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2 Ways to Mirror Netflix from Phone to Laptop

Last Updated on Nov. 26, 2021 |

A lot of users watch the content of the popular Netflix streaming platform on the smartphone. If you are wondering how to cast Netflix from a phone to laptop, and get completely immersed in all adventures your favorite are going through, we suggest two different solutions.

Netflix is a very popular streaming platform where you can find and watch incredible movies and TV shows. Many people around the globe enjoy Netflix content on their devices: TV, computers, and smartphones. This is satisfying because you can organize your day in any way you want, and watch favorite films at any moment.

Screen Mirror Netflix from Phone to Laptop

Screen Mirror Netflix from Phone to Laptop

Watching video content on the phone can be fun, but you need to admit that is so much better to see all stunning movie scenes on your laptop’s screen.

In case you’re wondering how to mirror Netflix from phone to laptop, we recommend to you continue reading this article. You will find out everything about casting and mirroring Netflix content from your smartphone.

How to Cast Netflix from Phone to Laptop

Casting Netflix or other content from your phone is possible just if you have Android 4.4. or higher. The oldest version of Android doesn’t support this option. The devices with Google Cast technology have already been set up to accept Chromecast or compatible media players.

How to Cast Netflix from Phone to Laptop

How to Cast Netflix from Phone to Laptop

Before you start casting Netflix from your smartphone to your Laptop you need to enable a stable Wi-Fi connection and both devices have to be connected to the same network.

The rest of the process is very simple. You will be able to watch favorite films or popular TV shows on the bigger laptop screen after completing just a few simple steps.

  1. Open and sign in at the Netflix app on your smartphone.
  2. Click on the Cast icon. The position of the Cast button is usually in the upper or lower right corner of the screen, and its looks like a small TV screen with a Wi-Fi signal.

    Click on the Cast icon in Netflix

    Click on the Cast icon in Netflix

  3. Select the device to which you want to cast your Netflix content from the menu that appears on the screen. In this case, that is the name of your laptop.
  4. Decide which movie or series you want to watch and click on it. Broadcasting will start immediately on your Laptop.

As we see at the beginning, the whole job is simple and everything is done in a second. The rest is up to you to choose what you love to watch and have fun with!

If the Chromecast doesn’t work, make sure that your phone is up to date and check the network connection.

How to Screen Mirror Netflix to Laptop by using Netflix Mobile Plan

The second way to mirror Netflix from a phone to laptop is by using Netflix Mobile Plan. This option is available to those users who have activated Netflix mobile plan. Also, ADB and Scrcpy software are needed for the successful finishing process. So, first, download the software to the laptop, extract them by using WinRAR, and after that continue to apply other steps.

Required steps for screen mirroring Netflix to the laptop are split into two parts: steps you need to follow on the mobile phone and the steps you need to follow on the laptop. Let’s start.

Steps for your mobile phone

Step 1: Go to the Settings menu on your phone and select the About phone option.

Step 2: Scroll and find the Build number, and tap on it six to eight times. After that, if you have set Pin or Passcode, enter it in the empty field. On the screen will appear the message ”You are now a developer”.

Tap on Build Number

Tap on Build Number

Step 3: You need to go back to Settings and scroll through the list to find a new item Developer options.

Step 4: Open Developer options and enable USB debugging.

Steps for your laptop

Step 1: Start running the ADB setup, and type the letter Y. Press enter in the ADB set up window. You should type the letter Y three times, unless the ”All done” message appears on the screen before you entered all Y symbols.

Step 2: Connect the phone and laptop with a USB cable.

Step 3: Select Transfer files or FTP mode, and the driver will be installed.

Step 4: Click on the Scrcpy app to run it.

Step 5: You will be asked to allow USB debugging. Choose the Always Allow option and then hit OK.

Turn on Developer Options

Turn on Developer Options

Step 6: The screen of your phone will appear on the laptop screen.

Step 7: Open the Netflix app on the phone and choose what you want to watch.

Conclusion

We described two ways for mirroring your mobile phone to a laptop along with the steps you need to take to play highly quality Netflix content on your phone and view it on your laptop’s screen. You decide which option is the best for you, then simply follow the necessary steps, and start to enjoy all the great movies and TV shows offered by this popular streaming platform. Also, don’t forget to check if your phone is up to date, and try to provide a stable network before starting the mirror devices.

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Roger Smith

Technique editor who has been contributing how-to articles for 5 years at iMobie. And has over 7 years of customer service experience with smartphones before.

Author Avatar Roger Smith

Technique editor who has been contributing how-to articles for 5 years at iMobie. And has over 7 years of customer service experience with smartphones before.

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