How to Play iPhone and iPad Games on Apple TV

For those who love playing games on their iOS devices, being able to play those games on a bigger screen is a dream come true. With Apple TV, that dream has now become a reality because you can turn it now as a game console and use your iPad or iPhone as the controller. Here's a step-by-step guideline how to play iPhone and iPad games on your Apple TV.

1. First, connect your Apple TV to an 802.11n 5GHz network. You can still use a lower band network but using the higher one ensures smooth game play.

2. To connect your game to the Apple TV, you need AirPlay. To do this, click "Settings" and then "AirPlay" on your Apple TV. Turn the AirPlay on.


3. You can also secure your Apple TV system by clicking "Security" on the same page and choose either "Password" or "Onscreen Code" for your Access Control.

4. To start playing a your iOS device games on your Apple TV, launch a game on your device. Tap the game app's icon on your iPhone or iPad to start playing it.

5. To use the on-screen controls, slide your fingers up from the bottom of your device screen to go to the Control Center tab. Slide it again to access the Control Center.

6. Tap the "AirPlay," "Apple TV" next, and then "Done." Return to the game and start playing. Just a reminder: if a game does not support AirPlay, you won't be able to see the game on TV, though you may hear the sound.