How To Screen Mirror iOS 12 iPads and iPhones to Mac and Windows Computers Wirelessly

Screen mirroring iPad and iPhone screens to your Mac or Windows computer is a breeze with iOS 12. Don’t even think about using cords or cables – it’s so simple to do it wirelessly.

How? All you need to do is add one app to your computer. It’s that easy to turn your computer into an AirPlay-compatible receiver – regardless if you’re on a Mac or Windows computer.

What app? Reflector 3. Hundreds of thousands of people worldwide use Reflector to mirror and record iOS devices. You can buy it or try it for free here.

Here’s how to mirror your iPhone or iPad running iOS 12 to any Mac or Windows computer:

Step One

Download and install Reflector onto your Mac or Windows computer. Then check that your iOS 12 device and your computer are connected to the same wifi network.

Step Two

Open Reflector on your computer from your applications folder.

Reflector Running on a MacBook

Step Three

Unlock your iOS 12 device, open Control Center and tap Screen Mirroring.

Note: Users of iPhone X or later need to swipe down from the top of the screen to access Control Center. If you’re using an iPhone 8 or older, swipe up from the bottom of the screen.

iPhone XS Max Control Center

Step Four

Select your computer from the list of AirPlay-enabled receivers.

iPhone XS Max Screen Mirroring

Step Five

That’s it! Now your iPhone or iPad screen will wirelessly appear on your computer. Anything you do on your mobile device will reflect on your computer’s display in real time, including audio.

iPhone Mirroring to Computer with Reflector

 

Want to mirror more than just iPhones and iPads?

Great! With Reflector, you can. Mirror Android and Chromebook devices one at a time, side-by-side or simultaneously with any iOS device.

Pro tip:

You can also record your mobile device screen with Reflector. Just click the red button in the top right corner of your connected device to begin recording your session.

Reflector Recording iPhone Screen


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to mirror all your iOS 12 devices!

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September 21, 2017

How to Screen Mirror iOS 11 iPads and iPhones to Mac and Windows Computers

Screen mirroring iPad and iPhone screens to your Mac or Windows computer is easy with iOS 11.

All you need to do is add one application to your Mac or Windows computer to turn it into an AirPlay-compatible receiver.

That application is called Reflector 2. Hundreds of thousands of people worldwide use Reflector to mirror and record iOS devices.

Mirroring your iPhone or iPad screen to a computer running Reflector is still fundamentally the same with iOS 11. The only difference is that AirPlay Mirroring is now called Screen Mirroring in the iPad and iPhone Control Center. 

Here’s how to mirror your iPhone or iPad running iOS 11 to any Reflector-enabled Mac or Windows computer.

Step One

Check that your iOS 11 device and your computer running Reflector 2 are connected to the same network. 

Step Two

Open Reflector 2 on your Mac or Windows computer from your applications folder. 

Screen mirroring iOS 11 devices with Reflector 2

Step Three

Unlock your iOS 11 device, swipe up from the bottom of the screen to reveal the Control Center and select Screen Mirroring. Note: iPhone X users need to swipe down from the top of the screen to select Screen Mirroring. 

iOS 11 Control Center

Step Four

Select your computer from the list of AirPlay-enabled receivers. 

iOS 11 Control Center - Screen Mirroring

Step Five

Once you've selected your computer, your device will wirelessly appear on your computer screen. Anything you do on your mobile device will happen on your computer in real time, including audio. 

Pro tip: You can wirelessly mirror more than just iPads and iPhones to your Reflector-enabled computer. You can also connect Android and Chromebook devices, and you can connect all of these devices simultaneously. 

Bonus Pro tip: How to record iOS 11, Android and Chromebook devices. Once a device is connected to Reflector, you will see a “Record” button in the top left corner of the mirrored device screen on your computer. Simply click that button to begin recording your session.

Purchase Reflector today to begin mirroring iOS 11 devices

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