connect iphone to samsung tv

Screen mirroring your phone to a Smart TV allows you to share content or play videos, music from the phone on the TV. This is what summarizes what screen mirroring is. In this article, we went over the many ways to do so. And now, we share with you how to connect your phone and share your content on a Samsung TV.

[Read more about screen mirroring technology here]

Connecting your phone using Samsung Apps

Smart View is a screen mirroring app for Samsung Smart TVs only. It is developed by Samsung and it only sends content to certain compatible TVs. Also, your wifi connection needs to be on. So, before installing it be aware of that.

To use Smart View to Screen Mirror your Samsung TV, you need to:

  • Connect your mobile and Samsung TV to the same wifi network – your wifi must be working.
  • Download the Samsung Smart View app.
  • Launch the app and start casting your content on TV.

Note that Smart View is only available for Android devices. If you have an iPhone or iPad, check the alternatives below.

Connecting your iPhone wirelessly to a Samsung TV with MirrorMeister

If your TV doesn’t support Airplay or you just don’t want to hassle with cables and extra hardware, you can count on a screen mirroring app, like MirrorMeister. With it, you can stream music, presentations, share photos on your TV, and more.

MirrorMeister is compatible with Samsung TVs. And more: MirrorMeister works with the most popular Smart TV brands available in the market (LG, Sony, Panasonic) and streaming devices, like Roku.

To connect your iPhone or iPad wirelessly using MirroMeister, you need:

How to mirror your iPhone or iPad to a Samsung TV

  1. Download and install the app. You can enjoy a free trial if you aren’t sure about it.
  2. Connect your phone or tablet and your Samsung TV to the same network.
  3. Open MirrorMeister, select your TV, and press ‘Start Mirroring’.
  4. Start streaming your photos, videos, presentations, and more on your TV or streaming device.

💡 Tip: When using any screen mirroring apps for connecting with your Smart TV, the TV, and the Apple device must be connected to the same Wi-Fi network.

Connect your iPhone using an Airplay

AirPlay is built into every iPhone and iPad. Using it for audio and video requires the purchase of an Apple TV if your TV isn’t compatible with Airplay-2. If your Samsung TV has an Airplay built-in, you can use its features to connect your phone or tablet to your TV.

To connect your iPhone or iPad to your TV using an Apple TV or Airplay, you need:

  • Apple TV or an Airplay compatible Samsung TV
  • A compatible iOS device

How to connect your iPhone with Airplay

  1. Connect your iOS device and Apple TV to the same Wi-Fi network.
  2. Depending on your iOS version, swipe up or down to show and open the Control Center.
  3. Tap Screen Mirroring and select your Apple TV or Airplay-compatible TV from the list. If AirPlay is an option and appears on your TV screen, enter the name on your iOS device.
  4. The TV display should appear automatically.
    These instructions are also the same for an iPad and iPod Touch to your Apple TV.

💡 Tip: An Apple TV costs $149, while MirrorMeister monthly subscription costs ONLY $2.99. Save money and start screen mirroring to any TV now! Download MirrorMeister from the App Store.