Apple introduced the Digital AV Adapter with iPad 2. So what about the VGA Adapter? This is a look at how it works with Mirroring on the iPad 2 and all the other compatible IOS devices.

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Mirroring supported only by iPad 2.
Video out supports up to 1080p for iPad 2 and up to 720p for iPad, iPhone 4 and iPod touch (4th generation). Movies play at up to 720p.

Purchased content with DRM (Digitla Rights Management) restrictions will not playback over…

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40 Comments

  1. Why am I here in 2020? lol

  2. If you connect the Ipad 2 to the VGA adaptor when its locked screen will it show on your monitor?

  3. This is probably due to many app updates in the last 7 years since this video was made, but the YouTube app just shows the exact same on both screens, the video with the normal play/pause/ button showing on both screens when you tap the screen

  4. Any idea why the external display works fine as mirror, but video play gives no video? Ipad2 is acting same as your tutorial, but no video (audio works).

  5. Does anyone know if it works with the iPad 3!

  6. I have that adapter

  7. Well-done video thank you most people have five minutes of un boxing thank God you left that out!

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  9. its compatible to a projector

  10. what If I put a movie on safari, does it work?

  11. Does it work for games like gangstar

  12. you show us the same thing over again!you would think we might want to know about games.

  13. Does it work with the Acrobat PDF Reader app? Thanks!

  14. can i use it with my ipad 1. using the application" smart whiteboard"?

  15. Iaorana, Merci beaucoup, trés bien les explications

  16. Wanna buy this but how come hdmi one has a chargine port im gonna ude it to watch movies and it will drain a lot of battery

  17. While connected does it also charge the ipod/ipad?

  18. Will I be able to watch shows on the various networks (ABC, CBS, PBS…etc) via apps installed on my iPad using te VGA connector?

  19. In order to play protected medias ( rented movies or purchased movies ) you will need a HDCP enabled cable. VGA cables are NOT made for protected content. Dvi cables are. And I don't think apple provides a DVI adapter. Only VGA.

  20. So it's just like Apple TV but your using a monitor ?

  21. Does all the mirroring work with the iPhone 4S too?

  22. yes it does. All iPads except the 1st gen.

  23. @Ashley Langford sure it works on iPad 3rd gen. You can also use

  24. Does this work on the 3rd generation iPad? I want to be able to mirror my iPad on my ActivBoard (through a projector) so that my students can see certain apps on the "big screen".

  25. mirroring encrypted movies required HDCP (High Definition Content Protection)

  26. does it work with iPhone 5 by using lighting adapter?

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  28. @elliahalsi Yes, it will. It's like inception but cooler.

  29. One word, Inception!

  30. SUM ONE PLZ PLZ PLZ TEL ME WHY YOUTUE VIDEOS ON MY IPHONE R ALL BLURRED? WHAT TO DO TO SLOVE THIS PROBLEM? PLZ

  31. Will it still mirror if I play games like Angry Birds, Infinity Blade, Air Supremacy or Solar Walk?

  32. My iPad won't display anything on the computer screen. Help!

  33. What does protected content mean?

  34. For apple digital adapter can I use hdmi to VGA to display to a projector and does this show keynote on iPod touch 2G

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