Is there a way to airplay in the background?

Discussion in 'iOS 9' started by yalag, Dec 5, 2015.

  1. yalag macrumors 65816

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    I want to be able to launch a video app (like twitch) and just airplay to my TV and leave the app in the background.

    The apps seems to play just fine in the background until I launch any app (some app works like Safari, but some other app doesnt work mostly games). Is there a way to fix this?
     
  2. APlotdevice, Dec 5, 2015
    Last edited: Dec 5, 2015

    APlotdevice macrumors 68040

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    Airplay video uses your phone's graphics processor to handle the encoding IIRC. Plus it uses memory and other system resources. In other words it does this for performance reasons.
     

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