Mobile Phones iPhone & iOS How to Mirror Your iPhone to Roku Enjoy videos on a bigger screen by Lisa Mildon Lifewire Tech Review Board Member & Writer Lisa Mildon is a Lifewire writer and an IT professional with 30 years of experience. Her writing has appeared in Geekisphere and other publications. our editorial process Facebook Twitter LinkedIn Lisa Mildon Updated on September 11, 2020 reviewed by Jessica Kormos Lifewire Tech Review Board Member Jessica Kormos is a writer and editor with 15 years' experience writing articles, copy, and UX content for Tecca.com, Rosenfeld Media, and many others. our review board Article reviewed on Jun 01, 2020 Jessica Kormos The Ultimate Guide to Roku The Ultimate Guide to Roku Introduction Get Started With Roku What Is the Roku Channel? Set Up Your Roku Set Up the Roku Smart Soundbar Pair a Roku Remote Control Connect Your Roku to Wi-Fi Set Up A VPN For Roku Connect Alexa to Roku Connect Google Home to Roku Turn Off Your Roku Using Your Roku Best Ways to Use Your Roku TV Remote How to Watch Live TV on Roku Get Local Channels on Roku Add Channels to Roku Cast to Roku From Your Device Watch Free Movies on Roku Mirror Your iPhone to Roku How to Use Roku Parental Controls Get Netflix on Roku Roku Tips & Tricks Roku Hacks to Make Your Life Easier Great Roku Channels That You Should Add 10 Best Ways to Use the Roku Mobile App Add Spotify to a Roku Device Use Roku While Traveling or At School Install Kodi on Roku How to Jailbreak a Roku Express How to Jailbreak a Roku Device Troubleshooting Your Roku Is Your Roku Remote Not Working? Reset Your Roku Box or Streaming Stick How to Reset Your Roku Remote Find Your Roku IP Address Roku Error Code 014.30 Our Recommendations: Reviews & Devices The Best Roku Devices for Streaming TV Roku Streaming Stick Review Roku Express Review Roku Premiere Review Roku Smart Soundbar Review Tweet Share Email What to Know Set up mirroring on Roku under Settings > System > Screen Mirroring.Use Photo+ and tap Music, Photos or Videos (your choice). You can also select Screensaver to quickly send a slideshow to your TV.Your Roku receiver and your iPhone must be on the same Wi-Fi network. Verify your network settings with the Roku receiver. This article explains to how use your Roku to mirror your iPhone to your TV screen without purchasing an additional dongle or an expensive Apple TV. How to Set Up Mirroring on Roku You need to make sure mirroring is allowed or set up on your Roku receiver. These instructions apply to all current iOS/iPadOS devices and all current Roku devices that support wireless incoming connections. On your Roku, go to Settings > System > Screen Mirroring. Under Screen mirroring mode, verify that either Prompt or Always allow is selected, indicated by a check mark. Check Screen mirroring devices for a possible blocked device if your iPhone can't connect — review the list under the Always blocked devices section. Download the Roku app from the App Store. Launch the app after it's installed and accept the Terms and Services to continue setup. The Roku app then searches for a receiver. When a device is found, tap it to connect. Stream iPhone to Roku Using Photo+ Use the Photos+ app to stream content to your Roku: Tap Photos+ to begin the mirroring process. Depending on what you’d like to mirror, tap Music, Photos, Videos, or Screensaver. Tap the media you want to play. Your TV will display Play on Roku before playing your selected media. Mirror iPhone to Roku Using Screensaver One of the mirroring features in the Roku app is a Screensaver, which allows you to add some of your photos to a screensaver slideshow to play on your TV. Tap Screensaver on the media selection screen and then tap Screensaver. Using the drop-down menu, select the source you want to use for your screensaver photos. Tap each photo you want to add. You'll see a check mark on the photos you’ve selected. When you’ve finished adding photos, tap Next. Tap Style and Speed to adjust how you want the photos to appear. Then tap Set Screensaver. Tap OK to set the screensaver or tap Cancel to start over. Verify that the screensaver correctly displays on your TV.