1. Samsung TV models with AirPlay 2 support >
2. How to AirPlay Samsung TV from iPhone/iPad/iPod >
3. AirPlay 2 Samsung TV Not Working Solutions >
4. AirPlay 2 Samsung TV Not Working Workaround Solution >
What are the Samsung TV models that support AirPlay 2?
It's obvious that if you are using a Samsung TV that does not support AirPlay 2, you AirPlay plan won't work out as expected. Then what are those Samsung smart TV models that supports Apple AirPlay 2?
According to report, Samsung QLED TVs, 4K and 8K TVs, CES, CES2019, The Frame TV and Serif lifestyle TVs, as well as other Samsung UHD and HD models of 2019 lines will all add support for AirPlay 2.
If you are buying a new Samsung TV, ask the salesman to show that your purchased model has Apple AirPlay tech logo attached for sure.
How to AirPlay Samsung TV from iPhone/iPad/iPod?
Note that to use AirPlay 2 Samsung TV you will have to meet three requirements, i.e. an iOS 11.4 and newer device + an AirPlay 2 compatible Samsung TV + same WIFI connection. When the AirPlay 2 sender and receivers connected the same WIFI network, your device will auto-detect your AirPlay enabled Samsung TV.
Step 1: Turn on your Samsung TV;
Step 2: Connect iPhone/iPad and your Samsung TV to the same WIFI network;
Step 3: Go to iOS control center and tap Screen Mirroring - your iOS device will be looking for Samsung TV automatically.
Step 4: Tap your Samsung TV's name and you are connected.
AirPlay 2 Samsung TV Not Working Solutions
No matter it is a Samsung TV AirPlay 2 connections issue, audio issue, playlist issue, Samsung TV AirPlay 2 multi-room issue, or Samsung TV AirPlay 2 not working with third-party app issues, we have a simple general solution to save your asses.
1. Reboot and reconnect your Samsung TV and iPhone/iPad/computer to the same WIFI network (reboot your router/internet if necessary).
2. Recheck carefully that your devices do support AirPlay 2 in the first place.
Older iDevices including only the iPhone 5S, iPad Air, and iPad mini 2 can update to iOS 11.4 to support AirPlay 2 support. iPhone 5 and 5C, as well as iPad 4 and the very first iPad mini, are not supported by iOS 11.4. This might rule out a lot old iOS users from enjoying AirPlay 2 Samsung TV features.
AirPlay 2 Samsung TV Not Working Workaround Solution
Sadly, you may be able to AirPlay Samsung TV from iOS devices, but you cannot AirPlay Samsung TV from computers. Since Windows computers have no support for AirPlay 2 protocol, and that Apple does not allow Mac computers AirPlay to Samsung TV either, it is a dead end to involve a computer into this AirPlay 2 circle.
Besides, the 3-RE solution only applies when all software and hardware are in good state. It is still possible that there be a manufactory issue hidden and in that case you might need to give your Samsung TV a solide fix in store.
Here what we are introducing is a quick workaround if you want to stream your content from computer to Samsung TV, or from iOS to Samsung TV.
1. Use 5KPlayer DLNA feature to stream Samsung TV from PC
Both 5KPlayer Windows and Mac version supports DLNA streaming protocol as does Samsung TV.
Step 1: Click on DLNA button and choose Samsung TV from the drop-down menu;
Step 2: Play a video/photo on computer;
Step 3: The video/photo will be displayed on your TV set;
See also: How to Stream PC to Samsung smart TV >
2. Use DLNA streaming app to stream Samsung TV from iPhone/iPad
Step 1: Install this Android AirPlay 2 alternative on your WIFI connected Windows PC.
Step 2: Connect all your DLNA devices to the same WIFI network.
Step 3: Search from your DLNA devices to access 5KPlayer media server library.
Step 4: Click on a movie/song or a whole playlist for seamless playback.
See also: Top 5 DLNA apps for iOS 2020-2021 >