How to connect your iPhone/iPad to a TV

  • You must use a Digital AV adapter to connect your iPhone/iPad to the TV.
  • Determine which adapter you need.  Does your device use the 30-pin or Lightning connector?

This iPhone uses a Lightning Connector you need the Apple Lightning Digital AV Adaptor

This iPhone uses a 30-pin connector you need the Apple 30-pin Digital AV Adapter (2nd gen)

Note that there are generic versions of these adapters

  • Plug the Adapter into the bottom of your iPhone/iPad
  • Connect an HDMI cable to the Adapters HDMI port

  • Optionally, you can connect your devices charging cable and power box to the adapter to provide power and charging to your iPhone/iPad while using it to display images on the TV.
  • With the TV powered off, connect the other end of the HDMI cable to an HDMI port on the TV, usually on the back or side panel.
  • Power on the TV, select the correct HDMI video input.
  • Your iPhone/iPad screen should now appear on the TV