Twitter is a popular social media platform that provides real-time updates and news. Although Twitter does not have a built-in AirPlay feature, you can still watch tweets and videos on your Apple TV or other AirPlay 2-compatible TVs using screen mirroring. Even if your Smart TV does not support AirPlay, you can still mirror Twitter by connecting your iPhone to the TV with an adapter and HDMI cable.
How to AirPlay Twitter from iPhone/iPad to Apple TV
To AirPlay Twitter from your iPhone or iPad to your Apple TV, follow these steps:
- Make sure your Apple TV and iOS device are connected to the same Wi-Fi network.
- Install the Twitter app on your iPhone or iPad from the App Store, or open the app if you already have it installed.
- Swipe down on your iOS device to open the Control Center.
- Tap on the Screen Mirroring option and select your Apple TV.
- If prompted, enter the AirPlay code displayed on your TV.
Pro tip: To make future AirPlay connections easier, go to AirPlay & HomeKit Settings > Require Code > First Time Only. This way, you won’t have to enter the AirPlay code frequently.
Launch the Twitter app on your iOS device, and enjoy an enhanced viewing experience on your Apple TV. Don’t forget to turn off AirPlay on your iPhone when you’re done to stop screen mirroring.
How to AirPlay Twitter from Mac to Apple TV
To AirPlay Twitter from your Mac to your Apple TV, follow these steps:
- Turn on your Mac and Apple TV.
- Ensure that your Mac and Apple TV are connected to the same Wi-Fi network.
- Open the Twitter official website on your Mac’s Safari browser.
- Press FN + C to open the Control Center on your Mac.
- Click on the Screen Mirroring option and select your Apple TV from the available devices.
That’s it! Now you can enjoy Twitter’s daily feeds and videos on your Apple TV. Remember to disable AirPlay on your Mac when you’re finished.
How to AirPlay Twitter from iOS or Mac to Android TV
To AirPlay Twitter from your iOS device or Mac to an Android TV, follow these steps:
- Turn on your TV and enable AirPlay on your Android TV.
- Connect your Apple device and Android TV to the same Wi-Fi network.
- Install the Twitter app on your iOS device or open the Twitter official website on your Mac.
- Open the Control Center on your Apple device.
- Tap on the Screen Mirroring option and select your Android TV from the list.
Once connected, you can enjoy tweets and videos on your Android TV.
How to AirPlay Twitter to Smart TV using HDMI
If your Smart TV does not support AirPlay, you can still AirPlay Twitter by using a Lightning to Digital AV Adapter and an HDMI cable. Here’s how:
- Connect the Lightning to Digital AV Adapter to the charging port of your iPhone.
- Plug one end of the HDMI cable into the adapter connected to your iPhone.
- Plug the other end of the HDMI cable into the HDMI port on your Smart TV.
- On your TV, go to the Source Settings and choose the HDMI port you just plugged the cable into.
- Launch the Twitter app on your iOS device and stream it on your Smart TV.
Twitter AirPlay Not Working: Causes and Fixes
If AirPlay is not working for Twitter on your Smart TV, try the following troubleshooting tips:
- Check if your Smart TV is AirPlay supported by visiting the AirPlay compatible devices webpage.
- Remove any obstacles that might be blocking the AirPlay signal between your Apple device and the Smart TV.
- Check your network speed and stability, and restart your Wi-Fi router if necessary.
- Restart your iOS device, Mac, and Smart TV to resolve any temporary malfunctions.
- Update the firmware on both your Apple device and Smart TV if they are outdated.
- Disable Airplane mode on your iOS device, as it may disable Wi-Fi and the Mobile Hotspot.