Connecting Your Macintosh Device Wirelessly to a Technology Classroom Display

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

Operating System: Macintosh

Applies To: UB instructors

Last Updated: August 14, 2020

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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.

1. In the URL bar of your device’s web browser, enter the IP Address displayed on the classroom's Crestron touchscreen  

2. Click the Start Presenting

Click Start Presenting.

3. Click Mac to download the application, then install it

Install App.

4. Drag the Crestron AirMedia 2 app onto your desktop.

5. Eject the mounted file (not the one you dragged onto the desktop)

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. Launch the Crestron AirMedia 2 application

2. Click Back

Click Back.

3. Enter the URL from the Crestron touchscreen in the Search field

4. Click Connect

Enter URL shown on Crestron touchscreen into the Search field and click ok.

5. Go to the AirPlay and pull down and select the URL shown on the Crestron touchscreen

pull down airplay and select the URL shown on the Crestron touchscreen.

6. Enter the four-digit code shown on the top of the Crestron touchscreen in the AirPlay password field and click OK

enter the four-digit code from the Crestron touchscreen.

7. Your screen will now be mirrored in the classroom. On the teaching station touchscreen, press Projector Video Mute again and Projector On to project 

Disconnect When Done

Click the AirPlay menu in the system bar and select Turn AirPlay Off

Still need help?

Contact the UBIT Help Center.