Viewing your phone screen on your tablet or PC using SideSync
Transferring files with SideSync
SideSync allows you to share screen and data between your PC and mobile device.
You can also transfer content such as photos or files from your device to your PC using a USB cable here.
If you have a mobile device such as a tablet or smartphone, the SideSync app is available to download from the Google Play Store.
SideSync software for your Windows PC or Mac can be downloaded here (You can find the links on the top left hand corner of the screen)
Is my device compatible with SideSync?
Smartphones: Android version 4.4 or higher
Tablet: Android Lollipop (5.0) or higher
Windows: XP SP3 or higher (32 / 64 bit supported)
Mac computer: SideSync supports MAC OS X 10.7 or over from 184.108.40.20695_2 version
You will need to have SideSync on both devices you wish to connect.
When can I not use SideSync?
Certain applications will not allow you to mirror your smartphone or tablet to the PC screen. For example, Netflix is a secured application and has a function to prevent mirroring. If you get a blank screen when connected to the PC, it is likely that this is due to the application being secured.
Is it already available on my NotePro?
For some tablets such as the NotePro, you will be able to install SideSync by tapping the Stub icon:
Installing and connecting your devices using SideSync
Once you have SideSync installed on both devices, you can start to set up and connect your devices using SideSync.
In the below example, we will show you how to connect your NotePro tablet to a smartphone but the process will be similar for connecting other devices.
PC: the simplest method of connection is to connect your mobile to your PC using a USB cable. This will allow SideSync to automatically connect your PC and mobile device. If you do not have a USB cable, you can also connect using a QR or PIN code (this option will appear on the screen.)
Both devices need to be connected to the same WiFi network.
If a confirmation pop-up window appears on your phone, tap OK to accept the connection
You can now touch and drag the window showing your phone's screen to any position on your tablet.
To resize the shared screen, touch and drag the bottom-right corner of the window.
Transferring files to or from your smartphone from your PC/tablet
Note that drag-and-drop file sharing is not supported on some devices, and is not supported for models released prior to the Galaxy Note 3 (Note 2, S3, S4)
If you are having difficulty transferring files or your model is not compatible, you can use other methods to transfer files or media between devices. See the list of related content at the bottom of this article for more information
In the below example, we will show you how transfer a picture from your tablet to your smartphone
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