I have tried double tapping the home key and swiping to the right but the icon is not there.
Made me think,,, I turned off my iPad 2 and turned it back on and the icon now shows up... Thank you to those who replied!
is your ipad connected to the airplay device either by bluetooth or wifi, I know the airplay button doesnt show on mine if I am not connected.
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