Tech Guides (IT Governance)

Downloading & Using AirMedia on Different Platforms

Updated Oct 04, 2021

AirMedia is a wireless projector system that can mirror Android, Apple, and Windows devices in classrooms and conferences rooms across campus.


Android

1. Turn on the projector.

2. On your Android phone, go to the App Store and download the Crestron AirMedia app. Open the application when it finishes installing. 

3. After reviewing the Mobile Apps Terms of Use and Privacy Statement, check the boxes and tap Agree.

terms of use

4. Enter the web address from the bottom left of the projector screen into the search bar of the app, tap go on the keyboard.

enter web address

5. Enter the four-digit code found at the bottom left of the projector screen. Tap OK.

four-digit code

6. Tap OK. The screen from your phone will appear on the projector screen, and you are ready to present.


Mac (pre-Big Sur)

The following instructions do not apply to MacOS Big Sur. For instructions on using AirMedia with Big Sur, read the Mac (Big Sur) section.

1. Turn on the projector and press the AirMedia icon on the touch panel.

airmedia

2. Type the IP address found in the bottom left of the projector screen into a web browser.

IP address

3. Click Start Presenting.

Start Presenting

4. Scroll down and download the Mac button. Open the application when it finishes downloading by clicking on the downloaded file.

download for Mac

5. A new window should appear. Double click the Crestron AirMedia icon.

Crestron AirMedia

6. A security box may pop up asking if you want to open the application. If you don’t want to have to answer the question again, check the box to prevent future warnings and select Open

download popup

If a page appears suggesting that your connection or site is not secure, select Advanced or Details to override or make an exception for the concerns so you can proceed to Creston AirMedia.

7. A smaller window may appear. Check the box if you do not want to see the message about installing the Crestron Audio driver again, and then select OK.  

airplay audio popup

8. An AirPlay Guidance box should appear. Follow the instructions in the box. 

AirPlay Guidance

9. A password box requesting a code will appear. Enter the four-digit code found in the bottom left of the projector screen. Select OK.

code

10. To end the presentation, go to the AirPlay icon in the top right of the screen and select Turn AirPlay Off

Turn AirPlay Off

11. The next time you Open Crestron AirMedia.app? may appear. To avoid having to search through your downloads to find the application again, check the box to Always open these types of links in the associated app, then select Open Crestron AirMedia.app.  

Mac (Big Sur)

These instructions are for the Big Sur OS on Mac. For other Mac operating systems, see the Mac (pre-Big Sur) section.

1. Turn on the projector and press the AirMedia icon on the touch panel.

2. Type the IP address found in the bottom left of the project screen into a web browser.

3. Click Start Presenting.

4. Scroll down the download the Mac button. Open the application when it finishes downloading by clicking on the downloaded file.

5. Drag the Crestron AirMedia to Applications.

6. A security box may pop up asking if you want to open the application, select Open.

7. Select Agree.

8. Select Auto Approve.

9. Keep the IP address in the search engine of the screen that shows up and press enter.

10. A password box requesting a code will appear. Enter the four-digit code found in the bottom-left of the projector screen. Select OK.

11. Click on the AirPlay menu bar at the top of your screen and select Screen Mirroring.

12. Select the Receiver that matches the one from the list.

13. AirPlay Device Code screen should appear. Enter the code and click OK.

14. To end the presentation, go to the AirPlay icon in the top right of the screen. The presenting screen should come up. Click on the Turn AirPlay Off icon.


iPhone or iPad

1. Turn on the projector and press the AirMedia icon on the touch panel.

projector

2. Go to the App Store and download the Crestron AirMedia app. Open the application when it finishes installing.

airmedia app

3. After reviewing the Mobile Apps Terms of Use and Privacy Statement, check the boxes and tap Agree

terms of use

4. Enter the web address from the bottom left of the projector screen into the search bar of the app, tap go on the keyboard.

ip address

5. A box will appear with instructions.   

popup box

6. Swipe up from the bottom of your screen to access the control center. Tap Screen Mirroring.

screen mirroring

7. Tap the option that matches the AirMedia url that you have entered.

AirMedia url

8. Enter the four-digit code found at the bottom left of the projector screen. Tap OK.

code

9. A check will appear next to the option once it is connected. Return to the AirMedia app.

airmedia option popup

10. Tap OK. The screen from your phone will appear on the projector screen, and you are ready to present.

popup

11. To end the presentation, go to Screen Mirroring and tap Stop Mirroring

stop mirroring

Windows

1. Turn on the projector and press the AirMedia icon on the touch panel.

2. Type the IP address found in the bottom left of the projector screen into a web browser.

3. Click Start Presenting.

start presenting

4. Scroll down and download the Windows button. Open the application when it finishes downloading by clicking on the downloaded file.

download for windows

5. A new window should appear. Double click the Crestron AirMedia icon.

Crestron AirMedia

If a page appears suggesting that your connection or site is not secure, select Advanced or Details to override or make an exception for the concerns so you can proceed to Creston AirMedia.

6. A password box requesting a code will appear. Enter the four-digit code found in the bottom left of the projector screen. Select OK.

password box

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