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Scrcpy Screen Copy

Date: May 22 2022


Keywords: #howto #screen #share #foss #android #archive


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Table of Contents

    1. Normal Set up
    2. Set Up for Wireless Connection
  1. How To Cite
  2. References:
  3. Discussion:

scrcpy also known as Screen Copy is an open source package that allows one to mirror Android devices to computer screens.

Normal Set up

  1. Install scrcpy

  2. Enable USB debugging on Android device

  3. Connect Android device to computer

  4. Make sure to have adb installed alongside scrcpy

  5. Run scrcpy

Set Up for Wireless Connection

  1. Connect the device to the same Wi-Fi as your computer

  2. Get your device IP address (in Settings -> About phone -> Status)

  3. Enable adb over TCP/IP on your device: adb tcpip 5555

  4. Connect to your device: adb connect DEVICE_IP:5555 (replace DEVICE_IP)

  5. Unplug your device

  6. Run scrcpy as usual

I recommend using this command: scrcpy --video-bit-rate 20M --max-size 1600

How To Cite

Zelko, Jacob. Scrcpy Screen Copy. May 22 2022.



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