How do I mirror Windows PC screen to an Android phone?
I want to share my PC screen with Android for sharing files or gameplay. Does this possible? If it does, how do I mirror Windows PC screen to an Android phone?”
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It is simple to mirror Android screen to PC. However, because phones are more portable than PCs, it is sometimes more convenient to mirror PC to Android. How can you mirror the screen of a Windows PC to an Android phone?
2 ways to mirror PC to Android wirelessly through local/remote network
If you want to mirror PC to Android, here we provide you with two ways. Choose the way depending on whether you want to mirror PC to Android wirelessly through local or remote network.
Way 1. Mirror PC to Android wirelessly through local network via AirDroid Cast
AirDroid Cast is a straightforward screen-sharing and control solution that enables instant screen casting between phones and computers. You can wirelessly cast your Windows computer's screen to your Android device's screen with AirDroid Cast. You may also mirror PC to Android via USB.
However, keep in mind that if you are using a free trial, you can only mirror PC to Android via WiFi using AirDroid Cast if your two devices are on the same local network. To cast your Android screen over a network, you must be an AirDroid Cast premium member.
Step 1. Free download and install AirDroid Cast on both PC and Android.
Step 2. On Android, tap Receive Screen Cast at the bottom right of the AirDroid Cast main interface on your receiving end phone. You will see a big QR code and a 9-digit code on the interface as in the image below.
Step 3. On your PC and launch it. Find Cast to in the interface and click on it. Enter the 9-digit cast code.
Step 4. On your Android phone, a request for the casting window “Allow the device XXX to cast its screen on this device?” will display. Accept the request by clicking the Allow button.
Step 5. Once you've completed all of the above steps, your PC's screen should now be visible on your Android phone.
Way 2. Mirror PC to Android wirelessly through remote network via AnyViewer
AnyViewer is a free Windows and Android remote desktop application. It allows users to remotely operate their PCs from their Android handsets across both local and distant networks for free. Users may view their PC screens on their Android phones and take control of PCs from Android.
Part 1. Set up AnyViewer on the PC you want to control
Step 1. Download, install, and launch AnyViewer on the computer.
Step 1. Go to Log in, and then click Sign up. (If you already have signed up on its official website, you can log in directly.)
Step 3. Fill in the signup information.
Step 4. Then you can see you successfully logged in to AnyViewer. Your device will automatically be assigned to the account you’ve logged in to.
Part 2. Set up AnyViewer on your Android phone
Step 1. Download AnyViewer for Android on the Android device.
Step 2. Log into the account you’ve signed up for above.
Step 3. The devices that have been logged into the same account will be displayed on My devices list.
Step 4. Tap your target PC and tap One-click control to quickly connect to the PC.
Step 5. Then you can fully control the remote PC from the Android device. You can even run Windows apps on Android.
The bottom line
The above-mentioned are the two tools for you to mirror PC to Android wirelessly through local or remote network. Actually, we strongly advise you to use AnyViewer, as it is both free no matter whether your two devices are on the same network or on different networks.