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.
System update

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
About device

Prerequisite

[1] Click on Home button on your Roku remote

[2] Navigate to settings

Settings - SCREEN MIRRORING ON ROKU

[3] Select Screen mirroring under settings.

[4] Now Select screen mirroring mode

SCREEN MIRRORING ON ROKU

[5] You can select Prompt (Ask permission every time before mirroring) or Always allow (Mirror without permission)

SCREEN MIRRORING oprions ON ROKU

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)

About roku device

Screen mirroring on Roku using Android

[1] Open settings your Android device

[2] Click on other Wireless connection/connections (based on your device settings)

Other wireless conenctions

[3] Now select Multi-screen interaction

Multi-screen interactions

[4] Turn on the multi screen interaction toggle.

toggle on - SCREEN MIRRORING ON ROKU

[5] 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

[1] Open app store in your device

[2] Search for Roku app in your device

Roku app
Download
Download

[3] Download and install Roku app in your device

[4] Open the app and tap on device from the lab below.

[5] Select your Roku device from the list

Devices

[6] Now click on media icon

Media

[7] Now select the type of media (Music, photo, video, screensaver)

media type

[8] 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

[1] Click on start menu

[2] Navigate to settings from the menu

Settings pc

[3] Select system under settings

System settings

[4] From the left panel, select Display settings

[5] Now select Connect to a wireless display

Connect to a wireless display

[6] Select your Roku device from the list.

select device - SCREEN MIRRORING ON ROKU

[7] Now your screen mirrored on your Roku device

Bonus

  • 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.
cast icon - SCREEN MIRRORING ON ROKU
  • Also, you can screen mirror using several third party applications like Google home, etc to mirror your screen on your Roku device.
casting apps

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.