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How to wirelessly display content from a laptop

09-29-2021

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Before performing the steps below, ensure the following:

  •      All devices are connected to the same Wi-Fi network.



  •      If using a Wi-Fi dongle on the RP series, ensure that it is connected to one of the rear USB ports.

        For best results, we recommend using a 5 GHz connection.

1. On the display home screen, tap .

    The Apps window appears.

2. Tap InstaShare 2.

    The InstaShare 2 app opens.



3. Follow the steps relevant to the device.

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Windows laptop

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MacBook

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All laptops

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With the InstaShare 2 app, users can utilize advanced screen sharing features like on-screen annotation.


See Using the InstaShare 2 app.

Using Miracast

Miracast only supports one Windows device at a time. To present multiple screens, we recommend using the InstaShare 2 app. For details, see How to install InstaShare 2.

1. On the display, tap .

    The Miracast window appears.

2. On the laptop, press + P.

    The PROJECT pane appears.

3. Select Connect to a wireless display.

4. From the list of connections, click the display name shown on InstaShare 2.

    The laptop screen is mirrored on the display.



5. OPTIONAL: Change the projection mode.

 

    a. Under the display name, click Change projection mode.


        The PROJECT pane appears.

 

    b. Select a mode from the list.

Using Airplay




1. On the display, tap Mac.

2. On the MacBook menu bar, click .

    The AirPlay menu appears.

3. Click the display name shown on InstaShare 2.

    The MacBook screen is mirrored on the display.

6. OPTIONAL: Change the mirroring mode.

 

    a. Click .

        The AirPlay menu appears.

 

    b. Select a mode from the list.

Using the InstaShare 2 app

Before performing the steps below, ensure that the InstaShare 2 app is installed on the laptop. For details, see How to install InstaShare 2.

1. On the laptop, open InstaShare 2.

2. Select the display from Display List.

    NOTE: If the display name is not listed, input the pairing code shown on the display.

3. Under Screen Mirror, click Mirror to Display.

    The laptop screen is mirrored on the display.