One of the reasons for Apple's popularity is the interconnectivity they provide between all of their devices. Mirroring your iPhone to the MacBook without any cable is a handy feature for many purposes and one that all Apple users should be aware of. It is helpful whether you want to display photo albums, sync iTunes, watch videos, attend conference calls or play content from streaming services directly onto the big screen of the MacBook for a better experience.

If you want to use this feature but have no idea of how to mirror the iPhone to MacBook Bluetooth, then do not worry, as this guide will cover all the things you need to know.

How to Connect iPhone to Mac via Bluetooth

The first thing you need forthis feature is to keep your iPhone and MacBook close to each other for Bluetooth to pick up signals fromone another devices.

Connect iPhone to Mac via Bluetooth Settings

Settings for iPhone

Follow the below-mentioned steps exactly on your iPhone:

  • Open Settings > General > Bluetooth.
  • Move the slider to the right to the Bluetooth of your iPhone.
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    Settings For MacBook

    Follow the below-mentioned steps exactly on your MacBook to enable its Bluetooth

    1. Navigate to the menu bar at the top of your screen.
    2. Find Bluetooth Icon in the Menu bar and click it.
      • If the Bluetooth icon can not be found there, choose the Apple menu from the menu bar and click on System Preferences.
      • Click on Bluetooth, then select show Bluetooth in Menu Bar.

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    3. Click on Turn on the Bluetooth Button to enable MacBook's Bluetooth.
      • All Bluetooth enabled devices near your MacBook should now be visible under the Devices Menu.

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    4. Find and click on your iPhone name from the Devices, and a connection request from your iPhone will be received.
    5. Click on Connect to Make a Connection.

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    Mirror iPhone to a Mac via AirServer

    Airserver is a third-party app/software that works as a mirroring receiver from iPhone and Android, among many other devices, and casts into your MacBook or any other screen to want to cast it on. It is considered among the best Mirror receiver services available today.

    If your iPhone supports iOS 11 or above, follow these steps to mirror your iPhone To your MacBook screen:

    • Connect your iPhone and your MacBook running AirServer on the same WiFi network.
    • Swipe up from the bottom of your iPhone screen to open Control Center.
    • Press the Screen Mirroring icon, and a list of Airplay enabled receivers will popup.
    • click on connenct

    • Choose the Airplay receiver you wish to Airplay to. In this case, it will be the name of your MacBook that is running Airserver.
    • Your iPhone screen will now be mirrored onto your MacBook.

    If your iPhone supports iOS 10 or below, follow these steps to mirror your iPhone To your MacBook screen

    • Connect your iPhone and MacBook running AirServer to the same WiFi network.
    • On your iPhone, swipe up from the bottom of your screen to access the Control Center.
    • Tap the AirPlay icon. You should now see a list of AirPlay-enabled receivers available on your WiFi connection.
    • On iPhones with iOS 10 or lower, the feature of mirror switching is hidden. After tapping your MacBook's name, scroll up on the AirPlay list to reveal the mirroring switch.
    • To begin mirroring, toggle the mirroring switch on.

    How to Mirror iPhone to a Mac without Bluetooth

    Suppose your Apple devices do not support mirroring your iPhone to MacBook through Bluetooth. There are some alternate ways to connect as well. Let's Find out how you can do this:

    1 Mirroring your iPhone to MacBook using QuickTime

    The old method of connecting devices through a cord is still being used widely. It comes in handy when your Apple does not support a Bluetooth connection. QuickTime player is a useful app that comes pre-installed on MacBooks. Besides editing or playing audio and video files, it also has a useful mirroring feature.

    To use this feature to mirror iPhone to MacBook using a cord, follow these simple steps:

    1. Connect your iPhone to your MacBook using a Lightning-to-USB cable.
    2. Click and open QuickTime on your MacBook.
    3. On the menu bar at the top of the screen, click on the file option.
    4. Select 'New Movie Recording' from the drop-down menu.
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    6. A popup play box will appear. Click on the arrow next to the red record button.
    7. select iphone

    8. Select your iPhone from the available devices.
    9. Your Macbook screen should now be mirroring your iPhone's screen.

    2 Mirroring iPhone to MacBook using Airplay

    Among many features that come with Apple devices, Airplay is one. It lets you stream content from one of your devices to another. The good thing about Airplay is that it lets you choose what you want to mirror on your device rather than complete mirroring of your iPhone screen.

    Follow these simple steps to use Airplay for mirroring your iPhone into MacBook:

    • Go to the Control Center of the iPhone by swiping down.
    • Select the 'Screen Mirroring' Button from the menu.
    • If your MacBook shows in the list, it means you can stream on it.
    • click on connenct

    • If your MacBook shows in the list, it means you can stream on it.
    • Play the video using your iPhone that you want to mirror in MacBook. The Airplay symbol will now appear at the right of your iPhone.
    • tap the airplay symbol

      Bonus: Screen Mirror iPhone to Mac via iMyFone MirrorTo Using WIFI

      iMyFone MirrorTo is a powerful app that you can use to mirror your iPhone screen to your computer using WiFi. The smooth speed it provides while streaming your favourite shows or movies into the big screen is unmatched.

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      Features of MirrorTo

      • Easy to Use: All you need to do is to connect your iPhone and Mac to the same WiFi.
      • No Delays: One of the most important factors of having iMyFone MirrorTo is that it does not log while mirroring your iPhone screen. It gives you the unhinged experience, a must-have while watching your favourite videos on the big screen or attending a work-related video meeting.
      • New Gaming Experience: While connected with iMyFone MirrorTo, you can play all of your iPhone games like Among US, ARK: Survival Evolved on the big screen, giving the game's visuals a surreal experience.
      • Easier Replying: By screen mirroring your iPhone on Mac, you can text and reply your messages from Mac without downloading the APP on your Mac again.

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      Video Tutorial about How to Mirror iPhone to PC (Also Suitable for Mac)

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      Steps to Follow

      Step 1.Download the iMyFone MirrorTo app and install it on your PC.

      Step 2.Connect the two devices with the same Wi-Fi connection.

      Step 3. Go to "Control Center" and click "Screen Mirroring". Now you can see your phone screen on PC.

      screen mirroring iphone to pc

      Step 4. Now you can see your phone screen on PC.

      mirror iphone to mac using mirrorto

      Step 5.Go to "Settings", then enter "Bluetooth" and pair the bluetooth between your phone and computer.

      bluetooth pairing your device and computer

      Is your phone screen successfully mirrored to the PC? Now, you can control your phone from your PC.

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      All the methods provided in this guide will help you connect your iPhone to MacBook with Bluetooth, cords, built-in apps or third-party apps. With the help of third-party apps like iMyFone MirrorTo, mirroring iOS devices has become so much easier and visually appealing to experience your iPhone on a big screen.

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