You can stream audio from your iPhone or iPad to any AirPlay compatible gadget which could be Apple TV, Airport Express or any such speaker which can be paired with AirPlay. But then how we can stream audio with those speakers which are not compatible with AirPlay? Well, we certainly can stream audio from iPhone or iPad without needing AirPlay and here is how we can do.
The answer for this is Bluetooth. Yes with Bluetooth is very much part of the iOS now and we also have Bluetooth compatible speakers, we are not in need of AirPlay to beam our favorite music to those speakers which are not AirPlay-enabled. With Bluetooth too upgrading itself time and again this solution will only get better and better. So, let us know how we can setup to stream audio from iPhone or iPad without AirPlay.
How to Stream Audio from iPhone or iPad without AirPlay
We need to follow three different but very easy procedures to make things happen. So let us follow this process one by one.
How to Pair Bluetooth headphones or speakers with your iPhone or iPad
Step #1. Go to Settings on your iPhone or iPad
Step #2. Tap on Bluetooth.
Step #3. Get the Bluetooth device near, which could be either your Bluetooth enabled headphones or speakers.
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Step #4. Under the Other Devices check the name of your Bluetooth device which you wish to pair and tap on it.
Step #5. Enter the PIN code if asked.
How to select a Bluetooth audio source in Settings on iPhone or iPad
Step #1. Open Settings on your iPhone and iPad.
Step #2. Tap on Bluetooth to start.
Step #3. Under My Devices tap on the name of the device you like to use.
How to choose a Bluetooth audio source from Control Center on iPhone or iPad
Step #1. Swipe up from the bottom of your iPhone or iPad’s screen.
Step #2. Swipe the control Center like this:
- Swipe left from the primary Control Center.
- Swipe right from the HomeKit
Step #3. You will be prompted to tap the device name at the bottom of the card and reveal a list of streaming devices.
Step #4. Just tap on the name of your Bluetooth product on the list.
This is it! Now you can run any streaming audio on your iPhone or iPad without even needing AirPlay. Do let us know how you found this tutorial in our comments section or on Facebook, Twitter, and Google Plus.