When I mirror videos from Safari or Chrome on my iPhone or iPad, there’s no sound on TV

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When you’re screen mirroring videos embedded on a Safari or Chrome website, it might be the case that there’s no sound on TV. It might be frustrating.

In this FAQ piece, we’ll show you three simple solution you can use to get sound on TV when screen mirroring iPhone or iPad.

Update iOS, browser and the screen mirroring app

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When screen mirroring from Safari or Chrome, you’re using at least two apps. They are your browser and the screen mirroring app. Your iOS also plays an important role – it facilitates the screen mirroring.

That’s why, if you have no sound on TV while screen mirroring, you have to make sure your browser, the screen mirroring app and your iOS are up-to-date.

How to update apps on iPhone or iPad

Your iPhone and iPad apps update automatically by default. But there’s a way for you to update them manually:

  1. Go to the App Store.
  2. Click the profile icon.
  3. Scroll down to view a list of apps with upcoming updates.
  4. Click ‘Update’ to have the latest app version.
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How to update iOS

  1. Go to Settings.
  2. Go to General – Software Update.
  3. Download the iOS update if available.

If there’s still no sound on TV, try the next solution.

No Sound On TV? Turn Off Silent Mode

If your iPhone or iPad is in silent mode, you might get no sound on your TV. That’s because the silent mode can block all outgoing sounds.

How to Turn Off Silent Mode – iPhone

To turn off silent mode do the following:

  1. Grab your iPhone.
  2. Find a switch in the top left corner of your device’s frame.
  3. Switch it towards you.
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How to Turn Off Silent Mode – iPad

To turn off silent mode on iPad do the following:

  1. Grab your iPad.
  2. Open Command Center.
  3. Click the bell icon.

Turn Volume Down on iPhone

If you still have no sound on TV, make sure your volume is up. Also, don’t forget to turn your volume down on iPhone or iPad.

No Sound On Safari – iPad

Here are some solutions you can use when you have no sound on Safari when using iPad:

  1. Turn off silent mode.
  2. Turn the volume up.
  3. Make sure all external devices – headphones or Bluetooth speakers – are disconnected from your iPad.
  4. Update your Safari browser.

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