How to Project Android Display to a Windows 10 PC?


With the Anniversary Update, Microsoft added an exciting feature to Windows 10. You can use your Windows 10 PC as a wireless Miracast receiver to view the Display from another Windows PC, an Android smartphone or tablet, or a Windows phone.

Install the optional “Wireless Display” feature on your PC to get the “Connect” app and turn your Windows 10 machine into a wireless receiver. On a Windows 11 machine, the Connect app is known as “Wireless Display.” Both “Connect” and “Wireless Display” have the same purpose.

Before casting or projecting the Android Display to a Windows 10 PC, you must complete several steps. We’ll walk you through each step of mirroring your Android phone display to a Windows 10 machine in this risewindows article.

How to Install Wireless Display (Connect App) on Windows 10?

Install the optional feature “Wireless Display” on your Windows 10 PC to mirror your phone screen to the PC. It will install the “Connect” app on your computer.

Follow these steps to download and install “Wireless Display” on your Windows 10 computer:

Step 1. First, open Windows Settings.

Step 2. Consequently, click on the Apps.

Step 3. And then, select Apps & features on the left side.

Step 4. After that, click the Optional features link on the right side.Step 5. Click the Add a feature button on the following screen. Step 6. After that, type Wireless Display in the search bar. Step 7. Next, check the checkbox before “Wireless Display.”

Step 8. At last, click the Install button to install Connect app on your Windows 10 PC.

How to Cast from an Android Phone to Windows 10?

Quick Note: Ensure that your Windows 10 PC and Android phone are connected to the same WiFi network.

To cast from an Android phone to Windows 10 PC, you need to change the “Projecting to this PC” options. For that, navigate to Settings > System > Projecting to this PC. Choose your options carefully. Select “Available everywhere” in the first drop-down menu and “Every time a connection is requested” in the second drop-down menu.

If your phone supports it, you can use the built-in Cast feature to project the screen of an Android device onto Windows 10. You may see different names on different manufacturer phones, such as “Smart View” in Samsung and “Screencast” in Oppo. Go to Settings > Display > Cast on an Android device to find this option.

Swipe down to enable Wireless Display on your phone or enable Settings and enable it. If you’ve opened the Connect app on your PC, your PC should appear in the list here when you’re finished.

If you have not launched the Connect app on your PC yet, click the Start button and type Connect. To open, click the same.

Your PC name will appear when you start the Connect app on your Windows 10 machine and Cast on your phone. To project your phone’s screen onto your Windows 10 PC, tap on the name of your PC on your phone.

The Connect app will send you notifications, which you can see in your action center. Allow your PC to display your phone’s screen. Close the Connect window on the PC or disconnect the remote display connection on the phone projecting to stop projecting.

That’s it!

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