Fix: Miracast Not Supported On This Device Issue in Windows 10 / 11

Miracast is a wireless technology that is used for mirroring one screen to another screen which means mirroring a phone, tablet, or PC’s screen to a television without any physical cables. While this is a fast-growing technology, a few users are facing the error “Miracast Not Supported On This Device”. This might be due to different issues like outdated drivers, maybe your system is not compatible with Miracast, network connection issues, etc. Some users face this issue even though their system supports all the requirements. In this article, we will see different methods to solve the “Miracast Not Supported On This Device” issue.


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Check If Your System Supports Miracast

Firstly before jumping into solutions check whether your system is compatible to use Miracast. Follow the below steps to confirm.

Step 1: Open the run prompt using Windows + R keys together, type dxdiag and hit enter

 

Dxdiag

 

Step 2: DirectX Diagnostic Tool window will open click on yes 

Step 3: By default, the Display tab will be opened. Click on Save All information button at the bottom of the window

 

Save

 

Step 4: Select a location on your computer to save the text file and click on OK.

Step 5: Double click on the saved text file (DxDiag.txt) to open it

Step 6: In the DxDiag file, you will see your system information. Check for Miracast and it should say “Available, with HDCP” If not, the connection will not work on your device.

 

Miracast

 

Step 7: Also, on the DirectX Diagnostic Tool window, click on the Display Tab at the top, and in the Drivers section check for the driver model. It should be above WDDM 1.3

 

Drivers

 

Step 8: Once you have confirmed that the driver can support Miracast, check the compatibility of your network adapter.

Step 9: To do that type PowerShell in the windows search bar and hold Ctrl and Shift keys together. Hit enter, this will open the Powershell in administrator mode


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Step 10: Copy the below command and paste it into the Powershell window. Hit enter to execute it

Get-netadapter|select Name, ndisversion

 

Powershell

 

Step 11: This command will display the NdisVersion and it should be above 6.30 for your PC to support Miracast. If it is below 6.30, try updating the Wireless Network Adapter driver. Make sure you have the latest driver.


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Method 1: Update The Network Adapter Driver

 

Step 1: Open the Run prompt using Windows + R keys together, type devmgmt.msc and hit enter

 

Device Manager

 

Step 2: Expand the Network Adapter option by clicking on the arrow beside it

Step 3: Right-click on your network connection and click on Update driver

 

Update Driver

 

Step 4: Click on Browse my computer for drivers

 

Browse Drivers

 

Step 5: Select Let me pick from a list of available drivers on my computer 

 

List Drivers

 

Step 6: Choose a suitable model from the Model section and click on next 

 

Model

 

Step 7: Wait for a few seconds to update the driver. When it is done restart the computer

Method 2: Use The Troubleshooter

 

Step 1: Open Windows Settings using Windows + I keys together and click on Update & Security

 

Update Security

 

Step 2: From the left click on Troubleshoot

 

Troubleshoot

 

Step 3: On the right, click on Additional troubleshooters

 

Additional Troubleshoot

 

Step 4: Scroll down and find for Network Adapter select it and click on Run the troubleshooter

 

Network Adapter

 

Step 5: If there are any problems it will detect and suggest the fixes apply them and restart the system.

Method 3: Turn On Network Discovery Option

 

Step 1: Open the run prompt using Windows + R keys together, type control and hit enter

 

Control

 

Step 2: Click on the view by dropdown and select category 

 

View By

 

Step 3: Choose Network and Internet

 

Network Internet

 

Step 4: Click on Network and Sharing center

 

Network Sharing

 

Step 5: From the left, click on Change advanced sharing settings

 

Advanced Settings

 

Step 6: Make sure to enable the “Turn on network discovery” option by clicking on the radio button beside it.

 

Network Discovery

 

Step 7: Now click on the Save changes button which is at the bottom

Method 4: Start The DNS Client

 

Step 1: Open the run prompt using Windows + R keys together, type services.msc and hit enter

Step 2: It will open Windows services, scroll down and search for DNS Client, and double click on it

 

Dns Client

 

Step 3: Make sure the service status is running. If not then from the startup type dropdown select Automatic and click on Start

Step 4: To save the changes, click on Apply and OK

Method 5: Connect Both Devices to the Same Wi-Fi Network

 

Step 1: Open the run prompt using Windows + R keys together, type ms-settings:network-wifi and hit enter

 

Ms Settings

 

Step 2: Make sure the Wifi is on. If not, click on the toggle bar below Wi-Fi to turn it on

 

Wi Fi


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Step 3: Check if Wi-Fi is enabled on the other device and also make sure it is connected to the same Wi-Fi network.

Method 6: Check The Wireless Mode Selection

 

Step 1: Open the Run prompt using Windows + R keys together, type devmgmt.msc and hit enter

 

Device Manager

 

Step 2: Expand the Network Adapter option by clicking on the arrow beside it

Step 3: Double click on your Wireless adapter from the list and click on the Advanced tab from the opened window

Step 4: Under the Property label click on 802.11 a/b/g Wireless Mode. Then, from the Value drop-down select Auto/Dual Band.

 

Model Value

 

Step 5: To save the changes click on OK

Method 7: Re-Install The Wireless Network Adapter Driver

 

Step 1: Open the Run prompt using Windows + R keys together, type devmgmt.msc and hit enter

 

Device Management

 

Step 2: Expand the Network Adapter option by clicking on the arrow beside it

Step 3: Right-click on the Wireless network adapter and click on Uninstall device

 

Uninstall Device

 

Step 4: In the appeared window click on uninstall

Step 5: Restart the system and then that particular driver will get automatically installed again.

Also before using Miracast disable the VPN if you are connected to it.

That’s it! I hope this article is helpful and let us know which of the above methods worked for you. Thank you!!

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