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Windows 10 makes wireless projection easy

April 16, 2019

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Windows 10 wireless projection makes it easy to present your work, share memories, and watch your favorite movies on a big screen without stepping out the door.

To start projecting, press the Windows key + K to open the Connect menu. Browse to your wireless display and connect to it. That's it!

If you want to change your projection mode, simply press Windows key + P to open Project menu. “Extend” suits external monitors best while “Second screen only” allows you to have a bigger display for your laptop, for example.

Don’t see your wireless display in the list of devices? Make sure your wireless display supports Miracast. Also, for this to work, make sure your device is on the same network as your wireless display.

Did you know that wireless projection is sometimes called screen mirroring? That's right, this is just one of type of sharing the contents of your screen. The principle is in the name, your computer mirrors what's on your screen on a wireless display such TV, external monitor, or a projector screen.

Other projecting technologies include screen casting, which uses different protocols and technologies and screen sharing. You may know the latter from sharing your screen in Skype.

If you want to know more about how screen projection is even possible, please watch our knowledge video on wireless projection: