To mirror content from your iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch on a secondary display, you need the correct adapter. To connect wirelessly, use AirPlay. Lightning Digital AV Adapter (A14381). Lightning to VGA Adapter (A14391). Apple 30-pin Digital AV Adapter (2nd gen) (A1422). Apple 30-pin to VGA Adapter (A13681). Connect your iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch to a display:. Plug your Digital AV or VGA adapter into the charging port on the bottom of your iOS device. Connect an HDMI or VGA cable to your adapter. Connect the other end of your HDMI or VGA cable to your secondary display (TV, monitor, or projector). Turn on your secondary display. If necessary, switch to the correct video source on your secondary display. If you need help, use your display's manual. Now the screen on your iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch should appear2 on your TV, display, or projector. Most adapters have an extra Lightning connector or 30-pin Dock connector, so you can charge your iOS device while connected to a secondary display. Just connect a Lightning to USB or Dock Connector to USB to the adapter.
Then plug the USB connector into a power source. Find out what to do when you have the following issues. Make sure that you're using a Digital AV adapter (which has an HDMI port). If you're using a VGA adapter, it doesn't carry audio signals. To hear audio with a VGA adapter, you need to connect to the headset jack on your TV, monitor, projector, or stereo. The app might not be compatible with your adapter. Check compatibility on the app's info page in the App Store or contact the developer.
Your content might not be compatible with your adapter. Movies, TV shows, and certain streaming video apps require High-Bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP). If you try to play these movies, shows, and streaming videos using a non-HDCP digital connection—like the Apple VGA Adapter—an alert will ask for an HDCP-compatible device.
Disconnect and reconnect your adapter from your iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch and from your TV, monitor, or projector.
Make sure that your VGA or HDMI cable works, since the issue could be with the cable.