Connect Android to Computer

Whether you encounter the similar situations below?

“I want to mirror the Android screen to the computer, how do I connect?”
“What to do if I want to cast Android to the computer? Any suggestions”

If you encounter the similar situations above, don’t worry, “Connect Android to Computer” guide will help you connect your Android device to computer quickly. Please refer to the detailed instructions to connect your Android device to the computer easily.

Tech Specs

Windows Win 11(64 bit), Win 10(64 bit), Win 8(64 bit), Win 7(64 bit)
Mac macOS 10.13 (High Sierra) and above
Android Android version 5 and above
Hard Disk Space 500 MB hard drive space
RAM 512MB system memory
CPU Pentium IV 2.4 GHz or above
Graphics Card Accelerated 3D graphics – 64MB RAM
Sound Card Windows-compatible sound card
Others USB Driver and ADB Device Driver

Supported Device Models

Android All Android brands with Android 5 and above, including Samsung, HUAWEI, XIAOMI, Lenovo, OnePlus, etc..

Part 1. Connect Android Device to Windows Computer Via USB Cable.

Step 1. Download And Install AnyMirror on Your Computer.

Before you perform any function operation, please get the tool downloaded onto your computer. Please make sure the network is stable while downloading and installing AnyMirror on your computer.

Step 2. Connect Your Android Device to Your Computer(Via USB Cable).

After completing installation progress, please launch AnyMirror on your computer. 

Launch AnyMirror on Your Computer

Launch AnyMirror on Your Computer

If you are not connected to the device, you will see the Step 1 prompt “Connect your Android phone/tablet to the computer with a USB cable“. After connecting your Android device via USB cable, you need to complete a few steps.

Connect Your Android Device via USB

Connect Your Android Device via USB

Please turn on MTP mode on your Android device and then select “Transfer Files“. After that, please click “Next” button.

Select “Transfer Files”

Select “Transfer Files”

And then, please follow the steps to turn on the Developer Options.

Turn on the Developer Options

Turn on the Developer Options

Next, please turn on “USB Debugging” mode.

Turn on “USB Debugging” Mode

Turn on “USB Debugging” Mode

Please allow “USB Debugging” mode on your Android device.

Allow “USB Debugging” Mode

Allow “USB Debugging” Mode

At the same time, you need to download AnyMirror app on Android device from the link we prepared or from Google Play to help establish connection between Android device and computer.

Step 3. Connect Android Device to Windows Computer Successfully.

If you select a specific function before connecting the device, it will automatically start the function after the device is read. But if you don’t choose a specific function, just enter the homepage of the software, then once your Android device is connected to the computer successfully, you will see the interface below. And you can select the mirroring type to utilize AnyMirror now. (Take Screen Mirroring as an example)

Your Device Is Detected

Your Device Is Detected

Part 2. Connect Android Device to Windows Computer Via Wi-Fi.

Step 1. Download AnyMirror on Your Computer.

Before you perform any function operation, please get the tool downloaded onto your computer. Please make sure the network is stable while downloading and installing AnyMirror on your computer.

Step 2. Connect Your Android Device to Your Computer(Via Wi-Fi).

After completing installation progress, please launch AnyMirror on your computer. 

Launch AnyMirror on Your Computer

Launch AnyMirror on Your Computer

After opening the AnyMirror app, “Auto Detect” mode will automatically detect the surrounding devices that can mirror the Android screen. But before that, please make sure your Windows connects Wi-Fi (iMobie Free).

Computer Connected to WiFi ( iMobie Free)

Computer Connected to WiFi ( iMobie Free)

And refer to the Android device, please also connects to the same Wi-Fi (iMobie Free).

Device Connected to WiFi ( iMobie Free)

Device Connected to WiFi ( iMobie Free)

And then, please drag and drop the computer icon to connect when it appears on the AnyMirror app interface on your phone.

Drag Computer Icon to Connect

Drag Computer Icon to Connect

If your device is not automatically connected, then you need to click “Scan QR Code” mode and manually connect Android to the computer at this time. Please launch AnyMirror app on your Android phone/tablet, click “Any function you want to use” > select “Wi-Fi” > select “Scan QR Code” to scan.

