Mirror iOS 15 to Reflector for macOS

This quick guide will show you how to connect your iOS 15 device to Reflector for macOS.

The video and steps listed here show you how to screen mirror your iPhone to a Mac using the computer app Reflector. Jump to step 4 to learn how to mirror your iPhone to other devices that accept AirPlay connections, such as Apple TV. The process is the same, just make sure your iPhone and the AirPlay device you are connecting to are on the same wifi network. 

Need to present your iPhone/iPad at work or school? Check out Ditto screen mirroring instead.

If your Mac is running macOS Monterey you will need to disable the AirPlay Receiver setting in your Mac system preferences in order to connect an iPhone or iPad to Reflector 4

How to Screen Mirror an iOS 15 iPhone to a Mac Computer

Step 1

Download and install Reflector on your Mac.

Step 2

Connect your Mac and iPhone to the same wifi network.

Step 3

Open Reflector on your computer. 

Step 4

Open Control Center on your iPhone. The way you do this varies depending on what device you use:

  • iPhone 8 or older: Swipe up from the bottom of the screen.
  • iPhone X or later: Swipe down from the top right corner of the screen.

Step 5

Tap the Screen Mirroring button — it’s the icon with two overlapping rectangles.

Step 6

Scroll through the list of AirPlay destinations and select where you want to mirror your screen. If you’re using Reflector, this will be the name of your computer.

Your iOS 15 iPhone will now be screen mirroring to your computer.