Adjusting resolution while using AirPlay

AirPlay is a convenient way of wireless projection. However, the default resolution may not always be the perfect fit. Learn how to adjust the Apple TV’s resolution with this guide.

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  1. Activate AirPlay with the Apple TV in your room.
  2. Locate System Preference on the Apple Menu.
  3. Locate the Displays pane in System Preferences.
  4. Locate the Apple TV-RoomNumber (AirPlay) window, it’s usually on the AppleTV side.
    If you’re unable to find this window, click Gather Windows.
  5. Select Scaled, and find 1280 x 720 from the drop-down menu, which effectively lowers the resolution.
  6. Check if the new resolution looks better on the projector.
  7. If you prefer the previous resolution, revert by clicking 1080p or Default for display