Connecting Your iPad Wirelessly to a Technology Classroom Display

Learn how to display content from your iPad to a technology classroom display wirelessly.

Operating System: iOS - iPad

Applies To: UB instructors

Last Updated: August 28, 2019

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Step 1: Connect to eduroam Wi-Fi

  1. To keep your screen private from your class, on the Crestron touchscreen select Projector Video Mute
  2. If your device is not already connected to eduroam, see Wi-Fi at UB for configuration instructions.

Step 2: Locate the IP Address and Code on the Crestron Touchscreen

On the teaching station Crestron touchscreen, select Wireless Presentation. An IP address will appear at the top of the Crestron touchscreen, along with a four-digit code

IP address and 4-digit code are at the top of the Crestron touchscreen.

Step 3: Download and Install Crestron AirMedia 2

This only needs to be done the first time you are planning to use Crestron AirMedia 2.

The Crestron AirMedia 2 app or program needs to be installed on your device in order to present wirelessly. Download and installation take several minutes, so allow sufficient time before the start of a lecture.  It is best to install the app while in the room you intend to use it in.

In the App Store, search for Crestron AirMedia and get the app with the blue icon:

Screenshot of Airmedia in Apple App Store.

Step 4: Connect to Crestron AirMedia

Each classroom has a unique IP address, so you need to follow these steps for every classroom, each time you want to use Crestron AirMedia.

1. On your device, open the Crestron AirMedia app

2. Enter the IP address shown at the top of the Crestron touchscreen in the URL field on your device

3. Tap Present with AirMedia

Tap Present with AirMedia.

4. A pop-up will appear on your device to Connect Using Airplay. Tap OK

Swipe up from bottom.

5. Swipe down from the top corner of the screen and tap Screen Mirroring

Select Screen Mirroring.

6. Choose the IP address that matches the one on the Crestron touchscreen and tap OK

Choose the IP address that matches the Crestron touchscreen.

7. Enter the four-digit code from the top right of the Crestron touchscreen in the AirPlay Password field and tap OK

Enter the code shown on the Crestron touchscreen and tap OK.

8. Your device screen will be mirrored onto the screen. On the teaching station touchscreen, press Projector Video Mute again and Projector On to project

Disconnect When Done

Go to the screen mirroring settings and select Stop Mirroring

Stop Mirroring.
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