The Connect Application in Windows 10 Anniversary Update gives Windows PCs and Android smartphone users the ability to “cast” their screens to a PC running Microsoft 10 with the Connect Application Running. Notably, this feature does not work for iOS and the host device must support Miracast. The connect application uses peer to peer connectivity. This FAQ covers using MS Connect and Configuration.


Using Microsoft Connect





Configuring Microsoft Connect Action Tile


Go to Settings Ctrl-Alt-S

  • Select Actions
  • Select the Group – Recommend Quicklaunch
  • Select add
  • Type Connect
  • Select Connect from action Catalog



  • Set Display Rules (optional)
  • Choose the order (Optional)
  • Save



Using Miracast at the PC 


If Connect is full screen you can full down form the top to minimize if the title bar is not visible.