How much time do you end up wasting while looking at a text message, or checking a social media
app while working on your computer? Popping out your phone to check messages and even work-related stuff can not only be a major distraction but never a good impression in front of the boss.So why not connect your phone and mirror Android to your computer screen and keep your eyes on your device without even looking at it?
The best and most viable solution to mirror Android to your computer is with Vysor. Brought to you by the developers of AllCast
, Vysor is a Chrome browser plugin that connects to your Android and mirrors its display.
Step 1: Install the Vysor app
Open Google Chrome browser on your computer and navigate the Vysor page (link
). Press the “Add to Chrome” button to download the Vysor plugin and install it. Once the installation is complete, you will be able to see the Vysor app logo next to the bookmark icon on Chrome.
Step 2: Enable USB Debugging
If you don’t have Developer Options enabled already, scroll down to the “About” tab and tap 5 times on “Build Number”.
You will be greeted with a pop-up message saying “You are now a Developer”, so head out and tap on the Developer Options tab in the Settings App. Open Developer Options and enable “USB Debugging” by pressing the toggle switch next to it.
Step 3: Mirror Android to your computer
With the help of a USB cable
, connect your device to the computer on which you have installed the Vysor app. Once the device is connected, press the Chrome Apps button and select the Vysor launcher.
A new window will pop up, prompting you to “Find Devices”, so click the button and you can immediately see your connected Android device. In order to mirror Android to your computer, highlight the device and press “Select”.
On your device, you will be prompted with a message to allow USB debugging with the connected computer. So check “Always allow from this computer” and press “OK” to proceed. You will now be able to view the entire screen of your Android on your computer
, and you can control it with the keyboard and mouse (trackpad works too).
How efficient do you find Vysor to mirror Android to your computer screen? Let us know your opinion on the Vysor plugin and your experience with it in the comments below.