Getting started
1. Install and run Mac helper app on your Mac (download from
2. Make sure you are connected to the same network on your iOS device and your Mac
No Wi-Fi available
You can always use your iPhone's personal hotspot when you don't have WiFi available
Turn it ON on your phone and connect to it from your Mac
Still "Searching..."
You can use QR code if your iOS device doesn't detect your Mac automatically.
Also, please check that you don't have a firewall that blocks incoming connections.
And you can try to reset network settings on your iOS device, it usually solves caching issues.
Nope doesn't work
Not sure what else to do? Drop me a line to [email protected] and I will try my best to help
Controlling access
To control who can access and control your Mac, new version of the iOS & Mac now shows a dialog for each new device that tries to establish a connection. You can 'Allow' or 'Deny' access, and review all devices on your Mac, by clicking on the Mac helper app icon the menu bar, and selecting 'Authorized Devices'.
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1. Swipe on volume control up and down to control your volume
2. Tap to mute and un-mute
3. You can use your iOS device volume buttons to control your Mac volume even if you are not on the MEDIA tab
iTunes won't start playing
1. If iTunes is not on the Music tab it won't start playing if you tap 'Play' button - tapping next and then play will make it work
2. If media control buttons don't work - play with "F1, F2..." toggle in the app settings
AirPlay Display
You can control AirPlay Display to mirror your screen to Apple TV by tapping on the 'Media' tab twice (or swipe up on the tab bar)
1. You can see available trackpad gestures in the app tour (check app settings)
2. Swipe down on the tab bar to hide the keyboard and maximize the trackpad area
3. In the app settings you can adjust scroll direction and trackpad sensitivity 
1. You can do multiple key combinations like CMD+TAB by holding CMD key and pressing TAB key
2. You can also use dictation to type
Live view
You can toggle live view of your Mac screen by tapping display button in the bottom right corner
If you need to zoom on certain portion of the screen tap looking glass icon to switch to zoom mode (tap again to switch back)
Fall a sleep with music
If you love to fall a sleep with music - you can start playing your favorite tune when you go to bed, and schedule iTunes quits after you fall a sleep.
You can add apps to favorites for quick access
Toggle between regular and favorite views by tapping star icon next to search bar
Long press / 3D Touch
Use long press or 3D touch to show additional actions
You can schedule certain system actions for later execution, like for example 'Sleep'
Review and cancel scheduled actions by tapping twice on the 'System' tab (or swipe up on the tab bar)
You can add system actions to favorites for quick access
Toggle between regular and favorite views by tapping star icon next to search bar
Action doesn't work
Try to play with "F1, F2..." toggle in the app settings
Didn't find what you were looking for, feel something is missing here? Drop me a line to [email protected]