This article describes steps one can take to change how often to “Ask to project to this PC” when projecting to this PC in Windows 11.
If you want to view content from other supported devices wirelessly on your Windows machine, you can enable mirroring so that those devices can project to your Windows 11 PC.
Using a wireless display app, you can project or mirror a phone, PC or Android device to the screen on your PC, and control it using its keyboard, mouse, and connected other devices.
When attempting to project to Windows PC, a user will see a notification pop-up prompting whether or not to allow projecting. You can control these settings in Windows.
You can choose one of the following: First time only or Every time a connection is requested.
How to change when to ask to project to this PC in Windows 11
As described above, when attempting to project to Windows PC, a user will see a notification pop-up prompting whether or not to allow projecting. You can control these settings in Windows.
Below is how to do that in Windows 11.
Windows 11 has a centralized location for majority of its settings. From system configurations to creating new users and updating Windows, all can be done from its System Settings pane.
To get to System Settings, you can use the Windows key + i shortcut or click on Start ==> Settings as shown in the image below:
Alternatively, you can use the search box on the taskbar and search for Settings. Then select to open it.
Windows Settings pane should look similar to the image below. In the Windows Settings app, click System on the left.
On the right, select the Projecting to this PC tile to expand.
On the System -> Projecting to this PC settings panel, under “Ask to project to this PC“, choose the option from the dropdown list.
- First time only
- Every time a connection is requested
Whatever option you select will apply when a device wants to project to Windows.
That should do it!
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