With this screen mirroring feature, you can cast the contents directly to the TV from your mobile screen by simply pressing ‘cast’ button in different apps. The various apps here mean; HULU, Amazon videos, Netflix and Geo TV. When you open any of this app, you will find ‘cast’ button on every content you want to stream. You need to press on that button once. The device will start casting the contents to the TV screen and there is no need to take any help from official www Roku com link. Apart from this, you can also ‘mirror’ the contents of your mobile screen to the TV screen. The mirroring features enables you to do everything on a big screen, which you want to do on your smartphone screen. All the things you open on the mobile will be shown simultaneously on TV screen.
Now, we are going to discuss the process to link your android screen to the Roku 3 device. It must be noted that if you are using android 4.4.2 or higher, then only you will able to stream or cast the contents on the big screen via mirroring feature otherwise it doesn’t apply on all Roku models. For information related to the current android version and any other support, you can take Roku help from official support Roku com support link.
Streaming media from android phone to Roku 3
- Make sure that you are using the latest version of firmware in your Roku 3 model.
- To check the version, go to ‘settings’ followed by ‘system update’ option.
- Click on ‘check now’. If the update option is greyed, it means your firmware is already up to date.
- Go to settings again and click on ‘enable beta screen mirroring’. Slide to turn it on.
Now you are having couple of options to stream the contents from your phone. One option is to stream the audio, video contents through app, which you have installed in Roku setup and click on ‘cast’. Another option with you is; mirroring the mobile screen over to TV screen. In this you can open the folder or files available in the main memory of your phone. The steps for mirroring a screen are almost same in all the phones.
Now we are going to discuss the steps for HTC E9 model. Click on ‘settings’, then open ‘media output’. The phone will start scanning the available media streaming devices. After finding the Roku device on it, tap on it. The moment you select it, all the contents of your phone will start displaying on big screen. In case you find that the Roku device is not in the streaming media device list, then check your Roku properly because this normally happens, when your Roku not working correctly. Check the power as well as HDMI cable of Roku player.
You will find this feature helpful in showing a presentation to an individual or group. You can share the contents of your phone with each of your family member without any hassle. Another point of praise here is that if your phone supports landscape mode, then you can do the same on your TV as well.