How to mirror your iPhone screen to a Mac computer with QuickTime or AirPlay

You can mirror your iPhone screen to a Mac with QuickTime and a Lightning to USB cable.
You can also mirror your iPhone’s screen to a Mac wirelessly with AirPlay.
When using AirPlay, both the iPhone and Mac need to be on the same W-Fi network.

One of the iPhone’s greatest assets is its connectivity. Built into Apple products are several ways to share what you’re viewing or working on from your iPhone to a Mac.

This can be useful if you want to display a photo album or app on your computer, stream music from Apple Music or Spotify from an iPhone to your Mac, or play video content directly from iPhone apps like Hulu. You can even record whatever you’re doing on your phone when you’re screen mirroring from iPhone to Mac.

Quick tip: When screen mirroring from iPhone to Mac, videos can only be streamed, but you can transfer videos between an iPhone and a Mac with AirDrop, iCloud, and iTunes.

There are various ways to mirror your iPhone to your Mac, however, the easiest way is to either use the QuickTime app on your Mac or the Screen Mirroring feature on your iPhone, which uses AirPlay.  

Here’s how to do both.

How to mirror your iPhone to a Mac with QuickTime

1. Connect your iPhone to your Mac using a Lightning to USB cable.

2. Open QuickTime on your Mac.

3. Click on File in the menu bar at the top of the screen.

4. Click New Movie Recording.

Under “File,” click “New Movie Recording.”

5. Next to the red record button (bottom middle), click on the down arrow. 

6. Select your iPhone from the list of available devices. If it’s not there, try disconnecting and reconnecting your iPhone.

Select your iPhone from the dropdown menu to connect to it.

7. Your phone should now …read more

Source:: Businessinsider

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