1. Ryan ODonnell's Avatar
    As you may now know, Microsoft release their Project My Screen desktop app for Windows Phone 8.1!
    I have been trying this with my Huawei Ascend W1-U00, and one thing that I did not know was that you have the ability to control your phone (including hardware buttons) from the actual Project My Screen App on Windows!
    Originally, I thought this app was just for "Projecting your screen", but you can actually control your phone with it too!

    Download link to the app is provided below:
    http://download.microsoft.com/downlo...yScreenApp.msi
    ven07 likes this.
    04-18-2014 08:35 PM
  2. ven07's Avatar
    I had already opened a thread but oh well :P
    Guytronic likes this.
    04-18-2014 08:39 PM
  3. Ryan ODonnell's Avatar
    I had already opened a thread but oh well :P
    Not about remote controlling you didn't ;)
    Oh well, fairplay to you for opening up a thread about Project My Screen in the first place!
    ven07 likes this.
    04-18-2014 08:40 PM
  4. ven07's Avatar
    Aha nice find tho :)
    Ryan ODonnell likes this.
    04-18-2014 08:42 PM
  5. Ryan ODonnell's Avatar
    Aha nice find tho :)
    Haha, thanks! I only found out about it when I accidentally let my brother use my Microsoft Wedge Touch Mouse when I was sending a text haha!
    04-18-2014 08:44 PM
  6. ven07's Avatar
    Hahah cool.. So can we text with via desktop? i mean keyboard?
    04-18-2014 08:49 PM
  7. Ryan ODonnell's Avatar
    Hahah cool.. So can we text with via desktop? i mean keyboard?
    Think so!
    04-18-2014 08:54 PM
  8. acewing905's Avatar
    Think so!
    It doesn't seem to accept keyboard input. Only mouse or touch.
    04-18-2014 08:56 PM
  9. vinscuzzy's Avatar
    I installed, but not getting mouse/keyboard input. For the people who are getting mouse input, are you running windows 8 on your desktop/laptop? I have windows 7, and while screen mirroring does work, mouse input does not....
    04-18-2014 11:41 PM
  10. azcruz's Avatar
    I installed, but not getting mouse/keyboard input. For the people who are getting mouse input, are you running windows 8 on your desktop/laptop? I have windows 7, and while screen mirroring does work, mouse input does not....
    On my Surface Pro
    - mouse, yes.
    - keyboard, no (it is not allowed at this point, so no surprises there)
    - touch, yes.
    04-18-2014 11:46 PM
  11. acewing905's Avatar
    I installed, but not getting mouse/keyboard input. For the people who are getting mouse input, are you running windows 8 on your desktop/laptop? I have windows 7, and while screen mirroring does work, mouse input does not....
    Press ESC to get to windowed mode, if you're on full screen. I'm on Win8, but I don't see the mouse pointer when full screen.
    04-18-2014 11:47 PM
  12. azcruz's Avatar
    Press ESC to get to windowed mode, if you're on full screen. I'm on Win8, but I don't see the mouse pointer when full screen.
    I see the mouse pointer with my Surface Pro. On 8.1 update 1, if that matters.
    04-19-2014 12:05 AM
  13. vinscuzzy's Avatar
    Press ESC to get to windowed mode, if you're on full screen. I'm on Win8, but I don't see the mouse pointer when full screen.
    Yeah, i tried windowed mode, still didn't work. Wonder if its just a Windows 8 thing. I hope not! I'd love to be able to plug my phone in at work and be able to respond to texts while my phone is connected and charging! Such an amazing overlooked feature...
    04-19-2014 12:07 AM
  14. acewing905's Avatar
    Yeah, i tried windowed mode, still didn't work. Wonder if its just a Windows 8 thing. I hope not! I'd love to be able to plug my phone in at work and be able to respond to texts while my phone is connected and charging! Such an amazing overlooked feature...
    Sadly, keyboard input doesn't work, so responding to texts will be a rather painful process unless your PC has a touch screen.
    04-19-2014 12:25 AM
  15. vinscuzzy's Avatar
    Yeah, so it appears to be a windows 8 thing as the mouse works great on my win8 laptop. I'm sure it'll get fixed soon enough to work on win7, and hopefully it'll get keyboard support too. If anyone else gets mouse input to work on a win7 machine, please chime in!
    04-19-2014 02:17 AM
  16. anon(8768871)'s Avatar
    i can't control my lumia 925 from the pc(maybe cause i'm on windows 7?) projection is flawless,the mouse pointer is there but i can't click on anything
    04-19-2014 05:36 AM
  17. Zac Chacon's Avatar
    The Project My Screen function is cool and all but can anyone offer any suggestions as to how to make it useful?
    08-26-2014 04:08 PM
  18. Ryan ODonnell's Avatar
    The Project My Screen function is cool and all but can anyone offer any suggestions as to how to make it useful?
    You can use it to make your phone screen bigger, useful for presentations and demonstrations too, I suppose!
    08-27-2014 10:00 AM
  19. RWD's Avatar
    Seems not to work on my 8.1DP Nokia 1520 projecting to my Windows 8.1 tablet. It just says "searching". I tried two USB cables.

    Seems kinda pointless though, as the actual 1520 screen is bigger than the projected one on my tablet!
    08-27-2014 06:51 PM
  20. Ryan ODonnell's Avatar
    Seems not to work on my 8.1DP Nokia 1520 projecting to my Windows 8.1 tablet. It just says "searching". I tried two USB cables.

    Seems kinda pointless though, as the actual 1520 screen is bigger than the projected one on my tablet!
    My Lumia 630 is bigger than my Windows 8.1 Pro tablet, I use Acer Iconia W3
    08-30-2014 09:29 AM

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