Are you a gamer or a content creator & wanted to record or stream your phone screen to your audience? I got a very good solution for you where you’ll get 0 lag & the great part will be without any capture cards. In this article, I’ll teach you to step by step with images of how to Capture a Phone Screen on a PC without capture cards.
Capture Phone Screen on PC without Capture Cards (Guide)
Step 1: Download Scrcpy
Download Scrcpy from GitHub via this link. Open the link in the browser & scroll down to the Windows section as shown below.
Click on ‘Scrcpy-win64‘ to download the file as shown below.
Now extract the downloaded zip files.
Now you have Scrcpy unzip folder as shown below.
Step 2: Turn on the Debugging Mode on your phone.
The debugging mode must be on for this method to work. Here are the steps to turn on the debugging mode on your phone.
Open ‘Settings‘ option on your phone as shown below.
Find ‘About Phone‘ option under the settings as shown below.
Now find the ‘Build Number‘ option & click on it 7 times. By doing this you’ll become a developer & you’ll get more advanced options from your phone. If you’re already granted developer options then you can skip this step.
You’ll get a ‘Developer‘ message as shown below.
Now go back to the ‘About Phone‘ option & find the ‘Advanced‘ option as shown below.
Now find the ‘USB Debugging‘ option & turn it on as shown below.
Now plug your Phone USB cable from one side to the computer & the other side to your phone as shown in the picture below.
USB to PC
USB-C to Phone
Step 3: Launch Scrcpy Console
Now you have to go back to the extracted Scrcpy folder as shown below.
Open the extracted folder ‘Scrcpy win64‘ & launch the ‘scrcpy-console‘ file as shown below.
If all works fine then you’ll be presented with the ‘Phone 2‘ console window which is capturing your phone screen as shown below.
If for some reason the Scrcpy Console doesn’t work then make sure to reconnect the USB cable & also make sure the debugging mode is on & try again.
You can also navigate to your phone screen with your mouse using Scrcpy Console.
For audio, you can use the ‘Aux Cable‘ & plug one side to the phone & the other into your PC.
If you face any issues then please let me know in a comment box below. Thanks for reading.