We all have heard and love casting our device on the TV. But, did you know that the android screens can also be cast or mirrored in PCs also? This can be done by many methods which can be wired or wireless. We are here with an awesome guide on how to mirror the android screen to a PC.
On this medium, there are lots of third-party applications and software. The wireless screen mirroring requires a desktop client and respective application on the android device.
What is screen mirroring?
Screen mirroring is a way, where you can remotely share the screen of one device to another device. You can easily share your android screen to your PC or vice-versa.
Things Need to Do Before Sharing Screen
You need to enable developer option in your device to share screen.
Step 1: Open Settings> System> About Phone
Step 2: Scroll down and tap 5 times on Build number
Step 3: Go back to system settings and now the developer option will be available.
Enable USB Debugging in your device
Step 1: Open Setting > System > Developer option
Step 2: Scroll down and open the USB debugging option
Note: You need strong internet connection in order to share screen if you are going for wireless screen sharing and also both the device must be connected to the same WFi network to share the android screen.
How to Mirror Android screen to PC – Best Screen mirroring apps
1. AirDroid (Wireless)
AirDroid is one of the brilliant app to share your android screen due to its very unique and amazing customization. The smooth synchronization between Android and PC makes it very popular app.
Users can share files, read notifications, missed calls and call logs. If you are using the pro account then you can easily access the camera of your Android.
But one of the drawback of the app is that you can run any application or play games.
The fatest way to mirror your Android screen to PC is Vysor. The app is very user friendly and very easy-to set-up. the best part of the app is that you can run apps, and play games.
One of the drawback of the app is that most of the features are available on the paid version such as high resolution screen sharing.
How to mirror Android screen to PC via USB
Step 1: Download and install Vysor screen mirroring software in your PC/laptop
Step 2: Connect the Android device via USB
Step 3: Open Vysor Installer file in your PC
Step 4: It will detect your device saying “Vysor has detected a device”.
Step 5: Now click on start casting on Android device.
One of the open-source and the alternative among all the best screen sharing apps that will save a lot of money of the users.
One of the best thing in the app is that you don’t need to install any additional software the only thing that you will need is Android ADB tools to mirror your android screen.
However one of the drawback of the app is that it’s a litle difficult to set-up the scrcpy app, but it is the best screen sharing sharing app due it it’s very small size and fastest screen sharing.
How to mirror Android screen to PC via USB using scrcpy
Step 1: Download the latest scrcpy version latest package.
Step 2: Connect your device to PC/laptop via USB
Step 3: Allow USB Debugging in your Android device
Sep 4: Extract the ZIP file and run the Scrcpy.