How to use iPad as an external monitor using Luna Display - Very easy

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We never stop being amazed and surprised by the accelerated advances that technology is currently making. And for the innovations that invade us almost daily, so that we can use ours devices in a way never dreamed of.

In this article we will touch on a very interesting topic and I assure you that you will like it very much. We will explain how to use iPad as external monitor using Luna Display, in a very simple way.


But you may be wondering what it is Luna Display? This is a small device that plugs into your computer's USB port. And it allows you to turn your iPad into an external monitor, this is really fascinating, since you would be using your iPad wirelessly as an external display for your PC and most importantly, with the advantages of being tactile.


With Apple iPads, you can perform various functions that you didn't even know could be performed. This is the case we showed you in a previous article, where we showed you how to record your iPad screen with or without audio. But this time we will surprise you with a tutorial that will teach you how to use iPad as external monitor using Luna Display, very simple.

How to use iPad as an external monitor using Luna Display

Apparently the dream of many users has come true, as with this interesting device you will be able to use your MacOS computer and the touch screen of your iPad. And that way you get the most out of this fabulous operating system. This was something that was latent in users' minds with the release of the new iPad Pro.


There were also several apps that promised to do the same, but hey, with the launch of Luna Display, all of this was in the past. And now we are offered a hardware solution. Because with this little USB adapter, we plug it into our Mac's port and voila, nothing else is needed.


So like this, so that you can use iPad as an external monitor using Luna Display, you need to follow some simple steps, which we will give you below. First you need to install the Luna Display application, both on your personal computer and on your iPad. And of course these apps are completely free, so you won't have a problem with that.

PC setup to use iPad as an external monitor

After installing the application on both devices, you will need to connect Luna Display to the USB port of your Mac. And then this way you will use the iPad as an external monitor, but first we need to make some adjustments on the Mac for the maximum benefit. To do this, let's go to the Luna Display application on the PC.

There, we can enter the different configurations for both the position in which we have the iPad. This is to work more conveniently when dragging and navigating windows. Also, if you like, you can configure the iPad to work like a mirror screen. What does this mean, that we can replicate everything that is done on the Mac.


The application allows us also to add other external devices, such as a mouse, stylus, keyboard, etc. but as we said before, the most interesting thing is that we can control the different options of our Mac with our fingers. But we have to be very careful with this, as sometimes it doesn't work well enough.

This brings us to the end of the tutorial, where we try to explain how simple it is to use external hardware on your Mac   use an iPad as an external monitor using Luna Display, but also helping us with the App we have must be installed on both iPad and Mac.


But something even more interesting, since it works with a WiFi connection, it can move you comfortably around the house.


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