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How to turn OFF restrictions for “Screen Recording” when parental controls are enabled

When parental controls is enabled on your iOS device, then “Screen Recording” is restricted by default. When “Screen recording” is restricted, you will not be able to start screen mirroring from your iPhone or iPad device to TV. Thus if you have parental controls enabled on your iOS device, please make sure that “Screen recording” is not restricted, to be able to mirror your iOS screen to TV.

Please read the instructions below on how you can turn OFF restrictions for Screen Recording on your device.

iOS 12 & 13 screen recording

If you are on iOS 12 or 13, go to Settings > Screen Time > ‘Content & Privacy restrictions’Content restrictions. Scroll to the bottom and you will see an option called ‘Screen Recording’. Set ‘Screen recording’ to ‘Allow’.


Screenshot for iOS 12 & 13

iOS 11 screen recording

If you are on iOS 11,  go to Settings > General > Restrictions. Scroll to the bottom and you will see an option called ‘Screen recording’. Turn ON the toggle near ‘Screen Recording’. 



Screenshot for iOS 11