Roku TV offers a lot of features to its users. One of the interesting features offered by your Roku TV is AirPlay. With this feature, you can easily mirror your iOS devices to Roku. Also, you can get the AirPlay media content to Roku from AirPlay-supported apps.

AirPlay Supported Roku Device

DeviceModel
Roku TV
Roku Streaming Stick +3810, 3811
Roku Express 4K3940
Roku Express 4K +3941
Roku Premiere3920, 4620
Roku Premiere+3921, 4630
Roku Ultra 4600, 4640, 4660, 4661, 4670, 4800
Roku Ultra LT4662

Things you Should Know Beforehand

To AirPlay to Roku, the following requirements should be met:

  • Your Roku device must be running on Roku OS 9.4 or higher. So, update your Roku device to the latest version to use the AirPlay feature.
  • You should have your iPhone or iPad running on iOS 12.3 or higher.
  • Your Mac OS version should be on Mojave 10.14.5 or higher.

How to Enable AirPlay on Roku

The following steps will help you enable the AirPlay feature from the Apple AirPlay & HomeKit Settings.

1. Open the Settings on Roku.

Select the Settings

2. Next, scroll down and choose the Apple AirPlay & HomeKit option.

Select Apple AirPlay and HomeKit Settings

3. After that, select the Apple AirPlay & HomeKit Settings.

4. Now, choose the AirPlay option and turn it on.

Turn on AirPlay

AirPlay to Roku from iPhone & iPad

Some apps on the App Store, like Disney Plus, have the AirPlay feature. So, if you have installed any of the AirPlay-supported apps on your iPhone & iPad, you can easily watch your favorites on the big screen.

1. Connect your iPhone or iPad and Roku to the same wifi network.

2. Launch the AirPlay-supported app on your device.

3. Sign in to your account.

4. Next, choose the content you want to watch. Then, hit the AirPlay icon.

Hit the AirPlay icon

5. Select your Roku device from the list of available devices that appears on the screen.

6. Enter the AirPlay Passcode on your iOS device if required.

7. Finally, the selected content will be mirrored to your Roku TV.

AirPlay Spotify to Roku

1. Install the Spotify app on your iOS device from the App Store.

2. Next, launch the Spotify app and sign in to your account.

3. Play any songs you want and tap on the AirPlay icon.

Tap on AirPlay icon

4. Select your Roku from the available devices list.

Select Roku - AirPlay on Roku

5. Now, you can listen to your favorite songs on your Roku TV.

AirPlay Photos app to Roku

Photos app is a built-in app on all the iOS devices like iPhones and iPads.

1. Launch the Photos app and choose any of your favorite files to AirPlay.

2. Tap the Share button from the lower left corner.

Tap on Share

3. Choose your Roku device and get your favorite photos on the big screen.

Select Roku - AirPlay on Roku

Alternative Method – Screen Mirror iPhone & iPad to Roku

Using AirPlay, you can only stream a particular video on your TV. If you want to screen mirror the whole screen of your iOS device, you can refer to the section below:

1. Connect your iPhone or iPad and Roku to the same wifi network.

2. Then, go to the Control Center and tap on the Screen Mirroring icon.

Tap on Screen Mirroring - AirPlay on Roku

3. From the list of devices that appears on the screen, choose your Roku device.

4. Now, AirPlay Passcode will display on-screen on your TV. Note the passcode down.

5. Enter the Passcode on the required field of your iOS Smartphone and tap on the OK button.

Finally, your iOS smartphone’s screen will be mirrored to Roku. You can now choose any media files from your local storage or open any app to mirror its content to Roku.

How to AirPlay to Roku from Mac

Update your Mac PC to the latest version and follow the steps below:

Note: Make sure to connect your Roku and Mac PC to the same wifi network.

1. From the home screen of your Mac, click on the Control Center and hit the Screen Mirroring icon.

Click on Screen Mirroring - AirPlay on Roku

2. Then, a list of nearby devices will appear on the screen. From there, select your Roku device.

3. Next, you can see your Mac PC’s screen getting mirrored to Roku.

How to Fix If the AirPlay is Not Working on Roku

The following troubleshooting methods will help you in fixing the AirPlay not working issue on Roku Ultra and Roku TV brands like Hisense, Sharp, Insignia, Philips, and TCL.

1. Restart Roku – Restarting Roku will fix any minor issues with your device.

2. Make sure that you have connected your Apple devices and Roku to the same wifi network.

3. Reset Roku – If the AirPlay not working issue is not yet fixed, you can reset your Roku to clear all the errors.

4. Contact Roku Customer Support – As a last resort, you can contact the Roku Customer support team to clear the errors with the AirPlay feature.

FAQ

1. Does Roku have AirPlay?

Yes, some Roku device models have the AirPlay feature.

2. Why can’t I AirPlay to my Roku TV?

You may not have connected your iOS devices and Roku to the same wifi network. That’s why you can’t AirPlay to Roku.

3. What should I do If my Roku doesn’t support AirPlay?

You can use third-party apps like Streamer to mirror your iOS devices to Roku.