How to Cast Android Display to a Windows 11 PC?


Now, android uses Chromecast technology to cast content onto other Chromecast-supported displays. Additionally, Windows uses Miracast for the same purpose. Also, starting Windows 10, Microsoft allows users to cast Android screens onto Windows devices. Then using the “Wireless Display” app, you can mirror the Android displays to Windows 11 devices. It can cast audio and video from an Android phone to a PC. This ensures that the Windows 11 computer serves as a Miracast wireless receiver, allowing users to view Android shows on a bigger screen.

In this risewindows article, also we will guide you on how to cast Android displays to Windows 11.

How to Turn your Windows 11 PC into a Miracast Receiver?

To convert your PC into a Miracast receiver, you need to install Wireless Display first. For that, use the following steps:-

Step 1. Launch the Setting app.

To do that, use Windows + I hotkey.

Step 2. On the Settings window, press Apps.

Step 3. Now, click on Optional features.

Step 4. After that, click on the View features button beside the “Add an optional feature” option.

Step 5. On the pop-up window, click the search bar and type Wireless Display.

Step 6. Check the checkbox beside Wireless Display.

Step 7. Now, Click the Next button.

Step 8. Finally, click the Install button.

Windows 11 will download “Wireless Display” and install the app. That’s it.

How to Cast from Android phones to a Windows 11 PC?

Note: Ensure that your Windows 11 and Android phones are connected to the same WiFi network.

Once you install the “Wireless Display,” you need to configure some settings to cast the display of the Android phone to Windows 11 PC. Here are the complete steps:-

Step 1. Open the Setting app.

Step 2. So, choose System  in the left sidebar.

Step 3. Now, click on Projecting to this PC  title on the right-side pane.

Step 4. Select “Available Everywhere” or “Available everywhere on secure networks” in the top drop-down menu on the following screen. Then, choose “First time only” or “Every time a connection is requested” under “Ask to project to this PC.”

Step 5. So, you’re ready to project your Android screen to your Windows 11 machine using the Wireless Display app. To do that, click the Start  or Search  button and type Wireless Display. Click the Wireless Display app to open it in the search results.

Step 6. Besides, your Windows 11 PC is ready to be projected on. It would be best if you lifted your phone and cast the screen.

You will see other names on different manufacturer phones for casting the screen. For example, you will see “Smart View” on Oppo “Screencast on a Samsung phone.” Slide down/up the screen and turn on the Casting feature. If, after sliding up/down the screen, you did not find an option to cast, check the same under Settings of the phone.

Formerly you enable the Screen Mirroring on your phone; you will see your PC name in the available devices list on your phone. After that, click on your PC name, then tap “Start now.”

Step 7. Although your computer, you will see a pop-up message saying your phone is attempting to project. Then click “OK” to start projecting, and it will mirror your phone’s screen on your Windows 11 computer.

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