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Miracast Wireless Display: Windows Android iPhone User Guide

Don't be threatened, Miracast wireless display is in fact no difficult thing for Windows 8.1, Android 4.2, and iPhone iPad users. You could have difficulties choosing a Miracast dongle without branding itself miracast-compatible, then read on and find out wireless display guide targeting at Windows 10/8.1/7, Android and iPhone iPad users respectively and detailedly.

Free Miracast Wireless Display Alternative - Enable AirPlay Now and Here

A professional free program for wireless display approaches Miracast Windows/Android/iPhone users in an easier and more hands-on way. No need to pair Miracast devices or adjust Miracast wireless display settings, 5KPlayer takes 4K 5K UHD video and music wireless display to your fingertips within seconds!

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Does My Windows/Android/iPhone/iPad Support Miracast Wireless Display?

Miracast wireless display user guide

Miracast support Windows 8.1, Windows RT 8.1 (or newer), Android 4.2(or newer). Miracast as a wireless protocol can mirror HD videos, music, games or even the desktop to TV without network support. Here "mirror" is the only function, because unlike the smart wireless display tool 5KPlayer, Miracast wireless display roughly transfers anything, even unecessary content to HDTV.

Conversely, iPhone iPad users can achieve smart video music wireless display to MacOS Sierra [or earlier] Windows 10/8/7 losslessly. With a smart AirPlay sender&receiver, you can:
Ft. 1. Use smart AirPlay to wirelessly display MP3 AAC music, AirPlay MP4 MOV videos from iPhone/iPad to Mac/PC.
Ft. 2. Screen mirroring iPhone 6s/6s Plus, iPad to Mac/Windows 10. Boosting the Miracast wireless display method: mirroring aside AirPlay to suffice.
Ft. 3. Support laptop to TV wireless display, turning your Windows PC and Mac into a two-way wireless server, doubling the fun of Miracast Android/Windows 7.

Reliable Wireless Display: Miracast VS AirPlay

3 different points between Miracast wireless display and AirPlay, learning the basics can help you choose:
[1] Wireless display sender: iPhone, iPad, iPod VS Windows Phone/Android Phone
[2] Wireless display receiver: Mac/Windows PC VS Miracast-certified devices
[3] Wireless display process: smart AirPlay with 5KPlayer + Mirroring VS Mirroring Only

How to Use Miracast Wireless Display: Android Windows Device-based Guide

Miracast wireless display user guide

Miracast Android Guide
Step 1: Get Miracast wireless display device ready
Step 2: Go to Settings > Display > Wireless display to enable Miracst wireless display on your Android devices.

Miracast Windows Guide
Step 1: Add display to Windows: Hit Devices > Project > Add a wireless display > Choose the Miracast-certified device in the list of devices found
Step 2: Project screen via Miracast wireless display
       PC screen only: Display everything on your PC;
       Duplicate: You’ll see the same things on both screens;
       Extend: Image spread over both screens.
       Second screen only

Tips and Notes:
Popular Miracast devices in market include: Roku 3/ Roku streaming stick; Amazon: Amazon Fire TV [miracast integrated] / Fire TV Stick [$39]; Microsoft: Microsoft Screen Sharing[for lumia phone] / Microsoft Wireless Display Adapter.
Alternatively, you'll need a Miracast dongle to plug into your HDTV.

How to Set Up Laptop to TV Wireless with Miracast Alternative?

Download 5KPlayer, install and launch it on your Windows PC. Note it also works fine on Mac El Captain.

Step 1: Set up the wireless display connection from laptop to TV

* Tap the AirPlay icon on the top right of 5KPlayer, select your Apple TV 4 name in the drop-down list to set up the wireless connection.

* Note: Please confirm your laptop and TV are connected to the same wireless network before you can start the video audio display over Wi-Fi.

Set up the Wireless Display

Step 3: Choose the video/audio on your laptop to display to Apple TV 4 wirelessly

* Kindly be noted that the AirPlay icon in 5KPlayer will turn red if the wireless connection is successful, thus providing an immediate indicator for users to troubleshoot wireless display problems.

* Use the Video or Music button on the main interface, pick the video/audio from your laptop to stream wirelessly to Apple TV 4.

Choose the Video/Audio to display on TV Wirelessly

This free alternative to Miracast has been dedicated to creating reliable yet free-of-charge support for users troubled by Miracast wireless display. Its embraces iPhone 6S/6S Plus screen mirroring as well as Apple TV 4 screen mirroring, for more information on how to use screen mirroring with 5KPlayer, please check our article collection.
If how to use screen mirroring guide doesn't include your device, feel free to write to support@5kplayer.com and the screen mirroring support team will be at service.

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