Imagine you captured some interesting or beautiful videos and photos using your iPhone, and you want to share these items with your family, how would you make it? Rather than letting people surround you for looking at the stuffs on small screen, you can project your iPhone to PC. In doing so, you can benefit from large screen and the capability of managing files more flexibly on computer. Sure you can. This article will guide you through mirroring iPhone to PC readily.
Easy guide to mirror iPhone to computer
This phone manager is a very powerful tool.Because it not only lets you project your iPhone to computer, but also enables you to record the mobile screen from within your computer. Now, let’s see the detailed steps below.
To begin with, you should check the requirements in prior to using this program:
- iPhone 4s or later with AirPlay Mirroring.
- PC with wireless LAN card.
- Apowersoft Phone Manager (version 2.6.0 or later).
How to mirror iPhone screen
Before connection, please make sure that you’ve set up iPhone and PC in the same Wi-Fi network.
Run Apowersoft Phone Manager on PC and click “iOS Recorder” contained in “Tools” icon. At this moment, your PC may appear a pop-up window of “Windows Security Alert” which is a regular alert. You just tick the two boxes to allow this app to utilize on your networks and then hit “Allow access” to continue.
Tips: If it doesn’t pop up alert when you run iOS Recorder, you might need to make some settings on computer. Open “Control Panel” > “System and Security” > “Windows Firewall” > “Allow apps to communicate through Windows Firewall”. Go to “Allowed apps and features” and tick boxes relating to Apowersoft iOS Recorder and Apowersoft Phone Manager to carry on.
On iPhone, swipe up from the bottom of the screen to access Control Center and tap “AirPlay”.
You’ll find an icon of TV screen with its name. If it’s shown as an icon of speaker, you need to wait for a while till the TV icon appears. Then click this icon and open the “Mirroring” function.
Once connected, “Mirror – Connecting” will appear on the interface of iOS Recorder.
Provided that the network is smooth, the program will establish the connection within seconds. Then you’re able to enjoy the small iPhone on the big PC screen.
Tips: If the connection’s disconnected by accident, you just open the “Mirroring” on your iPhone once again. If it still not works, then you’d better reboot this app to make connection.
In fact, after connection, your iPhone screen will appear on PC. Now, the operation will be performed simultaneously. For instance, if you rotate iPhone, then the PC screen also rotates in the same way. In the case of playing a video footage on your mobile, you can likewise enjoy it in full screen on your computer. You can click the “Full screen” button at the upper left corner on this app to zoom in and out or you can directly hit the “Esc” button on your keyboard to exit the full-screen mode.
On your computer, tap the “Start recording” button at the upper left corner on this app to record everything on your iPhone and press it again to stop the recording. If you want to view the recorded files, you can click the “Open folder” icon beside the record button to check them out. After you finish all operations, you can tap the “Disconnect” button on the top to disconnect.
- No functional boxes needed.
- No USB cable needed.
- It can record iPhone screen that other apps are unable to achieve.
- For the best effect, it requires a pretty smooth network.
While, if you prefer another way to project iPhone, you can also use Apple TV. With it, you can stream content on your iPhone to your HDTV and display the screen of iPhone on the HDTV. To make it, you have to purchase the Apple TV – a functional box. Then you can operate as the introduction says.
- Apple TV costs you $100 at least.
- It needs high-definition TV with HDMI and cable of 1080p or 720p.
- iTunes Store account and Broadband Internet connection are also needed.
From the detailed introduction and comparison above, you’ll find that Apowersoft Phone Manager is a better choice to project your iPhone. Not only can it help you mirror iPhone to PC like a breeze but also it allows you to record everything on iPhone screen.