Screen mirroring not working on iPhone 12 Pro? Fix

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Is screen mirroring not working on iPhone 12 Pro? Get screen mirroring back up and running in no time!

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Screen mirroring is trending these days. This allows you to cast your iPhone screen to another external screen like TV, PC, another mobile phone, and even on an iPad.

How to mirror your iPhone 12 Pro to a TV

  1. Connect your iPhone 12 Pro to the same Wi-Fi network as your Apple TV or AirPlay 2-compatible smart TV.
  2. Now, open Control Center by swiping down from the top-right corner of your iPhone’s screen.
  3. Tap Screen Mirroring .
  4. Select your Apple TV or AirPlay 2-compatible smart TV from the list.
  5. If an AirPlay passcode appears on your TV screen, type in the passcode on your iPhone 12 Pro.
  6. To stop mirroring your iPhone 12 Pro, open Control Center, tap Screen Mirroring, then tap Stop Mirroring. Or press the Menu button on your Apple TV Remote.

As you can imagine, his is an incredibly useful feature, but what if Apple Screen mirroring does not work on your iPhone 12 Pro?

To help, we’ve put together a list of ways to fix Apple screen mirroring when it stops working on iPhone 12 Pro. Follow it and you’ll be back to mirroring your iPhone’s screen in no time!

See also: CarPlay not working on iPhone 12 Pro? Fix

Fix screen mirroring not working on iPhone 12 Pro

Reboot your iPhone

Like always, many problems are solved with a quick reboot. If screen mirroring is not working on iPhone 12 Pro, a quick reboot may be just what the doctor ordered. To restart your iPhone: go to settings > general > shut down.
If screen mirroring still isn’t working on iPhone 12 Pro after a fresh reboot, move on to the next fix on the list.

Restart your TV

When Apple screen mirroring isn’t working, the next solution you should try is rebooting the TV. The easiest way to do this is the tried and true method of unplugging it, waiting for a minute or so, then plugging it back in.

Give it a few minutes to start up, then try mirroring to your device again. More often than not this will solve the problem, but if screen mirroring still isn’t working on iPhone 12 Pro, move on to the next step.

Check your Wi-Fi

In some instances, your network settings can cause problems with Apple screen mirroring on iPhone 12 Pro.

To fix this issue, you need to restart your router/modem and check if that helps. This is a simple fix that’s known to solve many tech-related problems. Start off by rebooting your router: unplug all the cords from the device and then wait a few minutes. After you plug it back in, wait a minute or two for the device to set up.
Once your router is back up and running, check if screen mirroring is working. If it didn’t, it’s time to move on to the next step.

See also: Internet not working on iPhone 12 Pro? Fix

Check that the devices are on the same Wi-Fi network

make sure that all your devices are on the same Wi-Fi network. This is especially important if you’re using dual-band routers.

Get closer

The reason why Apple screen mirroring isn’t working on iPhone 12 Pro might be because Devices are too far away from each other. Grab your iPhone and take it as close to the destination device as possible and then try to connect.

See also: iPhone 12 Pro Wi-Fi Not Working, Slow, or Dropping Out? Fix

Make sure that The destination device support screen mirroring

If the screen mirroring isn’t working on iPhone 12 Pro, check if the destination device meets the hardware requirements. In most cases, as long as the destination device works with Apple AirPlay sticker on it, it should support screen mirroring.

Make sure you have the latest updates installed

If Apple screen mirroring isn’t working on iPhone 12 Pro, you need to make sure that you have the latest updates installed. This goes for your Apple devices, so make sure you have the latest system and firmware updates installed.

The same applies to the destination devices, be sure that the operating system/firmware on the destination devices is up to date in order to avoid any compatibility issues.

Contact Apple

If the above Steps did not fix your issue, contact Apple support.

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