Miracast is a popular screen casting technology that allows you to mirror your photos, videos and other content from one smart device to another wirelessly. However, some users complain that their Miracast feature on PC is no longer working after installing the Windows 10 update. If you encounter the same issue, continue reading the article below.
Troubleshoot and Fix Miracast Stops Working on PC After Installing Windows 10 Update
Fortunately, there are several ways to troubleshoot the Miracast error on your Windows 10 PC. Check out the methods below.
Make Sure your Windows 10 PC Supports Miracast
Unfortunately, not all Windows 10 desktop PC or laptop computers have native support for the Miracast screen mirroring technology. To make sure Miracast is available and is currently supported on your Windows computer, follow the steps below.
- Launch the DirectX Diagnostic Tool on your Windows 10 PC. You can use the Search box to open it.
- Go to the System tab.
- At the bottom, click the Save All Information box.
- The Save window will pop up.
- Take note of the location where you will save the file.
- Click Save.
- Go to the file location.
- Double-click the DxDiag file.
- Look for Miracast.
- If it is available, your Windows 10 PC supports Miracast. If not, you have to look for other devices that support Miracast.
Reconnect your Wireless Display Device
Open the Settings menu of your Windows 10 PC. Navigate to Devices. Select Bluetooth & other devices. Look for the wireless display or dock that you want to reconnect. Right-click on the wireless display. Click Remove. Exit the Settings window.
Launch the Settings menu and navigate back to Bluetooth and other devices. Click Wireless display or dock. Connect your external display.
Check if your Display Device is Available or Can be Seen on your Windows 10 PC
- First, make sure your WiFi is On. Your display device should also connect to the same WiFi connection.
- Now, go to Manage Optional Features. You can use the Search Box to open it.
- On the Search option below, look for Wireless Display.
- If you can find it, proceed to the Settings menu. If not, click Add a feature.
- Add the Wireless Display feature.
- Now, open the Settings menu.
- Go to System.
- Select Projecting to this PC.
- Under Some Windows and Android devices can project to this PC when you say it’s OK, select Available everywhere.
- At the bottom, look for This PC can be discovered for projection only when it’s plugged into a power source. Toggle it to On.
Upgrade your Device Drivers
Navigate to the Device Manager. Go to Display adapters. Expand the menu and right-click on your display driver. Click Update Driver. Install available updates.
Did any of these methods help you fix the Miracast issue on Windows 10? Or, do you have other solutions apart from what we have mentioned that might help other users fix their mirroring problems on PC? Please do write them down in the comments below.