How do I play AirPlay on my Mac?

Stream audio from your Mac

  1. Make sure that your Mac and speaker are on the same Wi-Fi or Ethernet network.
  2. Open Apple Music on your Mac.
  3. To the right of the volume slider in Apple Music, click AirPlay .
  4. Click each speaker or TV that you want to play the current audio to.

How do I turn my Mac into a AirPlay receiver?

Set up your Mac to be an AirPlay receiver

  1. On your Mac, choose Apple menu > System Preferences, then click Sharing .
  2. Select the AirPlay Receiver checkbox in the service list on the left.
  3. Select which devices can use AirPlay to stream content to this Mac.

How do I install AirPlay 2 on my Mac?

Go to Apple menu > System Preferences > Sound. Under Output, select the speaker that you want to stream audio to. To access audio output options by clicking the volume icon in the menu bar, select Show volume in menu bar. To use AirPlay 2 you need to be running iTunes 12.8 or later.

Is Mac too old for AirPlay?

First, note that your computer or mobile device might not work because it is too old: You need an iMac, MacBook Air or Mac Mini from mid-2011, or later, or a MacBook Pro from early 2011, or later, running Mountain Lion (10.8) or later (check About This Mac → More Info… under the Apple menu).

Why can’t I turn on AirPlay on my MacBook Pro?

The most common reason for not seeing the AirPlay feature on your Mac is your display settings or WiFi problems. To fix this simply restart your WiFi connection, and activate the Show mirroring options in the menu bar when the available option is found inside the System Preferences, in the Display settings.

Does my Mac support AirPlay 2?

As far as Apple devices go, AirPlay 2 will work on the iPhone 5s or newer, the iPad Mini 2 or newer, Apple TV (4th gen and 4K), and any MacBook made in the last 7 years or so.