In this tutorial, We will know about screen mirroring and how to cast or mirror your Android Screen to Windows 8 and Windows 10. Screen Mirroring is a technology that lets you project the current content on your smartphone, tablet, or computer screen to another screen without any adapters. Wireless mirroring Android screen to PC is a useful way to demonstrate presentations, play videos or movies, or share the contents of a web page or any file on your computer or mobile device.
In simple words, mirroring an Android screen to PC is a way to share your screen. Screen mirroring requires you to be present live. When screen mirroring, you are continually sending a copy of either your full screen or a single window which is duplicated onto another display.
There are several types of technology standards for screen mirroring –
It allows users to wirelessly share content on one screen to another screen or a projector. It does not support iOS.
Mobile High-Definition Link allows users to mirror the content of their phones to a screen or projector but requires a micro USB port to HDMI converter that can do the transfer, making it difficult and time-consuming. Moreover, not all phones support MHL.
There is another technology known as DLNA –Digital Living Network Alliance, considered the most powerful standard for wireless screen mirroring but supports only Sony devices.
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How to cast Android screen to Windows 8/10 PC
If you are a Windows user then you can easily cast or mirror your Android device to your Windows PC screen. Windows 8/10 make it easier by its Windows Connect feature. Follow the below steps to connect your Android screen to Windows 10/8 PC.
The first step or you can say the requirement to cast the Android screen to Windows 8/10 PC is to make sure that both the devices must have the enabled WIFI. Because the Android screen will be shared on the PC with the help of WIFI.
On your Windows PC, go to Settings, then select System.
Under System go to Projecting to this PC. Select Available everywhere or Available everywhere on secure networksand select pairing PIN settings as per your requirement.
Now, on your Android device, go to Settings and look for Screen Mirroring options, this is available under different names in different Android devices such as Screen Mirroring, Wireless Mirroring, or Wireless Projection.
Scan for The Available Devices and select the name of your PC. Tap to connect and check for the permissions.
You can now see your Android Device screen on the PC screen.
Happy screen mirroring…
Using Windows 7 or Mac? No worry watch out the below video to mirror your Android and IOS screen to Windows 7 and Mac.