How To

How to Mirror Your Android Phone to a Chromebook

Most Chromebooks have built-in support for the Google Play Store. However, if your Chromebook is given by your school or Installed Chrome OS Flex You cannot access Play Store and run Android apps on your device. In this case, you can mirror your Android phone to your Chromebook.

This way, on your Chromebook, you not only view your phone’s screen, but also interact with Android’s user interface, apps, and games using the Chromebook’s keyboard and trackpad.

How cool? And if a powerful Chromebook You can even play Android games via screen mirroring as the lag is very low. However, if you want to mirror your Android phone screen to your Chromebook, follow the steps in our guide below.

How to Mirror Your Android Phone to a Chromebook

To mirror your Android phone to a Chromebook, you will need to use the Google Home app. Here is how to do it:

  1. Make sure that your Chromebook and Android phone are connected to the same Wi-Fi network.
  2. On your Android phone, go to Settings > Display > Cast Screen.
  3. Tap the menu button in the top right corner of the screen, then tap “Enable wireless display.”
  4. Your Chromebook should appear in the list of available devices. Tap it to connect.
  5. Your Android phone’s screen will now be mirrored on your Chromebook.

Note: Some Android phones may have a “Screen Mirroring” or “Smart View” feature instead of Cast Screen. The steps may be slightly different, but the basic process is the same.

Mirror an Android Phone to Chromebook Using Scrcpy

Scrcpy is an open-source tool that allows you to display and control your Android phone on your Chromebook. Here is how to use it:

  1. Make sure that your Chromebook and Android phone are connected to the same Wi-Fi network.
  2. On your Chromebook, open the Terminal and enter the following command to install scrcpy:
sudo apt install scrcpy
  1. On your Android phone, go to Settings > About phone and tap on the “Build number” seven times to enable Developer options.
  2. Go back to Settings, then tap on Developer options. Enable the “USB debugging” option.
  3. Connect your Android phone to your Chromebook using a USB cable.
  4. On your Chromebook, enter the following command in the Terminal to launch scrcpy:
scrcpy
  1. Scrcpy will start and display your Android phone’s screen on your Chromebook. You can use your mouse and keyboard to control your phone.

I hope this helps! Let me know if you have any questions.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *