By Ellie / Last Updated January 31, 2023

How can I share iPad on PC?



Hi to all, I have a question about my iPad: do I have the possibility to share the screen of my iPad to another iPad or to a Windows-PC? Thanks for your answers.

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Share iPad Screen on PC

With the advent of the iPhone and iPad, our life is becoming more and more convenient. We can play games, watch videos, study, take photos or deal with work stuff with these smart devices. However, what if you want to display your iPad screen on a PC for bigger screen viewing or for other purposes? How can we achieve the goal?

5 ways to share iPad screen on PC

Here in this part, there are 5 ways to demonstrate how to share iPad screen on PC. Follow me to know how to operate.

Way 1. Share iPad screen on PC with 5KPlayer [Free]

The first useful tool is 5KPlayer, a free media player that could help you successfully share iPad screen on PC for free. Follow the steps and take them into operation:

Step 1. Download 5KPlayer on your Windows PC. Launch it and click on the Airplay icon to turn it on.

Download 5k Player

Step 2. On your iPad or iPhone, swipe down the Control Center and tap the Screen Mirroring option to build a connection with your Windows PC.

Screen Mirroring 5KPlayer

Step 3. Your iPhone or iPad screen will be shown on your Windows PC afterward.

Way 2. Share iPad screen on PC with Reflector [Paid]

The Reflector is a popular screen mirroring receiver app, allowing you to share your iPad/iPhone screen on a PC flexibly.

✍What I like:

  • Quick connection: With a few seconds, it can mirror the screen of your iOS device to Windows and Macbook.
  • Simple to use: The interface is simple and relatively intuitive. It takes just a few seconds to mirror the iOS screen to Macbook and Windows PC in my office.
  • Various connection ways: It works with various connection protocols such as Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, and plain, old data cables.
  • Secure: It also comes with security measures to prevent unauthorized access with verification codes that need to be synced between computer and mobile device.

✍What I dislike:

  • Control is unsupported: it’s unavailable to control the mobile phone using a computer mouse or keyboard. Sometimes, it can be inconvenient.
  • Paid: It costs 18$ and after the purchase, you won’t need to pay for it again.

Step 1. Download and install Reflector on your Windows PC.

Step 2. Connect your computer and iPad to the same WiFi network.

Step 3. Open the Reflector on your computer. 

open Reflector

Step 4. Open Control Center on your iPad by swiping down from the top right corner.

Swipe Down to Control Center

Step 5. Click on the Screen Mirroring button.

Screen Mirroring

Step 6. Select the place you want to mirror your screen. If you’re using Reflector, this will be the name of your computer.

Choose one ro Share

Step 7. Your iPad will now be screen mirroring to your computer.

Connect iPad to PC

Way 3. Share iPad screen on PC with AirServer [Paid]

AirServer is a fantastic screen mirroring app that allows you to quickly share your iPhone/iPad screen on your PC. But And

✍What I like:

  • Simple to use: The interface is simple and relatively intuitive, making it easy to project your mobile device to a laptop or PC.
  • Intuitive: It is made for product demonstrations or presentations, making it intuitive to show how the application or program appears on a mobile device. 

✍What I dislike:

  • Connection error: It sometimes makes errors when projecting your mobile device to a laptop or PC. For example, forget the selected monitor and broadcast it to the incorrect one.
  • Network requirement: It needs to mention that both the iPhone/iPad and the PC should be connected to the same network.
  • Paid: You have a 30-days fully functional free trial. After 30 days, you may need to pay for it.

Step 1. Download and install AirServer on your PC.  

Welcome to Server

Step 2. Once it is installed on our PC, activate it using the activation code that we got after the purchase. 

AirServer Setup

Step 3. Swipe down your iPad or iPhone and then go to Control Center.

Swipe Down to Control Center

Step 4. Tap on Screen Mirroring. Now what you do on your iPhone will mirror on your PC. 

