Cast screen from Android to computer

There are different ways you can mirror your mobile phone screen to computer. Some solutions depend entirely on the hardware and OS, both the phone and computer with wireless display or cast support. For example, if you want to mirror a Xiaomi phone to a Windows 10 PC in the same Wi-Fi network, you can run Connect app on your PC, then turn on Wireless display on Mi phone, connect your phone to computer. Not all phone or computer support wireless display or cast natively though. Today, we will show you how to cast screen from Android phone to Windows PC or Mac for free with AirDroid app. It works with all major Android mobile phones, such as Samsung, Xiaomi, Huawei, Lenovo, HTC, LG, and so on.

Mobile to Windows 10 PC screen cast without third-party apps

If your mobile phone support screen share via Miracast, and your PC is running on Windows 10 which has the built-in support for Miracast, you can cast screen from Android phone to the Windows 10 computer wirelessly without using any third-party apps. You can refer to this guide to mirror Tecno mobile phone to computer screen for more details.

Download and install AirDroid on both mobile phone and computer. Sign up a free account with your email address from Android on your computer.This is not mandatory. But to use its full features, you need to create a free account.

Connect both devices to the same Wi-fi network. Log on the same AirDroid account from both devices. You can then find mobile from PC or find PC from mobile under the My devices section. In AirDroid for Windows, switch from the File Transfer tab to the AirMirror tab from the left pane.

airmirror airdroid for windows
airmirror airdroid for windows

Select your Android phone under the My Devices section, then click View Only Mode. Now you will see the authorization prompt on Android phone.

AirDroid will start capturing everything that’s displayed on your screen.

Tap Start Now button to mirror your Android phone screen to PC wirelessly.

Mirror Android to PC - AirDroid for Windows
Mirror Android to PC – AirDroid for Windows

Note that, you can use the same method to mirror mobile phones, like Samsung, HTC, Lenovo, Huawei, LG, Xiaomi, OnePlus, ZTE, to not only Windows PC, but also Mac.

Update May 2020: this article was originally published in May 2019 and has since been updated. in this update, the new method to cast screen from Android phone to Windows 10 PC without third-party apps was added.

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