Mirror iPad 2 on your TV with iOS 5, AirPlay

Apple is bringing iPad 2 mirroring with iOS 5 via Apple TV and AirPlay, we took the liberty to make a video of how to use it!

In our never-ending quest to prep our faithful readers for iOS 5 we cover an amazing new iPad 2-specific feature in iOS 5: mirroring. Mirroring via AirPlay and an Apple TV (which will also have to be running iOS 5) will allow you to display your iPad 2 screen on any TV with an HDMI port.

Sending your iPad 2's screen to your TV is as easy as:

  • Entering the fast app switcher dock
  • Swiping left-to-right
  • Pressing the AirPlay icon
  • Select AppleTV and toggle the Mirror switch

What do you think? Is this something you will use on a regular basis? Or, is mirroring better suited for classrooms and business meetings?

About the author

Jason Cipriani has been covering mobile technology news for over five years. His work spans from CNET How To and software review sections to WIRED’s Gadget Lab and Fortune.com.

 

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