How to screen mirror on your Insignia Roku TV

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There are three main steps that you can take to ensure that you can mirror the screen of your Android or Windows device on your Insignia Roku TV.

The Insignia Roku TVs allow cord cutters to house all of their various streaming and home-entertainment apps in one convenient hub.

These smart TVs even have built-in screen mirroring capabilities, which will allow you to mirror the screen of other Android and Windows devices, as long as both the device and your Insignia Roku TV are connected to the same network.

All about the Insignia Roku TV

The streaming and home entertainment devices under the Roku brand have always been  favorites among cord cutters.

And now Roku has partnered up with Insignia to introduce yet another way for households to transform the way that they enjoy their content.

The Insignia Roku smart TV has over 2000 paid and free channels, with around 250,000 movies and television show episodes to choose from. These channels are all organized in Roku’s signature easy-to-navigate and user-friendly platform.

How to screen mirror on your Insignia Roku TV

One of the great things about having a smart TV, like the Insignia Roku TV, is that these devices often allow you to do so much more than simply watching your favorite television shows and movies.

In fact, the Insignia Roku TVs have a multitude of built-in features which allow users to do things like share your personal photos videos, or even to play songs from the library on your phone, through the Roku mobile app.

However, things will get a little more complicated if you want to mirror exactly what is happening on your phone, computer, tablet or other device on your Insignia Roku TV.

Screen mirroring to your Insignia Roku TV from any device will require that you complete these steps:

  1. Ensure that the device (which you want to mirror) and your Insignia Roku TV are connected to the same network. To do this, you will have to navigate to the “Network” settings on the device and on your Insignia Roku TV.
  2. Ensure that the screen mirroring function has been set up correctly on your Roku TV. You can do this by ensuring that the “Screen mirroring mode” option (which is under the “System” and “Screen mirroring” settings in the main settings menu) has been set to “Prompt” or “Always allow”.
  3. Set up the screen mirroring functionality on your device, so that you can attempt to establish a connection with the Insignia Roku TV. If you cannot establish this connection, you can try a few other methods .

How to set up screen mirroring to your Insignia Roku TV from an Android device

Once you have ensured that both your devices are on the same network, you will be able to set up screen mirroring from your Android device to your Insignia Roku TV as follows:

  • Step 1: Open the Settings Menu on your device
  • Step 2: Navigate to the “Devices” or “Device connection” options
  • Step 3: Select the “Cast” option (some devices may have this option listed as Smart View, Quick Connect, SmartShare, AllShare Cast, Wireless display, Display mirroring, HTC Connect, Screen casting or more)
  • Step 4: Select your Insignia Roku TV from the list of devices
  • Step 5: Click on the “Allow” button on the pop-up screen on your Insignia Roku TV

How to set up screen mirroring to your Insignia Roku TV from a Windows device

If you want to cast to your Insignia Roku TV from a Windows 10 device, you need to do the following:

  • Step 1: Go to your Desktop and right-click using your mouse
  • Step 2: Select “Display Settings” from the drop-down menu
  • Step 3: Navigate to the “Connect to a wireless display” option
  • Step 4: Select your Insignia Roku TV from the options listed
  • Step 5: Click on the “Allow” button on the pop-up screen on your Insignia Roku TV

Other ways to share your screen on your Insignia Roku TV

Unfortunately, not all of Insignia Roku TVs support screen mirroring with iOS or Apple devices through the AirPlay function.

This means that if you want to mirror what is happening on your iOS device’s screen on to your Insignia Roku TV, you will have to rely on one of the following alternative methods:

Method Description
Method 1: Use a third-party app Download and use a screen mirroring app, like the AirScreen app, the Screen Mirroring app, Mirror for Roku on your iOS device and your Insignia Roku TV.
Method 2: Use and HDMI adapter Purchase and use and HDMI adapter, which allows you to connect your iOS device directly to your Insignia Roku TV.