[Note: Now available on WiiM Pro firmware 4.8.525956]

Introduction

AirPlay 2 Casting revolutionizes the way you stream audio by transforming your WiiM Pro into a powerful Wi-Fi audio transmitter. This feature allows you to seamlessly cast audio to a wide array of AirPlay 2-enabled devices, including speakers, soundbars, and AV receivers such as HomePod and other AirPlay 2-compatible devices.


Unlike traditional use, where your WiiM Pro acts as an AirPlay 2 receiver, with AirPlay 2 Casting, your WiiM device takes on the role of a transmitter, similar to your iPhone, Mac PC, or Apple TV.


This capability proves especially beneficial when you wish to transmit audio from sources like a record player, a non-Apple TV, or a PC to your existing AirPlay 2 device via a Wi-Fi network. With AirPlay 2 Casting, you can enjoy the flexibility and convenience of wireless audio streaming, enhancing your overall audio experience.


Quick Step-by-Step Guide

To help you get started with the AirPlay 2 Casting feature, follow this step-by-step guide:

  1. Network Connection: Ensure your WiiM Pro, mobile device, and all AirPlay 2 compatible devices are connected to the same network.
  2. Launch WiiM Home App: Open the WiiM Home App on your device and tap the 'Device' tab.
  3. Access Device Settings: Select your WiiM device, then tap the Gear Setting icon to access the device-specific configurations.
  4. Navigate to Audio Output: Proceed to 'Audio Output' to manage the output of your WiiM Pro.
  5. Select AirPlay Receiver: Choose the 'AirPlay Receiver' option and tap the 'Connect' button to select the device you wish to cast to.
  6. Choose Your Device: A list of available AirPlay 2-enabled devices will appear. If your desired speaker isn't listed, tap the 'Refresh' icon to update your device list.
  7. Select Your Receiver: Choose the AirPlay 2 receiver from the list. You have the option to select multiple devices if you wish.
  8. Play Your Audio: Finally, select your preferred audio and hit 'Play'.



You can also launch this from the "Now Playing" UI as shown in the following screenshot.




Enjoy the seamless audio streaming experience offered by AirPlay 2 Casting with your WiiM device!


For a more detailed guide and visual walkthrough, please watch this instructional video. It provides additional insights and tips to enhance your setup experience.