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How to Enable and Use Screen Mirroring on Roku?



Screen Mirroring on Roku

If you’re searching for the best way to mirror HD videos from your device to non smart TV, Screen mirroring technology is very helpful. With the help of this feature, you can display your device screen on the TV with the help of Roku device. Screen Mirroring features is currently supported on Roku Express 3900 and Roku Express+ 3910. Read further and learn how to Mirror Android/Windows Screen on Roku connected TVs.

Screen Mirroring on Roku
Screen Mirroring

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What is Screen Mirroring?

Screen Mirroring is a process that lets you display or mirror your Android or Windows device screen wirelessly onto your TV screen. You can mirror pictures, audios, videos, web pages and much more through your Roku device. It works similar to Apple’s AirPlay or Google Chromecast’s screen mirroring feature. Roku uses the Miracast app to mirror other device screen on it.

How to enable Screen Mirroring on Roku?

Users can enable this feature easily from the settings menu. Before enabling this feature, make sure that your Roku device is updated to its latest version.

#1: Press the Home button on your Roku remote.

#2: Go to Settings.

#3: Select System.

#4: Under the System Settings menu, select Screen mirroring (beta).

#5: Now, click Enable screen mirroring option to turn on the screen mirroring feature.

After enabling the screen mirroring feature, you can cast your Android mobile/tablets, Windows PC/Laptops and iOS devices screen on the Roku connected TV screen.

How to Mirror Android Screen on Roku?

After enabling the screen mirroring, follow these steps to mirror Android screen on Roku connected TV.

Note: For this method, your Android device must run on Android 4.2 and above. People running Android 4.0 have to upgrade their device to the latest version or they can use applications like

#1: Connect both device (Android and Roku) to the same network.

#2: On your Android mobile/tablet, open Settings menu.

#3: Navigate to Cast settings and make sure that Wireless Display is Enabled on.

Mirror Android Screen on Roku
Mirror Android Screen on Roku

#4: Now, the device will search for the devices that are connected to the same network.

#5: From the search results, select the Roku device where you need to cast the media.

#6: Now select either Accept or Always Accept on your Roku connected TV. Within a few minutes, your Android mobile/tablet screen will appear on your TV.

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How to Mirror Windows Screen on Roku?

Mirroring Windows device screen on Roku is very simple. Similar to Android procedure, connect both Windows and Roku device to the same network.

(Note: This method is applicable only for PC/Laptops running Windows 8.1 or 10)

#1: Press Windows + P keys simultaneously to open action center.

#2: Select Connect to Wireless Display.

Mirror Windows Screen on Roku
Mirror Windows Screen on Roku

#3: The device will search for nearest devices that are connected to the same network.

#4: Select the Roku device where your need to mirror your Windows screen.

#5: Now select either Accept or Always Accept on your TV to mirror the Windows screen.

How to Mirror iOS Screen on Roku?

Unlike Android and Windows, you can’t mirror iOS screen on your Roku device. But with the help of the Roku iOS app, you cast media from the compatible apps like YouTube, Pandora, Amazon Prime and Netflix. You can also stream your personal pictures, videos, and audio with the help of this app.

Mirror iOS Screen on Roku
Mirror iOS Screen on Roku

Final Thoughts

This is how you can use Roku to mirror Android, iOS and Windows device screen on the bigger screens of TV. Screen Mirroring on Roku is an wonderful feature if you want to stream the media that are locally stored on smartphones or laptops. We hope the article is really helpful and easy to follow.

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