Turn on Screen Mirroring on Samsung Galaxy S3 and Share Your Phone's Screen to the TV

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Samsung Galaxy S3 has the capability of sharing its screen to a wireless capable television. I will show you the step-by-step procedure on it is done and give you some pointers make sure that you can make this feature work.

Important! For wireless mirroring, it is recommended that you use Samsung Smart TV's, models 2012 and up. Some earlier models and other brands may support screen mirroring too, but we cannot guarantee compatibility. You can check Samsung's listing of TVs. Filter TVs under feature on the right side of the page to show only Smart TV.

If your TV does not support screen mirroring, you can use an AllShareCast Dongle to bridge the connection from your phone's screen to your TV. You can buy AllShareCast Dongle on Ebay or get Samsung WI-FI All-Share Cast Hub at Amazon.

Instructions

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    Go to the notification bar, scroll to "AllShare Cast" and tap on it
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    The device will automatically look for available devices
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    When it detects your television, your S3 will automatically connect to it
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    Your television should also say that it is connecting.
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    Once connected, your mobile's screen will now show on your television
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    The screen position on the television will rely on how your mobile is positioned on your hand.
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Tips Tricks & Warnings

  • If your television is not wireless capable, you can get a wireless adapter from any computer or gadget shop, or from online shops like Amazon.com or eBay.com.

Questions and Answers

New update does not have the "AllShare Cast" button on the Notification bar. What should I do?

The latest update of Galaxy S3's firmware has the "AllShare Cast" button replaced by the "Screen Mirroring" button. This is only a change in the application name. The same icons, functions and procedures apply when enabling Screen Mirroring.

Also check your apps menu so that you can locate Allshare and place it on your home screen for future easy use.

Have you tried pressing the back button simultaneously to see if there is a pop-up option in which you can choose regarding of screen mirroring?If not, try it first. If it does not work then you can try uninstalling the application and installing the old version and don`t update it.

Can i share my S3 Screen using chromecase and mirroring?

I have S3, HDMI TV input & Chromecast

Yes, you can download Chromecast from the Google Playstore so that you can in fact share your device with your television if you have the Chromecast software for your TV. This will allow you to share without having to connect any cables or chords.

Screen mirroring issue on my galaxy s3?

I have samsung galaxy s3. i have screen mirrirong allshare cast dongle. i know the problem come after i make root to my device and before i found a solution with reset flash counter and it was working but this time after i install the software again for gs3 android version 4.2.2 the screen mirriring work then i reset flash counter but the problem stay. it say always that there is hardware issue and it disconnect

In your situation I will recommend that you stop using the flash counter for this is causing an issue with the workings of your device. After you root your device do your best to not use or do any toggling with your flash counter in order for you to be able to use the mirroring feature flawlessly.

What is screen mirroring. and what are the features that could be done after sharing my phone to tv screen, ? can we access mobile on tv.. ? what else?

What is screen mirroring. and what are the features that could be done after sharing my phone to tv screen, ? can we access mobile on tv.. ? what else

Screen mirroring will allow a secondary device to mirror your screen on your mobile device. Anything that is done on your mobile device will project on the secondary screen or TV that you are using or doing the mirroring on at the current time.

See more questions like this: Yes. trying to cast show box movies to my TV from J7 using Chrome cast?

Hi how can i share screen mirroring with pc?

I am using s3 how can i connect to pc by using screen mirroring

Using your HDMI chord from your phone to your computer will allow you to mirror your phones image onto the computer. Also the software Allshare can be downloaded for use to connect your device to your computer wirelessly.

Hi Thx, My question is is there a way to mirror the smart phone's (say Galaxy S4) to any big screen like laptop screen. I know it is possible with a TV using the MIRACAST but my requirement is to mirror on any laptop screen?

In our office we often have the limitation on web pages due to various reasons, I guess it will be much helpful if we have this feature.

Depending on your computer you can use the software Allshare in order to mirror your device onto your computer screen or you can hook up your phone to the computer using a HDMI chord. In this section it would be helpful if you could tell me the model of your TV so that I can help you in regards to performing this mirroring affect.

How do i set this up with my phone and computer?

I have a samsung galaxy s3 and a new dell laptop.

Please refer to the above question and advice so that you can find the solution to your issue at hand.

I need to do screen mirroring with my dell i5?

I need to carry out screen mirroring with my dell i5

You can do so as you would with other devices. In case your computer does not recognize the mirroring, restart. Also, avoid plugging your Samsung before rebooting, as that often causes your computer not to recognize your device.

My samsung galaxy 3 says can't connect because of a hardware issue?

This is when i allshare - pin accepted but the share wont start because hardware issue

If it says hardware issue, you would need to go back to your phone seller and have it checked. It may also refer to the problem with the hardware that you use for connection. Hardware pertains to the problem with the device, either with your TV or your phone. It most often happens that it`s the TV that has some problem.

You should try trouble shooting the hardware, or the connection between your computer and TV. Then, try to update the current version of your application. Can you add some more details about the hardware you are encountering?

In the step: "The device will automatically look for available devices. " What if it doesn't pick up any devices?

In the step: "The device will automatically look for available devices. " What if it doesn't pick up any devices?

If your device does not pick up any type of devices in the area then this means that you will need to make the other device available. Simply cut on all types of available signals on the device so that you will be able to catch the other devices in the area to connect.

I want to mirror with an USB connection, is that possible?

In the step: "Depending on your computer you can use the software Allshare in order to mirror your device onto your computer screen or you can hook up your phone to the computer using a HDMI chord. In this section it would be helpful if you could tell me the model of your TV so that I can help you in regards to performing this mirroring affect." I want to mirror with an USB connection

You can use the Micro HDMI chord in order for you to be able to project your screen onto your television. Also it will depend on the TV that you are using for it is not available for all televisions to perform this action successfully.

How to project galaxy 3 screen to galaxy tab 3, i am having trouble to do this?

See above, how to project from the phone to the tablet

There currently is not a way that you can perform this action that you asking about, this section is based on the projecting of your device onto a tv screen rather than a tablet.

If you have problems with any of the steps in this article, please ask a question for more help, or post in the comments section below.

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