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How to Screen Mirror on Roku from Android and PC



Screen mirroring on Roku

Ever been tired of watching videos and other content on a smaller screen? If so, enable the screen mirroring feature on your Roku streaming device to view the content in the opposite way. i.e., on your TV from your phone. However, the screen mirroring procedure will differ for each device. Foremost, you must enable the Screen Mirroring feature on your Roku device to display the media content from your smartphones, tablets, and PCs.

Moreover, Roku doesn’t allow users to sideload the geo-restricted apps. In such cases, you can install the APK files on your Android or desktop devices and use the screen mirroring method to access the restricted content on your Roku. Above all, it is a helpful feature if you can’t AirPlay to Roku TV.

How to Enable Screen Mirroring on Roku

Before mirroring the screen, you must enable the Screen Mirroring feature on your Roku streaming device or TV. Also, connect your Roku device to WiFi as that of your smartphone.

[1] Turn on your Roku and press the Home button on your remote control.

[2] After that, navigate the Settings menu.

Select the Settings menu

[3] Then, scroll down and choose System.

Select System

[4] Select the Screen Mirroring option from the list.

[5] Next, select Screen Mirroring Mode.

[6] Further, select Prompt to ask permission every time before mirroring.

Click Prompt on Roku to enable Screen Mirroring Mode on Roku

[7] Also, you can select Always Allow to mirror the content without permission.

Now, you’ve successfully set up the screen mirroring feature on your Roku device. If any issue perishes while screen mirroring, just restart the Roku device and the transmitter

How to Screen Mirror on Roku TV from Android

If you’re an Android smartphone or tablet user, you can follow the below prompts to screen mirror the content on Roku.

[1] Unlock your Android device and pull out the Notification panel.

[2] Then, click the Cast icon. The option for casting will differ on every Android device, so select the appropriate one.

Click the Cast icon to screen mirroring on Roku

[3] Then, choose your Roku device from the list of available devices.

[4] Further, Accept the invitation if granted.

[5] Finally, you can play any video content on your Android device, and it will mirror onto your Roku.

How to Screen Mirror to Roku TV from Windows PC

[1] Connect your PC and Roku to the same WiFi network.

[2] Open the Action Center on your taskbar and select the Wired/Wireless Display option. You can also press Windows + K to open the cast option on Windows PC.

Click Wired/ Wireless Display option on Windows

[3] Now, choose your Roku device from the Connect section and pair it up.

[4] If required, click Accept to proceed further.

[5] Finally, the content on your Windows PC will be mirrored on your Roku.

Screen Mirror on Roku Using Roku App

Alternatively, you can also use the official Roku app installed on your smartphone to screen mirror the media content on your Roku streaming device.

[1] Initially, connect both your smartphone and Roku to the same WiFi network.

[2] Then, install the official Roku app from App Store or Play Store.

[3] After that, select your Roku device and pair it up.

[4] Next, click the Media icon and choose your favorite video to stream on.

Select the Media icon

[5] Finally, the content will display on your Roku screen.


1. Why can’t I use screen mirroring on Roku?

Initially, check the Roku version and make sure it’s running on Roku OS 7.7 and above. Further, connect both devices to the same WiFi to use the screen mirroring feature.

2. Can I cast from my smartphone to Roku?

No. The cast option is only available for Chromecast-enabled devices and not for Roku devices. So, you can’t cast from your smartphone to Roku.

3. How to screen mirror iPhone or iPad to Roku?

To mirror your iPhone, iPad, or Mac devices, you must enable the AirPlay feature on your Roku. After that, you can click the AirPlay icon or Screen Mirroring option to mirror your screen to Roku.

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