Article ID : 00046862 / Last Modified : 06/12/2020

What is Screen mirroring?

    Screen mirroring is a display technology for mobile devices utilizing Miracast™ technology. You are able to send audio/video content from your smartphone, tablet, personal computer, or other mobile device to a compatible TV or projector.

    Features of Screen mirroring

    • Wireless connectivity without the requirement of a home network (peer-to-peer)
    • Project content from mobile devices to compatible car systems
    • Share a laptop screen with a conference room projector in real time
    • Work on a presentation while sending premium/copy protected content (streamed Blu-ray movie) to the TV display
    • Supports a wide range of audio/video formats to promote ease of use and extend battery life in mobile devices

    Notes:

    • In order to use wireless Screen mirroring, all devices must support Miracast technology.
    • Follow these steps to setup Screen mirroring for computers and laptops using the Microsoft® Windows® 10 or Microsoft Windows 8.1 operating systems.
    • For legacy display units that do not have internet capability but have a HDMI® port, you can use a MHL™ wired connection to facilitate Screen mirroring.
    • Screen mirroring is not a feature of Apple® devices. Use the Wi-Fi Direct® or the Apple Air Play® feature, depending on the TV model.