OnePlus 6 – How to Mirror My Screen to My TV or PC

Wondering how to mirror your OnePlus 6 screen to a TV or a PC? No need to scratch your head anymore as you’ll find here a few simple methods to do it. The only thing you should be aware of is that the OnePlus 6 has no provision for wired screen mirroring.

OnePlus 6 - How to Mirror My Screen to My TV or PC

On the other hand, with the help of apps and gadgets, you can easily enjoy the media in your OnePlus 6 on a big screen. In addition, some screencasting apps allow you to record the screen of your Android smartphone. A welcoming feature for all aspiring reviewers and YouTubers.

Mirror Screen to a TV

The following write-up details two of the most widely-used methods for mirroring your screen to a TV.

Miracast Mirroring

This is probably the easiest way to cast your OnePlus 6 screen to a TV. However, this feature is not enabled on all smart TVs. Only the newer LG, Samsung, and Panasonic models come with Miracast. Check and see if your TV is compatible.

If you have a Miracast-enabled TV, here’s how to utilize it:

1. Enable Miracast

Search your TV’s Settings for Miracast and toggle the option on. The TV’s manual might come in handy here.

2. Choose Cast

Swipe down on the OnePlus 6 Home screen and tap Cast, then choose More Options.

3. Enable Wireless Display

Once you enable wireless display, select your TV from the list and the mirroring should start in a few seconds.

Chromecast Mirroring

Chromecast is one of the most popular and best options to mirror the screen of your OnePlus 6. Just do the following:

1. Connect Chromecast

Hook up the Chromecast dongle to your TV and follow the step-by-step guide to enable it.

Note: The dongle and your smartphone have to be connected to the same wifi network for the mirroring to work.

2. Choose an app

Select the app that you want to mirror and choose a media as applicable.

3. Select the Cast Icon

Most major video streaming apps support Chromecast. If so, you’ll the icon prominently featured. Tap on the Cast icon and choose your TV from the list of devices.

Mirror Screen to a PC

As hinted at the beginning, you need an app to mirror your OnePlus 6 to a PC. There are a bunch of them to choose from. For an example, we’ve selected ApowerMirror but feel free to experiment with other apps.

The one in question, ApowerMirror is an excellent all-around app. It integrates with your PC and allows you to mirror your screen, apps, photos, and more. You can choose different display options like landscape and full screen.

On top of that, the app comes with a feature to record the screen you are mirroring.

The Last Mirror

Screencasting your OnePlus 6 to a TV or PC extends the usability of your phone. Don’t hesitate to share what you like to mirror in the comments section below. And if you have some suggestions for mirroring apps, you know what to do!

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