Mirror Your Android Screen to a PC or Mac Without Root
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Sometimes, you want to see your Android smartphone’s screen on your PC. How do you do that?

Well, if you have a rooted smartphone This Is the Best Way to Root Your Android Device This Is the Best Way to Root Your Android Device If you want to root your Android phone or tablet, this is the best way to do it. It bypasses restrictions that other root methods don't. Read More , it’s easy. But if you haven’t rooted your device, there are still some simple ways to get your phone or tablet’s screen to show on your PC or Mac.

Why mirror your screen? There are plenty of reasons. You might be a developer in the middle of coding and want to check your app without having to constantly reach for your phone. You might want to share your pictures on a big screen without uploading them. Or you might need to give a presentation quickly while the projector is connected to a PC.

The quickest and easiest way, as you will find out, requires no installation on your phone, and just a Chrome browser app. Yup, you can’t get rid of Chrome that easily.

What You Need


Vysor, made by prolific Android developer Koushik Dutta, is the simplest way to get your Android screen onto your PC or Mac’s screen. Here’s what you need to get started:

  1. Download Google Chrome and the Vysor Chrome app. Since Chrome works on Windows, Mac, and Linux, this app will work on all platforms, including Chrome OS, which you should give a chance.
  2. A USB cable to connect your phone to your PC.
  3. An Android smartphone or tablet with USB debugging enabled.

Enable USB Debugging Mode on Android


We have a full explanation of what USB debugging mode is What Is USB Debugging Mode on Android and How Do I Enable It? What Is USB Debugging Mode on Android and How Do I Enable It? USB debugging allows you to send commands from your computer to your phone with ease. Here's how it works, and why you should consider using it. Read More , but you don’t need to concern yourself with that here. All you need to know is how to enable it.

  1. Go to Settings > About Phone
  2. Scroll down and tap Build Number seven times
  3. Go back to Settings > Developer Options (a new option you will see now)
  4. Scroll down and Enable USB Debugging Mode
  5. Confirm the action when prompted

Share Your Screen to Your PC or Mac via USB


Now that you have USB debugging mode activated, the rest is simple.

  1. Start Vysor from the Chrome App Launcher
  2. Click Find Devices and select your phone
  3. Vysor will start up, and you will see your Android screen on your computer
  4. Optional: You can set your phone to connect automatically every time the USB cable is plugged into it

With this, you are ready to go. Your mouse and keyboard work within the app, so you can start any app you want and type in it too. There are plenty of apps that don’t have a web client, so this is a good way of using your physical keyboard for your phone’s apps.

Vysor’s Appeal Lies in Four Aspects

  1. You don’t need anything installed on your Android phone.
  2. It works on Windows, Linux, or Mac.
  3. The USB cable makes your screen reflect in almost real-time, as opposed to wireless solutions where there is distinct lag. Vysor still has a slight lag, but it’s much faster than working off wireless.
  4. You can interact with your phone’s screen through your computer.

How to Share Your Screen Wirelessly

One of the new features of Android 5.0 Lollipop is that Google has made it easier to mirror the screen of any device on this operating system. For a wireless, cross-platform solution, Koushik Dutta has another app.

How to set it up:

  1. Download AllCast Receiver for Chrome.
  2. Download Mirror for Android.
  3. Make sure your computer and smartphone are on the same WiFi network.
  4. Start AllCast Receiver through the Chrome App Launcher.
  5. Start Mirror on your Android phone.
  6. In Mirror, choose the Network Device that matches your PC. It will still start with “Chrome @” followed by an IP address.

Just like that, your screen will be wirelessly mirrored on your computer. This is the easiest way to share your Android screen wirelessly, and it supports other devices on the same network too, including Fire TV, Apple TV, Roku, and more.

Mirror has a few disadvantages:

  1. You cannot interact with your screen through your PC. The interaction is limited to your phone itself, but you will see what’s happening on the big screen. Unfortunately, that means no typing with your computer’s keyboard on your phone.
  2. Unfortunately, that annoying “Mirror” floating watermark is going to stay, and there is no way to remove it. This can be a dampener for presentations and slideshows.

If you are ready to root your device The Complete Guide to Rooting Your Android Phone or Tablet The Complete Guide to Rooting Your Android Phone or Tablet So, you want to root your Android device? Here's everything you need to know. Read More , then there is a much better option than Mirror. Instead, you can install the awesome Airdroid 3 suite on your Windows or Mac computer and choose the AirMirroring feature.

