AirPlay not working

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  1. dmoran

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    I frequently use my iPad to stream to my Apple TV. Never have had any issues until now. When I go to pull up on the bar on the bottom of the iPad screen, the AirPlay option no longer shows. I recently updated to the newest OS. Any ideas on what could be wrong?

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  2. J. A.

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    Are your iPad and the Apple TV connected to the same Wi-Fi?

    If they are, a few other things to try:
    Restart iPad, Apple TV and router. (Turn them off and on again.)
    Turn off Bluetooth on your iPad.
    Turn off AirPlay on your Apple TV, and then turn it on again.
    Reset iPad, Apple TV and router. On the iPad, press and hold Home and Power button until the Apple logo appears. Release both, your iPad will power up on it's own. On the Apple TV, unplug it for 30 seconds, then plug it in again. Router: turn it off, maybe also unplug it for some time, then plug it in again and restart it.

    Hope that helps.
     
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    I don't know what I did differently, but I turned AirPlay off and on again and it worked.

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    You're welcome.
     
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    Well, 'power recycling', rebooting, force closing apps, etc. are usually some of the first steps recommended in troubleshooting a wide variety of problems w/ these devices and apps - just 'clears the cobwebs' - and don't ask 'why' because the experts will simply shrug their shoulders - ;) Dave
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    Or give you a long explanataion that boils down to "computers are complicated".

    Or worse, actually go thorugh all the steps that rebooting or restarting your computer (or service) does, and explain what could go wrong with each of these pieces, and how rebooting them clears up those problems; at least temorarily.

    Usually, people are just happier if they shurg, and say "magic". Or my favorite, telling them it's like hitting the mule over the head with a 2x4 (attitude adjustment). :rolleyes:
     
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