How to Mirror iPhone/iPad Screen to Mac Easily?

Fri. 11 Dec. 2020 7032 2 min

On holidays like Christmas, we often stay at home with our family and friends to enjoy the cheerful reunion time. What will you do when your family gets together? For most families, they would like to watch a film, watch a funny TV series or play interesting games. But the screen of your iPhone is too small to share with your family and friends. If you have both an iPhone and a Mac, it’s really convenient to mirror your iPhone screen to your mac! You can mirror anything from your iPhone/iPad screen to mac, including photos, apps, videos, films, games and more. Today we will talk about 2 ways for mirroring iPhone/iPad screens to mac with ease.

Option 1: How to mirror iPhone/iPad screens to mac using QuickTime Player

Option 2: How to mirror iPhone/iPad screens to mac with Filmage Screen wirelessly

Option 1:How to mirror iPhone/iPad screens to mac using QuickTime

1.Connect your iOS devices(iPhone/iPad) to your mac with a Lightning to USB cable.

2.Open QuickTime Player on your Mac.

3.Click on File in the menu bar at the top of the screen -> Click on New Movie Recording.

4.Choose your iPhone on Camera.

5.Your phone is fully mirrored on your computer, in the exact shape of your iPhone screen. 

6.If you want to record your iPhone Screen, please click on the red button to start recording.

Option 2: How to mirror iPhone/iPad screens to mac with Filmage Screen wirelessly

Although QuickTime Player is an built-in app on Mac, sometimes, it cannot recognize your iPhone or iPad. And QuickTime Player always need a USB cable. There is another reliable and convenient way to mirror your iPhone/iPad screen to a mac. Filmage Screen enables you to mirror iOS screen to mac wirelessly.

1.Install Filmage Screen on your mac. You can use its 7-day free trial to enjoy all advanced features.

2.Launch Filmage Screen on your mac.

3.Open the Control Center by either swiping up (iPhone 8 or earlier) or swiping down from the upper-right corner (iPhone X or later)

4.Tap “Screen Mirroring” (on an iPad, you’ll tap “AirPlay”)

5.Choose Filmage Screen on the screen mirroring list. If you can’t see Filmage Screen, you can restart Filmage Screen and try again -> Open Filmage Screen and click on iOS Devices.


6.Now, all shapes and all contents will be mirrored from your iPhone or iPad to your mac. By mirroring the iPhone screen to a mac with a bigger screen size, you can watch a movie, funny YouTube videos or anything you want with your family with ease.

7.If you find that the mirrored video is interesting and you want to keep it on your device, you can directly record iPhone/iPad screen during the period of mirroring by clicking the red button.

One of the iPhone's greatest assets is its connectivity. This can be useful if you want to put a photo album or display an app on your computer, and works really well with video content accessed via your iPhone's apps. During this COVID-19 pandemic period, we have much time to stay at home. How to relax ourselves can be a great question. Watching a movie with all your family can be a lovely family time. Use Filmage Screen to mirror your world onto a bigger screen and gain deeper happiness.

Enjoy the 7-day free trial of Filmage Screen and mirror your iPhone/iPad screen to a mac right now!

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