How to use ExpressVPN on Apple TV with Airplay

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Note: It is recommended to watch Apple TV with MediaStreamer. Using AirPlay with VPN may not work for iOS 8 and later versions. See instructions for tvOS and 4th gen or 1st, 2nd, and 3rd gen.

To watch video content on your Apple TV that is only accessible with ExpressVPN, you can use the AirPlay Mirroring feature of your Apple TV. This lets you take what’s on your Mac or iOS screen and send it wirelessly to the HDTV attached to your Apple TV. The video plays on your Mac or iOS device but is shown on your Apple TV screen. You simply connect to ExpressVPN on your Mac or iOS device, turn on AirPlay Mirroring to the Apple TV, then start watching your video content.

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How to enable AirPlay on your Apple TV
How to use AirPlay mirroring on your iOS device
How to use AirPlay mirroring on your Mac
I cannot access or stream videos


How to enable AirPlay on your Apple TV:

  • Go to your Apple TV Settings > AirPlay > ON.

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How to use AirPlay Mirroring on your iOS device:

  1. Connect your iOS device and your Apple TV to the same Wi-Fi network.
  2. Swipe up from the bottom of your iOS screen to access the Control Center, then tap AirPlay.
  3. Tap the name of the Apple TV you wish to AirPlay to connect to.
  4. Tap Mirroring to ON. What’s shown on your iOS screen should now be shown on your Apple TV as well.
  5. Connect to ExpressVPN.
  6. Once you’re connected to ExpressVPN, use your iOS device to open the video you’d like to watch. The video should start playing on your Apple TV.

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How to use AirPlay mirroring on your Mac:

  1. Follow Apple’s tutorial to mirror your Mac’s screen to your Apple TV.
  2. Connect to ExpressVPN.
  3. Start the video. It should now play on your Apple TV.

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I cannot access or stream videos

If you have followed the above steps but have trouble accessing or streaming videos, please contact the ExpressVPN Support Team for immediate assistance.

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