This mirrors your screen on your computer and lets you interact with it too, using your mouse and keyboard. It works seamlessly and is, in my opinion, the best solution here. In fact, I’d say it’s reason enough to root your Android.

What Do You Use Screen Mirroring For?

Now that we’ve listed the several ways you can mirror your smartphone screen How to Cast Your Screen: Wired and Wireless Solutions to Share Your Screen How to Cast Your Screen: Wired and Wireless Solutions to Share Your Screen There are many situations where you might want to mirror your smartphone or PC display to the giant TV in your living room. There are multiple ways to do this, both wired and wireless. Read More to your computer, there’s just one thing left to answer:

What do you use screen mirroring for? I’m genuinely curious, so drop a line in the comments!

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  1. Rajendra
    July 29, 2018 at 1:38 pm

    To view TV.

  2. Rajendra
    July 29, 2018 at 1:37 pm

    I want to mirror so that TV channels can be seen.

  3. Corliss Pickett
    July 15, 2018 at 6:01 am

    Viewing movies off Netflix or Hulu app. Otherwise I have to use my hotspot and I only get so much and streaming uses a lot of it up.

  4. mikhoul
    July 1, 2018 at 1:12 am

    Scrcpy - Free and Open Source availlable on Github

    This application provides display and control of Android devices connected on USB (or over TCP/IP). It does not require any root access. It works on GNU/Linux, Windows and MacOS.

  5. mikhoul
    July 1, 2018 at 1:11 am

    Scrcpy - Free and Open Source

    This application provides display and control of Android devices connected on USB (or over TCP/IP). It does not require any root access. It works on GNU/Linux, Windows and MacOS.

    https: // github.com/Genymobile/scrcpy

  6. Mikhoul
    July 1, 2018 at 1:09 am

    Scrcpy - Free and Open Source

    This application provides display and control of Android devices connected on USB (or over TCP/IP). It does not require any root access. It works on GNU/Linux, Windows and MacOS.


  7. Subash
    June 14, 2018 at 6:29 am

    Can i control the mobile games using my laptop by this software.?

  8. Giuseppe Belcastro
    June 5, 2018 at 11:00 pm

    I'm currently using Vysor on my mac and it works smoothly. I know you can use Facebook on your browser for the messenger function, but having it smartphone size "minimized" on your desktop with the chat heads popping up is really nice. Moreover, being able to use the mac's hardware is simply great. The same counts for Whatsapp, which I use a lot. Games work quite fine, tried Marvel Strike Force recently, if you purchased the premium version (of Vysor) the lag is really minimal. If you're a regular user the 10 bucks a year are really worth it. Btw I use my Sony Xperia Z5 (not rooted) on a 2010 Macbook Pro. Cheers

  9. H K Solanki
    December 8, 2017 at 4:40 pm

    Dear Post writer, I do not know who you are, but I am a trainer and use screen mirroring of my mobile on projector frequently. I was recently struggling with my Redmi Note 3 device due to its non rooted status, and with fear of rooting the device with my novice hands I was scratching my hairs. On my previous HTC mobile which got damaged, I was using AirDroid frequently and successfully.
    Now your post has given me a life and by the combination of 'AllCast Receiver' on Crome and 'Screen Recording and Mirror' app on phone I am able to do screen mirroring with my non rooted Redmi Note 3 phone. For this point of time it is working like Panacea.
    Thank you!

  10. not happy
    November 28, 2017 at 12:06 am

    Useless. Installed in Chrome and immediately got a "WebGL is not supported" error!

    • West1132
      May 21, 2018 at 2:41 am

      Go to chrome://settings/system and turn on hardware acceleration.

  11. Prasanta Shee
    November 9, 2017 at 6:54 am

    You can use tools like R-HUB remote support servers for remotely accessing Android phones from your computers.

  12. Leo
    November 5, 2017 at 1:12 am

    I need it so my daughter could watch and read through the tablet longer since it seems it is also providing power through the usb. Thanks very much for the very helpful article.

  13. Manju
    August 1, 2017 at 5:52 pm

    I use WIndows 10 built-in feature Miracast for mirror my android mobile in my Laptop.

    Enable Wifi on both devices

    In Windows 10 : Open the notification center>Click on Connect option>Click Projecting to this PC>Select "Available Everywhere" option in settings menu00

    In android mobile select Connect to wireless display option from Settings.

