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    Home Forums AskWoody support Non-Windows operating systems Android AirPlay 2 Support for Android TV

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        Nathan Parker
        AskWoody_MVP

        While I love my Apple TV for watching much of my content, I still have to keep a couple of Android TV devices on hand for work testing purposes (I have a couple of Sling TV AirTV Minis).

        Google Cast does work well with these devices.

        However, I need to also enable AirPlay 2 Support on them. The main feature I need is the ability to AirPlay content to the Android TV devices. I searched the Google Play Store, and it seems Reflector is available for Android TV. It’s what I use to AirPlay my iOS screens to my Mac, so it’s probably the best option I could find here.

        I don’t need this option yet, but I’m wondering if there’s also a way to AirPlay audio from an Android TV to an Apple HomePod like you can with Apple TV in case I ever wanted to try out the sound enhancements.

        Thanks!

        Nathan Parker

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        Alex5723
        AskWoody Plus

        I’m wondering if there’s also a way to AirPlay audio from an Android TV to an Apple HomePod like you can with Apple TV in case I ever wanted to try out the sound enhancements.

        HomePod require Apple TV for streaming audio from a TV set.
        Even an AirPlay-enabled TV can’t stream audio, only receive audio.

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        Nathan Parker
        AskWoody_MVP

        For Christmas, I’m thinking of putting an Apple TV on my Office TV and putting a HomePod on my Office Desk. The work tests I’ve been doing with Android TV are wrapping up, so I’m ready to pivot to Apple hardware this year. 🙂

        Nathan Parker

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        Alex5723
        AskWoody Plus

        For Christmas, I’m thinking of putting an Apple TV on my Office TV and putting a HomePod on my Office Desk. The work tests I’ve been doing with Android TV are wrapping up, so I’m ready to pivot to Apple hardware this year. 🙂

        New Mini HomePod $99 are (probably) coming in 2 days 🙂

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      • #2303395 Reply
        Nathan Parker
        AskWoody_MVP

        Yep, and I may get one over the larger one to save disk space since I have a small office. Still deciding. 🙂

        Nathan Parker

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