How To  Mirror / Record Your iPhone Screen On Windows PC

Being able to mirror / record your iPhone screen to a Windows 10 computer has never been this easy.

Thanks to iOS 11, Apple introduced a dedicated record button to it’s iOS platform. Before now, you probably need to employ the use of a third party app.

However, using the new record feature on the iOS 11 platform doesn’t seem very convenient.

Upon tapping the record button, you get notified of a record session ongoing. You would probably expect that this disappears. But no, it stays right on the screen. To the end of the session, i should add.

iPhone screen record on iOS 11


This sorta interferes with the experience. There is an outgoing count being displayed while making a recording of your iPhone screen. This, you would agree with me, isn’t really convenient. Especially when it also displays on apps while recording. You really don’t want that count-down following you everywhere.

Thankfully, being able to mirror / record your iPhone screen on a Windows PC makes the experience better.

This is much easier on a MAC. Yes, but it is also very easy on a Windows PC. In my case, I used a PC running Windows 10 OS.

Getting Started With Being Able To Record Your iPhone Screen On A Windows PC

Just before we head over to the main subject matter, you need some requirements. Of course, a software is required.

After download is complete, choose to install. Grant permission if prompted and follow the onscreen instructions.

The total download and installation size is less than 20MB. Hence, you need not worry about high data space.

How To Mirror / Record Your iPhone Screen On Windows 10 PC

To Mirror Your iPhone Screen To A Windows PC, follow the steps below:

  1. Launch the lonelyScreen software on your computer
  2. Make sure your computer and iPhone are both connected to same WiFi Network. Don’t worry, you do not need an active internet connection for this.
  3. On your iPhone, swipe up to display the control panel. Amidst the options in the control panel, tap and hold on Screen Mirroring

Screen Mirroring Option on iPhone running iOS 11

Under Screen Mirroring, LonelyScreen should display.

Select Lonelyscreen on iPhone

Tap on it and your iPhone screen should automatically display on your Windows 10 PC.

To Record Your iPhone Screen On Windows 10, Follow the Steps Below:

Using the image below as reference, tap on the icon labelled 1 and thereafter, tap on the record button labelled 2.


record iPhone screen to your windows PC

The record should automatically commence at this point. You can stop at anytime.

When completed, the iPhone screen recording will automatically be saved in a folder on your PC which you can access anytime.

There you have it. Being able to mirror or record your iPhone screen to a Windows PC is that easy. Questions? I am here for you.

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A lover of gadgets! I am particularly enthusiastic about phones and i enjoy writing on the subject matter. Whenever i am not writing, reading, in motion or sleeping, i am playing video games on a PlayStation 4 console :D.

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