  14. ddgdgfdhj
    July 19, 2017 at 11:03 am

    my screen is cracked and i can switch music but can be hard to reorganize the files since the screen is so bad neither seemed to work for me tho :(

  15. Deepti
    July 16, 2017 at 12:01 pm

    I need to watch Jio CInema on Comp :-) Thanks for the article Mihir. V useful

  16. Greg A
    July 6, 2017 at 10:14 am

    I'm a teacher and need to show pupils how to use apps sometimes :)

  17. Tony Hub
    June 23, 2017 at 4:34 pm

    for a web page that's suppose to help make use of things you reply really slow and only give half the information. optional or not that info needs to be there for those who choose that option.

  18. Tony Hub
    June 23, 2017 at 3:54 pm

    how would i make it connect instantly through USB? It just says optional but no direction and my screen is turning black need to know asap. Please and thank you

  19. Eric
    June 20, 2017 at 3:18 pm

    Hello, i have the Galaxy Tab A with S-Pen, and for some reason my tablet refuses to show up in connected devices even though i have USB debugging enabled. I've tried this before with other programs too, and it just refuses to see the tablet. Does the Tab A just need to be rooted or what?

    • Timothy Schall
      July 10, 2017 at 5:56 pm

      I had to download ADB drivers. On the Vysor window, there is an option near the bottom that says windows users need ADB drivers. As soon as i downloaded that, it worked perfectly. Hope that helps!

      • Eric
        July 12, 2017 at 2:49 pm

        I've done that, and it still won't show. I've done every step both this site and the site for the program mention to do. It still won't see my tablet :( I'm even trying to just use a DAW controller app but it doesn't work. My tablet even updated not too long ago, and i'm letting all the apps update so i don't understand what's wrong.

  20. Justin
    June 20, 2017 at 2:25 am

    Currently, I am using ApowerMirror. But it breaks the connection sometimes. So I thought I'd look for some other screen mirroring apps. But it seems that Vysor cannot allow me to control the phone with mouse and keyboard, which is a very important feature I need. I think I would stay with ApowerMirror.

  21. sagar nayak
    June 8, 2017 at 4:26 am

    My pc is connected to a lan. and mobile to wifi. cant find the pc on android !!

  22. Suren
    May 23, 2017 at 5:14 pm

    Easiest way is to use Chromecast to mirror smartphone display wirelessly

  23. Akilan S
    May 16, 2017 at 2:03 pm

    My pc is not getting detected in my mirror app though they are in the same network.
    PC:Ubuntu 15
    Android v:6.0.1

    • Suren
      May 23, 2017 at 5:14 pm

      Easiest way is to use Chromecast to mirror smartphone display wirelessly

  24. Vaughn Mcbride
    April 21, 2017 at 6:58 am

    i have an air conditioning service company. we make our invoices on our phones at the job site in our vans or in the customers house. i would like for my guys to be able to mirror their smartphones to a larger touch screen that is wireless or bluetooth mounted in the van that would make invoicing easier than using the little phone screen

  25. Anjah
    April 20, 2017 at 7:04 pm

    I want to stream me doing art live since i dont have a wacom drawing tablet i have to deal with a normal one. I have a Samsung t113 android and i needed this to figure out how! Unfortunatly my tablet will NOT root no matter what i did, i ended up trying 102 different ways and none worked. I have a HP Windows 10 and I want to screenshare my Samsungt113 onto it, what is the best way i can do that without root?

  26. dave appus
    April 13, 2017 at 4:30 pm

    post a comment here, after that, all is gone. There is no notification, no warning etc which notify us whether it's waiting for approve or something like that. OMG, why there is so stupidity on internet like this.

  27. dave appus
    April 13, 2017 at 4:26 pm

    Sure !! your web layout is very annoying. Really it's not comfortable for searching and reading . The most problem is scroll down for next article. For visitor who visit here at the 1st time , it's so terrible and horror.
    It's like an article without ending, confusion between starting and beginning, very long long..... oh my god.
    Just FYI, internet reader need comfortable, simplicity and easily for reading. And you against that's all. Finally, hope i never meet again the web like this.

  28. hardcorevictoria
    March 19, 2017 at 7:04 am

    Nice! You can mirror your android without rooting it, but I already rooted my phone using oneclickroot.com. Maybe it still work even though I rooted my phone.

  29. Maiq
    March 14, 2017 at 5:48 am

    Vysor is currently not supported by the latest version of Chrome

  30. Ujval Shah
    March 9, 2017 at 3:55 am

    Hi Team,

    This one really helpful. You made my day.

  31. tony
    February 11, 2017 at 11:47 am

    i can't find Vysor in the chrome web store. am i in the right place??

