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How to Mirror Android to PC

by Jayant
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Want to cast Android screen to PC? You are at the right place. Here you will get the easiest and quickest way to do that. You don’t need to root your device.

In this article, I am going to tell you 2 different ways to mirror Android to PC

  1. Using USB Cable
  2. Without Cable or Wireless Method

If you have any confusion, watch the video given under.

You don’t need to Root your device. Both are easy to setup and both have their own advantages and disadvantages. Choose your style and have fun

By sharing the phone’s screen on your PC, you can share your photos, and videos on your Laptop screen. Also, you can enjoy the games on the bigger screen. The way you get to know today would allow you to control your Android Smartphone from Laptop or PC mouse.

You can also cast an Android screen to pc wirelessly, but that doesn’t allow you to control your Android smartphone from a laptop or PC. You don’t need any technical skills for Android screen sharing via USB nor need any internet connection. It’s easy, simple and quick.

So, let’s start.

Basic Requirements to Mirror Android to PC

  1. USB cable. A genuine USB cable is recommended that you get in the box.
  2. A smartphone (Obviously dude)
  3. PC or Laptop (are you kidding me)
  4. Internet connection (for first time only)

That’s all. Now, you are good to go. In the first method, I am going to explain, How to Mirror Android to PC using USB Cable.

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Mirror Android to PC

  1. Open the Google Chrome (Yes, the Browser). Open the Apps store and search for Vysor. Vysor for PC provides you a platform where you can cast android screen to pc.

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2. Click on ADD TO CHROME and Open the App.

3. Windows user needs to install an additional driver called ADB driver. Download here

4. If you reached up here, you are done with the PC settings. Now, on your Android smartphone, Go to the settings > about phone. At the last, there is Build number. Tap 7-8 times on build number.

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“YOU ARE NOW A DEVELOPER!” pop up will appear. Go back and you would see a new option as “DEVELOPER OPTION”. This option is for the developers to make some changes in your phone. You can make so many modifications in this option.

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5. In the DEVELOPER OPTION, there is USB DEBUGGING, which is off by default. Switch on the USB Debugging. A pop-up will appear, just tap on Ok.

project android screen to pc6. NOW, this is the step, where Magic happens. Open the Vysor for PC app and Connect your phone to PC or Laptop via a USB cable.

7. If you have a Moto phone or Nexus phone, you get various options in the drop-down Notification tray, where you can select the purpose of USB like Charging Only, File Transfer, Photo Sharing. Make sure you choose photo sharing. Other users go to Settings to select the USB behavior.

project android screen to pc8. A Vysor App will automatically get installed on your Android smartphone just after connecting the USB for the very first time. Now you can see your Android screen on PC  screen. If nothing happens. Do it manually by Opening the Vysor app from Apps in Google Chrome. Click on view.

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After Doing this, you would see an Android screen on PC or Laptop screen.

project android screen to pc

That’s all about the first Method.

Now, let start the second method, that is, Mirror Android to PC without USB cable.

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Mirror Android to PC

  1. Open Google Chrome. Go to Apps> Web Store and Search for an App called All Cast Receiver. Add that to Chrome. All cast receiver allows you to mirror Android to PC using the wifi hotspot. With All Cast Receiver, you don’t need to use extra cables for casting the Android screen to a PC.

Mirror Android to PC

2. After adding All Cast Receivers. You have to make some settings in Windows Firewall. Search for Windows Firewall with advanced security. Open it.

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3. After opening Windows Firewall with Advanced Security. In the top left corner, there are options of  Inbound Rules and Outbound Rules.

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4. First, make an Inbound Rule by right-clicking on it. A window will appear. Select Port Click Next. Then Select TCP and in the second option, enter the number 53515. Click Next. Choose  Allow this Connection, then click on next. In the Finish Window enter the name All Cast.

5. Now make an Outbound Rule same as Inbound Rule. Just change TCP to UDP. All other steps are exactly same.

6. After making both the rules, you would see 2 new rules. (See picture)

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7. After doing these settings, you are done with PC settings. Now, Install Mirror App from PlayStore in your Android Smartphone. Open the App in your smartphone and All Cast Receiver app in Google Chrome.

Make sure both the devices, that is your Android Smartphone and your PC/Laptop is connected with the same WiFi connection.

After opening the apps on respective devices, you will see the Laptop/PC name on your Android Smartphone. Select that, and you will see your Android Screen on your PC screen.

So, this is how you can mirror Android to pc. The wireless method is suitable for mirroring Android to PC when you are going to have static content like a video or a movie because you cannot control anything from your phone.

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If you are in trouble or have any confusion. You can watch the video. In the video, I explain both methods with all the steps.

Now you know how to cast an Android Screen to PC and it is more fun to mirror Android to PC wirelessly as wireless projection gives you more range as compared to USB method because the range is limited to the length of the USB cable while in the Wireless method, it uses WiFi to mirror Android Screen to PC. You can mirror even from far distance (within the wifi range)

On the contrary, the USB method allows you to control Android devices from PC but in the wireless method, you cannot use your Android from PC/Laptop mouse pointer.

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Both have their own advantages and disadvantages. Which is your favorite method for Android screen sharing? Do let me know in the comments

I hope you succeeded in mirroring Android to PC. This whole process also works fine with Mac. Using Vysor for PC, you can control your whole phone from the laptop. Moreover, you can play any videos, games, pictures on a bigger screen.


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