1. Patric.Z's Avatar
    Just tried out the project to PC feature and turns out it's pretty awesome. Connecting between PC is pretty easy and seamless. The delay is surprisingly low. Much lower than any Miracast adapters I have tried. I would say it's effectively instant. I can change the projection mode just like any Miracast adaptors. The picture below I used extended mode and my old SP3 became my fourth monitor, which I think I think it's pretty. A bonus is, the receiver PC doesn't have to support Miracast to be able to be the receiver (I tried it on a Atom PC does not support Miracast). Basically, any Windows 10 laptops and tablets can be easily turned into an external monitor now.

    The downside is it doesn't work as well with my Lumia 1520. It worked with my Atom PC (even though the delay is much higher) but neither my SP. I hope they can fix the bugs and optimize it before the official release.

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    iampwd likes this.
    07-01-2016 06:24 PM
  2. Saijin_Naib's Avatar
    Has to be wireless, correct?
    07-01-2016 09:37 PM
  3. Patric.Z's Avatar
    yep, I think it uses WIFI.
    Saijin_Naib likes this.
    07-02-2016 02:11 AM
  4. panos_mir's Avatar
    It doesn't work on my Laptop. It's an old laptop that I have in Fast ring builds for testing. It doesn't have Bluetooth either. Using wifi it didn't work for me. Maybe in the next builds.

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    07-02-2016 07:49 AM
  5. Saijin_Naib's Avatar
    I really wish it would negotiate between wired/wireless networks. It would be an absolutely killer feature for me then.
    07-02-2016 03:07 PM
  6. Patric.Z's Avatar
    The receiver doesn't have to have Miracast, but the the sender has to have Miracast. Not sure if this is the reason?
    Saijin_Naib likes this.
    07-04-2016 07:30 AM
  7. Chintan Gohel's Avatar
    So how does this work? Can someone explain in simple terms?

    Thank you
    Xsled likes this.
    07-09-2016 08:57 AM
  8. Patric.Z's Avatar
    With any windows deives supporting Miracast, which is most of the newer deives (phones and PCs) in Action Center, select connect, you will see all Miracast recievers, including Windows 10 PC with RS update.

    So how does this work? Can someone explain in simple terms?

    Thank you
    07-17-2016 03:15 PM
  9. Chintan Gohel's Avatar
    This seems interesting - but both devices have to have miracast capabilities, right?
    How does this differ from using project my screen app?
    07-18-2016 01:45 AM
  10. Patric.Z's Avatar
    I believe receiver device doesn't have to have Miracast capability
    Chintan Gohel likes this.
    07-18-2016 05:03 PM
  11. Grodelj's Avatar
    Does this still work after anniversary update? Because I can't project from 950XL to surface pro 4. Lumia just doesn't find it and I have correct settings on the surface.
    08-03-2016 03:56 PM
  12. Grodelj's Avatar
    Today it's working. Go figure:)
    08-04-2016 12:59 AM
  13. fdruid's Avatar
    I couldn't get it to work, though it really seems like something I'd like to do. So with any computer with wifi and a 950 xl this should be doable, right?
    08-04-2016 03:59 PM
  14. Josh Vassar's Avatar
    I thought it uses Bluetooth.
    08-11-2016 02:34 PM
  15. wgs84's Avatar
    I couldn't get it to work, though it really seems like something I'd like to do. So with any computer with wifi and a 950 xl this should be doable, right?
    You might have to adjust the "Projecting to this PC" settings. I had to set "Windows PCs and phones can project to this PC when you say it's OK" to "Available everywhere" the first time I tried to use it.
    Saijin_Naib and fdruid like this.
    08-14-2016 01:40 AM
  16. Saijin_Naib's Avatar
    Did it with my 640 on RS1. Worked wonderful, though it wouldn't let me use my PC keyboard/mouse to control the phone. Ah, well.
    08-14-2016 10:26 PM
  17. fdruid's Avatar
    You might have to adjust the "Projecting to this PC" settings. I had to set "Windows PCs and phones can project to this PC when you say it's OK" to "Available everywhere" the first time I tried to use it.
    Oh, that's why it didn't work. I hadn't read that you need to configure it to work. I'll try it and see how it performs. Thanks!
    Saijin_Naib likes this.
    08-15-2016 08:55 PM
  18. web1b's Avatar
    You might have to adjust the "Projecting to this PC" settings. I had to set "Windows PCs and phones can project to this PC when you say it's OK" to "Available everywhere" the first time I tried to use it.
    Does anyone know how to get it to work with the "secure network" option?
    I can only get it to work with the "available everywhere" setting and there is no definition or list of requirements listed as to what qualifies as a secure network for this feature.
    The wireless networks I have tried have all been WPA2 password protected networks and it still didn't work unless I set it to "all networks"
    Also, isn't Project to PC a direct peer to peer connection between the two laptops that doesn't rely on your local network anyways?
    08-21-2016 06:56 PM

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