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iPad Screen Sharing: View iPad Screen on PC

author Carrie Murray
date Friday, January 05, 2018

Many users know that we can use Wi-Fi to share iPad screen with PC via AirPlay. Not many of them know that we can mirror iPad screen without AirPlay. You can also share iPad screen with PC via USB cable. This article will show you both ways to display iPad 2/3/4, iPad Air, iPad Pro, iPad Mini on PC: via Wi-Fi or with USB cable.

Solution 1: Share iPad Screen on PC via USB Without AirPlay

When AirPlay is not working on your iPad, or you cannot connect to a Wi-Fi, you may need to share iPad screen on PC with a USB cable. There is a tool named iTool that can help you. iTool is actually a data transfer and backup program for the iOS device and it also comes with Screen Mirror feature that can mirror iPad, iPhone screen on PC via USB connection. Moreover, you can record your iPad screen as you are viewing the screen on PC.

Here is how to use iTool to share iPad screen on PC with USB cable.

Step 1 Access iTool Screen Mirror Feature

Download the Win version of iTool on a PC. Click Toolbox and you’ll find Screen Mirror.

Step 2 Connect iPad to PC with USB Cable

Connect your iPad or iPad Pro/Mini/Air to PC with a workable USB cable. When the device appears, click Screen Mirror.

iTool Connect iPad

Step 3 Enable iOS Develop Mode

iTool will pop up a notification asking you to enable iOS Developer Mode. Click OK to allow and iTool will install a Developer option on your iPad.

Enable iOS Develop Mode

Step 4 Share iPad Screen on PC via USB

Once the Developer option is enabled, your iPad screen will show on the PC.

iTool Share iPad to PC via USB

Note: On the free trial version of iTool, you cannot record iPad screen.

Solution 2: Display iPad on PC Wirelessly without USB

Even though you can mirror iPad on PC without network connection, you probably prefer sharing iPad screen via AirPlay wirelessly because, with AirPlay, you can view iOS screen more smoothly on a bigger screen. Since Windows PC don’t have built-in AirPlay, you need FonePaw iOS Screen Recorder, an AirPlay receiver to help you.

FonePaw ScreenMo (opens new window) can share one or multiple iPads on PC using Wi-Fi. It can display what’s going on iPad screen without lagging so it is perfect for product presentation, gameplay and more. Also, it records iPad screen with audio.

Step 1 Get iOS Screen Recorder on PC

Click the download button below to download and install FonePaw ScreenMo on your PC. After installation, open the application.

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Step 2 Put Your iPad and PC on the Same Wi-Fi

Make sure that your PC and iPad are connected to the same Wi-Fi.

Step 3 Display iPad Screen on PC Wirelessly

On your iPad, swipe up to open Control Center, tap Screen Mirroring and choose FonePaw iOS Screen Recorder. Your iPad screen will be mirrored to PC immediately.

Mirror iPad Screen to PC

Step 4 View and Record iPad Screen on PC

You can then view iPad screen on PC. If you need, click the record button to record a screencast of your iPad.

Record iPad Screen

That’s how to share iPad screen on PC with USB cable or with Wi-Fi. Which way do you prefer? leave your opinion below.

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