How to watch iPad picture slideshow on TV via Airplay

Airplay lets you wirelessly show off your iPad photos on TV. However you can do more than just playing still photos. You can view your photos on TV with music, transitions and other effects, which will attract people’s attention  and interest. You can take advantage of Photo Slideshow Director HD‘s airplay feature to stream your photos from iPad to TV in slideshow.

Create a slideshow from digital photos on iPad and stream it to TV over WiFi

1. Before streaming photos to TV from iPad , you can use Photo Slideshow Director HD to turn your photos into a slideshow first. Import your photos to the app from iPad Photo Library, add songs as background music, apply dynamic  transitions, customize the pan&zoom effects, sync slideshow to music, set slides and transitions time, and etc.

2. Set iPad and Apple TV  in the same Wi-Fi network.

Note: To use Airplay, Apple TV and iPad should both run iOS5 or latter. That means it does not work on iPad1 and Apple TV1.

3. Double press your iPad home button, then you can see all the apps you are running at the bottom of your iPad screen. Swipe the app-switching tray from left to right till you see a volume slider and the  AirPlay icon.

turn on ipad airplay feature

Turn on iPad Airplay

4.  Touch Airplay icon and check “Apple TV” and toggle the Mirroring switch to On.

5. Go back to Photo Slideshow Director HD screen, touch “Export” and choose HDTV / AirPlay.

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Choose HDTV/Airplay

6.  Finally, touch Play icon to play the photo slideshow.  Touch the Full Screen icon to watch your photos on TV in full screen.

stream ipad photos to tv

Watch photo slideshow on TV

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