How to Check if Phone and PC are Connected to the Same WiFi

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When mirroring the phone to PC, you may encounter the problem that your phone cannot be detected by your computer. The reason is that the IP address is different. Here is a method for you to check if your phone and PC are connected to the same WiFi.

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  1. Go to “Settings” on your phone, find WLAN settings to check the IP Address.
    iPhone:

    IP address

    Android:

    Android IP

  2. Press the Windows key and “R” on your computer. Then type “cmd” and press “OK”.

    cmd

  3. A window will pop up.

    exe

  4. After the cursor, type ping and your IP address. For example: ping 192.168.2.137 If your PC shows as below, it means that your devices are connected to the same WiFi network.

    same wifi

  5. If it shows “Request timed out”, it means that your phone and computer are not connected to the same network.

    not the same wifi

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Posted by: Amanda Smith on to FAQ. Last updated on April 2, 2021

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  • WOW! That was very intimidating--SO geeky/technical : ( But it was so well-explained that even an technidiot like me could follow right through to the happy ending: I'M CONNECTED!
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  • Please, some help i can use computer mirroring in my Huawei phone very simple but i cant use phone mirroring
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  • My android and Mac are on the same network but my letsview app doesn't detect my MacBook to mirror phone to Mac. I can only mirror Mac to phone.
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  • ANDROID DEVICE AND WINDOWS PC ARE CONNETED TO THE SAME WI-FI NETWORK
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