how to airplay from macbook to insignia smart tv

How to Airplay From Mac To insignia Smart tv

  • To Airplay from macbook to insignia smart tv -> turn on airplay -> Go to your macbook and select screen mirroring option and select your tv and enter 4 digit code and insignia tv will mirror your macbook screen on insignia smart tv.

If you are having insignia smart tv and you want to connect your macbook to insignia tv and airplay from mac to insignia tv and mirror your mac screen and stream content from mac to insignia then it’s pretty easy and simple and it requires built in airplay to turn on both insignia smart tv and macbook. So, lets see them in detail.

Built in Airplay is available only on 2020 or 2021 models of insignia smart tv. If you are having older versions of insignia smart tv then you need to update your insignia tv to the latest version or use a casting apps on insignia smart tv, like anyview, chromecast or any other screencasting software to mirror mac to insignia smart tv.

How to Airplay from MacBook to Insignia Smart tv

Below procedure will help you to connect and airplay from macbook to insignia smart tv using built in airplay. 

Turn on Built in Airplay on Insignia tv

Step 1: First you need to enable airplay on your insignia smart tv.

Step 2: Grab your remote and press home button on your remote.

Step 3: Go to Settings 

Step 4: Move down -> Select Display and Sounds 

Step 5: Select Apple Airplay and Homekit -> click on it.

Step 6:  Highlight Airplay and turn airplay on.

Once you turn on airplay then you need to go to your MacBook and follow below procedure.

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Connect or Airplay From Macbook to Insignia Smart tv

Make sure that your macbook and your tv are on same wifi network or else it will airplay from macbook to insignia smart tv

Step 1: On top right hand side of your MacBook you will see a new icon after search icon and click on it.

Step 2:  It will display screen mirroring option -> Go ahead and click on it.

Step 3: Screen Mirroring will display your insignia smart tv and all available smart tv.

Step 4: Now, click on your insignia smart tv to start screen mirroring.

Step 5: Once you click on your insignia smart tv -> you will be prompted to enter a 4 digit code for the first time when you are connecting. 

Step 6: Enter the airplay code which is displayed pn your insignia smart tv and your macbook screen will start mirroring on your insignia smart tv.

That’s it, this is how you airplay from macbook to insignia smart tv and start screen mirroring to your insignia tv.

Airplay from Macbook to Insignia tv Not Working?

If you are connected to different wifi networks on your insignia tv and different wifi network on your macbook then it will not connect. If you still face issue and screen mirroring not working then go ahead and perform power reset by unplugging power cables and wait for 30 seconds and plug back power cables and turn on insignia smart tv and try to screen mirror your macbook to insignia tv using built in airplay.

Cant see apple airplay and homekit on insignia smart tv?

If you cant see airplay and homekit option then you need to update your insignia smart tv to latest version and airplay is only available and comes built in on insignia tv 2020 and later version of insing smart tv.