    • tony
      February 11, 2017 at 11:54 am

      don't worry, i found a link and it says the version of chrome i'm running isn't compatible. if you could tell me how to update chrome or send links on how to that would be cool.
      ubuntu 14.04

    • tony
      February 11, 2017 at 11:54 am

      dont worry i am incompatible

  32. Kai
    January 21, 2017 at 3:08 pm

    Is there anyway for me to mirror my android screen to the laptop without having to open the phone again? My screen broke but the reparation of it is a bit costly so I'm thinking of moving the things stored in phone to the external SD Card in case I ended up buying a new one.

    Thank You

    • Nikko D.
      February 2, 2017 at 3:13 am

      If you had USB Debugging already enabled, you just basically install the browser app, connect your phone to pc and launch the app.

      • haseeb
        February 9, 2017 at 11:55 am

        my phone screen is broken and i reset my phone so it stuck on start setup and its usb debugging is off.how can i get it on please guide me..

  33. Rienk Talsma
    January 10, 2017 at 10:05 pm


    I want to train people with a couple of apps.

  34. Frithjof
    January 9, 2017 at 9:14 pm

    I just switched from Samsung Galaxy S6 to Pixel and was disappointed that SlideSync didn't work. Thanks to your article I can now continue to show my phone screen in my online classes. I teach business owners how to use social media tools. The Instagram class starts on Thursday. Now I don't have to worry.

  35. gokul
    December 30, 2016 at 4:36 am

    For FrontEnd designing purpose

  36. Jaye Vaughan
    December 16, 2016 at 5:01 pm

    I'm looking for a way to use a Kindle Fire and a Smartboard together. I am a teacher, and I would like to act on my Kindle Fire and have that activity show up on the Smartboard so that my students can see what I'm doing, etc.

    I have searched endlessly for an option to do this, but cannot find anything reasonable. Splashtop is supposedly a security risk.

    Does anyone know how we might be able to make this work? Thank you so much!

  37. Kamal
    December 9, 2016 at 1:48 am

    Is there a possibility that I can convert my non mirrorlink( it is an alternate to android auto) compatible smartphone to a compatible one. Thanks

  38. plone
    November 6, 2016 at 3:47 pm

    Vysor was a horrible experience. While it started off promising, I actually paid for the app, and it still had knowledge that I had paid except in the desktop version, and even after multiple reboots of the phone showed fullpage ugly ads that froze my phone. Total waste of my time. Really wanted it to work as I dislike peering/typing into my phone tho' it is a big screen

  39. Justin
    October 28, 2016 at 9:27 pm

    That's awesome... I currently have to do some school work with VMs on the school computer I found chrome remote desktop and I only have data for my internet access but doing any work with such a small screen is a nightmare if you know what I mean

  40. karthik
    October 27, 2016 at 4:14 am

    Recently i bought Jio sim. So, i can watch youtube videos with great speed on my phone but if i create hotspot speed is very slow. For watching youtube videos on pc i have to see my phone screen on pc.
    Thanks a lot..... Its very usefull

  41. Abadit
    October 20, 2016 at 4:10 am

    Chrome Cast

  42. LeRoy Miller
    October 13, 2016 at 2:40 pm

    Doesn't work on my machines,
    This application is not supported on this computer. Installation has been disabled. The following problems are detected:
    This app uses 3D graphics and needs WebGL
    Nice idea, but it's a fail for me

  43. Mohit Rajpoot
    October 2, 2016 at 5:56 am

    not working on linux and htc......nothing is showing in find devices

  44. Mark Tomas
    September 29, 2016 at 6:37 am

    To train people how to use a special app for our products.

  45. Robert
    August 22, 2016 at 6:10 pm

    The 'mirroring' works and perhaps 'mirroring' only means the screen, however I would like to get the sound to switch from my mobile to the PC. Does anyone have any ideas?

    • Justin
      October 28, 2016 at 9:30 pm

      Aux cable to your PC? ... If not you could try hdmi I don't know if you phone has a mini hdmi or not

  46. slem
    August 22, 2016 at 4:27 am

    bro .. thanks for the information
    It's work very well on my android and my pc

  47. Taylor
    August 1, 2016 at 6:27 am

    Not working for Samsung Galaxy S6, no devices are shown in Vysor.

    • Bob
      August 2, 2016 at 1:49 pm

      If you use Windows, you will need to install ADB Drivers. You can download it from the Vysor screen.

