How to Mirror from iPhone to Windows Computer Using Airplay

Cast iPhone Screen to Windows Computer

Airplay allows you to stream multimedia files such as photos, music, and videos from your iPhone to Apple TV, AirPort Express, or other Airplay-enabled devices. It comes in handy when you want to stream the contents of your phone’s screen to a larger screen. By default, only Apple devices support Airplay. You can get an Apple TV that functions as an Airplay server so that you can mirror your iPhone’s screen to your TV. Without an Airplay-enabled device or an Apple TV, you cannot use Airplay – unless you use the steps in this tutorial which explain how to mirror from iPhone to Windows computer using Airplay.

How to Mirror from iPhone to Windows Without Apple TV

To start streaming multimedia contents from your iPhone to Windows without using Apple TV, follow the steps below:

1.Download LonelyScreen from its official site.Cast iPhone to Windows Laptop or Computer
2.Wait for the download to finish, and then proceed with the installation process.Wait for Download and install
3.After installation, open Lonelyscreen. You can go to the installation folder or use Window’s search function to locate the shortcut icon for Lonelyscreen.Open lonelyscreen app
4.Your computer’s firewall may block Lonelyscreen. If this is the case, click on Allow access to Lonelyscreen.Windows Firewall Access to Lonelyscreen
5.On your iPhone, access the Control Center by swiping up from the bottom-most portion of your screen.iPhone Control Center
6.From the Control Center, tap on Airplay.iPhone Control Center - Airplay
7.You will be taken to the Airplay page. Tap on Lonelyscreen to start connecting your computer and your iPhone.iPhone Settings - Airplay - Lonelyscreen
8.Once Lonelyscreen is selected, enable Mirroring by tapping on the switch.iPhone Settings - Airplay - Lonelyscreen turned On
9.The ability to stream the screen of your iPhone to a Windows computer is enabled. You can now mirror from iPhone to Windows. Airplay connected to Windows and iPhone

Note: You may need to open the notification bar (arrow up icon) on the right part of the taskbar to open Lonelyscreen.
Notification Bar on the Taskbar

You can now start enjoying your favorite movies from your iPhone on your computer’s screen. You can also stream games from your iPhone to your computer for a bigger view. If you have issues with any of the steps above, leave a message in the comments section.

 

About Leomar Umpad

A supply chain operations manager by profession. A technology-lover and a writer by heart. I have the passion to teach and inform.
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