how to cast a smartphone screen to the laptop

First, I’ll talk about how to cast the smartphone screen to Windows 10, and if anybody is not using Windows 10, you don’t have to worry about that, I’ll suggest the solution in the later section. Here you will see the steps to connect them via Wi-Fi, so read on to know more about this method.

Step 1: You have to connect both the devices to the same Wi-Fi, I’ll attach the images below refer to it for more clarification.

laptop smartphone wifi connect

NOTE: If you are not connecting with the same network then it won’t work, hence make sure while doing it.

Step 2: In systems, you can search for the settings, otherwise, you can click the notifications at the right bottom of the desktop and then click all settings, after that go to the System and click Projecting to PC

step 1 for casting the smartphone screen to laptop
step 2 for casting the smartphone screen to laptop
step 3 for casting the smartphone screen to laptop
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step 5 for casting the smartphone screen to laptop

Keep the above setting in your Laptop/PC for connecting with the smartphone.

Step 3: Now you have to select the screen mirroring or smart view in your smartphones, and then you will see the Laptop name on your device. Select your name on your smartphone then you will be connected to the Laptop screen.

For reference, you can see the below images, and I’ve added the video at the end of the article, you can watch that for more simplification.

After connecting the smartphone with your laptop, you can change the aspect ratio of the view of the screen. After that, you can change the volume of the smartphone into a laptop, that is you can hear the audio either from the phone or on a laptop.

Till now, you have seen without using the app now I’ll share some of the best screencasting apps for smartphones.

Some people won’t be able to do the above technique to share the screen, so by building the apps they have filled the gap of those things too. Here is the list of the screen sharing apps.

  • Apowermirror
  • Screen Stream mirroring
  • AirDroid
  • Anydesk Remote Control
  • Scrcpy


You can use this app for multi-purpose for example, the phone can be mirrored to PC, Laptop, Mac, and tablets. Either by USB or with the help of Wi-Fi you can connect to the device in which you are going to share the screen.

They have a membership plan also if you like the software you can purchase it by spending a few bucks to unlock the additional features. For more info, you can refer to the Apowermirror site.

Screen Stream mirroring

The Screen Stream mirroring app is useful for the live broadcast, and it is compatible with every network like Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, and USB. You won’t get any image breakage while interacting with others, and google cast can also be done easily.

Screen stream mirroring answered every question you are looking for, so you won’t get any confusion while doing mirror casting and recording videos.


Highly rated and recommended app for users who want to share the screen and to transfer the files, but it does have a certain limitation. If you need to access more of its features you need to upgrade the app into the premium to enjoy the services.

AirDroid can control the smartphone camera which helps you to see better and clearly, you can see notifications in the system and you can reply to it without using the mobile itself. Like this, there are tons of other features available in AirDroid.

Anydesk Remote Control

It is very simple to connect with a single click, you just have to enter the access code and connect with the device whichever you want and one of the coolest things is that it can transfer the files between the devices. You have to copy and paste the files from one to another device.

They are offering customized solutions for the business people and have a look at the Anydesk Remote Control website to know more about this software.


Scrcpy can be a little tricky if you have a little bit of technical knowledge. You can work with this software, just download the apk on your mobile, and you can connect with the help of USB or other networks.

These are some of the decent apps for screen-casting and for other purposes like sharing the files, controlling the smartphones, and so on.

Final Thoughts

Hopefully, this article helps you to do the screen-casting and don’t forget to leave your thoughts or comment about the app which helps you to do the screen mirroring.