How to connect iPhone to TV

In this article we are going to show you the two ways how to connect an iPhone or iPad to your TV. There are two methods, one is hardwired and the other is wireless.

One way to connect your iPhone to your TV is by purchasing a special composite cable and the other way is by purchasing Apple TV.

The short video below highlights how to connect your iPhone or iPad to your TV using the composite video cable. This cable has significant limitations compared to connecting your iPhone iPad to your TV using Apple TV.

Here are 6 easy steps on how to connect your iPhone iPad to TV using composite video

Step 1 – Purchase the composite video cable

Step 2 – With the Composite video cable connect the multi pin connector into your iPhone or iPad

Step 3 – Connect the composite RCA connectors into the back of your TV.

Step 4 – Turn on your TV

Step 5 – Set your TV input source selector on the TV remote control to the appropriate AV input you just hooked up

Step 6 – Begin to play a video you have stored on your iPhone or iPad (you cannot view photos using this connection method.)

Here are 6 easy steps on how to connect your iPhone iPad to TV wirelessly using Apple TV

Step 1 – Purchase Apple TV

Step 2 – Purchase an HDMI cable

Step 3 – Setup the Apple TV according to the included instructions

Step 4 – Connect the HDMI wire to your TV.

Step 5 – Turn on your TV Set your TV input source selector on the TV remote control to the appropriate HDMI input you just hooked up

Step 6 – If Home Sharing on your iPhone or iPad was disabled go ahead and re-enable the feature. Then, two quick press and releases of the button built into the border frame of your iPhone or iPad and a lite swipe right of the button menu will cause the Airplay symbol to appear. Enable that AirPlay symbol by tapping on that icon. Anything you see on you iPhone or iPad will be mirrored onto your TV. Click here to watch our video on how to perform Step 6.

This concludes How to connect iPhone to TV