Screen mirroring is another way of projecting the content from your screen over the mirroring device display. Mirroring on Roku uses Miracast for this process. It can be done with any of your handheld devices like Android, iOS, etc, and also from your PC, laptops, etc. Each device has a different process of screen mirroring. In the upcoming article, let’s see how to do screen mirroring from any device to the Roku screen.
Screen mirroring on Roku
Not all the applications that are available in the market can be used on all devices. Some may not be available for some devices. So in order to view those apps on your Roku screen mirroring is used. Also, you can only able to view the app on your device and can’t control it. Some of the apps HBO Max, Peacock TV, etc are not available on your Roku device and those apps can be viewed on your Roku by screen mirroring from the app available device to your Roku.
Enable Screen Mirroring device on Roku
Roku supports Mirroring on a device running on Roku OS 7.7 and above in which the feature is enabled by default and nothing needs to be done to enable it. If you are using the device that is mentioned and not the latest Roku OS the update it by following the steps below
- Press the Home button on your Roku remote
- Select settings
- Now select systems
- Under system settings, click on system updates
- Now your device will look for any update available on your device and update it.
Screen mirroring available models on Roku
- Roku Express: model 3900 and above (Models introduced in 2017 or newer)
- Roku Express+: model 3910 and above (Models introduced in 2017 or newer). Also, with model 3910 screen mirroring supports only on the HDMI output, and not on the composite, or A/V output.
To Find your device model
- Press the Home button in your Roku remote
- Select settings from the menu
- Now select systems
- Select About and you can see your device information in it
 Click on Home button on your Roku remote
 Navigate to settings
 Select Screen mirroring under settings.
 Now Select screen mirroring mode
 You can select Prompt (Ask permission every time before mirroring) or Always allow (Mirror without permission)
Note: Make sure both the Roku device and the mirroring device connected to the same WiFi network. (To check on what network your Roku device connected open settings >> Systems >> About)
Screen mirroring on Roku using Android
 Open settings your Android device
 Click on other Wireless connection/connections (based on your device settings)
 Now select Multi-screen interaction
 Turn on the multi screen interaction toggle.
 Select your Roku device from the list and start mirroring
Quick tips: Swipe down Notification bar >> Select the cast/multi-screen/smart view icon >> Select your Roku device >> Start screen mirroring
Note: Setting options may vary from device to device.
Screen mirroring to Roku using iOS
 Open app store in your device
 Search for Roku app in your device
 Download and install Roku app in your device
 Open the app and tap on device from the lab below.
 Select your Roku device from the list
 Now click on media icon
 Now select the type of media (Music, photo, video, screensaver)
 Start watch the select type of media on your Roku device.
Note: You can also use this app on your Android devices
Screen mirroring to Roku using PC/Laptops
 Click on start menu
 Navigate to settings from the menu
 Select system under settings
 From the left panel, select Display settings
 Now select Connect to a wireless display
 Select your Roku device from the list.
 Now your screen mirrored on your Roku device
- Some Apps have in-built cast and for those apps, you can just click on the cast icon and select your Roku device from the list of available devices. This is how you need to screen the mirroring app on your Roku device.
- Also, you can screen mirror using several third party applications like Google home, etc to mirror your screen on your Roku device.
So what are you waiting for? start screen mirroring from your Android, iOS, or PC device to your Roku screen. If you have any doubts make use of the comment section below. For more Roku related articles explore Rokuguru.com.