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  1. kithytom

    Apple Music Apple Music x Lossless x AirPods

    According to this article, Qualcomm’s aptX Lossless will support 16-bit / 44.1kHz lossless audio over Bluetooth. Over Bluetooth, over Bluetooth, over Bluetooth! Meanwhile Apple still say Bluetooth...
  2. Lvivske

    Audio lag with Airplay?

    I'm using Airplay to stream audio to my apple tv. Its for music so it just takes my system audio as a whole, not just one app. It plays, but theres like a 1-2 second lag on everything. I've seen threads asking about this in the past but no answers - i guess it's not a popular feature. I'm using...
  3. maclad

    iPad mini How to remove AirPlay dialogue box on locked screen, iPad getting warm

    When I click the home button on a locked screen, what appears to be an Airplay dialogue box is visible, see the attached. When I click what I assume is the AirPlay symbol in that dialogue box, an addition to the dialogue box appears, see the second attachment. I cannot make the dialogue box...
  4. haralds

    Big Sur 12.4 M1 Music not Connecting to HomePods

    My Intel systems connect fine. The Music app on my M1 connects and the domes light, but there is no sound. I had the same issue with the Monterey beta. Restarting HomePods has no impact as is tapping the volume in case that is set too low. This is with ALL my HomePods - two stereo pairs each of...
  5. haralds

    Beta 3 Music - AirPlay Problems?

    Anybody else having issues with AirPlay 2 on Music? HomePods show up and connect, but there is no audio. Using the system sound option works!
  6. Mrsaxomaphone

    Airplay 2 and Dolby 5.1

    Is someone please able to help here. I can't get a definitive answer even from Apple themselves (I've contacted Customer support and they skirt around the answer). I have a 4k Projector with an Apple 4kTV. I am trying to "Airplay" the audio to my Hifi (using an older Apple TV 2/3) from the...
  7. YourDamnCroissants

    Laggy screen mirroring on Apple TV 4K Gen 2

    My Apple TV 4K Gen 2 is unusable for screen mirroring from multiple iPhones. The phone’s screen appears but runs at about ~1fps. It’s incredibly choppy and laggy, not usable for videos or even scrolling. Audio works fine. Mirroring the same phone to an ATV 4K Gen 1 in another room works...
  8. wordlessjam

    HomePod OG HomePod Won’t Play

    Hi, I have two OG HomePod’s in a stereo pair and they wont play music either through airplay or asking Siri. They are the default output for my 1st gen 4K Apple TV and that works perfectly fine. To get around this issue I have to restart the HomePod’s everytime i want to play music. Has anyone...
  9. Foxblue

    Benefits of a Chromecast v. Built-in AirPlay 2

    Hi guys, Me and my family are Apple persons and we only have iPhones and Macs at home. Also, all of our TVs carry built in AirPlay 2 (we have Samsung’s Q60 and R7100 series). On the other hand, I have a Chromecast Ultra 4K that has been lying around since I got those TVs and have received...
  10. S

    tvOS 14.6 broke AirPlay audio from MacBook Pro

    Updated Apple TV to tvOS 14.6 on Monday afternoon and now it seems I can’t AirPlay audio from my MacBook Pro (running High Sierra) to it. Tried several times and no audio comes out. Discovered this issue hours later on Monday night. Last time I used this feature successfully was last Friday...
  11. A

    HomePod HomePod Mini

    I keep getting the below error endnote trying to AirPlay/transfer music across from my phone. The HomePod mini just won’t connect. It’s connected to WiFi, I’ve tried resetting the Mini and my phone and still no luck.
  12. Doq

    AirPlay doesn't work on a G4. Why?

    Okay, I've perused Google enough, time to ask the experts. I've got a PowerBook G4 here (my A1046) that I recently upgraded to the latest Leopard, with all updates applied, for the purpose of using it as a music box to blast to a Klipsch Gallery G-17 Air that I recently acquired. Now, the G-17...
  13. lpuerto

    Missing speakers on Airplay on iPhone 14.3

    Hey! I really don't know why but when I try to stream music from my iPhone with iOS 14.3 using Airplay some devices on my network don't show up. I have an airport express with airplay and other Airplay 1 compatible device besides of my Apple TV, but only my Apple TV is on the menu for stream...
  14. X

    [Help] ATV4 Requires Device Verification, Airplay Broken For Previously Working Devices

    I currently have an AppleTV 4 running tvOS 13 and need to turn off all device verification (mandatory one time passcode) for airplay. This has apparently been broken since tvOS 10.2 according to what I could find on the subject. I had been using an older AppleTV 2 for years with all of my...
  15. brunosh

    HomePod Airplay issues

    Hey guys! So I just got a new HomePod mini, but I'm kinda disappointed because my main goal was to use it as an Airplay speaker from my iPhone but I'm having many problems with that. The connection keeps failing, and it's very frustrating... I've tried everything, like updates, reseting...
  16. B

    HomePod HomePod Mini auto-mirroring to iPhone

    Seems like after the 14.3 update, our HomePod mini always mirrors content back to my phone (the phone used to set it up). For example, if my wife puts music on in the kitchen and I'm upstairs, the HomePod audio will instantly display on my lock screen, as if I was streaming from phone. If I want...
  17. S

    HomePod HomePod won't play when connect to Mac using Ethernet

    Hi There, I have a HomePod connected to my home wifi (Unifi Dream Machine), and my MacBook Pro 16" is also connected to the same router with Ethernet cable, all under the same network. (a separate VLAN for all IOT device, but they are not in this VLAN) When my Mac is also connecting to the...
  18. MsAMG

    HomePod HomePod Mini + iTunes library + Mac

    hello Question for HomePod mini users. The music I have collected across the decades (uploaded cds, iTunes/Amazon purchases, independent downloads, etc) are all in the iTunes library on my 2013-build iMac .... I am not always at my desk, my Mac is often 'asleep' ..... would a HomePod mini be...
  19. blakespot

    Home Built a $35 RPi-based AirPlay receiver (replacing a dead Airport Express) - Works great!

    I thought some might find interest in this recent project of mine. I have two of Apple's long-discontinued Airport Express (v1) devices that I've used over the years to stream music from my Mac or iOS devices to two different bookshelf systems in the house via WiFi and the AE's analog audio out...
  20. T

    Annoying double iPhone icons on airplay option.

    Hey guys, can anyone help me. My iPhone 12 Pro Max airplay options is showing 2 iPhone icons. I have this same problem on the previous iPhone 11 Pro Max when it was with ios13. I didn’t restore the new iPhone 12 pro max with the previous iphone 11 Pro Max backup. The double icon only appear...