If you are having a vizio smart tv and having a MacBook pro or any MacBook and want to connect MacBook to vizio smart tv wirelessly then you can easily connect your mac to vizio smart tv and cast your macbook screen via airplay (screen mirroring option), and you can connect your iPhone or iPad to vizio smart tv as well and its very simple to connect and airplay your MacBook screen to vizio smart tv by using vizio smartcast also, let’s see in detail.
Airplay is basically a screen mirror which allows you to connect or mirror your MacBook to vizio smart tv, by following below steps you can easily connect MacBook to vizio smart tv and you need to turn on and off your airplay to connect mac to vizio tv and you can turn off when ever you want and disable and enable airplay settings on your MacBook.
How to connect MacBook to vizio Smart tv wirelessly using airplay (Screen Mirroring)
Make sure that your airplay on MacBook is connected to same WIFI home network on vizio smart tv, if both of them are not connected to same wifi then it will airplay or mirror your screen on your vizio smart tv
Step 1: Open system preferences on your MacBook
Step 2: Open Display icon on your mac
Step 3: Once you open display settings, at the bottom you can see Airplay display to turn on and turn off.
Note: This is where you can turn on and off airplay on your mac.
Step 4: Once it is enabled you will a airplay option on top right hand side of your mac, beside wifi icons, battery icons on top menu.
Step 5: To airplay and connect your MacBook to vizio smart tv, just click on the airplay button and connected vizio smart tv name will be displayed just click on it.
Step 6: Once you click on it, your MacBook screen will be mirrored to vizio smart tv instantly.
That’s it this is how you connect MacBook to vizio smart tv wirelessly using airplay.
What if Your vizio tv airplay not working?
Everything seems to be correct but vizio tv airplay not working, then make sure that your airplay MacBook pro is connected to the same wifi network of your smart tv.
Make sure your vizio smart tv is UpToDate and check for any updates available.
How to turn on and off airplay on your MacBook?
Open preferences->Search for display->turn on and off settings at the bottom on display settings screen on your MacBook.
Airplay is a screen mirror which allow you to mirror your screen to your smart tv or apple devices, like iOS, iPad, apple MacBook and other apple devices.
Make sure you have connected to same wifi networks
If you cant see airplay option on your MacBook that means airplay is not enabled, turn it on.
Preferences->Display->Select Enable and disable airplay options here.