The Screen Mirroring feature allows you to wirelessly mirror your Android or Windows screen on your Roku TV. If this feature doesn’t work, you won’t be able to move your device’s screen to the big screen. To fix screen mirroring, you first need to find out why it’s not working.
Screen mirroring technology can provide you with the best viewing experience if you can quickly fix the problem when you encounter it. Read on to find out what the problem is and how to fix it easily.
Why is Roku screen mirroring not working?
Roku device is in a suspended state: Another possible scenario is that the Roku device is stuck in a suspended state and is considered suspended by your operating system. In this case, you can solve the problem by disconnecting and reconnecting the Roku device.
Outdated Miracast driver: in most cases, this particular error occurs because your computer is trying to use screen mirroring technology that is not supported by your driver version. In this case, you can solve the problem by updating the Miracast driver to the latest version using the WU or directly through the Device Manager.
How to troubleshoot the Roku screen mirroring feature not working?
Add the Roku back to the list of paired devices
- First, you need to remove Roku from the list of paired devices.
- Then you can add it again to update the connection.
- In the search box or the Run dialog box, type ms-settings: connected devices and press Enter.
- Find the Bluetooth and other devices option and click on it to open it.
- Navigate to the Other Devices section.
- Find your Roku device and click on it.
- Select Uninstall Device.
- Now that you have removed the Roku TV device, you can install it back.
- Go back to Bluetooth and other devices.
- Tap Add Bluetooth and other devices.
- Select a screen or wireless docking station. It will search for an available device.
- Tap the Roku TV and add it to the list.
- Reboot your computer.
Install the latest network driver update
- Click on the Start button.
- In the search box, type Device Manager.
- Click to open it.
- Go to the Network Adapters section.
- Click on the drop-down arrow.
- Right-click on the Wireless Network Driver.
- Click Properties.
- Go to the Driver section.
- Select Update Driver.
- Select Automatically check for updated driver software.
- After the search is complete, install the driver update.
- Restart your computer after the update is complete.
Update your computer with Windows 10
- To check for available updates, click Start.
- Go to Settings.
- Select Update and security.
- Select Windows Update.
- Click Check for updates.
- Install the available updates and restart your computer.
- Now try mirroring the screen again.
Frequently Asked Questions
Make sure your Roku device has full bars. If your WiFi connection is unstable, your computer may accidentally lose connection with your device. Use a different WiFi channel and reboot your modem. If other devices are using the connection, disconnect them and see if the situation improves.
- Open the Action Center.
- Click on Project.
- Then select Connect to a wireless display.
- It will start searching for wireless display devices.
- Once connected, your Windows 10 device should mirror your wireless display.
Make sure that your Roku receiver has your screen mirroring settings configured. Go to the Settings menu on your Roku TV. Select the System option, then the Screen Mirroring option. Make sure that Invite or Always Allow is selected on the Screen Mirroring tab.
- Make sure that the TV is set to the screen mirroring input.
- Activate the screen mirroring setting on your mobile device.
- Reboot the mobile device.
- Reboot the TV.
- For Android TV, turn off the Bluetooth settings.