How to Screen Mirror Samsung Galaxy to Windows 10 PC/Laptop


In this feature, I will guide you on how to cast or screen mirror your Samsung Galaxy smartphone to your Windows 10 PC without using any third-party software or apps. There’s a built-in screen mirroring feature in some Samsung Galaxy smartphones and tablets. Bear mind that not all Samsung Galaxy smartphones and tablets are equipped with screen mirroring feature.

In addition, Screen Mirroring does not provide capabilities for older Samsung smartphones and operating systems older than Android 4.1.12. In the menu feature, certain newer models will have Smart View instead of Screen Mirror. But newer Samsung Galaxy devices including Note 10 Series, S10 Series, Note 9 Series, S9 Series, and some others have a dedicated screen mirroring feature called “Smart View” where you can conveniently mirror your Samsung Galaxy to your Windows 10 PC.

Meanwhile, after Windows launched the Windows 10 OS Anniversary Edition/Update, the feature that allows a Windows 10 PC to be used as a wireless receiver for users who want to project a third party screen on their PC (Windows Phone, Android, or Windows tablet) is one especially exciting feature that has a lot of hype.

While you can move your phone’s screen to a much larger display in many respects, this Windows 10 feature allows you to enjoy your Android content to your PC without any third-party apps or phones. Nevertheless, apps from third parties are equally effective. So with the help of Smart View in Samsung smartphones and project features in Windows 10, you can screen mirror Samsung phones to Windows 10 effortlessly using any additional software or applications.

What is the Screen Mirroring?

.Screen mirroring program helps you to wirelessly move the video that plays on your smaller Android, Windows, or Apple computer to a larger one, such as a TV or media projector. Personal images, songs, videos, apps, and more can be replicated, like Internet content or an app like Netflix or YouTube.

How to Screen Mirror Samsung Galaxy to Windows 10 PC/Laptop

If you’re using the latest Samsung Galaxy devices and Windows 10 as well then there’s no need to use third-party software and applications to mirror your screen from your Samsung to Windows 10 PC.
Note: Before you proceed, make sure that both devices (your Samsung Galaxy & Windows PC) are connected to the same network.

Step 1. Press Windows key + I to open Settings then click System.


Step 2. Now, select Projecting to this PC from the left-hand sidebar and make sure that Available everywhere is selected under Some Windows and Android devices can project to this PC when you allow them to option. You can leave the rest of the settings as they are and everything will be ready to go. However, let’s look at all the settings on the Projecting To This PC page.

How to Screen Mirror Samsung Galaxy to Windows 10 PC/Laptop

Step 3. Now on your Samsung Galaxy devices, pull down the notification panel and then tap on the Smart View option on your Samsung smartphone.

How to Screen Mirror Samsung Galaxy to Windows 10 PC/Laptop

Step 4. Now tap on your PC name to cast the screen of your Galaxy smartphone and select Start now.

How to Screen Mirror Samsung Galaxy to Windows 10 PC/Laptop

Step 5. On your Windows PC or laptop screen, you will receive a notification saying that [Phone] is attempting to project then select Always allow and click OK.

Step 6. After that, you will see a screen that says the xxx phone is about to project.

Step 7. Now, you have successfully shared your phone screen with your laptop or PC.

Step 8. To disconnect the screen sharing process, pull down the notification panel and then turn off the Smart View option and that’s it.

Final Words

So this post was all about how to screen mirror Samsung Galaxy to Windows PC or laptop without using any third-party software or application. Most of the newer Galaxy devices have a dedicated screen mirroring and screen sharing feature called ‘Smart View’ which makes the mirroring process much easier.

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