Well, we have good news for our fellow Roku users! No more need to squish your video conferences and presentations into a smaller screen. In today’s article, we will show you how to cast Zoom to Roku. It’s time to take your projects to the big stage.
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How to Cast Zoom to Roku
Presently the Zoom app is not available on Roku devices. So, technically you cannot cast it from a smartphone or PC. However, using the screen mirroring feature, you can still view your meeting, classes, webinars, and everything on Zoom, directly on your Roku TV. Read more to find out how.
Enable Screen Mirroring on Roku
Before we move ahead, let’s enable Screen Mirroring on your Roku.
Note: If your Roku device supports screen mirroring and runs on Roku OS 7.7 or later, you get the feature auto-enabled.
If the feature is not enabled already, follow the steps mentioned below:
1. On the Roku remote, press the home button.
2. Navigate to Settings, followed by System, and press OK.
3. Now, go to Screen Mirroring and press OK.
4. Select Screen mirroring mode and choose either Prompt or Always allow.
How to Mirror Zoom to Roku
Now that the Roku TV is all set for screen mirroring, let’s see how to project your Zoom meetings on it from an Android smartphone, a Windows PC, iPhone, and Mac.
Mirror Zoom to Roku from Android
Follow the steps mentioned below to mirror the screen of an Android phone to Roku:
Note: Make sure the Roku TV and smartphone have the same Wi-Fi network.
1. Pull down the notification panel on your Android phone.
2. Look for Screen Cast (or equivalent option) and tap on it.
3. Let the phone search for devices nearby and once you see the Roku device in the list, select it.
4. Now you can start the Zoom meeting and it will be mirrored onto the TV.
You can also use third-party screen mirroring apps, in case you need one.
Mirror Zoom to Roku from Windows PC
If you usually attend Zoom calls on your PC and want to mirror the screen to the Roku TV, these are the two methods you can follow:
Method 1: Wirelessly Using Cast on Windows
Windows PCs have a built-in screencast feature that helps users wirelessly cast their screens onto the screen of other devices. Follow the under-mentioned steps:
1. Launch Settings on the PC.
2. Click System on the left pane, followed by Display on the right.
3. Click on the Multiple displays.
4. Now click on Connect next to Connect to a wireless display.
5. From the list of available devices, select the Roku device.
6. Accept permissions on the Roku TV.
7. Launch Zoom on the PC and host or join a meeting once both devices are properly connected.
That is it! You can now have the call on the Roku TV itself.
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Method 2: Use an HDMI Cable
If using the wireless way to cast your Zoom calls to the Roku TV is not feasible for you, all you need is an HDMI cable. Unless portability is an important factor for you, this would not only ensure negligible latency but also provide better sound and video quality.
1. Connect a compatible HDMI cable to the TV and the PC.
2. Change the source of the TV to HDMI 1 or HDMI 2, depending upon what port is connected to it.
That is it. The PC screen will be mirrored on the TV and you can start the Zoom meeting.
Also Read: Fix Windows PC Won’t Connect to TV
Mirror Zoom to Roku from iPhone
Roku TVs now offer Apple AirPlay Support that allows users to wirelessly stream content including audio, video, and photos from Apple devices to Roku streaming devices.
However, only the latest models and devices running on Roku OS 9.4 or higher are only compatible with AirPlay. Check the official website for more details.
Follow the steps mentioned below:
1. In the Settings menu, choose Apple AirPlay and HomeKit.
2. Select Apple AirPlay and HomeKit Settings.
3. Turn on AirPlay and set Require Code as First Time Only.
4. Now connect the iPhone and Roku to the same Wi-Fi network.
5. Follow the path on the iPhone: Settings > General > AirPlay & Handoff.
6. Toggle on all the options for AirPlay & Handoff.
7. In the Control Centre of the iPhone, tap the Screen Mirroring icon and select the Roku device.
8. A code should now appear on Roku. Enter it on the iPhone to pair both devices.
9. Now, open Zoom and host/join a meeting.
You can also use AirPlay to cast Zoom to Roku from a Mac.
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Although Zoom is not officially supported on Roku, you may do the same by following our methods on how to cast Zoom to Roku. If you have any queries or suggestions for us, please leave them in the comments section below. For more such tips and tricks, stay connected to TechCult.