Roku TV devices are selling like hot cakes these days. Roku is the fastest growing streaming service. Roku devices stream movies, TV shows, channels, videos, on smart TVs connected to internet. Roku fetches streams from internet on devices connected to Roku devices via HDMI cable. It can feed streams on a smart TV in full HD and ultra HD 4K resolutions. In this guide, we are going to walk you through the method to mirror Windows 10, 7, 8, 8.1 PC/Laptop or Android screen on Roku.
If you are looking for a guide for Roku screen mirroring Windows 10 devices or on older Windows operating system as well as Android device, then you are at the right place. Roku has recently released range of devices such as Roku 3, Roku Streaming Stick, Roku Express Plus, etc., with the Screen Mirroring feature. This new addition allows Roku devices to mirror Windows 10 PC/Laptop or Android screen on Roku devices. All it takes a few clicks on your Roku Smart TV and on Windows PC to configure screen casting on Android devices and Windows computers. Follow the steps below to enable screen mirroring on Roku.
How to Mirror Windows 10 PC / Windows 7, 8.1, 8 Screen on Roku
1 – On your Roku device, go to Settings.
2 – Select System followed by selecting Screen mirroring.
3 – Next, select Enable Screen mirroring and make sure it is properly enabled. This is to mirror whatever is currently showing on your Windows PC, Android smartphone or tablet screen straight onto your smart TV. You can use this feature to cast videos, images, webpages, music and more.
4 – Now, go to your Android device or Windows PC from which you wish to cast the screen.
5 – On Windows 10/8/8.1 PC, press Windows Key + C keyboard shortcut and click on Devices.
6 – Next, click on Project and then click on Add a wireless display.
7 – This will start nearby device search after which you should see Roku on the list of devices.
8 – Simply add Roku device to your Windows PC and wait for your Windows PC screen to cast on Roku Smart TV.
9 – That’s it.
How to Cast Android Screen to Roku
1 – Grab your Android device.
2 – Head over to Settings > Display.
3 – Tap on Cast Screen.
4 – If screen mirroring is already enabled on Roku device, you should see that Roku device listed under Cast screen in your Android device’s Settings.
5 – Tap on the name of your Roku device. Make sure to enable/check Enable Wireless Display option.
6 – Wait for a few seconds after which your Android device’s screen will start to cast on Roku smart TV.
7 – That’s all.
To disable screen mirroring on Roku devices, press Home button on your Smart TV’s remote control.