The rivalry between Google and Apple it is well known by all. Well, Google, for its part, has developer Google Cast to be able to connect all kind of Android devices. Apple, for its part, has on the one hand with AirDrop to transfer files; and, on the other hand, with AirPlay for the content transfer and display.
to be Able to make use of Google Cast iOS devices is very simple. However, to use AirPlay on Android devices is rather more complex.
Since we talked to you about how to connect Apple TV to Android. Today we will tell you how you can use AirPlay on Android.
How to use AirPlay on Android step-by-step
If you wish to use AirPlay on Android to be able to enjoy the content from any Apple device, here we explain step by step how to do it.
- Kodi is a third-party application that is used to make Android compatible with AirPlay. You can download it in Google Play.
Kodi (Free, Google Play) →
- once you have downloaded and installed Kodi on your Android phone or tablet, it is time to activate AirPlay. To do this, you have to go in settings > Network Settings > Settings > Network. There you will see an area dedicated to AirPlay. Simply you have to enable compatibility and set a password; the password is not required, although highly recommended for added security. Then you only have to restart Kodi to save all the settings.
And with this you already have everything ready. Now simply you have to go to your Mac computer or iOS device, select the option to AirPlay to verify that you have added a new playback option, “Kodi”.
When you want to send something to your Android device, you simply have to send it to that option, and done. Yes, this option works only for download music, anything content in video. This is because AirPlay recognizes Kodi as a speaker.
In this way, you can use for example Apple Music in Android TV. As you can see, it’s a very simple process to follow and that, if you have a Mac computer or any Apple device like an iPhone, in addition to an Android device, it is worth it because you will be able to enjoy much more of both terminals.
If you have any type of questions, you can either let us in the comments.