How to Share an Android Screen to a Monitor or TV

Authored by: Tech Pro Team

Sharing an Android Screen to a Monitor or TV

Sharing your Android screen to a monitor or TV can enhance your viewing experience for presentations, videos, and more. Here’s how to do it:
  1. Check Compatibility:
    • Ensure your Android device and TV or monitor support screen mirroring. Most modern Android devices support “Cast” or “Screen Mirroring.”
  2. Connect to the Same Wi-Fi Network:
    • Ensure both your Android device and the TV/monitor are connected to the same Wi-Fi network.
  3. Enable Screen Mirroring on TV/Monitor:
    • On your TV or monitor, enable screen mirroring mode. This may be called “Miracast,” “Cast,” or “Screen Mirroring” depending on the brand.
  4. Open Quick Settings on Android:
    • Swipe down from the top of your Android device’s screen to open the quick settings menu.
    • Look for the “Cast” icon or “Screen Mirroring” option.
  5. Select Your TV/Monitor:
    • Tap the “Cast” icon and select your TV or monitor from the list of available devices.
  6. Confirm Connection:
    • Follow any on-screen prompts to confirm the connection on both your Android device and TV/monitor.
  7. Start Mirroring:
    • Once connected, your Android screen will be mirrored on the TV/monitor.
    • You can now view photos, videos, apps, and more on the larger screen.
  8. Disconnect:
    • To stop mirroring, go back to the quick settings menu on your Android device and tap “Cast” again to disconnect.

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1. Introduction

In This Guide

You'll Learn:

  • How to mirror the screen of an Android mobile device to a different display.

You'll Need:

  • A mobile device running Android 4.2 (Jelly Bean) or higher.
  • A monitor, TV or media player with mirror display technology that's already set up to accept connections.
  • The common name for the mirror display technology is Miracast, but it may vary with your device's manufacturer.
  • Other names used for this technology may be:
  • Wireless Display
  • Screen Mirroring
  • Screen Casting
  • Screen Sharing
  • Share and Connect
  • Quick Connect
  • AllShare Cast
  • SmartShare
  • Smart View

2. Enable Wi-Fi

Depending on what device (Smartphone or Tablet) and which generation you have, the menu theme and options might look slightly different on your screen. However, the steps should be similar across all Android devices and generations.

  1. Open Settings.
Android Settings
  1. Select Wi-Fi.
  1. Make sure Wi-Fi is set to On at the top.
Wi-Fi with On toggle highlighted.

3. Mirror Display

  1. Open Settings.
Android Settings.
  1. Tap Display.
Android settings menu highlighting the display option.
  1. Tap Cast Screen.
Android display settings screen highlighting the cast screen option.
  1. In the upper right-hand corner, tap the Menu icon.
Android cast screen highlighting the menu button.
  1. Tap the checkbox for Enable wireless display to enable it.
Android cast screen menu highlighting the enable wireless display checkbox.
  1. Available device names will appear, tap on the name of the device you wish to mirror your Android device's display to.
Android cast screen displaying a list of available devices.
  1. Your Android device's display will begin casting to the device you've selected.