At times you may want to mirror phone screen on computer monitor. For example, some movies can only be watched on mobile phone using certain apps, by mirroring your phone screen on PC so that the movie will be displayed on your desktop or laptop screen and you can watch on bigger screen. If you want to share content on mobile phone with other people, you can mirror your phone screen to PC, so you do not have to huddle around a tiny screen. There are a handful of different ways to do that. For instance, you can refer to this guide to mirror Lenovo phone screen on computer display using a free Android screen mirror and recorder software. Forget about Lenovo mobile assistant, you won’t like its mirroring lag. Mi users can follow these steps to mirror Xiaomi and Redmi phones to PC using the PC suite from Xiaomi. Total Control is one of the best of its kind. It works will all major Android phones, such as Samsung, Lenovo, Motorola, Nexus, ZTE, Huawei, Xiaomi, Sony, LG, HTC and so on. With this tool, you can use your computer as a second screen of your mobile device, use mouse and keyboard to control phone from computer, mirror phone screen to computer display for mobile games and phone screen recording, receive phone messages on PC and more.
Mirror Android phone screen on PC via Total Control
With the help of Total Control, mirroring your device has become incredibly simple. Check the details below.
Installing the app on Android and PC
Search and download this free app on Google Play store. Open this app on your Android phone, you will be provided with the link to download its PC client. If you installed its PC version first, the Android version can be pushed to your phone automatically when your device is connected to PC via USB. You need to allow ‘Install from unknown resource’ on the phone.
Enable USB debugging on mobile phone
USB debugging is the switch for data communication between phone and other devices. You need switch on this for connection. See how you can enable USB debugging on Android here.
Connect phone to PC
You can choose to connect your smart phone to computer via USB cable or Wi-Fi. For connection via USB, root permission is not needed. While for WiFi connection, root permission is mandatory (if your device is not rooted, you can first connect with USB, then you can use WiFi to connect.) If you do not have a cable, use the Wi-Fi connection method; if a Wi-Fi network is not accessible, use the USB connection method.
Mirror phone screen to PC via USB
Connect mobile and PC using the USB cable. Run Total Control on the computer, it will automatically detect the connection, you can simply hit the Connect button from its PC client to connect phone to PC and display your phone screen on computer display.
Mirror phone screen to PC via Wi-Fi
Connect your phone to the same Wi-Fi network or LAN with your PC. Run Total Control on your mobile phone, switch from the USB connection tab to the Wi-Fi connection tab from its home screen. The IP address will be displayed in Total Control on the phone. In the PC client, switch to the WiFi connection tab, then you can input the IP address to connect. The IP address is the actual local IP address of your mobile phone. See how to find out IP address on Samsung mobile just as an example. If password authentication is enabled in Total Control on the phone, you also need to input password from its PC client. Hit the Connect button in its PC client to establish the connection. On the mobile phone, you will get the ‘Wi-Fi connection request‘, you need to tap on the Agree button to authorize the connection. Once your device is connected successfully. Click the Connect button in its PC client again and now your phone screen will be mirrored on your computer monitor. You can use your mouse and keyboard on PC to control your phone, play mobile games on PC big screen, record mobile phone screen and more.