Can you stream audio from iPhone to Mac?
Play audio from iPhone on Mac
Note: AirPlay to Mac is available on MacBook Pro (2018 and later), MacBook Air (2018 and later), iMac (2019 and later), iMac Pro (2017), Mac mini (2020 and later), and Mac Pro (2019) and works with iPhone 7 and later.
- Launch the Apple iTunes software. ...
- Locate your iPhone under "Devices" on the left side of iTunes. ...
- Select the "Music" tab. ...
- Press "Apply." The iPhone syncs with the computer.
Tap Share Audio (below the name of your headphones). Bring your friend's headphones close to your iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch. Tap Share Audio on your device. Ask your friend to tap Join on their device.
But do you know what's even better? Sharing the listening experience with another person. If you and your friend both have your AirPods with you, you can connect both of them to the same Mac for a shared listening experience.
- On your Mac, choose the device from the Bluetooth status menu ( ) in the menu bar. If it's your first time connecting the device, choose Connect; if you've connected this device before, double-click the device name. ...
- Follow the onscreen instructions to set up the device.
On your Mac:
Select System Preferences and Bluetooth and you'll see a list of Bluetooth items that you can connect to. Click the image of your iPhone and you'll get a connection request from the smartphone. Choose Connect to make the connection.
With AirDrop, you can wirelessly send documents, photos, videos, websites, map locations, and more to a nearby Mac, iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch.
Connect the iPhone to the computer and open the iTunes app. Tap the iPhone button 1 in the iTunes menu. This button appears in iTunes when you connect the iPhone to the computer. Go to the Music section 2 and check the boxes for “Sync Music”3 and “Include voice memos” 4.
In the Music app on your Mac, choose File > Add To Library or File > Import. If you selected “Copy files to Music Media folder when adding to library” in Files preferences, you see File > Import. Locate a file or folder, then click Open. If you add a folder, all the files it contains are added to your library.
Share Audio With Other (non-AirPods) Headphones:
Go to Control Center. Tap AirPlay in Music Box. Tap Share Audio. Make sure your friend's headsets are into pairing mode so that they can be visible and paired easily.
How do I use dual audio on my iPhone?
- First up, head to the Bluetooth Settings on iPhone and pair both the headphones one-by-one.
- Then, connect one of them and start playing any audio or video.
- Now, open the control center. ...
- After this, tap on the Music option to see more options.
Thanks to Apple's Audio Sharing feature, two people can listen with AirPods or Beats wireless headphones to whatever is playing on the same iPhone or iPad.
Open Audio MIDI Setup. On the bottom left of the Audio Devices window, click the + button → select Create Multi-Output Device. Untick the default MacBook speakers and tick the box next to the two sets of AirPods. Tick the Drift Correction box next to the second pair of AirPods.
Quick tip: It's possible to connect multiple Bluetooth devices to your Mac at one time. If you want to connect more than one set of headphones, however, you'll have to use the Audio MIDI app. You'll find the app in your Applications > Utilities folder.
In the Audio MIDI Setup app on your Mac, click the Add button at the bottom of the sidebar in the Audio Devices window, then choose Create Multi-Output Device. A new multi-output device appears in the sidebar.
Try these steps first
Make sure that your AirPlay-compatible devices are turned on and near each other. Check that the devices are updated to the latest software and are on the same Wi-Fi network. Restart the devices that you want to use with AirPlay or screen mirroring.
Using Peer-to-peer AirPlay, you can mirror your iPhone's screen on your Mac without Wi-Fi. It allows you to use your computer as a screen receiver without having to connect your iPhone and Mac to the same Wi-Fi network.
Enable AirPlay Mirroring Again
Click on the Apple icon to access the Apple menu. Press “System Preferences,” then “Displays.” Check the “Show mirroring options in the menu bar when available” option. If there are AirPlay devices to connect to, the AirPlay icon should appear in your menu bar.
Note: If your Mac is enrolled in a mobile device management (MDM) system, the AirPlay Receiver option may be unavailable. On your Mac, choose Apple menu > System Preferences, then click Sharing . Select the AirPlay Receiver checkbox in the service list on the left.