Screen Mirroring overview

What is Screen Mirroring?
The Screen Mirroring feature allows you to mirror your compatible mobile device's screen onto your TV screen, wirelessly. 

What Roku player models are supported?
The following Roku players and software versions currently have screen mirroring enabled:

  • Roku 4 Model 4400 (software v5.6 and above)
  • Roku 3 Model 4200, 4230 (software v5.6 and above)
  • Roku 2 Model 4210 (software v5.6 and above)
  • Roku Streaming Stick Model 3500, 3600 (software v5.6 and above)
  • Roku TV Currently on most Roku TVs. (Other Roku TVs will receive the Screen Mirroring feature in a future software update)-  (software v6.2 and above)

Don't see the software version on your Roku right away? Update your software by going to Settings>System>System update and check for an update.

Enabling Screen Mirroring on your Roku Player
Check with your device manufacturer for specific instructions on how to enable screen mirroring for your device.

From the left navigation menu,

  • Go to Settings>System.
  • Go to Screen mirroring (beta).

Ensure that "Enable screen mirroring" is checked.

Roku recommends that your Roku player and your phone or mobile device is connected to the same wireless network.

To check the wireless network that Roku is connected to,

  • Go to Settings.
  • Go to Network.
  • Check Wireless (Wi-Fi).


For instructions on how to enable Screen Mirroring, click on your device below:

 Android

Device requirements:

  • Hardware must support screen mirroring.
  • Android 4.4.2 and newer.

Note that custom ROMs are not supported.

On-screen setup: (Note: Sample screen shots using Samsung Galaxy S4 i337)

On your mobile device:

  1. Go to Settings menu.
  2. Tap Connections.
  3. Tap Screen Mirroring.
  4. Ensure Screen Mirroring set to ON.
  5. After scan, tap Roku wireless display listed.

TIP: You can rename your Roku device to make it easier to find on your network.

Check with your device manufacturer for specific instructions on how to enable screen mirroring for your device.
 

On your mobile device: You'll see a dialogue indicating that device is trying to connect to Roku.

On your TV: This image indicates that a screen mirroring session has started.

On your TV: You will have an opportunity to cancel by pressing OK on the Roku remote to stop video.

On your TV: Your screen should now be mirrored on the TV.


 

 Windows Mobile

Device requirements:

  • Hardware must support screen mirroring.
  • Windows Phone 8 and newer.

On Screen Setup: (Note sample using Nokia 1520 Windows Phone)

On your mobile device:

  • Go to Settings menu.
  • Tap "project my screen".

Check with your device manufacturer for specific instructions on how to enable screen mirroring for your device.

 

TIP: You can rename your Roku device to make it easier to find on your network 

On your mobile device:

- Wait for your Roku to be discovered.
- Tap the Roku name and wait to be connected.

 

TIP: You can rename your Roku device to make it easier to find on your network.

On your TV: This image indicates that a screen mirroring session has started.

On your TV: You will have an opportunity to cancel by pressing OK on the Roku remote to stop video.

On your TV: Your screen should now be mirrored on the TV.

 

 Windows 8 or Windows 10

Device requirements:

  • Hardware must support screen mirroring.
  • Windows 8.x or Windows 10 operating system.

 On-screen setup:

On your mobile device: Swipe from the right edge (or Windows_key.png+C) to open the Charms bar and tap "Devices".

On your mobile device: Tap "Project".

On your mobile device: Tap "Add a wireless display".

On your mobile device: Windows 8.x will scan for wireless displays and list any found.
Tap the Roku found.

TIP: You can rename your Roku device to make it easier to find on your network 

On your mobile device: Device will attempt to connect to the Roku player

On your TV: This image indicates that a screen mirroring session has started.

On your TV: You will have an opportunity to cancel by pressing OK on the Roku remote to stop video.

On your TV: Device screen should now be mirrored on the TV.

 

Compatible Mobile Devices list                           

The table below lists the devices and operating systems that support screen mirroring. These are devices that we have successfully tested on Roku 4 (model 4400) Roku 3 (model 4200, 4230), Roku 2 (model 4210), Roku Streaming Stick HDMI version (model 3500, 3600) and Roku TV.  
We chose to test these particular devices, as they represent the overall most popular devices that are enabled for this technology. If you have a device running Android 4.4.2 or higher or a Microsoft device running Windows 8.1, Screen Mirroring may work for you, and we encourage you to try it.  

For more information regarding the Roku screen mirroring announcement, click here.

Category

 

Device/Model

 

OS Version

 

Status

 

 

                 

Android

 

HTC One (M8) AT&T

 

4.4.2

 

Passed

   
   

Kindle Fire HDX

 

Fire OS 3.0

 

Passed

   
   

Nexus 4

 

4.4.4

 

Passed

   
   

Nexus 5

 

4.4.4

 

Passed

   
   

Nexus 7

 

4.4.4

 

Passed

   
   

Samsung Galaxy S3

 

4.4.2

 

Passed

   
   

Samsung Galaxy S4 AT&T

 

4.4.2

 

Passed

   
   

Samsung Galaxy S4 Sprint

 

4.4.2

 

Passed

   
   

Samsung Galaxy S5 AT&T

 

4.4.2

 

Passed

   
   

Samsung Galaxy S5 Sprint

 

4.4.2

 

Passed

   
   

Samsung Galaxy S5 Unlocked

 

4.4.2

 

Passed

   
   

Samsung Galaxy S6 AT&T

 

4.4.2

 

Passed

   
   

Samsung Galaxy Note 3

 

4.4.2

 

Passed

   
                 

Windows

 

Dell Latitude E7240 

 

Windows 8.1

 

Passed

   
   

MS Surface 2

 

Windows 8.1

 

Passed

   
   

MS Surface Pro

 

Windows 8.1

 

Passed

   
   

MS Surface Pro 2

 

Windows 8.1

 

Passed

   
   

MS Surface Pro 3

 

Windows 8.1

 

Passed

   
                 

Windows Phone

 

Nokia Lumia 1520

 

Windows Phone OS

 

Passed

   
                 
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