If you want to show something you saw on a social network on your smartphone screen to several friends at the same time, you have certainly had some trouble with the difficulty of the task.
With that in mind, we created a tutorial on how to mirror the phone screen on the PC for any operating system that works for both Android and iOS.
1. Using Mirroring360
The first of the options we have listed to mirror the phone screen on the PC is Mirroring360, which has versions for smartphones with Android or iPhones, as well as working with Windows, Mac or Chromebooks.
It offers the ability to wirelessly mirror from your WiFi network or using AirPlay if it is an Apple device.
The initial steps are the same regardless of what type of computer you are using. Both devices need to be connected to the same Wi-Fi connection and then download the app via the link.
To share the screen from an iPad or iPhone, open the “Control Center ” sliding from bottom to top of your smartphone screen, click the “Mirror the screen”or in the of“AirPlay” and select the computer on which you want to see the screen. Okay, now you are viewing your iOS screen on your computer.
If you cannot find the“AirPlay” at“Control Center”, download the Mirroring Assist app by clicking the link and follow the steps that appear to be able to connect.
To share the screen from an Android device, you need to download Mirroring360 Sender Basic via the link. Then, as soon as the app opens, it will identify a device to receive the screen broadcast; Just click to connect.
2. Using Screen Mirror
This is an exclusive option for those who use Android. Through it, you can share your phone screen on your PC using your Wi-Fi network; therefore, both devices must be connected to it. It even works with Samsung smart TVs.
To get started, download the Android app from the Play Store. When you open the app for the first time, you will receive a short instruction guide on how to mirror your phone screen and have information on how to contact support.
In your browser, open the official website of the application, where you will see a QR code. On the main screen of the app, on your smartphone, click on the transmission icon and give the permissions. Then scan the browser code using the phone's camera.
To finish, clickStart now. Okay, everything you do on your Android will appear in the browser that performed this process. You can zoom in on the image, zoom in full screen, take screenshots and more.
3. Using ApowerMirror
Another great option to mirror the phone screen on the PC is ApowerMirror, which has versions for receiving the screen on Windows or Mac. It is also possible to send the screen from Android or iOS. The main downside of it that pays, with 14 free trial days, but it pays off by being really good at what it does.
To use, you first need to download the app to your computer and smartphone via the links: Windows and Mac, Android, iOS. Install on your computer and make sure both devices are connected to the same Wi-Fi network.
To mirror from an iPhone or iPad, start by opening the app on your smartphone. Then click the button."M" to search the computer. Select by name the right computer and clickPhone screen mirror.
Then go to “Control Center”and activate the“AirPlay” or the“Mirror the screen”. Okay, your iPhone screen will appear on your computer, be it Mac or Windows.
This application allows mirroring Android smartphones by two methods: via USB cable or via WiFi. To do so via WiFi, both devices must be connected to the same network.
Let's start by making a USB connection. After downloading the applications, enable USB debugging on your smartphone (see here for a guide on how to do this). Connect your phone to your computer via USB cable and in the window that appears select“Always allow this computer” and click"OK". Open the app and clickStart Now in the notification that appears. There, the screen is mirrored.
To do this via WiFi even simpler, even though the transmission is slower. Make sure both devices are on the same network. Open the app on your phone, click on theMirror To search your computer, select the one that has a name that starts with“Apowersoft”, click inStart Now And that's it, the screen is mirrored.
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