    • Faris
      August 22, 2016 at 2:19 pm

      Just install SideSync for Samsung devices its much better with a resolution up to 2K pixels
      google it .

  48. Imtiyaz
    July 26, 2016 at 6:59 pm

    To project the scoreboard as I score a cricket match using an app on my phone

  49. Anonymous
    July 10, 2016 at 4:42 pm

    I want to play my mobile games on the big screen of pc....where i can use my mobile as a joystick

  50. Root Bryce
    June 29, 2016 at 3:24 pm

    A bit hard, since my display is broken, and I can't get my phone to allow anything. Any help?

    • John O'Halloran
      June 30, 2016 at 2:29 am

      Buy a USB OTG cable to plug in a mouse to your Phone... IT is what I had to do lol

  51. Rohollah Qasemi
    June 26, 2016 at 10:20 pm

    for my collage project, my class mates may want to see what am i doing on my phone so by using screen mirroring i will be able to show them!

  52. sibichan
    June 24, 2016 at 9:19 am

    Not working for me too. Sony Xperia J

  53. hiader shah
    June 16, 2016 at 1:51 pm

    not working with my pc
    android not found....
    win user need adb downloaded adb still not workind
    adb not running

    same errors as shown in picture screen shot at bottom of page 2nd portion at status
    please help

  54. Tony D
    June 13, 2016 at 4:09 am

    Cant seem to get the wireless feature to work on my s7, but wired does work

  55. towerdefence661
    June 12, 2016 at 7:43 pm

    Really no one has said it yet?
    Downloading a mouse customizer
    Setting my middle mouse button to click LMB every 50 miliseconds
    Opening up a clicker app

  56. Animiles
    June 9, 2016 at 9:27 am

    For a college project I made an app (with 5 other people). It is about helping people with a fear of presenting. And we have to present that to a group. It is a VR app for Google Cardboard and we thought it was fun to start the presentation while using the app. But we want them to see what we see on the phone. Therefore we need to be able to mirror the phone screen to a laptop which mirrors its screen on a beamer. The wifi option does not work on our school network, but the USB option works good enough since I have a 3M USB cable. Thank you very much for this!

  57. Raymond E Jones Jr
    June 1, 2016 at 7:03 am

    Works with the Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge, Wish the Vysor was free for pro, would love to use this for game streaming

  58. thi
    May 27, 2016 at 8:51 am

    Send output to an e-reader and any app will work in bright sunlight with a fraction of battery power.

  59. john
    May 17, 2016 at 3:41 pm

    my androis says cannot screen record

  60. ioo
    April 29, 2016 at 10:38 pm

    hey, that's a cool one! I'll be using it for presentations.

  61. Xamual
    April 26, 2016 at 6:18 am

    Works well with LG V10 right after i installed the universal ADB drivers lag is minimal. Thanks for the post!

  62. Nikhil
    April 26, 2016 at 4:07 am

    With Vysor, you really have to install the companion app on the phone. It's just that, it gets installed automatically once you try to connect.

  63. saif
    April 14, 2016 at 3:31 pm

    worked fine with asus zenfone 2 lazer but was really slow and flickering

  64. ezequiel
    April 12, 2016 at 12:38 pm

    Awesome its works with moto x play with android 6

  65. Claudio Arriola
    March 30, 2016 at 10:03 pm

    We train users on a software that has both a Desktop & Mobile interphase - we will now be able to show at the same time what I do in the desktop and how that is reflected in the Android device. Believe Vysor will be the way to go, but will also try AirDroid.

    Any suggestion onto what to use to "record" a session? Would be great to be able to create quick how-to videos.

    Thanks for the post. Really helpful.

  66. Boo Rhodes
    March 19, 2016 at 7:41 pm

    I do a lot of blogging about social networking and social network marketing so this will help when I want to share an app's features. I'll be trying it later on to see what happens. Thanks for posting.

  67. billyboy
    March 18, 2016 at 2:35 pm

    wow this is dreadfully slow

  68. Shai
    March 14, 2016 at 4:11 pm

    Of all these, AirDroid is the best, and you don't have to root the device - just enable developer options.

  69. Alejandro
    March 12, 2016 at 6:02 am

    Wont work on my ZTE Z820 on mac book

  70. Ali
    February 29, 2016 at 6:33 pm

    being a photographer it takes effort while using computer for tether , checking phone all the time aint really practical while working so its better to run whats app or something from cell so like it comes handy ...

  71. sainitish
    February 29, 2016 at 4:26 am

    will it support android 4.2.2jellybean tablet my device is rooted.

