Of course a VPN doesnt do you any good if youre leaving behind breadcrumbs that lead right to your door. Anything that you see on your devicetoolbars time and date battery usage etcwill be presented on the TV and usually the device must be dedicated to that stream with its screen active and doing nothing else.
Make sure that your AirPlay-compatible device is near the device that youre trying to stream from.
Airplay won t work with vpn. Since the encryption. You might have your VPN running on your mobile device but the minute you cast over to your television for movie night youre risking being tracked again. Mirroring means projecting an exact copy of your small-screen devices display on a big screen.
If you have any devices that you can connect to from outside of your WiFi network they wont work when your router runs a VPN. However if youre not comfy with AirPlaying stuff to your AppleTV you can also setup SmartDNS on your Apple TV or VPN on your router. Check that your AirPlay-compatible devices are on.
I use PureVPN and there are detailed tutorials on how to set up both. I dont think a VPN can cause any trouble for AirPlay. I wanted to know if AirPlayBonjour would work across this so that each store would have visibility to any devices.
Fortunately this wont be an issue for your Apple TV as youll really only need it to form outgoing connections when watching at home. If your Apple TV is in Sleep mode and uses Ethernet wake your Apple TV with the remote. They require separate internet connections but because wifi would overlap I want to create a site-to-site VPN network using a MX64W at each location.
Thats exactly what could happen if you use a Chromecast without proper VPN coverage. Devices remain unsecured between you and the router. If you cant connect to an AirPlay device try moving closer to it and try again.