If you’re looking for a way to check if your Windows 10 PC supports Miracast wireless streaming? Don’t miss to check this post as I will share with you two ways to do that.
Miracast is one of the advanced wireless technology using which you can project your Windows 10 desktop screen to streaming devices like TV, Monitors, Projectors, and any device that support Miracast.
Most of the Windows 10 PCs or laptops support the Miracast feature. The good thing is users can take help of Miracast to mirror Windows 10 desktop screen to TV, Projector, and Monitor.
In case, you have purchased a new Windows 10 PC or laptop, then chances are high that it also supports Miracast. To clear your doubts you want to check Miracast support on Windows 10 PC right?
Of course, you can take a look at your PC manual or you can contact PC manufacturer to confirm if your PC comes with Miracast or not. Alternatively, you can check the same thing right from your Windows 10 PC. All you have to do is to make few clicks.
Check if your Windows 10 PC supports Miracast
So following are the two ways to quickly find if Windows 10 PC has support for Miracast Wireless Technology
Using DirectX diagnostic tool
1. Launch RUN dialog box. For that, Press WIN + R keyboard keys at the same time.
2. In the space provide type “Dxdiag” and click OK. This will open the DirectX Diagnostic Tool. You need to wait once the tool diagnoses all the stats.
If you see following dialog box with a message just like shown in the following screenshot, then you need to click on the NO button.
3. In DirectX Diagnostic Tool, you need to click on “Save all information” button. This will save all the collected information into a text file.
A new window will appear, simply name the file and save it where ever you want.
4. Now open the text file which you have saved in above steps. In the file look for the line that contains “Miracast”. To find it quickly take help of Find dialog. To open it Press CTRL+F keyboard keys and in the space provided type miracast.
Now this will quickly take you to the line that contains Miracast. If the lines say “Miracast: Supported” or “Miracast: Available, with HDCP” this means that your Windows 10 PC comes with the Miracast wireless streaming feature.
“Miracast: Not available” means your system lack the same feature.
Here is how the notepad file will look like for all the cases:
Miracast: Available, with HDCP
Miracast: Not available
Using Settings app
1. Launch Settings app. For that Press WIN + I keyboard keys.
2. Navigate to System -> Display.
3. On the right pane, scroll to Multiple display section. Here you will see a link which reads “Connect to wireless display“.
If you’re seeing this link that means the Miracast feature is available on Windows 10 PC, if not then your system lack this feature.
In Multiple displays section, you will see Connect to a wireless display link if your PC supports Miracast.
I hope you find this tutorial useful.