[Detailed Guide] How to Mirror An Android Screen to Other Devices?

Q: How to Screen Mirror on Android?

Most probably while watching movies on a small screen, we wish to have a large screen with high-quality video results, at that time the only thing that came to our mind is to mirror our Android screen onto a big screen.

All these cases can be well managed using different tools and applications that can cast your screen. Let’s discuss in detail several methods that we can use to know Android screen mirroring to other devices.

Part 1. Advantages of Screen Mirroring

Entertainment

Watching movies on a small Android screen is irritating, so you can use screen mirroring technology to watch your movies on the big screen by connecting your Android device with it.

android screen mirroring

Official Meetings

Using this advanced technology of screen mirroring, you can have your official demonstration or presentations on a big screen with the best quality. This will have a very good impression on your team and senior management.

Online Lectures

Teachers’ work has been minimized with this technology. They can deliver remote lectures to their children by sharing their screens with their devices. Screen mirroring has provided opportunities for more students to get an education easier even remotely.

Part 2. How to Mirror Android to TV?

There are various methods to mirror Android on your TV. It could be done simply by using simple built-in features in most Android devices. Smart Thing is a built-in feature in most Android devices. You can also use third-party apps for Android screen mirroring.

Steps of mirroring Android to TV

Step 1.Open the Settings tab on both the devices
Go to the setting of both your Android phone and the TV and search for the screen mirror option. On Android, you will get the option “Cast”, while on TV you will get this option named “Expert Settings”.

mirror android to tv

Step 2.Enable the Screen Mirror option
Then enable the screen mirror tab option on both the devices. On TV you will get this option named “Wi-Fi Direct” from where you can open the screen mirror option.
Step 3.Select the other connecting device

Search for your TV device from the list shown on your Android and do the same task on your TV and select your Android device. After selecting both the devices, you can initiate the connection procedure and once it is done, your Android screen will be shown on the connected TV.

Can I screen mirror android to TV without Wi-Fi?

Yes, you can screen mirror on Android to TV even without Wi-Fi. This is made possible using an HDMI cable. Simply connect one end of the HMDI cable to the TV and the other with your Android phone.

For Android, some phone already has a micro HDMI port and you can simply use it to connect it to the TV. But if your Android phone does not possess that port then you use a connector to connect with that HDMI cable and then you can view your Android screen on the TV.

Part 3. How to Mirror Android Screen to Computer? (PC/Mac)

Here are the two ways for mirror Android to PC using the AirDroid Cast.

Step 1.Download AirDroid Cast on both your devices

Firstly, click “Try It Free” button below to download AirDroid Cast on both your Android phone and computer. It can also be found in Google Play Store. After installation, you can pick a connection way from below mention:

Step 2.Connect your Android phone to PC/Mac

Via WLAN

One way to connect your Android to a PC is through the local/remote network. Scan the code or cast code on your Android device from the PC. Enable casting from both the device as the permission will be asked.

USB Cable

You can prefer a USB cable if the devices are very near to each other and this will save you from some sort of network fluctuations. After attaching the USB cable, a pop-up will appear on your screen. You will allow access to your computer and also tick-mark on “Always allow for this computer” so you do not have to allow it every time you are connecting.

Step 3.Start mirroring

After connection, you can start mirroring your mobile device to the computer. Moreover, if you want to control your Android phone from computer,simply click the hand icon of the left side.

android screen mirroring

Pros

  • Screen controlling feature.
  • It can cast Android, iOS, Windows, and Mac device screens.
  • Two-way audio feature with an easy-to-use interface.

Part 4. How to Mirror from One Android to Another Android?

You can use a third-party application to mirror from one Android to another

. Go and download the ApowerMirror app from the Google Play Store.

Detailed Steps:

Step 1.Install and launch the app
Install the app and launch Apowermirror on both devices.

intall apowermirror

Step 2.Search for the other device
Click on the “Wi-Fi” tab from one device to search out the other device in the list that will be shown below after searching.
Step 3.Select the device

Maybe you will be shown more than one device. So, you need to select the one that you want to mirror.

Step 4.Start Mirroring

Click on the selected device and then press the “Mirror” button. Finally, click on the “Start Now” button and enjoy mirroring.

Pros

  • A free trial version is available.
  • Easy to use interface.

Cons

  • Does not support iOS devices.
  • The mirror quality sometimes becomes so poor that it becomes impossible to read the screen.

Part 5. How to Mirror Android Phone to iPhone?

If you want to know how to Mirror an Android phone to iPhone, then use the AirDroid Cast web tool. Here are a few steps to use it:

Step 1.Download AirDroid Cast on your Android phone
Download the AirDroid Cast app on your Android phone and connect both your Android and iOS device under the same Wi-Fi.
Step 2.Open web browser
On your iOS, open the webcast.airdroid.com and launch the app on Android. Then scan the QR code or enter the cast code which was displayed on the browser.
Step 3.Start mirroring

Finally, click on the “Start Now” button to start mirroring your Android to your iPhone.

Part 6. What Are the Differences between Mirroring, Casting, and Streaming?

Screen Casting

  • In screencasting, only the content is played not the whole screen.
  • Multi-tasking is possible while playing any content on another device.
  • The two screens will also show the same results.

  • Mirroring

  • In mirroring, the whole screen is displayed on the other device.
  • Multitasking is not possible, as the same screen is shown on the other device.
  • The two screens will show the same results.

  • Streaming

  • Streaming is the live telecast of any event held anywhere in the world using the internet.
  • With streaming, various festivals, award shows, political functions, and sports matches are shown live.

  • Part 7. Conclusion & FAQs

    In this article, we have discussed what is screen mirroring and how to screen mirror on Android using different applications and mediums. Then we discussed the very basic difference between three important terms that are very important to realize for understanding this topic. Some ways to mirror Android on another Android and iPhone are also discussed. AirDroid Cast is found to be the best application for screen mirroring as it not only enables us to mirror screens but also enables us to control our mobile screen on a PC.

    People Also Ask

    How Do I Know If My Phone is Screen Mirroring?
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    Elsa

    For iPhone users, simply go to the “Control Center” and click on the “Screen Mirroring” option. There you will get the idea if your phone is screen mirroring or not.

    For Android users, it could be done using the “Screencast” button.

    How Do I Mirror My Phone to My TV Wirelessly?
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    Elsa

    Google Chromecast and Apple TV setup are the best ways to connect your phone to a TV wirelessly. AirDroid Cast Web can also used for this purpose. You can simply open webcast.airdroid.com on your TV and start your mirroring.

    How Does Screen Mirroring Work?
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    Elsa

    Screen mirroring works with the help of different applications. It may be a built-in feature in some devices or a third-party app may be used. Different mediums can be used depending upon what the application supports. It can be wired or wireless with certain necessary conditions.

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