Screen Mirroring

Way 4. Share iPad screen on PC with LonelyScreen [Paid]

LonelyScreen is also a smart app that can help us share iPad screens on PC. 

✍What I like:

  • Simple to use: The interface is simple and relatively intuitive. With it, we can cast the video, movies, music, and so on to the PC.
  • Convenient: It does not require a cable connection. 

✍What I dislike:

  • Network requirement: It needs to mention that both the iPhone/iPad and the PC should be connected to the same LAN.
  • Paid: For personal use, it needs 14.95$ per year.

Step 1. Download LonelyScreen and install it on your PC.

Install LonelyScreen

Step 2. On your iPad or iPhone, swipe down to open the Control Center. Select the Screen Mirroring icon.

Step 3. Select LonelyScreen.

Connect to LonelyScreen

Step 4. Your iPhone or iPad’s screen should now start mirroring within the LonelyScreen app on your Windows PC.

Connect iPad to PC

Way 5. Share iPad screen on PC using USB with ApowerMirror [Paid]

ApowerMirror allows you to share iPad screen on PC via USB.

✍What I like:

  • Compatible: It supports multiple platforms IOS, Android, and Smart TV, and is compatible with both Mac and Windows.
  • Simple to use: It is straightforward, no prior knowledge required, and works flawlessly under google cast and miracast technology.
  • Various connection ways: It can auto-detect the device, and it also has a scanning option. You can choose whatever you like.

✍What I dislike:

  • Too many Ads: It has too many Ads, greatly affecting the user experience. 
  • USB required: It doesn't support wireless connection.
  • Paid: You can only use trial based version with limited functions.

Step 1. Install ApowerMirror on your iPhone and PC.

Step 2. Connect your iPhone to your PC via a lightning cable, and then install drivers if asked and add your PC to your trusted devices.

Trust Computer

Step 3. Then your iPhone will be connected to your PC successfully. And you can view your iPhone screen from PC.


Further reading: How to mirror PC to iPad

In the last part, we show 5 ways to share iPad screen on PC. However, sometimes we need to mirror our PC to iPad or iPhone for convenience. How can we achieve that goal?

As a matter of fact, it’s quite easy. With a remote access tool like AnyViewer, you can easily realize mirroring PC to iPad. AnyViewer is a professional & secure tool that allows us to remotely access a PC from iPhone or iPad. Even if 2 devices are not on the same network, the remote session can be achieved with a few clicks. You can even get a 1-click remote connection if you log into the same account on two devices, Now follow me to the operation.

Stage 1. What to do on your PC

Step 1. Download AnyViewer for Windows on the PC.

Download Freeware Win 11/10/8.1/8/7
Secure Download

Step 2. Go to Log in tab, and then click Sign up.

Log in AnyViewer

Step 3. Fill in the signup information.

Sign up for AnyViewer

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.

Free Editions

Stage 2. What to do on iPad/iPhone

Step 1. Download and install AnyViewer for iOS on your iPad, then open it. 

Download Freeware iOS 10.0 or later
Secure Download

Step 2. Then all the devices that have been logged in to the same account will be displayed here. Choose the device that you want to control.

My Device iPad

Step 3. Click One-click control to achieve unattended remote access to the specific computer.

Remote Control iPad

Step 4. Then you'll successfully mirror PC to the iPad.

Remote Desktop iPad

Step 5. Click the menu icon, you can also see multiple shortcuts. You can do the adjustments here.

iPad Shortcuts


There's no denying that remote access makes our lives easier and more convenient. In this post, we illustrate the ways how to share an iPad screen on a PC and how to mirror a PC to an iPad or iPhone. If you want to share iPad screen on PC for free, you can use 5KPlayer. If you want to share iPad screen on PC using WiFi or Bluetooth, you can use Reflector, AirServer, and LonelyScreen. If you want to share iPad screen on PC via USB, you can use ApowerMirror.