Connect Android Device to Computer Manually

Connect Android Device to Computer Manually

1. Please keep your Android phone/tablet and computer connected to the same network.
2. Please download AnyMirror app on Android device from your device’s browser or from Google Play to help establish connection between Android device and computer.
3. If you are using Scan QR code for the first time, the software will prompt “Allow AnyMirror to take pictures and record video?“. Please click “ALLOW“.

Step 3. Connect Android Device to Windows Computer Successfully.

If you select a specific function before connecting the device, it will automatically start the function after the device is read. But if you don’t choose a specific function, just enter the homepage of the software, then once your Android device is connected to the computer successfully, you will see the interface below. And you can select the mirroring type to utilize AnyMirror now. (Take Screen Mirroring as an example.)

Your Android Device Is Detected

Your Android Device Is Detected

Part 3. Connect Android Device to Mac Computer Via USB Cable.

Step 1. Download And Install AnyMirror on Your Computer.

Before you perform any function operation, please get the tool downloaded onto your computer. Please make sure the network is stable while downloading and installing AnyMirror on your computer.

Step 2. Connect Your Android Device to Your Computer(Via USB Cable).

After completing installation progress, please launch AnyMirror on your computer. 

Launch AnyMirror on Your Computer

Launch AnyMirror on Your Computer

If you are not connected to the device, you will see the Step 1 prompt “Connect your Android phone/tablet to the computer with a USB cable“. After connecting your Android device via USB cable, you need to complete a few steps.

Connect Your Android Device via USB

Connect Your Android Device via USB

Please turn on MTP mode on your Android device and then select “Transfer Files“. After that, please click “Next” button.

Select “Transfer Files”

Select “Transfer Files”

And then, please follow the steps to turn on the Developer Options.

Turn on the Developer Options

Turn on the Developer Options

Next, please turn on “USB Debugging” mode.

Turn on “USB Debugging” Mode

Turn on “USB Debugging” Mode

Please allow “USB Debugging” mode on your Android device.

Allow “USB Debugging” Mode

Allow “USB Debugging” Mode

Step 3. Connect Android Device to Mac Computer Successfully.

If you select a specific function before connecting the device, AnyMirror will automatically start the function after the device is read. But if you don’t choose a specific function, just enter the homepage of the software, then you can select the mirroring type to utilize AnyMirror now.

Your Device Is Detected

Your Device Is Detected

Part 4. Connect Android Device to Mac Computer Via Wi-Fi.

Step 1. Download AnyMirror on Your Computer.

Before you perform any function operation, please get the tool downloaded onto your computer. Please make sure the network is stable while downloading and installing AnyMirror on your computer.

Step 2. Connect Your Android Device to Your Computer(Via Wi-Fi).

After completing installation progress, please launch AnyMirror on your computer. 

Launch AnyMirror on Your Computer

Launch AnyMirror on Your Computer

After opening the AnyMirror app, “Auto Detect” mode will automatically detect the surrounding devices that can mirror the Android screen. But before that, please make sure your Mac connects Wi-Fi (iMobie Free).

Computer Connected to WiFi ( iMobie Free)

Computer Connected to WiFi ( iMobie Free)

And refer to the Android device, please also connects to the same Wi-Fi (iMobie Free).

Device Connected to WiFi ( iMobie Free)

Device Connected to WiFi ( iMobie Free)

And then, please drag and drop the computer icon to connect when it appears on the AnyMirror app interface on your phone.

Drag Computer Icon to Connect

Drag Computer Icon to Connect

If your device is not automatically connected, then you need to click “Scan QR Code” mode and manually connect Android to the computer at this time. Please launch AnyMirror app on y Android phone/tablet, click “Any function you want to use” > select “Wi-Fi” > select “Scan QR Code” to scan.

Connect Android Device to Computer Manually

Connect Android Device to Computer Manually

1. Please keep your Android phone/tablet and computer connected to the same network.
2. Please download AnyMirror app on Android device from the link we prepared or from Google Play to help establish connection between Android device and computer.
3. If you are using Scan QR code for the first time, the software will prompt “Allow AnyMirror to take pictures and record video?“. Please click “ALLOW“.

Step 3. Connect Android Device to Mac Computer Successfully.

If you select a specific function before connecting the device, AnyMirror will automatically start the function after the device is recognized. But if you don’t choose a specific function, just enter the homepage of the software, then you can select the mirroring type to utilize AnyMirror.

Your Device Is Detected

Your Device Is Detected