On your vizio Smart tv if you are connecting your apple devices like iPhone or iPad or to Vizio Smart tv using Airplay and iPhone or iPad is not connecting to vizio smart tv using airplay or airplay is not showing up or apple airplay 2 and homekit is not working on vizio smart tv then you can easily fix the issue with airplay not working on vizio smart tv. So, lets see in detail below.
First thing you need to check if vizio smart tv Airplay not working or not showing up is that you have enabled AirPlay on Vizio Smart tv or not and you need to turn on airplay on vizio smart tv to use airplay feature on vizio tv in Smartcast Home.
Enable Airplay on Vizio Smart tv
Step 1: Press V Button on Vizio Smart tv remote and access SmartCast home
Step 2: Now, using Arrow keys -> Go to Extras on top menu of vizio smart tv screen.
Step 3: Now, select Apple AirPlay and Press ok on remote
Step 4: Now, Select ON and turn on Airplay on Vizio Smart tv.
Once you turn on AirPlay on Vizio Smart tv then you will be able to connect Apple devices to Vizio Smart tv and you need to turn on airplay on iPhone or iPad also in order to connect and pair your iPhone or iPad (any apple device with Vizio smart tv) using Airplay Feature.
Power Reset or Soft Power Cycle
If there are any technical or software glitches or power supply issues then you need to power reset vizio smart tv to fix these issues when connecting iPhone to vizio smart tv using airplay.
Step 1: Turn on vizio tv and unplug power cable completely from wall socket
Step 2: You need to be patience here and wait for completely 60 seconds
Step 3: After 1 minute, you need to plug the power cable back and turn on vizio smart tv.
Once you power recycle and restart your vizio smart tv, then go ahead and turn on AirPlay on Vizio smart tv and connect it with iPhone using Airplay and airplay not working or not connecting on vizio smart tv issue will be resolved.
Reset Modem or Restart Router
Step 1: Unplug Power Cable of router cables completely from wall socket
Step 2: wait for 60 seconds and plug back the power cable of the router and then turn on the router.
Step 3: Now, wait for the router or modem to completely turn on and then connect your vizio smart tv to wifi.
If there is an issue with your router or modem then you will experience issues with wifi connectivity and due to this issue network related issue you can experience this issue of Apple Airplay not working or airplay not connecting on vizio smart tv.
Connect Vizio Smart tv and iPhone to Same WIFI
Make sure you are connected to same wifi network on both vizio smart tv and on your iPhone or iPad wifi (any apple device that you are connecting with vizio smart tv).
If you have not connected to same wifi network then you will experience AirPlay not connecting or not working issue when connecting to iPhone to vizio tv using Airplay
Disconnect Wifi and Connect Try Couple of Times
You can try for couple of times as well when connecting iPhone to vizio smart tv using airplay and it will get connected if there are any minor issue and you need to disconnect and connect wifi network as well here.
Update Vizio Smart tv to Latest Version
If you are running older version of vizio smart tv, then your airplay will not connect or it will not show up when connecting iphone to vizio smart tv using airplay.
Step 1: Turn on vizio smart tv and Press menu button on vizio tv remote
Step 2: GO to System Settings
Step 3: Select Check for updates and update vizio tv to latest firmware if available and check.
Step 1: Press Menu button
Step 2: Select System
Step 3: Select Reset and Admin
Step 4: Select Reset to Factory Default settings and wait for factory reset to complete.
Once you factory reset vizio smart tv then your issue of vizio smart tv airplay not working or not connecting will be resolved.
How do I get AirPlay to work on my Vizio TV?
You need Press menu button on vizio smart tv and go to extras and select Apple Airplay and turn on airplay and once you turn on airplay you will get airplay on vizio smart tv.