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    Mirroring to Roku?

    Looking at cutting the cord and considering Roku or Apple TV. 4K is not a concern. Mirroring via the Apple TV is a standout feature. Seems to me, though, there might be a way, perhaps with an app, to accomplish this with a Roku device. Can anyone explain how this is possible? My understanding of mirroring is projecting content from my iPhone or iPad onto my TV wirelessly.
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    So you are looking to stream from your iPad to a set top box? Is the media stored on your tablet?


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    Quote Originally Posted by JezzerP View Post
    So you are looking to stream from your iPad to a set top box? Is the media stored on your tablet?


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    Yes, sort of. For example, a Facebook Live event. Or videos/pictures I've personally shot.
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    Ok, personally I would go with an ATV, as streaming/mirroring is seamless and baked into the OS. However, there would appear to be an app that would help you mirror to a Roku:

    https://drfone.wondershare.com/iphon...e-to-roku.html


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    Quote Originally Posted by JezzerP View Post
    Ok, personally I would go with an ATV, as streaming/mirroring is seamless and baked into the OS. However, there would appear to be an app that would help you mirror to a Roku:

    https://drfone.wondershare.com/iphon...e-to-roku.html


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    Thank you! This is exactly what I am looking for. I will read the article and consider whether the frequency I am likely to want to mirror content would give the ATV the edge for me or has Roku made it easy enough. I am leaning toward Roku right now feeling that ATV is overkill for my modest needs. We will see.
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    Quote Originally Posted by NoBite View Post
    Thank you! This is exactly what I am looking for. I will read the article and consider whether the frequency I am likely to want to mirror content would give the ATV the edge for me or has Roku made it easy enough. I am leaning toward Roku right now feeling that ATV is overkill for my modest needs. We will see.
    I've got 2 Apple TVs in two different rooms. Use them all the time for Mirroring. If you have an iPhone, Apple TV is the best. It's seamless and works perfectly with little to no lag. You can have multiple Apple TVs on the same WiFi and be able to choose which one you want to mirror to.

    I know that a Roku is cheaper, but you can find a good used Apple TV on Fleabay for less than a Roku. I have a Roku in my Grand-mother-in-law's room that never gets used.
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    Thank you! Don't know why, but I hadn't considered buying a used one. Yeah, my wife and I have iPhones and iPads.
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