How to Mirror iPhone to PC


Did you recently ditch your laptop for an iPad or a newer iPhone, and need to use a bigger screen? Mirroring is a great way to get your small iPhone screen onto your PC. Learning how to mirror your iPhone to PC is easy!

There are a few ways to mirror an iPhone or iPad to PC. Downloading special software, using USB ports, and using Wi-Fi are all ways to connect your smart phone or tablet to your PC. 

How to Mirror iPhone to PC Without Software

First, you will need to download mirroring applications to your iPhone, or iPad. However, these applications are free, if not very cheap. Not to mention work seamlessly without you having to buy, or use expensive software on your PC.

Step 1: Download the App

A good quality application for this purpose is Mirror to Mac or Windows PC. It is free, and you can easily find it on the App Store. There are lots of other apps you can use as well, but for the sake of this guide, this app will be used.

Step 2: AirBeam Connection

Now that the application is downloaded. Launch it on your phone. You will then be prompted to enter a code into AirBeam. Go to the AirBeam website on your Windows PC. Here you will enter the code that is on your Mirror App.

Step 3: Confirmation

After you are connected, the Mirror to Mac application on your phone will tell you that you are successfully connected to the browser on your PC. On your phone, you will then press the small black circle button. All in all, once you press that all you have to do is select “Start Broadcasting” on your phone.

Step 4: Count Down to Mirroring

There will be a three second countdown until the broadcast begins. Have your browser open, as well as stay connected to the phone, so that your mirroring will begin.

All things considered, this is a quick and easy way to mirror to PC, or Mac without software. Because smartphones play such a big role in education, work, and so much more, this can be used in a variety of different situations.

How to Mirror iPhone to PC Via USB

There are a few apps, as well as downloadable programs so you can easily mirror and iPhone or Android phone to PC. For the sake of this tutorial, ApowerManager will be the used as an example.

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Step 1: Download from Browser

You will need to download the ApowerManager to your PC. All in all, first you will need to visit the website, download the program, then follow the instructions for the installation process.

Step 2: Launching and USB

Once the installation process is complete, you will need to launch your ApowerManager. Next, you will connect your iPhone to your PC via a USB cable, as well as press “Trust Now” when prompted to do so.

Step 3: Connection

On your manager you will see the iPhone Displayed. Underneath the picture of the phone will be a small phone icon with a “Play” button in the middle. Select that icon to begin mirroring.

Despite having to download an application to your PC, this option for how to mirror iPhone to PC is very straight-forward.

How to Mirror iPhone to PC Via Bluetooth

Bluetooth technology is great, except for when it comes to mirroring to a computer. All in all, Bluetooth connection isn’t fast enough to mirror an iPhone to a PC. This means that there is not enough bandwidth in Bluetooth to support, as well as transmit, the right amount of bits to your PC.

Now You Know All the Ways to Mirror an iPhone to PC!

There are lots of different applications out there that will allow you to successfully mirror an iPhone to your personal computer. When it comes to choosing the right one for you, you can choose cables, Wi-Fi, as well as downloading apps and programs.

Whether you download a quick app to your phone, use your Windows Store on PC to get the latest mirroring programs, or even try outside software there are lots of different methods! Now that you know how to mirror iPhone to PC with ease, it’s time to start sharing.

Neal Bricker

Neal Bricker is a passionate tech blogger and regular contributor to a number of technology blogs

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