Looking for how to mirror your Android screen to your PC without root? We’ve got just the right way for you to just that. Read on.
A big screen is the best when it comes to certain things like watching movies or playing games. Phones are getting bigger quite alright and we also have tablets just in case you want Bigger screens. However, none of the aforementioned has a 15inch screen size which is a standard when it comes to laptops and PC. You can even get a bigger monitor if you like.
There are many reasons why you might want to mirror your Android screen to your PC without root just like the one I just mentioned. Another reason being that you might want to read messages, make calls, reply text messages without having to pick up your Android phone Every time you get a notification.
Whichever reason you may have for wanting to mirror your Android screen to your PC, you can do just that and thankfully, without having to root your device or have a rooted device. There are numerous ways to achieve this without root access on your Android device but for this particular guide, we will be making use of the Vysor Android App/Vysor Chrome Extension.
What is Vysor?
Vysor is Android Application and a Google Chrome Plug-in/Extension that helps you mirror your Android screen to your TV without root access on your Android device. Not only can You can mirror your Android screen to your PC, you can also control your Android phone from the Vysor Chrome Extension in the Google Chrome app.
The app is free to download on the Google Play store and the Chrome Extension is also free to install on your Google Chrome browser.
How To Mirror Your Android Screen To Your PC Without Root
Make sure you’ve Installed the necessary ADB drivers for your Android device on your PC in order for this to work. If you haven’t then Install them before following the steps below.
- First, Download the Vysor App For Android to your phone.
Download and Install the Vysor Extension/Plug-in from the Chrome web store using the Google Chrome browser on your PC.
Enable USB Debugging on your Android device. (Go to Settings >> Developer Options >> Toggle USB Debugging Mode On. Can’t find Developer Options in Settings? No problem, Just Go to Settings >> About Phone >> Locate and Tap on the build number severally till you see the “you’re now a developer” notification. Now go back to the Settings Menu to see the developer options.)
Connect your Android phone to your PC using a USB Cable.
Open the Vysor Plug-in/Extension on your Google Chrome and Click on Find Devices.
When your device shows up, Click on it to connect to it.
It will ask you to Allow USB Debugging on your Android phone, Click on Ok.
You’ll get a notification on both your PC and Android phone telling your that Vysor has Connected both devices. Click on Ok and enjoy.
That’s it. Now you can mirror your Android screen to your PC without root access on your device and also control your phone through your PC using your mouse and keyboard.
Other than a PC, connecting your Android phone to a TV can also give you the much need bigger screen experience if you prefer that. We wrote a detailed article on you can Setup Chromecast and use it to mirror your Android screen to your TV. However, connecting your Android phone to a TV doesn’t give you room to control your Android phone using your Remote.