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Projecting your iPad using AirPlay

Posted at 2:12 p.m. Dec. 4, 2014, by in Classroom Technology, iPad

Best practices

  • Update your software to the most recent (currently 8.1.1 as of 12/04/14)
    Bluetooth icon (highlighted)

    Highlighted Bluetooth icon

    • Choose “Settings,” then “General” from the left and “Software Update” to check your iPad’s software
  • Turn OFF auto-locking/sleeping
    • Choose “Settings,” then “General” from the left
    • Scroll down to “Auto-Lock” on the right
    • Change setting to “Never”
  • Make sure Bluetooth is turned ON
    • Swipe up from the bottom of your iPad
    • Make sure the Bluetooth icon is highlighted (should look like the icon displayed to the right)

Connecting to the AppleTV via AirPlay to project your iPad screen

  • Swipe up from the bottom of your iPad
  • Choose AirPlay
  • Select your classroom
  • Enter the 4-digit code that appears on the projector screen

Video: how to properly configure your settings and connect to AppleTV via AirPlay