How to Mirror Your iPhone Screen to Your Mac with QuickTime Player?

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Do you need to mirror your iPhone screen to your Mac? If so, then QuickTime Player is the perfect tool for you! QuickTime Player is a powerful media player that comes pre-installed on Macs and enables you to easily mirror your iPhone’s screen onto your Mac. With just a few simple steps, you can quickly and conveniently mirror your iPhone screen to your Mac.

To get started, use the Lightning-to-USB cable to connect your iOS devices to your Mac. Then, launch QuickTime Player on your Mac and open the File option from the menu bar. Select New Movie Recording from the dropdown menu. You will then be presented with a list of available devices that you can use for screen mirroring; select your iPhone from this list and start mirroring its display onto your Mac.

Once connected, you can enjoy all of the content displayed on your iPhone right on your Mac’s screen! This includes videos, photos, apps, games, and more. You can even take advantage of QuickTime Player’s editing features such as flip horizontal or flip vertical if needed. And when you’re done using QuickTime Player for screen mirroring, simply disconnect it by closing the recording window or unplugging the cable.

Mirroring an iPhone’s display to a computer has never been easier than with QuickTime Player! All it takes is a few simple steps and you’ll be able to enjoy all the content from your iPhone directly on your Mac’s display in no time at all!

How to Mirror Your iPhone Screen to Your Mac with QuickTime Player? 1

Mirroring an iPhone to QuickTime

To mirror your iPhone to QuickTime, start by connecting your iPhone to your Mac using a Lightning-to-USB cable. Then open the QuickTime Player application and click “New Movie Recording” from the “File” menu at the top of the page. You should see a small arrow next to the record button; click this arrow and select your iPhone from the list of available devices. Finally, click the record button to start mirroring. Your iOS display will now be mirrored on your Mac.

Mirroring a QuickTime Video

Mirroring a QuickTime video is simple and straightforward. First, open the video you want to mirror using QuickTime Player. Once the video is open, go to the “Edit” menu in the app’s menu bar and select either “Flip Horizontal” or “Flip Vertical” from the drop-down menu. This will cause the video to be mirrored horizontally or vertically depending on which option you selected. Lastly, save the mirrored video by hitting Command + S or going to the File menu in the menu bar and selecting Save from the dropdown menu. After that, your mirrored QuickTime video is ready for use!

Mirroring an iPhone Screen to a Mac Computer Using QuickTime or AirPlay

To mirror your iPhone screen to a Mac computer with QuickTime or AirPlay, follow these steps:

1. On your iPhone, open the Control Center by swiping down from the top right corner of the screen.

2. Tap on Screen Mirroring.

3. Choose either QuickTime or AirPlay from the list of options that appear.

4. If you’re using QuickTime, click on your Mac in the list of devices that appear and enter the passcode that appears on your Mac’s screen.

5. If you’re using AirPlay, select your Mac from the list of AirPlay-enabled devices and wait for it to connect to your iPhone.

6. Once connected, you should see your iPhone’s display mirrored on your Mac’s display!

Mirroring an iPad to a Mac Using QuickTime

To mirror your iPad to your Mac using QuickTime, you’ll need to use lighting to the USB cable. First, connect your iPad to your Mac with the cable. Then, launch QuickTime on your Mac and open the File option from the menu bar. Select New Movie Recording and select your iPad from the list of available devices. This will start screen mirroring. You can also adjust settings such as microphone and camera selection by clicking on the arrow next to the record button.

Sharing Screen From iPhone to Mac

Yes, you can share your screen from your iPhone to your Mac. To do this, you will need a Mac running macOS 12 or later. Once you have the correct operating system, simply open the QuickTime Player application on the Mac and select ‘New Movie Recording’. Then ensure that the ‘iPhone’ option is selected in the drop-down menu next to the record button. You should now be able to mirror your iPhone screen to the Mac.


In conclusion, QuickTime Player is a great tool for screen mirroring your iPhone or iPad to your Mac. It is easy to use and reliable, as long as you have a Lightning-to-USB cable. With QuickTime Player, you can quickly mirror your device’s display onto your Mac in just a few steps. You can also flip videos using the edit menu in the app’s menu bar and save them with a few clicks. QuickTime Player is an excellent way to share and enjoy content from your iOS devices on your Mac.

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James Walker

James Walker has a deep passion for technology and is our in-house enthusiastic editor. He graduated from the School of Journalism and Mass Communication, and loves to test the latest gadgets and play with older software (something we’re still trying to figure out about himself). Hailing from Iowa, United States, James loves cats and is an avid hiker in his free time.