How can I share my PC screen with my iPhone?
I would like to be able toshare a computer screen with iPhoneso I can display the computer program, etc. Is there a way to do this?”
- Question from a user
How to perform Windows PC Share Screen with iPhone/iPad [3 ways]
How to perform Windows PC share screen with iPhone/iPad? In this part, we will discuss 3 feasible ways to do this job.
⭐Tip: In this part, we will take an iPhone as an example, you can also share screen with iPad using the similar steps below.
Way 1. Share computer screen with iPhone via AnyViewer
The first tool is remote access software AnyViewer, what makes it the best choice is that it offers the most convenient way to share your computer screen to others without allowing them control it, which can effectively secure your data and privacy.
✨It supports screen sharing with only one click.
✨It is stable and efficient.
✨It will adapt to all network conditions automatically without extra changes.
✨It supports Windows, Android, and iOS devices. This means you can also remotely connect to Windows PC from Android.
Then follow the next steps to share computer screen with iPhone via AnyViewer.
✍️Part 1. Set up AnyViewer on computer
To begin with, you need to set up AnyViewer on your hostcomputer.
Step 1. Download and install AnyViewer on your host PC.
Step 2. Launch the software, go to Log in interface and click Sign up. (Log in directly if you have already signed up.)
Step 3. Fill in the sign-up information.
Step 4. Now you are logged in to AnyViewer successfully, and you can see the assigned devices.
✍️Part 2. Set up AnyViewer on iPhone
Step 1. Download and install AnyViewer on your iPhone.
Step 2. Open the software and log in to the same account you used on the computer.
Step 3. Go to Device and tap your computer.
Step 4. Tap View screen to mirror PC to iPhone without getting control of it.
Now you can see the screen of the host computer. You can also end the connection, rotate the screen, and change the image quality by tapping the menu icon.
Way 2. Perform computer share screen with iPhone via Microsoft Remote Desktop
RDP is a Windows built-in tool that allows you to share screen with iPhone by accessing PC from iPhone. It is convenient if you don’t want to install third-party software on your computer. However, it has the following drawbacks:
- It does not support remote connection over the Internet.
- Windows 10 Home doesn’t support RDP. It requires Windows Professional/Enterprise.
- It has an unstable connection. You need to have a strong network connection or the remote desktop connection may break down.
✍️Part 1. Confirm RDP on computer
For the first time, enable Remote Desktop on your host computer.
Step 1. Go to Settings > System > Remote Desktop, turn On Remote Desktop, and click Confirm.
Step 2. In Control Panel, go to System and Security > Windows Defender Firewall > allowed apps, then tick Remote Desktop.
✍️Part 2. Set up RDP on iPhone
Step 1. Download RD client from App Store and then open it.
Step 2. Tap “+” in the upper right corner, and tap Add PC.
Step 3. Tap “PC Name”, then input the hostname or IP Address of the host PC.
Step 4. Tap User Account. If you need to connect to your PC frequently, you can select Add User Account, then it won’t show the requirement message next time.
Step 5. Back to the main interface and tap the computer you just created, enter your user account and tap Continue.
Then you can successfully see your computer screen from iPhone.
Way 3. Share computer screen to iPhone with Chrome Remote Desktop
If you have a Google account and a Google browser installed on your computer, you can also use Google Remote Desktop to view the computer screen from iPhone. But it has limited features, for example, no chat box, no resolution scaling, etc.
✍️Part 1. Set up Chrome Remote Desktop on computer
Step 1. Open your Google browser, log in to your Google account and go to Chrome Remote Desktop website. Click Remote Access and click the blue download icon.
Step 2. Enter a computer name.
Step 3. Enter and re-enter a PIN with at least 6 digits.
✍️Part 2. Set up Chrome Remote Desktop on iPhone
Step 1. Download and install Chrome Remote Desktop from App Store.
Step 2. Open the software and sign in with the same Google account.
Step 3. Then you can see your devices, and tap the computer you want to view the screen.
Step 4. Enter the PIN code and tap CONNECT.
Now you can view the host screen and remote control it.
This post introduces how to perform Windows PC share screen with iPhone or ipad, and we offer you three feasible ways to choose from.
Microsoft Remote Desktop is convenient if you don’t install any third-party on your computer, you can also use Chrome Remote Desktop if you have a Google account and a Google browser installed on your computer. But both of them only allows view host screen during a remote session. AnyViewer offer you the separate view screen feature to mirror your PC to other device without taking control of it, which can effectively protect your data safety and privacy.