  72. frankieman
    February 27, 2016 at 1:47 pm

    it says it doesn't support screen recording. what do i do?

  73. nnnnnnn
    February 25, 2016 at 6:21 pm


  74. anuj
    February 6, 2016 at 5:59 pm

    Tried Vysor. Unbelievably simple to connect and present phone screen during a meeting. Great article! Thanks.

  75. Moin
    February 5, 2016 at 3:38 pm

    simply because i am too bored to pick up my device whenever it buzzes. I use apps like push-bullet but there is a lot of scenarios where i need to move my lazy hands all the way and unlock the device.

  76. Jaro
    February 4, 2016 at 2:42 pm

    Thx for this tutorial Vysor is great and working fine (so far). I personally using mirroring for some presentation purposes...

    January 13, 2016 at 9:37 pm

    I need to mirrod Android screen to projector for training how to use app. So, I need at the same time WiFi and real time connection to projector or TV or PC. WiFi is not the same as PC, TV ir Projector.

    I was looking for option to have to WiFi connections using WiFi dongle, but found out that Androind didn't support two active connections.

    • Anonymous
      January 22, 2016 at 10:30 am

      Mobizen works really well on Windows PC, but I have no idea on Mac, then I check this one, though it does not come with full functions, this is what you can help with. (airmore.com)


  78. Tom
    January 6, 2016 at 3:42 pm

    Worked perfect for me. took around 30 seconds to set up.

  79. tech geek girl
    January 5, 2016 at 3:16 pm

    Couldn't get this to work. Reflector (www.airsquirrels.com) worked for me using Google Cast. Took about 2 minutes to setup!

  80. valdi
    December 30, 2015 at 6:24 pm

    This didn't work for me, but for those with similar problems, this was my solution:
    1. Download AirServer (free trial) on mac/pc and run it
    2. Download AirServer connect on android
    3. Open AirServer Connect on your droid and select your Mac from the list.

  81. gourab
    December 24, 2015 at 4:23 am

    I have android 4.2.2 , note 510. how should i go about in mirroring the device. Do i have to root it. I have never done that . :p

  82. lk
    December 21, 2015 at 10:40 am


  83. John Crooks
    December 11, 2015 at 5:28 pm

    Good tip on rooting Android devices but what about the infamous Amazon Kindle HD 8.9? I have tried to root one twice and completely failed both times. Thankfully, the device restored correctly with no issues. I know it is a custom op system and needs special attention but frustrating as hell to attempt.

  84. Anonymous
    October 2, 2015 at 8:30 pm

    I don't play 3d shooters. My phone can pass a 6Mbit video stream over Miracast without a hiccup, but that's still not the same as fluid 60fps gaming.

    There's also an environmental factor at play, but that's true of anything wireless.

    • Mihir Patkar
      October 3, 2015 at 5:57 am

      Yup, agreed about environmental factors

  85. Anonymous
    September 30, 2015 at 1:42 am

    I've using this way since last week. I rarely touch my phone now because of this app. I always use my PC almost all of the day Playing games , Facebook, Work. I have a rooted Samsung Galaxy S5 with oneclickroot.com and still works perfectly with a rooted device.

    • Mihir Patkar
      October 1, 2015 at 8:09 pm

      Nice! How is the gaming experience, do you enjoy it?

  86. Anonymous
    September 29, 2015 at 12:37 pm

    I have used it for training on mobile devices. Connect a teacher's mobile device to a laptop and projector setup, and what they do on the mobile device shows up on the big screen. The students with their matching mobile devices can follow along. It saves lots of time.

    • Mihir Patkar
      October 1, 2015 at 8:10 pm

      That's a fantastic example of how useful this can be!

  87. Anonymous
    September 28, 2015 at 9:14 pm

    Splashtop's Mirroring360 is currently free for a limited time on Android. It supports wireless mirroring to Windows, Mac (requires server), Apple TV, ChromeCast and FireTV.

    • Mihir Patkar
      October 1, 2015 at 8:11 pm

      I tried Mirroring360 when it was in beta and it looked nice, but the lag... ugh.

  88. Anonymous
    September 28, 2015 at 9:05 pm

    Nearly all my laptops and tablets support Miracast, the standards conforming wireless HDMI specification. Microsoft and Netgear make inexpensive adapter devices that can be used to avoid hacks like these.

    • Mihir Patkar
      October 1, 2015 at 8:12 pm

      Miracast has *never* given me a smooth experience for gaming. Does your mileage vary?