How to Connect an iPad to a Projector

Reflector is an application that runs on Mac or Windows computers. It allows you to wirelessly display one or more iPads on your computer screen. To display the iPad to your audience, all you need to do is connect your Reflector-enabled computer to the projector with an HDMI cable.

If you’re wanting to project your iPad screen at an event or in your home, you’re in luck! In this post, we’ll be sharing some tips on how to connect an iPad to a projector.

Before we get started, it’s important to note that Kettner Creative, an audio visual company located in Vancouver, B.C., recommends starting with everything turned off and restarting your iPad. This will help avoid any potential issues.

To connect your iPad to a projector, you’ll need an HDMI cable and an official lightning to HDMI cable from Apple. Kettner Creative recommends using an HDMI cable unless you’re using an older projector that requires VGA.

Once you have your cables, plug the HDMI cable into the projector and connect it to the lightning to HDMI cable. If you’re having trouble getting a signal, try restarting your projector or iPad.

Once you have a signal, you’ll notice that the image may not fill the screen the same way the blue section did when it first loaded up. This is because the resolution or video size from the iPad is different than what’s native to the projector. To fix this, simply zoom out or adjust the projector settings.

It’s also important to note that when you play a video from your iPad, it won’t appear on your iPad screen, but rather on the projector screen. You can still scroll through your iPad while the video plays on the projector screen.

Overall, connecting your iPad to a projector is a fairly simple process that just requires a few cables and some patience. If you have any questions or issues, leave a comment below.


Can you screen mirror with iPad?
Mirror your iPad on Apple TV or a smart TV On Apple TV or a smart TV, you can show whatever appears on your iPad. Open Control Center on your iPad. , then choose your Apple TV or an AirPlay 2-enabled smart TV as the playback destination. If an AirPlay passcode appears on the TV screen, enter the passcode on your iPad.
How do I connect my iPhone to my projector via USB?
Connect one end of the USB cable to your iPhone and the other end to the projector's USB port. If your projector has a built-in media player, you can access your iPhone's media files directly from the projector's interface.